Senior Facade Designer

Western Building Group (WBG), an architectural sheet metal fabrication and installation specialty contractor, is looking for a full-time Senior Facade Designer for our Mesa, Arizona office. WBG is a well-established, rapidly growing company based in Mesa, AZ. This position is eligible for health, dental, and vision benefits on the 1st of the month after 30 days of employment, paid time off, a generous 401k match, and the most unbeatable team of co-workers you’ll find anywhere. Employee cost of benefits is some of the lowest in the industry!!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Senior Façade Designer will participate in the pre-construction design of complex roof and wall panel system fabrication and installation projects. Create proprietary parametric scripts utilizing Grasshopper and Rhino software internally modified on a project basis which will be used as the foundation for the fabrication of wall panel systems, nesting of material to reduce waste, and which will serve as the model for installation in either, or both 2-D and 3-D. Create production data through the use of Grasshopper and Rhino software, which will be used to create laser scanned point-cloud models that can be directly produced by digital fabrication tools such as a CNC machine. Work with licensed architects to create and document design projects including complicated parametric designed projects. Develop workflows and protocols for the exchange of data between international offices. Prepare shop drawings, fabrication drawings, bills of quantities, and method statements. Prepare structural, thermal, acoustic calculations analysis, and facilitate BIM modelling requirements for roof and wall systems. Manage relationships with clients, architects, and relevant organizations in respect of drafting, design and installation matters. Oversee, monitor, and train drafters in the preparation and submission of shop drawings in either 2-D or 3-D, including changes and revisions to reflect amended site requirements. Provide guidance to Design Engineers and outsourcing Design Companies in developing design solutions and preparing suitable presentation drawings and details. Liaise with suppliers and provide input in finalizing details to accommodate site conditions.

Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Architectural Studies/Architectural Design & 2 years of experience utilizing Grasshopper and Rhino software for 3-D designing and documenting fabrication for largescale construction projects. Position is that of a façade designer and does not require Architect licensure.
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Additional Information:
Drug-free workplace
This position is not eligible for remote work
Work Location:
  • One location
Work Remotely
  • No