Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Assistant Architectural Designer

November 29, 2018: Alchemy is hiring! We are looking for an inspired individual with broad capabilities — talented and highly motivated — who handles challenges in practical ways. This is a full-time, hourly position starting in early 2019.

Job responsibilities include assisting with design and construction documentation, and working closely with clients and contractor/developer design/build partners.

The Optimal Assistant Designer:
has 3+ years experience as an architectural designer
is an excellent communicator using verbal and graphic means
is self-directed and has stretched themselves to succeed

Special consideration given to candidates with a background in hands-on construction and building experience, and those with Passive House training.

Sketchup and BIM capabilities are mandatory. We are a Mac-based office using Vectorworks, but will train those with Revit competency.

Please submit the following to and allow 2-3 weeks for a response:
a one page resume including your GPA
one or two writing samples
two professional references (from architecture/design/building industry)
an online portfolio link

Led by Geoffrey Warner, AIA, Alchemy is a leader in residential, small scale, and prefabrication work. Please become familiar with our work, work philosophy, and history (all available on our website) before applying. Tell us how your background and work ethic will move Alchemy’s work forward.

Alchemy’s office is known for:
focusing on idea-based projects
a well-crafted approach to detailing
material experimentation
engaging innovative building processes
placing an emphasis on sustainability 
fostering an attitude of inclusiveness 
utilizing smaller spaces and environmental footprints as design solutions
communicating clearly and with transparency to clients around process + budget

With fewer than 10 employees, Alchemists wear many hats. We all contribute to admin work and office upkeep as well as design work. Open work stations and weekly internal design charrettes encourage collaboration.