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Architectural Designer

MSI General Corporation
Job Description
MSI General is seeking a Architectural Designer to join our team! We are one of the first fully integrated design/build construction firms in Wisconsin, with over 60 years of continuous profitability delivering excellence in design, estimating, and construction management.  This position will be responsible for overall project design implementation, concepts and objectives.  The Architectural Designer needs to engage clients to collect data and synthesize information into a complete project design that meets and/or exceeds the client’s needs/program, while being the creative force within the team to assist the sales department in successful pursuits.  This individual will work with an Architect to develop a clear understanding of how the built environments affect the end users.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Develop complete concept and proposal documents
  • Ability to participate in presentations to clients
  • Operation of CAD program(s)
  • Excellent graphic communication
  • Assist in preparation of concept plan set that may include; site plans, floor plans, elevations, design sections and other items necessary to convey the design intent
  • Research municipal requirements including; zoning, setback, landscape, lighting, parking easements, design standards, construction materials, allowable heights and area, signage and fire protection and alarms
  • Knowledgeable in detailing to ensure appropriate design solutions
  • Ability to sketch on paper as well as computer
 Required Knowledge:
  • Current State of Wisconsin and local codes
  • Design/build process, Architecture/Design principles
  • Construction types and techniques
  • Building materials
  • Building systems – structural, MEP, site analysis
  • Relationship between the design process and the construction process
  • Concept of value engineering from the initial design concept while still creating design excellence
  • Current drawing standards
  • MSI General’s current Master Specification requirements
  • Sketch up software
  • BA Architecture
  • 1-2 years experience
 Required Credentials/Certifications:
Pursuing registration and participating in IDP to acquire State of Wisconsin Registration

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