Synecdoche Design Studio in Ann Arbor, Michigan is seeking a motivated project designer with 3-5 years of experience in the design and project management of buildings, spaces and objects focused primarily in commercial work. Synecdoche currently has projects ranging from creative workspaces, specialty restaurants, hardware, furniture, installations, residential renovations, tech offices, and cultural centers.
As a small office we are looking for a stellar team member skilled in design and project management and possibly nimble enough to pivot between designing custom pieces and preparing design and construction drawings. An awareness of construction, building codes, consultant coordination, project design and their detailing is required. Fabrication skills including standard workshop tools; welding, table saw, miter saw, drills, hand tools, sanding, finishing are appreciated. An elevated attention to detail and organizational skill are a must. Software skills in Rhino and Adobe Creative Suite are required. Critical thinking and initiative to improve upon project designs and work independently is expected. If you feel strongly about skills and believe you have the capacity to develop the skills in the other portion of the job, please include a statement of your stellar learning curve in the application.
Synecdoche offers a full employee benefits package with salary to match experience, health care benefits, vacation and professional development support.
Please submit a design portfolio digitally (pdf - 10MB max or website) and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line "Synecdoche Hiring". Incomplete applications will not be considered. We like employees who can follow simple directions. We look forward to expanding with an excellent new team member.