Architectural Intern II

Austin, TX
OPA Design Studio, Inc.
designopa.com

Job Description
Architectural Intern II Reports to Principal, Project Manager, Project Architect Job summary The Architectural Intern II position is designated for a full-time employee who, with the assistance of a project manager, project architect, or principal, is able to design and produce construction documents and observe construction for architectural projects. In addition, Architectural Interns actively promote the values of the firm and contribute to achieving the firm’s goals. Current projects include Infill Residential, Restaurant & Bar, Brewery, Office, Adaptive Reuse, and Urban Planning. Summary of essential job functions

Proficient with the following software: AutoCAD; 3D modeling (i.e., Sketchup); Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat and Bluebeam; Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Develops (with assistance) design and construction drawings.
Assists in the day-to-day operations of the office as necessary, including such activities as document production and answering phone calls.

Minimum requirements
Graduate of an NAAB-accredited School of Architecture
Working towards Licensure as an Architect or Planner certified professional in the field of design.
Proficient in AutoCAD or similar industry-standard software drafting program.
2-5 years of in-office architectural intern experience preferred.
Abilities required
Access to transportation to meet as needed and in a timely manner with consultants, clients, and vendors.
Ability to draw freehand and draft with a standard computer.
Ability to complete typical office physical activity to a reasonable level of difficulty such as lifting file boxes and carrying sets of drawings without direct assistance.
Ability to consistently maintain professional appearance and deportment at all times.
Possess strong interpersonal communications and collaboration skills and team-focused mindset.
Possess a proactive, self-motivated, and creative approach to problem solving.

Salary/Compensation Negotiable based upon level of experience Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. 

If interested in this position, please submit your cover letter, resume or C.V., and portfolio for review to Trace Livengood at: trace@designopa.com.