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Job Opportunities

Updated June 8, 2017

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Smith & Vansant Architects PC

Smith & Vansant Architects PC is looking for a Junior Architect or a Senior Architect to join our firm. We are a small, friendly, design-oriented firm located in the Upper Valley of Vermont on the border with New Hampshire (near Dartmouth College). Our practice focuses on highly customized residential work as well as institutional, commercial, and community projects. We work in a variety of styles spanning from clean, contemporary design to traditional detailing that speaks to our local historic context.

We are looking for an individual with a strong design sensibility, ideally comfortable working in a range of architectural styles, who enjoys a collaborative design process and can contribute to a project from conceptual design to construction administration. Finding a good personality match with our small firm is very important to us. We are focused on producing beautiful, thoughtful and responsible work, but also value our time outside of the office hiking, gardening, swimming, skiing and generally taking advantage of our beautiful environment with our families.


  • Junior Architect: 1-5 years OR Senior Architect: 5-10 years experience in architecture
  • Professional degree in architecture from an accredited institution (M. Arch preferred) 
  • Experience in high-end residential design
  • Experience in commercial/institutional design
  • Construction documentation/detailing experience
  • Excellent communication (written & interpersonal) and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with CAD 2D drafting required (Vectorworks is a plus)
  • Interest/knowledge of sustainable practices & theory (LEED Accreditation is a plus)
  • Ability to work on/manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in Sketch-up, energy modeling and/or Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
  • Experience with ADA, building codes, routine structural design is a plus
  • Freehand sketching ability is highly valued


  • Please send a cover letter with resume and work samples attached as PDFs, to
  • Please no telephone calls or unsolicited visits. We will be in touch with those whom we are interested in interviewing. Thanks for your interest.

Smith & Vansant Architects PC is an equal opportunity employer.
Compensation includes health insurance, health savings, and 401(k) plans; vacation and personal days. (posted June 8, 2017)

Market Square Architects, Portsmouth, NH

Position: Project Manager / Job Captain
Employment: Full Time
Experience Level: 1-5 years
Location: Portsmouth, NH

Are you interested in joining the most exciting new architecture firm in the Seacoast region?  Market Square Architects is hiring in Portsmouth!  We are currently looking for a junior project manager/ job captain who will be a key contributor for production and technical detailing on both commercial and residential projects and add value to our collaborative design process.  We are looking for a self-starter who is willing to learn and grow with us.  A positive attitude and ability to work in a team environment are a must. Proficiency with REVIT is essential and experience with Photoshop is highly desirable.  Market Square Architects is a fun, young and exciting office, with a primary focus to provide great value to our clients and make a positive impact on the built environment.  We are active in the healthcare, commercial office, multi-family, hospitality and custom residential markets.

If you fit these criteria and have 1 to 5 years’ experience and a professional degree in Architecture, please send resume, cover letter, and portfolio of no more than three pages to  No calls please.  (posted 5/18/17)

WINTER HOLBEN architecture + design


WINTER HOLBEN architecture + design is a multidisciplinary architecture and design studio located in the heart of the Kittery Foreside. Our award-winning firm is growing and we are currently looking for an intern and/or an architectural designer/draftsperson to join our team. We offer an opportunity to work in a great environment and on a variety of exciting projects with an opportunity for career growth in the future.


  *   creativity, design thinking and collaboration with other design disciplines

  *   work with Principal Architect to develop designs and construction documents

  *   working knowledge of traditional drafting methods

  *   coordinate with builders to establish requirements and understand design concepts

Required Skills: Design, AutoCAD Architecture, Sketchup, Construction Drawings

Company Description:

We are a multidisciplinary studio tapping into over 30 years of collective experience, technical knowledge and strategic thinking. We believe in the value of a well-designed experience in the built environment that ultimately engages and delights visitors, shoppers, employees and owners. Our high quality, high functioning work is inspired by the constant cross-pollination of ideas in our studio and close collaboration with our clients

(posted 5/12/17)

State of New Hampshire, Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Facilities & Asset Management has a full time vacancy for Project Manager Supervisor.  

Supervise and manage the planning and design for all of Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) building and district office spaces under the direction of the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management's (BFAM) Administrator. Manage the relationships with users, staff, vendors and contractors to provide improvements to spaces occupied by DHHS. 

Full description

For further information please contact Andrew O'Sullivan, Administrator, (603) 271-9508 
(posted 5/10/17)


Christopher P Williams Architects

Live in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire and grow with an innovative, design oriented firm!  Our award-winning, 33-year-old firm is focused on high end residential, municipal and institutional projects.  Work includes high performance and environmentally sensitive buildings and significant historic preservation projects.  We are seeking a registered architect with 10-15 years of experience with a comprehensive range of capabilities.  In addition to design creativity, the applicant should have proven administrative skills in contract and RFP/RFQ solicitations, all aspects of project management (including in-house Quality Control Practices), communication skills and proficiency with AutoCAD Architectural Desktop, Revit, and MS Office.  Experience working with state and local government agencies a plus.  LEED certification desirable.  Please send resume, work samples and contact information to or Christopher P Williams Architects, PO Box 703, Meredith, NH  03253.  Email attachments in PDF please.  Website:  (posted 4/14/17)

TMS Architects

TMS Architects is seeking an energetic Architectural Draftsperson with Revit experience. TMS Architects is a well-established architectural firm located in the heart of Portsmouth, NH and has been serving the Seacoast and surrounding areas for over three decades.


The Architectural Draftsperson’s role is to assist the project manager with construction drawings including the following tasks:

Develop floor plans
Exterior elevations
Building sections
Construction details


One year +/- of CAD experience in Revit
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions
Strong work ethic and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Drafting skills and proficiency with computer-aided design (CAD)
Detail oriented
Organizational and planning skills, including the ability to juggle multiple tasks


Full-time, salaried position and top notch benefits program including generous 401(k) match, profit sharing, vacation time, sick time, paid holidays.


To apply email a copy of your resume and cover letter as well as any portfolio materials to
(posted 4/6/17) 


Dennis Mires PA, The Architects

Dennis Mires PA, The Architects is a well-established award winning design firm in Manchester, NH with a position available for an Architect with 10 years experience. We are seeking an experienced Architect with strong design skills, the ability to work with others, and manage projects through all phases of development. A familiarity with ArchiCad would be a plus, we are a Mac platform office, with knowledge of the requisite presentation software a requirement. Candidates should have excellent written and verbal communication, time management skills, knowledge of building codes and construction types, and the ability to work independently, with a team or directly with clients. If you are interested in joining a design team that has served New Hampshire since 1980 please send a cover letter and resume to (posted 3/24/17)

Banwell Architects

Architectural Firm located in downtown Lebanon, NH and Quechee, VT seeking talented and energetic licensed (preferably) architect and architectural intern with experience with Revit to work primarily in the NH office. With a focus on developing energy efficient and sustainable facilities, we service a variety of clientele throughout New England including commercial, colleges and universities, ski resorts, public and private schools, multi-housing, and biomass heating facilities. This is an excellent opportunity for an independent and organized individual to gain experience in all aspects of architecture, interior design, planning, construction documentation, and construction administration in and around the New England area. Candidates must have an architecture degree and a minimum of 5-years of professional experience in an architecture office. Experience producing construction documents in a fast paced environment under extremely tight deadlines is critical. In addition to being motivated and responsible, candidates must demonstrate excellent digital skills. Proficiency with the following is must: Revit.  Other skills that are beneficial include: AutoCAD, Google Sketchup, Photoshop, Illustrator and 3D modeling software. Please email your résumé to Jennifer Darling ( (posted 3/21/17)





Positions Sought


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