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CAREERS AT INVISION

Thanks for taking time to learn about joining our team. INVISION brings together people from diverse backgrounds so unique points of view can be put on the table to create remarkable work for our clients. We are all passionate about design and its ability to have meaningful impact on people and place. Harnessing and balancing that passion with all of the elements of our individual lives is central at INVISION.

Career Opportunities

Architect/Architectural Designer, 1+ years experience Actively Seeking

This position if for an emerging architect with strong design conceptualization and visualization skills.

Responsibilities include a wide range of tasks in the development of projects both large and small, from schematic design through construction administration. Revit skills are necessary as well as expertise in rendering and presentation of design concepts.  Experience in the preparation of contract documents is required. A professional degree in Architecture is required and at least one year of experience of architectural practice. We are seeking candidates with professional success goals, curiosity and a commitment to bringing great architecture to our clients while building lasting relationships. Verbal and written communication skills are essential to success in this position.

INVISION is a progressive and award winning 50+ person, planning, architecture and interior design firm with two offices in Iowa – Des Moines and Waterloo. Our 103-year history supports a solid foundation for our engaged and innovative design teams. Our focus is on building lasting relationships while designing great spaces that help our clients succeed.

INVISION supports a culture of balance between work and living. We encourage you to be vested in the community in which you live and our work week supports that objective. Family life and community involvement builds the relationships that support our key principles of diversity, balance, learning, social engagement and variety.  We work in a collaborative studio environment that embraces leadership, flexibility, communication, opportunity, creativity, fun and smart thinking.  We believe this environment encourages the spirit from which great architecture and architects are made.

HOW TO APPLY

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Architectural Specifications Writer Actively Seeking

INVISION is actively seeking a Specifications Writer to join our team immediately.

Responsibilities include: Assist in the preparation and editing of commercial and institutional architectural specifications and project manuals for a full-service architectural firm. Work with current specifications writer for a period of time, eventually assuming full responsibility. Review drawings for quality control and coordination with specifications. Work with project architects in product and material selection. Provide specification support through Construction Administration. Meet product representatives and lead specification related best practices for INVISION. Assist in research and become resource for new and changing building products. Occasional travel between INVISION office locations is required.

 

Qualifications

Candidate must have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, architectural technology or other construction related field.
  • Five years of experience in creating specifications for commercial and institutional architectural projects
  • Ability to work concurrently on multiple projects
  • Knowledge and experience with construction processes and architectural materials
  • Excellent interpersonal skills working well in a team setting
  • Familiarity with CSI MasterFormat
  • Experience with MasterSpec or BSD specification editing software systems
  • CSI CCS, LEED AP preferred
  • Revit, detailing and CADD experience preferred.

 

HOW TO APPLY

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Project Architect, 4-10 years experience Actively Seeking

This position is for a seasoned and motivated project architect with experience working independently, and leading teams.

The successful candidate will bring strong design conceptualization and visualization skills to INVISION. Responsibilities include a wide range of tasks in the development of projects both large and small, from schematic design through construction administration. Revit skills are necessary.  Experience in the preparation of contract documents, specification coordination and review, consultant and design team leadership, familiarity with building codes, project budgeting and cost analysis is required.  Architectural license is preferred or evidence that licensure will be achieved.  We are seeking candidates with professional success goals, curiosity, and a commitment to leading our clients to great architecture while building lasting relationships. Verbal and written communication skills are essential to success in this position.

INVISION is a progressive and award winning 50+ person, planning, architecture and interior design firm with two offices in Iowa – Des Moines and Waterloo. Our 103-year history supports a solid foundation for our engaged and innovative design teams. Our focus is on building lasting relationships while designing great spaces that help our clients succeed.

INVISION supports a culture of balance between work and living. We encourage you to be vested in the community in which you live and our work week supports that objective. Family life and community involvement builds the relationships that support our key principles of diversity, balance, learning, social engagement and variety.  We work in a collaborative studio environment that embraces leadership, flexibility, communication, opportunity, creativity, fun and smart thinking.  We believe this environment encourages the spirit from which great architecture and architects are made.
How to apply
Upload and submit the information below. If you have questions, please contact Lisa at lisac@invisionarch.com.


Interior Designer Actively Seeking

INVISION is looking for an Interior Designer to join our team in Des Moines and help lead the design of innovative facilities of all types through all phases of design and construction.

Applicants should have a professional degree in Interior Design and be NCIDQ certified or on track towards certification. Revit, Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite skills are required. Professional experience in A&D firm preferred. Proficiency in furniture specifications and Healthcare design is a benefit.

Applicants should be available to present a portfolio and attend a personal interview. One year of full time experience or more is required.

INVISION is a 60-person planning, architecture and interior design firm with two offices in Iowa – Des Moines and Waterloo. Our 100 + year history is a solid foundation for our engaged and innovative design teams. Our focus is on building relationships while designing great spaces that help our clients succeed. In short, we are about people, projects and recognition – in support of our clients.

We strive to keep INVISION a fun place to work. In addition to building relationships and designing great spaces, we value creativity, community involvement, collaboration, humor, honesty, accountability and commitment. To support work-life balance, we offer flexible schedules including yearlong summer hours.

How to apply

Upload and submit the information below. If you have questions, please contact Lisa at lisac@invisionarch.com.

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