Careers

We are looking for the next amazing team member to join the Bucher Design Studio family.

Overview

Open Position: Draftsman

We are a small firm, established in 2002, and are located on the exploding north-end of Colorado Springs. Our mission is simple: provide extraordinary architectural design for work & living spaces on ordinary client budgets. We believe in value through design; you don’t need to be a millionaire to have your ideal work/living space.

We focus on custom residential, dental/orthodontic offices, and a wide variety of commercial and religious facilities. Working in a small office affords you the opportunity to see all aspects of a project, from schematic design and client meetings to construction documents and construction administration.

Your Typical Day at Bucher Design Studio...
  • Produce construction drawings in AutoCAD
  • Create 3D exterior models in SketchUp (bonus: render in photo editing software)
  • Interact with clients – keep them apprised of project status, listen well so you can hear even the things they’re not saying
  • Coordinate efforts between our office and engineers/consultants/contractors
  • Assist in submitting projects to various jurisdictions and keeping the review process moving
  • Collaborate with teammates – we help each other be successful in all aspects of work & life
  • Contribute to the success of the firm by completing administrative tasks (e.g. update timesheet, keep project files organized, inform team members of project status, answer phones)
To be a Successful Addition to our Team, you need to...
  • Have experience working in an architecture firm (1 year minimum, 2-4 years preferred)
  • Thrive in an ever-changing environment, juggling multiple small- to medium-sized projects
  • Be passionate about proactive communication with clients, partners and team members
  • Embrace continuous learning – there’s always an opportunity to learn something new
  • Be technically savvy in AutoCAD and SketchUp
  • Enjoy a good laugh and not be afraid to “work hard, play hard”
What We have to Offer...
  • Meaningful work. This is your opportunity to help clients realize their dream work or living space within their budget.
  • A collaborative environment. Be part of a synergistic team where we help each other become the best-version-of-ourselves.
  • Competitive salary. The right person for this position will rejoice in their compensation package.
  • Variety and valuable experience. Your work day will never be boring as you manage a wide range of projects in various stages of the design process.
  • The long view. In a world of instant gratification, we stand firm in doing what’s right for our clients, partners and employees for the long-term.

Application Process

Still interested in working with our unique firm? Think you have the skills to be the next A player on our team? Please send the following information to jobs @ bucherdesign.com:
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Cover letter that includes answers to the following questions:

  • What are the standard architectural sheets required for submitting a residential project to the building department for permit?
  • What is the most important lesson you’ve learned in your current role?
  • Why do you feel you are the ideal candidate for this role?
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Resume

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Sample Work

Include three examples of your best work.