Caleb Johnson Studio is seeking an architectural designer or licensed architect for our studio based in Portland, Maine (our office is currently set up so that all employees may work remotely). Our work, both residential and commercial, is informed by our home base in Maine, with a focus on the landscape, intentional materials, simplicity of expression, and timeless character.
Along with our affiliated construction and millwork companies, Woodhull Construction and Woodhull Millwork, we are able to offer our clients a fully-integrated design + construction experience.
Our company strives to be one of the top employers in Maine and prides itself on being a positive, healthy, creative work environment consistently pushing the envelope in order to create new opportunities for all employees.
We offer an excellent benefits package including up to 6 weeks of paid time off plus 9 paid holidays, health, dental, vision, and Simple IRA with 3% match.
A successful and qualified candidate will espouse the following qualities:
Maintains a positive outlook and attitude.
Maintains a commitment of excellence to our clients and the architecture the office produces.
Approaches design and learning with energy, curiosity, and an inquisitive mind; always searching for new and exciting solutions.
Seeks solutions to design opportunities in a proactive manner and manages their time and workload efficiently.
Is able to collaborate and discuss ideas with others in constructive and amicable fashion; respects all team members.
Under the supervision of the Director of Design, you should be ready to:
Occasionally measure and document existing structures.
Participate in regulatory review - local and state codes and regulations.
Be responsible for specific technical design aspects of an assigned major project, including investigation, evaluation and recommendation of design solutions that best meets the client’s needs.
Provide professional architectural consultation in the planning, design, and coordination of large complex projects.
Independently apply advanced architectural concepts and designs.
Carry out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures.
May provide technical guidance to less experienced architects/architectural staff.
Competitive Salary - will consider salary match
6 weeks paid personal time
9 paid holidays
Reimbursement towards continuing education programs, professional development, licensure, AIA membership.
Dental + vision insurance
Health Savings Account
Wonderful work environment in a small, collaborative studio (dog friendly)
4 to 6 year Architectural degree from an accredited Architecture Program.
8 or more years experience in the field (licensure not required)
About Caleb Johnson Studio
Caleb Johnson Studio, along with Woodhull Construction, designs and builds homes and commercial spaces that are beautifully attuned to the southern Maine landscape, impeccably crafted of natural materials, and highly practical for today’s lifestyles. Fast growing firm. Benefits include: Generous paid time off and 9 paid holidays, Health Insurance coverage (firm pays percentage), Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Agreement, and employer match retirement plan.