HKK is Hiring!

We’re hiring for the following positions:  INTERIOR DESIGNER, ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER AND ARCHITECTURAL TECHNICIAN

ABOUT THE JOBS: 

Holmes▪King▪Kallquist & Associates, Architects strives to consistently attain superior and innovative design and excellence in building craftsmanship, producing quality detailing and specifying appropriate materials.

We are a 24 person, team oriented, award winning firm which has grown steadily since 1981.

We provide design services for a vast range of project types, including: market-rate apartments, student housing, affordable housing, hospitality, libraries, offices, theatres and auditoriums, churches, university projects and highly personalized single-family homes and condominiums.

Our work ranges from historic restoration and adaptive re-use to new academic, commercial, public, and residential design.  Multidisciplinary, early-stage planning services are an important part of our work, and include architects, interior designers, and appropriate specialists in the development of building programs, space planning, conceptual design, feasibility studies, and master plans. Sustainable Design has been a tenet of our firm’s practice throughout our history.

Our interior design studio has extensive experience in all phases of the design process, informing building planning and design decisions from project inception.  They work side-by-side with our architects and engineering team to assure a functional design, and high quality, coordinated space.

You should enjoy working on different projects and teams while contributing to the projects based on your own expertise and experience. The varied project typologies provide a never ending opportunity for growth and an engaging work experience.

INTERIOR DESIGNER

Full-Time — Syracuse, NY

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following duties are typical of the position, but are not all encompassing.

  • Assist in site visits for existing conditions assessment, field measurements and punch-lists
  • Programming
  • Space planning
  • Finish selection and specification
  • Furniture selection and specification
  • Create documents for construction drawing set(s), including furniture and finish plans, schedules and interior elevations
  • Plumbing fixture and fittings selection and coordination
  • Light fixture selection and coordination
  • Window coverings selection
  • Historic Interiors
  • Assist in preparation for client meetings and occasionally attend
  • Research and maintain technical knowledge of interior products, finish materials, emerging trends and practices
  • Provide support to Interior Design studio staff
  • Maintain department finish library and sample ordering
  • Create presentation materials such as finish concepts and finish boards
  • Schedule and attend manufacturer representative meetings

BENEFITS AND PERKS:

  • Fully paid health and dental plan
    • Employee paid supplemental insurance
  • 401K
  • FSA
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Professional Organization Memberships
  • Vibrant in-house continuing education program
  • Free onsite parking
  • Paid time off
    • Comp Time
    • Holidays
    • Vacation
    • Personal
    • Bereavement
    • Paid Family Leave

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS Interior Design
  • Software:
    • CAD
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Microsoft Office Suite: PowerPoint, Word/Publisher, Excel
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with other designers and be a team player
  • Able to take constructive criticism and direction
  • Ability to prioritize completing project demands and to balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Detail oriented

PLUSES:

  • Revit experience
  • SketchUp experience
  • 3D Rendering skills
  • NCIDQ Certified Interior Designer
  • LEED® certified
  • Commercial project design experience
  • FFE Experience
  • Building Code knowledge

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER

Full-Time — Syracuse, NY

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As project manager, co-manager or designer, contribute to a variety of project types and sizes.

  • Existing conditions assessment
  • Programming
  • Space planning
  • Project conceptualization and design
  • Material research and selection
  • Construction document management and production
  • Work directly with owners and contractors
  • Represent the firm during construction

BENEFITS AND PERKS:

  • Fully paid health and dental plan
    • Employee paid supplemental insurance
  • 401K
  • FSA
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Professional Organization Memberships
  • Vibrant in-house continuing education program
  • Free onsite parking
  • Paid time off
    • Comp Time
    • Holidays
    • Vacation
    • Personal
    • Bereavement
    • Paid Family Leave

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • B Arch plus 3 years’ experience
  • Software:
    • CAD
    • Revit
    • SketchUp
    • Microsoft Office Suite: PowerPoint, Word/Publisher, Excel
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Adapt well to a variety of project roles
  • Ability to collaborate with other designers and be a team player
  • Able to take and give constructive criticism and direction, depending on team role
  • Ability to prioritize competing project demands and to balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Detail oriented

PLUSES:      

  • Architectural Registration
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • 3D Rendering skills
  • DataCAD experience
  • Historic Preservation experience
  • LEED® certified
  • Commercial and residential project design experience
  • Building Code knowledge

ARCHITECTURAL TECHNICIAN

Entry Level, Full-Time — Syracuse, NY

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following duties are typical of the position, but are not all encompassing.

  • Assist in site visits for existing conditions assessment, field measurements and punch-lists
  • Actively contribute to projects of various types and sizes with a reasoned approach to problem solving and design; sometimes individually and alternately as part of a team.
  • Develop projects in Revit, CAD and or SketchUp.
  • Opportunity for client and contractor interaction.
  • Learn and help implement new technology such as 3D photography and laser scanning.
  • Opportunity to grow into a project manager role.  We value initiative and critical thinking.

BENEFITS AND PERKS:

  • Fully paid health and dental plan
    • Employee paid supplemental insurance
  • 401K
  • FSA
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Professional Organization Memberships
  • Vibrant in-house continuing education program
  • Free onsite parking
  • Paid time off
    • Comp Time
    • Holidays
    • Vacation
    • Personal
    • Bereavement
    • Paid Family Leave

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • B Arch entry level; or AS in Architectural Technology with 3 years’ experience.
  • Software:
    • CAD
    • Revit
    • SketchUp
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with other designers and be a team player
  • Able to take constructive criticism and direction
  • Ability to prioritize competing project demands and to balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Detail oriented

PLUSES:

  • 3D Rendering skills
  • DataCAD experience

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