Now, Smith Hanes Studio is hiring.

Smith Hanes Studio is a highly creative, collaborative team, part historical junk divers, part revivalists, part modernists - here at SHS, we are an amalgam of everything that is dirty and beautiful and real that inspires us.  

The ideal applicant should be familiar with our projects and style.  We seek designers who have an interest in traditional architecture forms and construction techniques as well as materials new, old, and re-defined. These positions involve contributing to the production, coordination and management of projects from design concept through construction administration.  Applicants should be comfortable hitting deadlines and working in a fast paced environment.


Project Architect, 5-7 Years Experience

We are seeking an architect with 5-7 years professional experience to work in a design and project management position and demonstrate a strong ability in the following: 

Project Architect -  Requirements (Please do not reply to this posting if you do not meet all of these):

  • Registered Architect / Project Architect (5+ years experience)
  • Very well versed in code knowledge (IBC, ADA, NFPA, Etc. + Local Code knowledge a bonus)
  • Experience working in an architectural or design firm (5 years minimum)
  • Producing working drawings (Construction Documents) in AutoCAD 2013 or later
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD (Mac or PC) 2013 or later
  • Able to manage multiple deadlines / tasks simultaneously
  • Very good communication skills, verbally and written
  • Able to meet deadlines

Knowledge of 3D, hand illustration and project management are all bonuses to the requirements listed above. 

*Please email your resume, cover letter, and work samples to studio@smithhanes.com

*Please title your email: ‘(your name) – Project Architect, 5-7 years Application’


Junior Designer, 2-5 Years Experience

We are seeking a designer with 2-5 years professional experience working in architecture, interior or product design and demonstrate a strong ability in the following: 

Junior Designer  - Requirements (Please do not reply to this posting if you do not meet all of these):

Designer

  • Experience working in an architectural or design firm (2-3 years minimum)
  • Producing working drawings (Construction Documents) in AutoCAD 2013 or later
  • Knowledge of drafting standards
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD (Mac or PC) 2013 or later
  • Able to manage multiple deadlines / tasks simultaneously
  • Very good communication skills, verbally and written
  • Able to meet deadlines

Knowledge of 3D, BIM modeling software (SketchUp, Revit, Archicad) are a bonus.

*Please email your resume, cover letter, and work samples to studio@smithhanes.com

*Please title your email: ‘(your name) – Junior Designer’


~ ~ Bonus Round ~ ~ 

Worth 3+ points each, answer as many of the following as you dare:

1. Name your current top 3 design studios / designers you are inspired by / follow

2. What are 3 things you love and 3 things you dislike about yourself

3. In 5 minutes, without imagery inspiration, sketch for us a chair you would like to design 

4. Send us a Spotify playlist of what you are currently listening to - no more than 10 songs.

5. Tell us why or how you think you could fit into the workflow at SHS.  How can you make a difference, given what you know about our studio.