WORK AT C2 DESIGN GROUP

C2 Design Group offers a rewarding career path, a collaborative, close-knit work environment and the opportunity to take your expertise, talents and leadership qualities to the next level. As a small firm, we value the ability of our team members to take projects from design through to final completion, leading the client through the decision-making process every step of the way. We are all able to wear many "hats" in the office, which allows us to function efficiently, effectively and smoothly on a daily basis. Come join our team and take part in designing and shaping the Capital Regions future.

C2 has been named as one of the Albany Business Review Best Places to Work.

 

OPEN POSITIONS

Web/Graphic Designer
(Part Time to Full Time Position)

We are looking for a Web/Graphic Designer who will be responsible for creating websites for our company. Primary duties include conceptualizing and implementing creative ideas for internal and external websites, as well as creating visual elements that are in line with our established branding. There are also opportunities to create marketing campaigns and print collateral.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have excellent visual design skills and be proficient in graphic design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In Design and Adobe Dreamweaver and/or WordPress.

Responsibilities

  • Conceptualizing creative ideas.

  • Testing and improving the design of the website.

  • Following design guidelines, standards, and best practices.

  • Maintaining the appearance of websites by enforcing content standards.

  • Designing visual imagery for email campaigns and marketing collateral and ensuring that they are in line with brand.

  • Working with different content management systems.

  • Communicating design ideas using user flows, process flows, site maps and wireframes.

  • Incorporating functionalities and features into websites.

  • Designing sample pages including colors and fonts.

  • Preparing design plans and presenting the website structure.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field required, or equivalent combination of education and experience (minimum 2 years experience).

  • Proficiency in graphic design software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and other visual design tools.

  • Proficiency in front-end development web programming languages such as HTML and CSS, JQuery, and JavaScript,

  • Good understanding of content management systems.

  • Good understanding of search engine optimization principles.

  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues.

  • Excellent visual design skills.

  • Up-to-date experience with web protocols, standards, and technologies.

  • Excellent time management and communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple deadlines and shifting priorities.

  • Creative and open to new ideas.

Architectural Designer
(Full-Time Position)

C2 Design Group is currently seeking a talented Architectural Designer with a minimum of 1-3 years’ experience to join our Schenectady office. The qualified candidate will possess a desire to learn and grow with the firm. We design spaces where people live, work and play.

Responsibilities
The qualified candidate will follow direction from a Principal or Project Manager and assist project teams.

  • Assist with all phases of a project from schematic design to construction administration

  • Assist with production, documenting existing conditions, drafting and modeling

  • Assist with project and materials research

  • Prepare presentation materials and design boards

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Architecture degree

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience

  • Proficiency with Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD is required

  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and Sketchup is preferred

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Desire to learn and be part of a collaborative design team

  • Focused on IDP

 

Project Architect
(Full-Time Position)

C2 Design Group is currently seeking a talented Project Architect with a minimum of 7 years’ experience to join our Schenectady office. The qualified candidate will possess a desire to learn and grow with the firm. We design spaces where people live, work, and play.

Responsibilities
The qualified candidate will be capable of handling a diverse range of projects. The candidate will have the opportunity to serve as the firm’s design lead.

  • Design-oriented

  • Manage multiple projects of varying size

  • Ensure quality project deliverables while adhering to client budgets and schedules

  • Coordinate with / lead consultant teams

  • Maintain client relationships

  • Mentor staff while serving as a team builder and motivator

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Architecture degree

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience as a lead designer or project manager

  • Design, production and technical expertise through all phases of design

  • Creative and thoughtful design experience with a solid understanding of the built environment

  • Proficiency with Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD is required

  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and Sketchup is preferred

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to successfully mentor

  • Familiar with NYS Code and Specifications

Reasons To Join The C2 Team

C2 just celebrated our 10-year anniversary! We offer a rewarding career path, in a collaborative, fun and relaxed environment. Take your expertise, talents and leadership qualities to the next level while working on an exciting and diverse portfolio.

We just moved into a brand-new office that we designed! The new office features an open design studio, kitchen and coffee bar, huddle rooms for collaboration and parking is FREE. Competitive compensation packages include:

  • Compensation is commensurate with experience

  • Health and dental insurance

  • IRA retirement plan with employer match

  • Paid Time Off within first 6 months

    • Vacation/Personal/Sick Time – Total of 4 weeks

  • Friday Hours –7-hour workday in recognition of a healthy work/life/balance

  • Birthday – floating holiday

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Lunch and Learns

  • Opportunities to volunteer within the community

  • Company Events: happy hours, summer outings, and other team building activities

APPLY

If you are interested in employment with C2 Design Group, please submit a cover letter, resume and work samples to calder@c2-designgroup.com