Careers

Reasons To Join The C2 Team

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 moved into a brand-new office that we designed in 2019! The office features an open design studio, kitchen and coffee bar, huddle rooms for collaboration and parking is FREE. Our competitive compensation package includes:

  • Compensation is commensurate with experience
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Health Savings Accounts for eligible plans
  • IRA retirement plan with employer match
  • 4 weeks of Paid Time Off
  • Fridays – 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

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Architectural Designer

Full-time Position

C2 Design Group is currently seeking a talented Architectural Designer with a minimum of 5 years of experience to join our Schenectady office. The qualified candidate will follow directions from a principal or project manager and assist project teams.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with all phases of a project from schematic design to construction administration
  • Assist with field measurements, documenting existing building conditions to draft/model base plans
  • Perform architectural assignments including preparation of plans, elevations, sections, details and schedules
  • Assist with project and materials research
  • Prepare presentation materials and design boards
  • Attend in-house team meetings
  • Adheres to and implements firm contract documentation procedures and standards

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Architecture degree
  • Minimum of 3-5 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 – started documenting progress and is working toward meeting core competencies. May be in the process of completing applicable sections of the ARE

Architectural Visualizer / Designer

Full-time Position

C2 Design Group is currently seeking a talented Architectural Visualizer/Designer with a minimum of 2-5 years of experience to join our Schenectady office. The qualified candidate will follow direction from a principal or project manager and assist project teams.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Client(s) and Design Team to plan the rendering process and provide exceptional interior/exterior illustrations and animations
  • Responsible for creating visual illustrations that communicate designs and promotes C2's Brand effectively
  • Responsible for creating exceptional illustrations and animations typically used in sales offices and marketing materials
  • Creates Revit and 3DS Max models used for the approval of views and final renderings
  • Interfaces with other in and out of house Illustrators, to remain informed and to share talents and skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with Owners, Architects and Interior Designers to produce exceptional visual renderings and animations
  • Supports and interfaces with Design Team to assure an accurate representation of the approved design
  • Can create Families of required components within the illustrations
  • Assist with all phases of a project from schematic design to construction administration
  • Assist with field measurements, documenting existing building conditions to draft/model base plans
  • Perform architectural assignments including preparation of plans, elevations, sections, details and schedules
  • Assist with project and materials research
  • Prepare presentation materials and design boards
  • Attend in-house team meetings
  • Adheres to and implements firm contract documentation procedures and standards

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Architecture degree
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience as an illustrator in or associated with an architectural/interior design firm is required
  • Possess a high level of expertise, knowledge, and thorough understanding of current industry rendering software including but not limited to: 3DS Max, V-Ray, Lumion, Modeling of FFE, Animation, Octane, Revit, Photoshop, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator and Un-Real Engine
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to learn and be part of a collaborative design team
  • Focused on IDP – started documenting progress and is working toward meeting core competencies. May be in the process of completing applicable sections of the ARE

Project Manager

Full-time Position

C2 Design Group is currently seeking a talented Project Manager with a minimum of 7-10 years of experience to join our Schenectady office. 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.

Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, and manages the work of the project team
  • Mentor staff while serving as a team builder and motivator
  • Manage multiple projects of varying types
  • Provide technical advice and troubleshoots complex issues
  • Provides ongoing communication through team meetings and presentations
  • Ensure quality project deliverables while adhering to client budgets and schedules
  • Coordinate with and lead consultant teams and other disciplines to ensure project details are executed, including technical issues and project information
  • Review documents for compliance with building and ADA codes
  • Adheres to and implements firm contract documentation procedures and standards.
  • Responsible for managing project budget, work plans, consultants, and schedule
  • Develops detailed project schedule and communicates key deliverable dates to project team
  • Maintain client relationships
  • Keep the client informed of project progress on a regular basis
  • Participates in selected marketing/business development opportunities

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Architecture degree
  • Applicants must possess a minimum of 7-10 years of experience as a lead designer or project manager in all phases of projects through post-occupancy
  • 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
  • Adheres to and implements firm contract documentation procedures and standards

Senior Interior Designer

Full-time Position

C2 Design Group is looking for a Senior Interior Designer with 6-10 years who is experienced in leading all aspects of the design process from ideation to implementation guiding clients to innovative and successful outcomes. The Senior Interior Designer will work closely with the principal and clients, direct a talented team, and mentor designers as part of the process.

  • Responsible for leading all phases of the design process with a high level of proficiency, expertise, and creativity while adhering to firm and project goals and standards of excellence in design and execution.
  • Initiates and creates detailed design concepts with ability to develop functional requirements and project-design criteria.
  • Exhibits understanding and leadership in the architectural design process and integration of standalone interiors projects and design concepts.
  • Leads interior design efforts and project teams including design direction and client engagement.
  • Uses graphic storytelling to advance the project delivery and scope.
  • Participates in marketing efforts, leads design presentations to prospective clients, and develops successful client relationships.
  • Prepares client presentation packages, external publications, and award submissions.
  • Reviews work for accuracy, omissions, legibility, and for document compliance in accordance with the Project Delivery Manual.
  • Leads collaborative teams in design reviews and charettes.
  • Demonstrates strong and effective communication and direction which inspires high team performance and design ideas.
  • Mentors staff.
  • Accountable for effective coordination with clients, partners, and consultants throughout the entire project. Prepare presentation materials and design boards.
  • Attend in-house team meetings.
  • Adheres to and implements firm contract documentation procedures and standards.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Interior Design degree
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience
  • Proficiency with Autodesk Revit is required
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Sketchup is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Desire to be part of a collaborative design team
  • Knowledgeable of Building codes and guidelines as applicable
  • Performed programming, planning, and site analysis
  • Developed preliminary design studies
  • Developed Contract Documents.
  • Performed Field Observations & Measurements

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Equal Employment Opportunity

C2 is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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