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Architect Job Description

An Architect job description template to hire for your Construction department.

About the Architect position

We are looking for an experienced Architect who will organize all phases of architectural work including planningÙ« designing and overseeing the constructionÙ« producing sustainableÙ« functional and aesthetically pleasing designs. Your duties will include creating new building designs and performing extensionsÙ« alterationsÙ« restorations and conservations from the earliest stages right through to completion.

You should be well-versed in all construction methodologies and procedures and be passionate about your job. An analytical mind and strict adherence to quality standards and customer specifications are also required.


Architect responsibilities are:

  • Oversee project from start to finish to ensure high qualityÙ« innovative and functional design
  • Identify clients’ needs and put together feasibility reports and design proposals
  • Prepare ideas keeping in mind client’s needsÙ« building’s usage and environmental impact
  • Compile project specifications and create detailed blueprintsÙ« making any necessary corrections
  • Ensure that all works are carried out to specific standardsÙ« building codesÙ« guidelines and regulationsÙ« as well as within budgets and timelines
  • Perform on site visits to check on project status and report on project
  • Work together with construction professionalsÙ« exchanging knowledge and providing support when needed
  • Stay informed about architectural trends and advancements


Architect requirements are:

  • 2+ years' experience of working on an Architect position
  • Significant experience with building productsÙ« construction details and relevant rulesÙ« regulations and quality standards; good portfolio is also required
  • Outstanding drawing skills and familiarity with design softwareÙ« such as Adobe PhotoshopÙ« SketchUpÙ« 3d Studio VIZ or other
  • High creativity and strong ability to think and create in three dimensions
  • Strong visual awareness and an eye for detail
  • Good communication and project management skills
  • BS degree in Architecture

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