Careers at SchenkelShultz

SchenkelShultz has achieved design excellence since our inception in 1958 as a full service architectural firm specializing in education, aviation, community and municipal facilities design. Below are detailed descriptions of available positions within the firm. For confidential consideration, please download and complete our Employment Application and send to dlaggan@schenkelshultz.com along with your resume and sample of work. No phone calls please.

 

DESIGN ARCHITECT in Orlando Office

 

SchenkelShultz has a strong culture rooted in trust, integrity, professionalism and devotion to design excellence.  Our team consists of talented, dedicated people who share the same enthusiasm and sense of pride.  We are searching for a passionate, Design Architect with a strong desire to be a collaborative and integral core team member who will help influence the advancement of design excellence within the firm.  This individual will be expected to work directly with the firm’s leadership to pursue, win, and develop designs.

 

Additionally, the individual we are seeking should have experience working on a range of building types. They should be a proven self-starter, be able to identify areas of growth or opportunity and develop projects/concepts with minimal direction, work well under pressure, and be able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks often with competing deadlines. They should have experience managing consultants, contractors, and clients while mentoring a team to complete high quality work in a self-motivated but collaborative manner.

 

Responsibilities and qualifications we are searching for include:

 

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to be a creative and critical thinker who can test and execute design solutions with some guidance or in a core collaborative design team
  • Actively engage in the advancement of project design and development consistent with project goals and objectives with some oversight by firm leadership and Project Managers
  • Ability to effectively communicate, interact with, and present design ideas to clients and internal team members
  • Must exhibit excellent design thinking using various mediums (minimum required: Sketch-Up, Revit (modeling) and Adobe Creative Suite):
    • Craft high-quality presentations, renderings, models and drawing support (pending critical project deadlines)
  • Knowledge of major building systems, research building materials/systems, select products and proactively integrate into a design solution and communicate with project teams
  • Promote a highly collaborative environment on a project-specific basis

 

Qualifications:

  • Professional degree in architecture from an accredited program with State of Florida architectural license or ability to get reciprocity
  • 8+ years of experience in an architectural office
  • Flexibility to work in a collaborative environment with a focused core team, as well as independently
  • Strong graphic skills and design capability to critically think through the development of a design
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organized individual
  • Proficiency required: Revit Modeling, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, Rendering Software, MS Office & Outlook

 

A salary fully commensurate with experience and credentials will be accompanied by a complete fringe benefit package, including 401(k), insurance options, vacation, among others.

PROJECT ARCHITECTS in Orlando, Sarasota, and Fort Myers Offices

with appreciation for design, through detailing and documentation

 

SchenkelShultz has a strong culture rooted in trust, integrity, professionalism and a commitment to achieve design excellence.  Our team consists of talented, dedicated people who share the same enthusiasm and sense of pride.  We are searching for a passionate, technically-proficient Project Architect with a strong appreciation for design excellence to be an integral member of our team. Responsibilities and qualifications we are searching for include:

 

Responsibilities:

  • Proficient at executing design development and construction documentation phases of work, modeling and annotating in Revit that are consistent with project goals and objectives with minimal oversight by Project Manager
  • Ability to communicate ideas using Revit (modeling + annotation), SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite preferred
  • Knowledge of major building systems and ability to proactively lead coordination with engineers to maintain design intent and project goals
  • Ability to research building materials, product selection and coordinate specifications with firm’s specifications writer
  • Develop creative design solutions with Project Manager’s guidance for the advancement of Schematic Design and/or necessary content for client related project presentations in which you may participate
  • Ability to interact with clients and demonstrate communication and presentation skills to assist with the development of the project during the Schematic Design through Construction Documentation phases of work
  • Assist with the review/process of submittals/RFIs, job site visits as part of learning experience

 

Qualifications:

  • Professional degree in architecture from an accredited program with State of Florida architectural license or ability to obtain reciprocity
  • 10+ years of experience in an architectural office
  • Proactive individual with a sense of urgency to multi-task on multiple projects and assignments
  • Flexibility to work in collaborative environment with a team, as well as independently
  • Strong graphic skills and technical capability to critically think through the development of a design into documentation, knowledge of drawing standards, and some understanding of code requirement/compliance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organized individual
  • Proficient in: Revit Modeling, SketchUp, Adobe Suite, MS Office & Outlook

 

A salary fully commensurate with experience and credentials will be accompanied by a complete fringe benefit package, including 401(k), insurance options, vacation, among others.