Careers

DREAM Collaborative is hiring!

We offer competitive salaries, benefits, and a positive work environment that values diversity, collaboration, and excellent design. Our office is easy to access via the Green Line (Symphony) or the Orange (Mass Ave). Christian Science Center parking garage is directly across the street.

We are currently seeking highly-motivated, experienced professionals for the following positions:

 

PROJECT ARCHITECT

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Project Architect to generate compelling and relevant design concepts for various project types. You will manage the design progress for multiple projects through all phases from inception through construction documents.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic and inspired professional who is passionate about good design. They should be extremely organized and detail-oriented, skilled in the latest industry design software, and possess strong communication skills. The candidate should also be comfortable mentoring junior staff and enthusiastic about playing a key role in shaping the future of our firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Translate the design vision and project scope into exceptional design concepts utilizing the latest software
  • Provide leadership for project design staff to meet milestones from concept to CDs for both ground-up and renovation projects
  • Prepare for and participate in presentations for client meetings, public approvals, and new business development.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred and 7+ years of experience
  • Current Massachusetts architectural registration
  • Solid understanding of ADA, MAAB, FHA and other applicable Codes
  • Construction administration experience and knowledge of construction methods
  • Proficient in Revit Modeling, AutoCAD drafting skills, SketchUp, Adobe CC,  and Microsoft Office Suite is required
  • Excellent people skills and positive attitude
  • Chapter 149A experience / public work experience a plus
  • Urban redevelopment experience a plus
  • LEED Accreditation a plus
  • Some travel may be required

JOB CAPTAIN

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a resourceful Job Captain with a keen eye for detail and an exceptional work ethic to add to our growing team. The Job Captain will play a key role in the design team, generating compelling, innovative, and relevant design concepts for all project types.

 Responsibilities:

  • Participate in design activities of multiple projects from concept to development of detailed design ideas to construction documents, including coordination
  • Participate in programming, space planning, and selection of interior finishes and furniture
  • Prepare graphics and presentation materials for public approvals and client meetings

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor in Architecture required, Masters degree preferred
  • Current or in-process MA architectural registration preferred
  • Experience with both ground-up and renovation construction projects
  • Solid understanding of ADA, MAAB, FHA and other applicable Codes
  • Strong construction administration experience and knowledge of construction methods
  • Proficient in Revit Modeling, AutoCAD drafting skills, SketchUp, Adobe CC, and Microsoft Office Suite is required
  • LEED Accreditation a plus
  • Strong graphic design sensibility and technical proficiency a plus
HOW TO APPLY

Submit your resume, cover letter, and work samples to [email protected]. Please reference the job opening you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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