Careers

Career Opportunities

Do You:

  • See yourself as a creative leader among your peers?
  • Have a design portfolio that won’t stop?
  • Consider creativity a way of life?
  • Want to play an active role in growing an award-winning architecture firm?

Sound like you? 

ai Design Group is a design leader in the Charlotte market, and we’re looking for talented creatives with top-tier skills to join our team and grow with us. We foster an environment that supports creativity and good design and provides the opportunity step up and lead, while leaving room for fun. In other words, we know how to roll up our sleeves and let our hair down. Curious about your future colleagues? Check out our talented team here.

OUR TEAM IN ACTION

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CURRENT OPENINGS:

 PROJECT ASSISTANT

We have an opening for a Project Assistant with a minimum of five years’ relevant experience to provide overall administrative and project-related support to their team members. The successful candidate will be committed to project quality and client service and have the ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality regarding all employee and corporate matters. We value professional presence, character and integrity, and outstanding communication skills. See full description and requirement of the role here.


ARCHITECTURAL PROJECT MANAGER

We’re looking for a candidate with minimum 10 years of experience and project management exposure to join our growing team. Must be able to meet with clients in a leadership role, organize multiple projects, manage people working on projects and be design sensitive. The successful candidate will oversee, manage, and plan the architectural aspects of projects from design through construction. An aptitude in planning and design with strong technical documentation skills is a must. Construction administration experience preferred. Revit experience is highly desirable, and Microstation experience is a plus.


PROJECT ARCHITECT

We’re seeking a Project Architect with at least 5 years’ experience leading different project types and sizes through all phases of design, documentation and construction. Candidates should hold an architecture degree from an accredited program. Licensure preferred but not required. LEED Accreditation also desired with ability to execute LEED projects. Other requirements and responsibilities for the position include:

  • Ability to work independently in evaluation, selection, adaptation/modification, implementation and use of standard architectural techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Oversees and guides, or executes production of construction documents with design intent & technical quality throughout all phases of a project.
  • Coordinates and manages aspects of an assigned project with the Project Manager, including interaction with building officials during permitting and construction; design development; construction administration; coordination with Engineers, consultants and stakeholders; research and specifications; project schedule, deadlines and budgets.
  • Provides leadership, guidance and mentorship to project team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Software and graphics proficiency: REVIT and other CAD program(s); Microsoft Office; AJERA; Sketching; plus the ability and willingness to learn new software programs.
  • Knowledge of building codes and structures.

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER

ai Design Group is looking for an Architectural Designer with a minimum of 3 years’ professional experience and an accredited degree that is either registered or on the path to registration. Candidate must have a passion for design, the ability to work individually or as part of a project team, and be able to guide or perform production of project documents throughout all phases of a project. An aptitude for site planning and architectural design with strong technical documentation skills is a must. Construction administration experience preferred. Revit proficiency required, and Microstation experience is a plus.
Responsibilities include:

  • Production of Schematic, Design Development and Construction Documents
  • Performing code reviews
  • Preliminary project due diligence
  • Coordinating with project consultants
  • Coordinating permit submittals

SENIOR ARCHITECT / CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATOR

  • Minimum 10 years of experience.
  • Accredited Architectural degree required  and Architectural Registration preferred.
  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of AIA contract documents required.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have experience with and knowledge of current trends in industry software and processes for project delivery, project management and construction administration.
  • Extensive experience in CA required with a wide range of knowledge in building systems, building codes, and accessibility codes.
  • A thorough understanding and knowledge of construction techniques and methods and the required architectural detailing needed to produce construction documents for various construction types and building uses is required.
  • Understanding and knowledge of entitlement, use and permit approval processes and the ability to manage projects through these phases throughout the U.S.
  • Must possess the ability to work well with others and help mentor and manage team members.
  • Must be detail orientated, efficient, and passionate about producing quality documents.

 Responsibilities will include:

  • Quality Control and technical review of construction documents.
  • Construction Administration services.
  • Will require periodic travel throughout the U.S. and representation at OAC meetings.
  • Shop Drawing review, responding to Contractor RFIs and review/approval of Contractor pay apps.

Our Benefits Include

Comprehensive medical with optional pre-tax savings program, life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, pre-tax savings program for parking, optional supplemental and dental insurance, and 401-K option. We provide support in the following areas: Professional registration and accreditation programs, Revit software training, continuing education, and memberships in professional and related industry organizations.

Send Resumes and Portfolios To:

Careers@aidginc.com

Equal Employment Opportunity

ai Design Group, a Progressive AE Company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified individuals in its employment practices. ai Design Group, a Progressive AE Company strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination against employees and applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, disability, age, qualified veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may email jscruggs@aidginc.com for assistance. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.