Careers

Careers

It’s hard to believe that only 15 years ago Reztark was a one man studio started in a garage. We’ve seen a lot of changes since then, as we’ve grown into a fully integrated multi-disciplinary studio that continues to support our vision. Embracing our Midwestern roots, our Cincinnati office continues to be the heart of our organization while our offices in the Seattle and the Tampa Bay area allow us to better connect to our clients around the globe.

 

If you desire a nimble, dynamic work environment, we’re the place for you. We operate with a startup mentality. We seek to provide our clients with innovative and effective design solutions. We design and bring to realization, projects that span all disciplines, ranging in scale from retail fixtures to large mixed-use, and master planning developments. Please view open positions below.

PROJECT ARCHITECT

We are seeking a Project Architect with a minimum of 10 years of professional experience to work on ground-up low and mid-rise multi-family residential, retail, podium and/or mixed-use projects from planning through construction, being documented in Revit, for projects in the United States and Canada. Candidate will coordinate with consultants and in-house staff to provide solutions and details, create efficient Revit model documentation, review drawing sets for QC, and ensure production of deliverables by agreed upon timelines and budgets while reporting to a Project Manager. Ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a high degree of technical understanding of the architectural and construction process, being able to complete/oversee the design development and construction document phases as well as being knowledgeable of construction techniques. Candidate must be proficient using Revit in a professional setting to design and document as well as work independently, creating and manipulating the model. Candidate must be flexible and able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced collaborative environment.

 

Responsibilities under a Project Manager

  • Review shop drawings and samples with periodic direction
  • Develop responses to contractor questions, inquiries, RFI’s etc. with periodic direction
  • Prepare punch-lists and field observation reports with periodic supervision
  • Guide, instruct, and educate junior co-workers in architectural detailing, code compliance and documentation process
  • Detail and Redline documents to provide junior co-workers direction

 

The person we are looking for:

  • Quality driven, self-motivated, multi-tasker able to work toward multiple deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills with a proven track record of meeting deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Energetic team player with a positive attitude
  • Detail oriented with a commitment to design excellence, because you understand design matters
  • Experience working directly with clients through effective communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrates Leadership qualities
  • Able to resolve complex issues with innovative solutions

 

Required Skills and Education:

  • Bachelor or Master in Architecture
  • 10 years experience, post-graduation, in construction document preparation
  • Strong Technical Skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of building codes and systems
  • Comprehensive knowledge and ability to detail exterior and interior wall systems
  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction and construction technology
  • Revit and AutoCAD Proficiency
  • Proficiency in all design and documentation phases: Planning, Concept, SD, DD, CD, CA
  • Working experience with architectural and engineering proposals
  • Skilled management of internal design team staff and project consultants
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the USA
  • Candidate will work on site in our Cincinnati, Ohio office
  • Please no freelance or contractors

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • 3D Modeling (Rhino/SketchUp/Revit Concept Massing)
  • Experience with 3D printing
  • Experience with VR
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INTERIOR DESIGNER

We are seeking an innovative and well-rounded Interior Designer to help contribute to our growing team at Reztark Design Studio in Cincinnati, OH! Our interior designers are responsible for contributing to the entire design process from initial concept through design development, construction documentation and administration. We work across market sectors including mixed-use, retail, multi-family, restaurant, workplace and more. We embrace projects across all scales from ground up architecture and large indoor/outdoor environments to small boutique retail and restaurant experiences. Although each project is unique, at Reztark we strive to carry a common thread through our work –creating a strong sense of place through design that connects people together and fosters a sense of community.

 

The ideal candidate will have 3-6 years of professional interior design experience and be highly creative while also possessing a strong foundation of technical knowledge and a passion for documenting the details. As a small team, we seek candidates who are nimble multi-taskers and thrive in a fast-paced environment, balancing a variety of different projects at once. The role requires someone with great communication skills and a collaborative nature as daily coordination with architects, graphic designers, fabricators, and other specialists is key in bringing the vision to life. Material selection and specifications are an integral part of this role, so experience is required. We embrace technology to increase efficiency and creativity. The candidate must be proficient in the latest industry standard software programs.

 

Responsibilities under a supervisor

  • Take ownership of multiple projects, while supporting senior staff
  • Help create and establish an interior design vision for new projects
  • Translate the vision into a design concept through mood boards, sketches, floor plans, 3D models, elevations etc.
  • Confidently articulate the vision to colleagues and clients in design meetings, charettes and client presentations as directed
  • Take feedback and guidance from design directors, architects and graphic designers and integrate their point of view into the design, adapting the concept based on their input
  • Select materials and furniture that fit the design concept and meet the functional requirements and needs of the space.
  • Create high quality 3D renderings utilizing the latest software technologies
  • Document the design in the DD and CD phase in Revit by generating floor plans, elevations, millwork drawings and wall sections with guidance from design directors and the architecture team.
  • Create material schedules and furniture specifications
  • Design and document with an awareness of building codes and ADA requirements.
  • Take ownership of the documents and details throughout the construction process, ensuring the space is built according to the design vision.
  • Review shop drawings and construction documents for quality control, with guidance from senior staff
  • Collaborate with the architecture team to respond to contractor questions, inquiries, RFI’s etc. during the construction process.
  • Coordinate with reps to set up product updates and lunch and learns & help to keep the material library organized and updated
  • Attend site surveys, site visit walk-throughs and punch lists

 

The person we are looking for:

  • Quality driven, self- motivated, multi-tasker
  • Balanced left and right brain skillset – creative and artistic problem solver
  • Excited to work on new types of projects that blend interior design with multiple other disciplines i.e. architecture, graphics & industrial design.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented with a commitment to design excellence
  • Experience with communicating and presenting to clients is a plus
  • Desire to take ownership of projects
  • Collaborative team player

 

Required Skills and Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design
  • 3-6 years experience post-graduation
  • Basic knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology and architectural/interior material applications.
  • Basic knowledge of furniture, fixture and equipment (FF&E), lighting and signage, to carryout the design concept
  • Basic knowledge of building regulations, life safety codes and ADA requirements
  • Basic knowledge of the construction process as it relates to the drawings being produced
  • REVIT experience in a professional setting
  • Sketchup + Enscape proficiency to create high quality 3D renderings
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)

 

We would love to hear from you and learn more about your experience, passion, and interests!

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ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER

We are seeking an Architectural Designer with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience to work on a wide variety of project types and scales. These include but are not limited to ground-up mixed-use projects, low and mid-rise multi-family residential, retail and/or Master planning projects. The ideal candidate should possess a strong set of fundamental architectural skills and techniques to communicate and captivate the project concept and vision.

This individual should be, above all, creative and not afraid to share thoughts, ideas, and opinions on any given design problem regardless of type or scale. This individual should be excited to provide innovative and fresh ideas throughout the design process.

Candidate must be flexible and able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment. They should be proficient in all design programs (Sketchup, Rhino, Grasshopper, Adobe Creative Suite and Revit), and be able to work seamlessly through each program to deliver presentation quality drawings and images in a timely manner.

 

Responsibilities under a supervisor:

  • Participate in every phase of the research and design process, including site documentation, site analysis and conceptual analysis
  • Create and establish a vision for new projects with an ability to convey (visually and verbally) that vision to project staff
  • Ability to translate their vision into a constructible reality assimilating all components, systems, etc.
  • Participate and/or lead in material research and the coordination of project specifications
  • Represent the firm to clients and the public in a professional manner
  • Creative problem-solving skills with a keen ability to provide multiple solutions to given problem
  • Ability to keep team focused from initial presentation to full delivery of service

 

The person we are looking for is:

  • Quality driven, self motivated, multi-tasker
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Detail oriented with a commitment to design excellence
  • Experience communication and presenting to clients
  • Proven leader who is willing and able to coach less experienced staff as needed
  • Experience with marketing and business development efforts
  • Experience working directly with clients
  • Motivated to continuously learn and grow as a designer
  • Master Planning on large mixed-use developments a plus

 

Required Skills and Education:

  • Bachelor or Master in Architecture
  • 5-10 years experience post graduation
  • Strong Technical Skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of building codes and systems
  • Comprehensive knowledge and ability to detail exterior and interior wall systems
  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction and construction technology
  • Proficient in Revit, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino, and AutoCAD
  • Proficient in all design phases (SD, DD, CD) and design and construction document coordination
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the USA
  • Candidate will work on site in our Cincinnati, Ohio office
  • Please no freelance or contractors
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

We are seeking a Graphic Designer with a minimum of 3-5 years professional experience working in wide range of design disciplines, ranging from brand strategy to environmental graphic design. The ideal candidate can demonstrate an understanding of the built environment and can hit the ground running on projects in the retail and mixed-use sectors. Reztark is a fast-paced work environment where junior designers are expected to wear a lot of hats and be flexible while working as part of the team. This position is an excellent opportunity for a budding designer to hone existing skills, while developing many new ones. We look forward to meeting with you, you talented go-getter, you.

 

Responsibilities under a Supervisor

  • Play an active role in the front-end design process
  • Assist and support senior designers
  • Take ownership of project responsibilities, be accountable for assigned deliverables, act independently as needed and meet deadlines
  • Organize proposal packages and design presentation
  • Coordinate production of graphic assets
  • Willingness to be an active member of a collaborative and creative team

 

The person we are looking for:

  • Quality driven, self-motivated, multi-tasker
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Energetic team player with a positive attitude
  • Detail oriented with a commitment to design excellence
  • Experience communicating and presenting to clients
  • Experience with marketing and business development efforts a plus
  • Experience working directly with clients a plus

 

Required Skills and Education:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • 3-5 years experience post graduation
  • Strong technical skills in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
  • Conceptual thinking skills, including ability to present design concepts to others
  • Working knowledge of CADtools
  • Working knowledge of SketchUp
  • Working knowledge of design detailing, production, and fabrication process/technique
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Premier, After Effects, and/or Cinema 4D skills a plus
  • Web development program knowledge — HTML/CSS skills a plus
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the USA
  • Candidate will work on site in our Cincinnati, Ohio office
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