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Job Captain



Job Captain

MSA has been practicing architecture and design since 1976. We have an extensive history of creating inspiring, purpose driven spaces and experiences. We value innovation, function, and excellent client relationships so much that they have become the hallmarks of our firm. Our services span retail, healthcare, workplace interiors and hospitality.

MSA is looking for a full-time Job Captain to work on various design projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Our candidate will be a solutions-oriented professional, working with architects and Revit drafters to produce and coordinate all aspects of retail rollout projects and corporate interiors with minimum supervision.

Responsibilities

  • Provide project team coordination and/or supervision for the finished plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction.

  • Prepare and ensure accurate technical documents.

  • Extensive architectural drawing production: design, construction documents, as-builts, space planning, block planning, plotting, etc.

  • Work with consultants, contractors, fabricators, specification writers, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives.

  • Communicate employee development of drafters to project manager.
  • Responsible for project level verbal and written client communication.
  • Coordination and communication with team and engineer consultants.
  • Communicate drafter’s development with project architect and/or manager.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5‐8 years of progressive drafting experience on retail, hospitality, or workplace interiors projects.
  • Excellent communication and management skills
  • Degree from an accredited architecture or design school desired.
  • Advanced Revit skills (version 2017).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Windows environment.
  • 3D modeling and Adobe Creative Suite experience beneficial.
  • A detail‐oriented and organized approach to work.
  • A strong sense of urgency and ability to work with deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs and priorities of fast‐track projects.
  • Reliable, responsible and able to communicate well with colleagues, consultants, and clients.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Proactive and self‐motivated.
  • A sense of humor and a team player.

We offer a friendly, fast‐paced yet casual work environment with benefits and paid vacation.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should

submit a cover letter and resume to hr2@msasf.com. No phone calls please.

Designer


Designer



Designer

MSA is looking for a full-time Designer to work on various design projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Our candidate will be a solutions-oriented professional, working with architects and Revit drafters to produce and coordinate all aspects of retail rollout projects with minimum supervision.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Assist Project Managers &/or Architect with their projects.

  • Compile data and perform dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings and design layouts.

  • Produce Revit drawings, renderings, layouts and color boards for specific architectural design.

  • Collaborate with client, consultants and in-house team members on projects.

  • Work with project team to ensure that client’s design direction is met.

  • Assist in formulating and generating design presentations.

  • Knowledge of commercial furniture and finish resources.

  • Responsible for working within project budgets and obtains cost estimates.

  • Selects, coordinates and produces color, material, hardware, furniture, and fixture specifications.

  • Responsible for the production of all interior design documentation and detailing.

  • Experience and ability to conduct accurate field surveys expeditiously.

  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects in a diverse team environment.

  • Mentor the work of Assistant Designers.

  • Use technical manuals to ensure compliance with required codes and standards.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • 4-7 years design & planning experience on retail, hospitality or commercial projects.

  • Degree from an accredited architecture or design school.

  • Knowledge of architecture, design, space planning, drafting, building materials, building codes, and construction.

  • A good understanding of client customer service focus.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with project teams.

  • Ability to complete tasks accurately and with a strong attention to detail.

  • A strong sense of urgency and ability to work with multiple deadlines.

  • Ability to adapt to changing needs and priorities of fast-track projects.

  • Knowledge of sustainable design principles desired.

  •  Revit skills required.

  • Proficiency with 3D modeling and Adobe Creative Suite desired.

  • Experience with Illustrator and Photoshop desired.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Windows environment.

  • A sense of humor, of course.

We offer a friendly, fast‐paced yet casual work environment with benefits and paid vacation.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should

submit a cover letter and resume to hr2@msasf.com. No phone calls please.