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DeStefano Architects, Portsmouth, NH

The Architectural Designer has earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from an accredited program and has 3-5 years of work experience in an architectural firm. The Architectural Designer develops creative design concepts for projects, coordinates projects through all phases of design and prepares presentation and construction drawings. This position requires proficiency in Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and AutoCAD. This position offers significant career growth opportunity. 


  • Experience in high-end residential design
  • Experience in commercial design
  • Strong design skills
  • Works well independently and/or with a team on architectural design (including in house Interior Designer)
  • Experience with coordinating with consultants 
  • Great verbal and written communication skills 
  • Coordinates design efforts 
  • Develops planning and creative-design concepts
  • Experience in providing planning and design support in the preparation of Design Development
  • Experience with ADA, building codes, zoning and historic district committees is a plus
  • Construction documentation including construction detailing experience 
  • Perform redline changes and revisions to Construction Documents
  • Coordinates and reviews plans, specifications, materials and construction processes 
  • Assists in the review of submittals and shop drawings during Construction Administration
  • Experience measuring and creating existing conditions
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Revit
  • Maintaining order of Revit files and folders 
  • Managing office standards for Revit files including naming conventions, families, etc.
  • Licensure is preferred but not required

Compensation includes:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Sick time
  • Seven paid holidays
  • 401K with company match
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Discretionary bonuses
  • Reimbursement for continuing education 
  • Reimbursement for ARE’s (upon passing)
  • 24/7 garage parking pass 

DeStefano Architects (D|A) is a well-established boutique architecture firm on the Seacoast of New Hampshire. We are located in the heart of downtown Portsmouth. For more than 23 years D|A has provided residential, commercial and interior architectural design services to clients throughout New England. We are a passionate and innovative group of professionals that finds collaboration in our open studio an effective and successful approach to creating environments that function more efficiently and improve quality of life. Our portfolio is diverse; from mixed used development to custom waterfront homes. 

Our team believes in the importance of actively supporting organizations and individuals in our community.  We serve as leaders and members of local and national professional organizations.  Our firm’s culture includes mentoring and strategic growth.  In addition to supporting the needs of our clients, we also support the needs of our staff. Happy clients and happy employees have contributed to the longevity and success of our firm.

We are visualizers, artists and pragmatics.  At D|A we believe in easy, open communication.  We strive to improve the habitats where we live, work and play.

Visit our Facebook page and our website at and enjoy a virtual tour of our office while learning about our firm’s projects, past and present. 
(posted 10/12/18)



Catlin + Petrovick Architects of Keene, New Hampshire has an immediate opening for an Architectural designer with 2+ years of experience and a degree in Architecture.  We are currently looking for a creative, positive-thinking team-player to join our firm in the Monadnock Region who is willing to learn and grow. Candidates must be proficient in Revit and SketchUp, and Photoshop experience is desirable.  Our firm is focused on residential and municipal projects  throughout New England.  Please email letter of interest, resume and work samples to  No calls please.
(posted 10/2/18)



WINTER HOLBEN architecture + design is actively seeking a motivated Architectural Intern with a minimum of 0-3 years of experience to join our award-winning team and hit the ground running on a variety of exciting projects.  We offer the unique opportunity to work for one of the only multi-disciplinary firms in the region focused on creating innovative and memorable experiences in the built environment.

Responsibilities:  creativity, design thinking and collaboration with other design disciplines, work with Principal Architect and project team to create/develop designs and construction documents

Required Skills: Design, AutoCAD + Revit is a plus, Written and Verbal Communication is essential

Visit our site to learn more
(posted 9/17/18) 


Red Barn Architecture, Ipswich, MA

Red Barn Architecture is seeking applicants for a fulltime Project Manager role. We are a husband/wife operated firm based in Ipswich, MA. Our fully-staffed team of five oversees projects throughout New England. Current projects include custom homes, commercial developments and residential addition/renovations. We are two years young and looking to build a team that, together with us, will grow Red Barn! Candidates must have an entrepreneurial spirit, can-do attitude and proactive work style. Ability to multi-task is key; we are a busy and expanding firm. If you like dogs, skiing and beer, that’s a plus (but not required). Position requires an understanding of AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp and Adobe Creative Suite. Perfect opportunity for someone located on the North Shore and is sick of commuting to Boston. We offer competitive pay (hourly, with opportunity for overtime) and a paid time off package (vacation, personal, sick and holidays). Access to a car and a valid license is required.  4-6 years of office experience preferred. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Executing all aspects of residential/commercial construction designs and drawings associated with schematic design presentations, permit sets ­drafting and interpreting redlines both internally and from consultants/engineers, and coordination of building systems.
  • Client interaction, correspondence and office administration
  • Management opportunities leading younger team members and coordinating drawing sets/CAD standards.  

Please provide cover letter, resume, and portfolio for consideration.

Ryan McShera, Owner/Principal | 978.595.6764
(posted 9/17/18)



Phi Builders + Architects is a vibrant design, design/build, and build firm located in lovely Rockport, Maine.  Centrally located on the coast of Maine, the Camden-Rockport area has it all – an active arts community, year ‘round sports, excellent schools, outstanding restaurants, and a quality of life hard to match.  If this sounds interesting, keep reading.

We seek a self-motivated project architect with ten plus years of professional experience in creative light commercial and residential projects.  This is a unique opportunity to join our team working directly with established and new clients, our in-house build team, and other Maine builders as part of our collaborative design and construction process.  You must have proven abilities to adhere to project schedules and budgets, as well as in managing team efforts.  Excellent design and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to write and edit clearly and succinctly.

The person we seek must have:

  • Architectural license
  • Professional experience in both light commercial and residential projects
  • Clear design vision
  • Proficiencies in Revit, AutoCad, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in project production from pre-design through permitting and construction
  • A clear understanding of, and ability to provide, superior client service
  • Solid organizational and time management skills
  • Effective communication skills with team members, clients, and contractors
  • Strong oral and written skills

Other desirable attributes:

  • A self-starter within a team-oriented environment
  • A positive attitude
  • A desire to learn and grow
  • Familiarity with additional modeling and image editing software
  • Interest in material science, fabrication techniques, and high-performance building envelope design

Compensation is based on qualifications and experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

For an opportunity to be part of a fun and exciting work environment with a team-oriented and growing company please send resume & portfolio to Phi Builders + Architects, 446 West Street, Rockport, Maine 04856 or email to  Please, no phone calls.  (posted 9/13/18)



Smith & Vansant Architects PC is looking for a Project Manager or Architect to join our firm. We are a small, friendly, design-oriented firm located in White River Junction, Vermont. Our practice focuses on highly customized residential work as well as institutional, commercial, and community projects. We work in a variety of styles spanning from contemporary design to traditional detailing.

We are looking for an individual with a strong design sensibility, who is comfortable working in a range of architectural styles, who enjoys a collaborative design process and can contribute to a project from conceptual design through construction administration. Finding a good personality match with our small firm is very important to us. We are focused on producing beautiful, thoughtful and responsible work, but also value our time outside of the office hiking, gardening, swimming, skiing and generally taking advantage of our beautiful environment!


·       Professional degree in architecture from an accredited institution (M. Arch preferred)

·       Excellent communication (written & interpersonal) and organizational skills

·       Proficiency with CAD 2D drafting required (Vectorworks is a plus)

·       Interest and knowledge of sustainable practices & theory (LEED Accreditation is a plus)

·       Ability to work on/manage multiple projects simultaneously

·       Experience in high-end residential design preferred

·       Experience in commercial/institutional design preferred

·       Construction documentation/detailing experience

·       Proficiency in Sketch-up, energy modeling and/or Adobe Creative Suite is a plus

·       Experience with ADA and building codes

·       Experience with routine structural design is a plus

·       Freehand sketching ability is highly valued


·       Please send a cover letter with resume and work samples attached as PDFs (no larger than 15 MB), to

·       Please no telephone calls or unsolicited visits. We will be in touch with those whom we are interested in interviewing. Thanks for your interest.

Smith & Vansant Architects PC is an equal opportunity employer.

Compensation includes health insurance, health savings, and 401(k) plans; vacation and personal days.
(posted 9/6/2018)


Bonin Architects, an award-winning, growing firm located in Meredith & New London, NH is seeking a licensed architect with more than ten years’ experience for the New London location.
Responsibilities include management of multiple residential and light commercial projects and respective project teams, client and contractor communications, project and staff scheduling, project budgeting, cost analysis, construction supervision, design, drafting, and specification writing. Travel in New England and some nights and weekends required.
Benefits include full health insurance coverage, dental insurance, personal/vacation time, holidays, company outings, merit bonuses, and reimbursement for licensure costs, continuing education credits, and professional memberships. Salary commensurate with experience.
Please send cover letter, resume with CAD and software application experience, and references to No phone calls, please.
(posted 8.23.18)


WINTER HOLBEN architecture + design is actively seeking a motivated Architectural Designer with a minimum of 1-5 years of experience to join our award-winning team and hit the ground running on a variety of exciting projects.  We offer the unique opportunity to work for one of the only multi-disciplinary firms in the region that is focused on creating innovative and memorable experiences in the built environment.

Responsibilities:  creativity, design thinking and collaboration with other design disciplineswork with Principal Architect to create/develop designs and construction documents, also responsible for team, client, consultant and contractor communications

Required Skills: Design, Revit, AutoCAD Architecture, Sketchup, Construction Drawings, Written and Verbal Communication

Visit our site to learn more
(posted 8/16/18)



Bergeron Technical Services of Conway NH wishes to hire a project architect. 

The preferred applicant will be experienced in small to medium commercial and some residential design with projects varying from new construction to renovation and improvement of existing structures.

Applicants must have working knowledge in both AutoCAD and Revit environments.

We are looking for a highly motivated architect that works well with clients of all personalities and fits in well within our work environment.

Please look for a full job description, requirements, and contact information on our web site
(posted 8.16.18)


Scott Simons Architects of Portland, Maine has an immediate opening for an Architectural Designer with 2-5 years experience. We are looking for a creative, hard-working intern to join our team. Must have strong AutoCad, Photoshop, and Sketch-up skills. Revit experience helpful. We are currently working on a variety of interesting projects including a ferry terminal renovation, two private homes, a multi-purpose building, a library, and a dormitory renovation. 

Please email letter of interest, resume, and a minimum of 8 examples of your work to:
posted 8.8.18)



Dennis Mires, P.A. The Architects is looking for an experienced Project Architect to join our architecture firm in Manchester, New Hampshire. Our firm specializes in commercial, multifamily residential, manufacturing and educational projects. We value team players who have the ability to work on a variety of projects and is able to multitask, communicate clearly, take direction, learn new skills and strategies, provide quality work and continue to grow in ability and knowledge.


•Degree in Architecture

•Licensed or working toward licensure

•2-5 years of experience in a team-focused environment

•Proficiency in Archicad (preferred) or Revit.

•Ability to provide high-quality interior and exterior renderings

•Interior design, writing specifications and construction experience a plus

Send cover letter, resume and portfolio to and view our firm profile at
(posted 7/22/18)


RWH Architect is a progressive, contemporary design firm located in southern New Hampshire. RWH is an interactive office environment where employees are given the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the profession.  This is truly a unique opportunity for the right candidate.

Our diverse and exciting portfolio includes government, commercial, municipal and residential work.

RWH Architect is seeking a motivated candidate who wants to grow and gain experience in all aspects of architectural design and project development.

· Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture or similar degree

· One to ten years of experience in an architectural office

· Demonstrated ability to prepare and modify architectural documents

· Ability to work as a collaborative team member

· Strong communication and organizational, & graphic presentation skills

· Creativity, self-motivation and ability to multi-task

· Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

· Experience providing service-oriented client management

· Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop and Creative Suite

· 3D modeling + rendering

Compensation includes:

•Medical insurance

•Paid vacation

•Sick time and holidays

•Discretionary bonuses

This is a full-time position with insurance. Part-time interest will be considered.
Interested applicants should email resume to 
(posted 4.6.18)



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Barbara Arnold

Enthusiastic, hard-working individual with a team attitude seeking employment in Southern New Hampshire. Recent graduate from Keene State College with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture. Can start working as soon as a two week notice is given to current employer. I can be contacted at or 603.493.9349.

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