Designer | Caleb Johnson Studio | Portland, Maine

Residential Architect/Designer

Our inquisitive, friendly, and award-winning Residential Studio is looking to bring on a talented Architect/Architectural Designer.

A successful and qualified candidate will demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Maintains a commitment of excellence to our clients and the architecture the office produces.
  • Approaches design and learning with energy, curiosity, and an inquisitive mind.
  • Seeks solutions to design opportunities in a proactive manner and manages their workload efficiently.
  • Is able to collaborate and discuss ideas with others in a constructive and amicable fashion; respects all team members.

Under the supervision of the Director of Design and Project Manager, you should be ready to:

  • Occasionally measure and document existing structures.
  • Participate in regulatory review to verify Local and State codes and regulations.
  • Be responsible for specific technical design aspects of an assigned major project, including investigation, evaluation, and recommendation of design solutions that best meet the client’s needs.
  • Independently apply advanced architectural concepts and designs.
  • Provide professional architectural consultation in the planning, design, and coordination of large complex projects.
  • Collaborate with your Project Manager(s) and design team on moving a project forward from Schematic Design through Design Development toward Construction Documentation.
  • Communicate with our Construction division and other subcontractors to gain an understanding of budgets and schedules that best serve our clients needs.
  • Carry out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures.
  • Coordinate with clients on project needs and find solutions to their design concerns in a professional and timely manner.


  • 4 to 6-year Architectural degree from an accredited Architecture Program
  • License preferred, a path to licensure required
  • 3 to 7+ years experience in the architecture field
  • Residential design experienced (preferred)
  • Knowledge and aptitude at using Archicad BIM software (preferred) or other 3D modeling software
  • Knowledge of Twin Motion a plus
  • Experience with interiors would be a great asset

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