Christner Architects, a top-ranked, women-owned St. Louis architecture and planning firm, is seeking a Full-Time Permanent Designer to join our team.

Our firm aspires to excellence in all aspects of our work including design quality, technical documentation, and client service. We are seeking a highly skilled and innovative professional that also aspires to achieve excellence in their work.

Job Duties:

  • Act as a project designer on building centered projects and collaborates with a larger team to conceptualize, visualize, communicate and document architectural design ideas. Interpret architectural drawings by reviewing technical report including context conditions, architectural programs client’s requirements, draw rough building architectural design drawings based on preliminary data and performed analysis, such as site analysis, architectural programs, environmental analysis/simulations, sketches, calculations, specifications, etc.
  • Create design concepts through working digital 2d drawings, working 3d modeling, working physical models and other visual representations that respond to client needs, budget, schedule and client feedback using appropriate combination of the software listed.
  • Perform site analysis including data collection, processing and visualization through geographic information system mapping using ArcGIS.
  • Coordinate with the Project Manager to determine an appropriate workflow; precise interpretation of the concept and construction drawings; Create architectural evaluations and ensure compliance with design intend, building code and specifications by visiting job sites on behalf of architects as needed.
  • Prepare material and product list by, communicate with architects and/or contractors regarding cost estimates, bidding in order to proceed with documentation and order.
  • Create and develop grasshopper scripts for complex concept design digital modeling, environment modeling and simulation/analysis, custom parametric tools specific to project needs and manage implementation of parametric tools and script/algorithm libraries in the office. Collaborate with office executives for internal trainings through working session, video/written tutorials.
  • Create Animations/VR model to deliver the design intent, simulations and/or proposed spatial experience per clients’ needs in motion using Rhino, Grasshopper and After Effects.

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture or other related field.
  • Knowledge of Rhino, AutoCAD, Grasshopper, ArcGIS, Revit, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects
  • Skills in 3D modeling, animation and simulation

Any applicant who is interested may submit a resume w/code CI23 to: Shanna Wiechel, Christner
Inc, 621 N. Skinker Blvd, Suite 220, St. Louis, MO 63130.

Designer Position Posting

About Christner:

Christner Architects is a 40-person, St. Louis based design firm offering architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, and strategic facility planning services to Healthcare, Education, Corporate, Science & Technology, and Cultural clients. Founded in 1963, the firm has a strong reputation with clients across its regional market for insightful planning, thoughtful design, and exemplary service.

Christner is an equal opportunity employer.  We offer competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.