Full Job Description
With more than 80 years in business and 16 offices (and growing!), Ryan offers comprehensive commercial real estate solutions to customers across the US. We bring a collaborative, relationship-driven approach to delivering spaces where people thrive and businesses succeed. Join a company with an outstanding culture and competitive benefits. At Ryan, we don’t just build buildings – we build stories.
Ryan Companies is looking for an organized, innovative, collaborative and forward-thinking Project Architect - Industrial to join our team in Chicago, IL! The ideal candidate will be able to problem solve and design both as part of a collaborative team and perform work independently. Candidates with approximately 8 years of experience are most likely to be successful, however those with unique career experience or display clear potential for the role will be considered. Ryan Companies uses a unique integrated delivery process that involves architecture, engineering, construction, development, real estate management and capital markets. Ryan’s integrated process requires an individual to be able to work in a proactive and positive manner in tandem with local teams and cross regionally within a national design practice.
Some things you can expect to do:
Work in tandem with Client, Senior Project Architect, Design Project Manager, Designers, Development, Construction and Consultants to develop documentation for coordination and construction
Participate and can lead design meetings, consultant meetings and project team meetings.
Independently solve problems and applies basic principles of design.
Provide guidance on unusual or complex technical issues.
Research and lead code reviews and regulatory approval process.
Create complete and thorough set of design documents to meet project goals, milestones and schedule.
Manage and coordinate Ryan’s QA/QC process and project specifications.
Clearly communicate deviations in project scope.
Perform tasks with a high level of collaboration and set an example for others to follow.
Contribute to Ryan culture through participation in office activities, initiatives and learning programs.
Direct and mentor Designer and intern level staff.
To be successful in this role, you must have a Professional Architecture degree; Bachelor or Master of Architecture. You must be a licensed Architect with relevant work experience and a strong knowledge of Revit, building codes, documentation and constructability. Strong industrial experience required.
You will really stand out if you:
Have experience working in Bluebeam.
Are LEED AP Certified and/or WELL AP Certified.
Positions require verification of employment eligibility to work in the U.S.
Must be Authorized to Work in the US
Ryan Companies does not sponsor foreign workers for nonimmigrant visas or employment-based green cards unless the position is on our executive leadership team.
Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
Retirement and Savings Benefits
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Ryan Foundation – charitable matching funds
Paid Time for Volunteer Events
Ryan is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Ryan does not accept recruiting agency solicitations.