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Architecture Associate

  • Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
  • FullTime
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About Bedrock

Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in innovative city building strategies. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested and committed more than $7.5 billion to acquire, develop and operate more than 140 properties in Detroit and Cleveland with landmark developments at the Hudson’s Site, Book Tower, City Modern, Tower City Center and the May Company Building.

Bedrock’s projects include new construction, adaptive reuse and a portfolio totaling more than 21 million square feet of office, retail, residential, industrial, hospitality and parking.

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Job Overview

As an Architecture Associate at Bedrock, you will be responsible for creating, reviewing, and coordinating a wide variety of architectural content. The candidate should possess high levels of creativity, the ability to multi-task and work collaboratively across all teams at Bedrock. Exceptional graphic and verbal communication skills are highly desired, as the candidate will be consistently producing and presenting architectural solutions to the team.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with Development Team on one or more development projects including ground-up and adaptive reuse residential, office, hospitality, retail, parking, and mixed-use buildings

  • Provide architecture and design review, guidance, and oversight to ensure each project supports stated goals and objectives

  • Support the creation of cohesive and comprehensive architectural solutions through graphical, written, and verbal means

  • Generate project presentations and documents

  • Comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex business documents, data, and financial information into graphic narratives appropriate to different audiences

  • Anticipate project-specific requirements and respond with appropriate architectural solutions

  • Implement workflow, process, and quality control metrics for completing complex projects on time, with consistently exceptional results

  • Collaborate closely with other Bedrock teams, including Leasing, Marketing, and Property Management

  • Coordinate and present project updates to Architecture leadership for review and direction

  • Provide guidance to Architecture and Design Intern team members

  • Track architecture and design trends and disseminate information to teams and apply to projects as appropriate

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master of Architecture or Bachelor of Architecture degree required.

  • Approximately 1-3 years of relevant experience

  • Understand and support all phases of the architecture design process with great design, graphics, text, research, drawing, and rendering skills

  • Working towards professional certification such as NCARB AXP preferred

  • Software Skills should include competency in:

  • 3d modeling

  • Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Project management tools, such as Trello and Bluebeam

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and may be modified periodically.


This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities performed by persons assigned to this classification. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor or manager to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. All principal duties and responsibilities of this position are essential functions of the position. Job descriptions are reviewed on a regular basis and may be revised at any time. Revisions will be communicated to employees within the classification. This job description does not constitute a contract of employment; therefore, the company may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.

Bedrock is an equal-opportunity employer.

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