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CAREERS AT INVISION

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, 1+ years experience Actively Seeking

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

 

Description and Details: 

  • Assist project teams on a wide range of tasks from schematic design through construction administration across multiple industries and project sizes

Qualifications:

  • A professional degree in Architecture is required
  • A minimum of one year of experience
  • Computer and software skills including Revit, Sketchup and Photoshop
  • Expertise in rendering and presentation of design concepts
  • Experience in the preparation of contract documents is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • This position requires candidates with professional success goals, curiosity and a commitment to bringing great architecture to our clients while building lasting relationships

 

INVISION is an equal opportunity employer

HOW TO APPLY

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Drafter Actively Seeking

This position is an opportunity for an CAD drafter/modeler to provide design support for computer-aided design projects in a collaborative, teaching environment.

 

Description and Details: 

  • Develops, modifies and/or reviews drawings according to established standards. Responsible for routine Architectural modeling and drafting of projects derived from layouts and sketches. Follows established technical specifications to prepare models and drawings and assists in basic Architectural drafting/modeling as well as develops solutions to technical problems.
  • Prepares documents for all phases of architectural design: Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Documents.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in related field
  • 0-2 years experience in Architectural drafting/modeling with knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the field of Architecture
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer and software skills. Experience with Revit required.

INVISION is an equal opportunity employer

HOW TO APPLY

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Revit Manager Actively Seeking

We are currently looking for an BIM Manager who loves to figure out how best to use and apply BIM & computer technologies to architectural design.

Description and Details: 

  • Create and maintain Revit family libraries and software templates
  • Develop standards and policies to improve workflow, process and experience
  • Oversee maintenance and upgrades of hardware and software
  • Train and advise new staff members and provide Ongoing Revit technical support to studio
  • Assist project teams with project setup, modeling and documenting
  • Interact with staff and management to determine needs and priorities
  • Identify and recommend system improvements and product features

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associates degree with relevant experience
  • 3+ years experience managing Revit in a studio environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • This position requires candidates who are able to work in a collaborative team environment

HOW TO APPLY

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Sustainability Coordinator Actively Seeking

We are currently looking for a designer to lead our team in sustainable design. The goal is to advance INVISION’s sustainability program.

 

Description and Details

  • Implement innovative sustainable design strategies and methodologies
  • Engage with staff, clients and consultants to develop strategies for achieving sustainability goals for building design, construction and/or operations
  • Become knowledgeable with energy modeling software and train others

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Architecture, Interior Design, Engineering, Construction Management or related field
  • 3-5 years’ minimum experience in the Architecture, Engineering or Construction industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • This position requires candidates who are able to work in a collaborative team environment

INVISION is an equal opportunity employer

HOW TO APPLY

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Intern Architect Actively Seeking

INVISION is always interested in great talent. At INVISION our goal is to train you to be a great architect. Design is our focus and serves as a conduit for learning the key elements of professional practice.

Working with teams both large and small, you will have broad exposure to a variety of project types and sizes helping you hone your skills as an architect.

In addition to learning the ins and outs of construction documents, INVISION strives to provide a range of learning opportunities to design, plan, and lead projects from early concept planning through construction. Our goal is to provide a diverse learning environment so you can find and fulfill your passion for architecture.

How to apply

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Summer Intern Architect Actively Seeking

Summer interns at INVISION will be given a broad range of work experiences. We believe that exposure to all aspects of professional architectural practice is what sets the stage to great team members in the future. Summer interns at INVISION will be involved in projects at many levels.

Description and Details:

Tasks may include the following. Hiring decisions for summer interns will be made in February. Applicants are encouraged to submit your resume in advance as well as attend the Iowa State University Career Fair.

  • Graphics for presentations
  • Master planning documentation and meetings
  • Construction document preparation
  • Site visits
  • Construction meeting attendance
  • Photography support
  • Other tasks as available

Qualifications: 

Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch-up skills are helpful in addition to freehand sketching.

About Us:

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 106-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.

INVISION is an equal opportunity employer

How to apply

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Interior Design Student Intern Actively Seeking

Summer interns at INVISION will be given a broad range of work experiences. We believe that exposure to all aspects of professional architectural practice is what sets the stage to great team members in the future. Summer interns at INVISION will be involved in projects at many levels.

Description and Details:

Tasks may include the following. Hiring decisions for summer interns will be made in February. Applicants are encouraged to submit your resume in advance as well as attend the Iowa State University Career Fair, if applicable.

  • Library development and upkeep
  • Sample ordering and evaluation
  • Graphics for presentations
  • Construction document preparation
  • Site visits and construction meeting attendance
  • Photography support
  • Other tasks as available

Qualifications: 

Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch-up skills are helpful in addition to freehand sketching.

About Us:

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 105-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.

INVISION is an equal opportunity employer

How to apply

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


Interior Designer Always looking for top talent

INVISION has an opening for an entry level Interior Designer with 0-2 years of professional Interior Design experience in our Waterloo office. Applicants should be available to present a portfolio and attend a personal interview.

This position is an opportunity for an Interior Designer to work in an architectural studio. You will assist project teams in designing progressive and functional interior spaces. You will work on a wide range of tasks from schematic design through construction administration. Your day-to-day tasks may include:

  • General office work and design library upkeep
  • Research and select colors/finishes/materials
  • Perform site survey and documentation
  • Attend project team meetings
  • Contribute to design ideas
  • Produce construction documents
  • Attend client and consultant meetings
  • Learn Architectural terms and definitions
  • Produce renderings and other graphics materials

Qualifications:

  • A professional degree in Interior Design is required. 4-year CIDA accredited degree is a plus
  • On track towards NCIDQ certification
  • Computer and software skills including Microsoft Office, Revit and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience in furniture specifications is a plus
  • Experience in Healthcare design is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to engage in the office and community
  • Detail oriented and efficient

How to apply

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