Careers

Company:

‘Cathexes’ is the plural of ‘cathexis’, which is an investment of mental or emotional energy in a person,object, or idea.

CATHEXES is a full-service architectural firm that not only provides planning, design and documentation services to a diverse family of clients, we also strive to design healthy, environmentally friendly, and economically sustainable projects from individual buildings to the broader community and region.

We are committed to our work over and above the built environment. Throughout, is a responsibility and process that entails an understanding of Place, Presence, Growth, and Culture. The embodiment of CATHEXES is the commitment to explore the life experience and be willing to accept any consequence of risk: we encourage all to dream what might be. We endeavor through architecture to influence our culture, foster the education of ourselves and of others, and lead in professional excellence. Owners, building professionals, users, and the environment are all affected by what is designed and built. It is our job to facilitate a positive effect.

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary
  • Retirement and health benefits
  • Paid time off accrual
  • Opportunities for advancement within the firm
  • Your own personal space, rich studio culture, NO CUBICLES!

For inquires or to submit a cover letter and resume please send emails to info@cathexes.com.

Full-Time Administrative Assistant

Position:

Cathexes Architecture has immediate opening for detail oriented administrative assistant with excellent organizational and communication skills. The right person will possess a lively sense of humor, outgoing personality, and a willingness to laugh at themselves, because at Cathexes, we play as hard as we work.

Candidate will perform administrative and office support activities for the firm. Duties may include bookkeeping, creating spreadsheets and presentations, tracking hours, maintaining office supplies, fielding phone calls, receiving and directing visitors, filing, and other tasks as needed.

Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Administrative Assistant experience
  • Bookkeeping/QuickBooks experience
  • Self-starter, willing to take initiative, and take on new or difficult tasks
  • Problem Solver
  • Adaptable to Change
  • Willing to work within a team atmosphere

Awesome skills to have:
Microsoft Suite:

  • Outlook – folder management, calendar management, and scheduling.
  • Excel – basic understanding of Excel.
  • Cursory competency with the rest of the Microsoft Suite.

QuickBooks:

  • QuickBooks Desktop – budgeting, invoicing, managing and paying bills, and reconciliation.

Other Computer Competencies:

  • Understanding of file management and organization.
  • Ability to coordinate with IT on various security and tech support tasks.

Super Mega Awesome skills to have:
Microsoft Suite:

  • Teams – channel administration and remote meeting management.
  • Excel – use of Pivot Tables/ VLookups

Adobe Suite:

  • Photoshop – simple photo retouch and manipulation.
  • Lightroom – batch photo processing and library management.
  • InDesign / Illustrator – creation of various digital and printed media for client coordination and competition submittal.

Social Media/ Website:

  • Interest in social media and marketing.
  • Use of Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn to create professional and creative posts.
  • Understanding of various metrics to track and increase interactions with our followers.
  • Elementor and Wordpress.

Mid-Level Architect/Project Manager

Position:

Cathexes Architecture is looking for a mid-level architectural professional to play a hand in leading the architectural discourse of this region. Your responsibilities will include working with consultants and architects/project managers to coordinate and assemble construction documents and specifications. Other responsibilities include graphic presentations/renderings overall accountability to others within your team, and being committed to something greater than yourself!

Requirements:

  • Min. three years of experience in commercial design, residential design, and project management.
  • Advanced level of competency with Revit is a must.
  • Competency in Adobe suite [Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design].
  • You must maintain the ability to have a good time, laugh at yourself as well as others.
  • Good organizational, time management and communication skills with clients & coworkers.

Licensure/Education:

Candidate for registration having completed required internships and received either a B-Arch/M-Arch from an NAAB accredited architectural school preferred.

Experienced Architect/Project Manager

Position:

Cathexes Architecture is looking for an experienced architectural professional to play a hand in leading the architectural discourse of this region.

Your responsibilities will include managing clients, consultants & internal support staff while working with other quality architects to take design ideas from conception through construction completion. Other responsibilities include project budgeting, scheduling, overall accountability for the project (that means you), and being committed to something greater than yourself!

Requirements:

  • Min. five years of experience in commercial design, residential design & project management with Revit is a must.
  • Competency in Adobe suite preferred [Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design].
  • You must maintain the ability to have a good time, laugh at yourself as well as others.
  • Good organizational, time management and communication skills with clients & coworkers.

Licensure/Education:

NCARB or NSBAIDRD licensed professional

OR

Candidate for registration having completed required internships and received either a B-Arch/M-Arch from an NAAB accredited architectural school.

Architect – Intern

Position:

Cathexes Architecture is looking for an entry level architectural intern to play a hand in leading the architectural discourse of this region. Your responsibilities include providing design, graphics, and construction documents support to architects/project managers while working with clients and consultants to take design ideas from conception through a construction documents phase for submittal. Other responsibilities include material research, office graphics, overall accountability to others within your team, and being committed to something greater than yourself!

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated min. three years of experience with Revit
  • Demonstrated competency in additional g software. [ex. Rhino/V-ray, Maya…]
  • Demonstrated advanced competency in Adobe suite [Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design, Premiere].
  • You must maintain the ability to have a good time, laugh at yourself as well as others.
  • Good organizational, time management and communication skills with clients & coworkers.

Licensure/Education:

Candidate for or currently enrolled in IDP and received either a B-Arch/M-Arch from an NAAB accredited architectural school.