Architecture &
Design Research


Project Architect / Designer
Future Firm (www.future-firm.org) designs spaces, big and small, for people to come together in new ways. Founded in 2015, Future Firm’s work spans diverse scales: from pop-up exhibition spaces to residential and commercial buildings to urban and landscape speculations. Future Firm is based in Bridgeport, Chicago.

Future Firm is seeking a Project Architect / Designer with 5-10 years of experience to join our office. The Project Architect / Designer will lead and coordinate architectural projects through all phases of design, from schematic design to construction administration. This role would be responsible for ongoing design and technical development of residential and commercial projects as well as directing other team members on those projects. Construction documents experience is essential and experience in Revit is preferred. Work schedule flexibility is an option for qualified candidates.

As part of a small emerging practice, we are seeking a candidate who is independent, self-motivated, and who also has strong communication skills and a collaborative approach. Additionally, this role requires the ability to work on multiple projects or tasks simultaneously, prioritizing work, and collaborating with diverse teams.

Please send CV and work samples to info@future-firm.org

Required Skills
  • 5-10 years of experience on residential and/or commercial projects
  • Applicants should be proficient in AutoCAD, Rhino, and Revit
  • Strong understanding of building systems
  • Excellent communication skills, including an ability to build rapport with clients, contractors, staff and other collaborators.
  • Project coordination/management experience
  • Strong understanding of building systems
  • Experience and knowledge of Chicago building code a plus
  • A five-year bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in Architecture
  • Fluent in English
  • Authorized to work in the U.S

  • Lead technical project development, construction drawings, and construction administration
  • Maintain an organized workflow, manage project schedule, and collaborate with internal team members as well as consultants and contractors
  • Construction drawing set management and coordination, with a focus on translating design direction into construction documents and managing the permitting process