Design
Austin

Freelance Architectural Designer II

Why join frog?

Joining frog means you’ll be joining the “pond,” a global network of studios, each with a thriving in-person and vibrant virtual culture. frogs are curious, collaborative, and courageous, united by our passion for improving the human experience through design, while each bringing our unique and diverse skills and experiences to the table. We draw on our global reach and local knowledge to solve complex problems and design innovative, sustainable solutions that touch hearts and move markets. frogs prize humour, positivity, and community just as highly as performance and outcomes. Our culture is open, flexible, inclusive, and engaging. Working at frog means being empowered to Make Your Mark on every project, in your studio, your community—and the world at large.

Join us to do the best work of your life. 

At frog we are united by our shared passion for outcomes that transform the human experience. We accomplish these outcomes by taking on complex challenges, big asks, and things that have never been done before. We look beyond point solutions and apply design to the creation of new strategies, systems, and—in some cases—entirely new businesses. We know that takes all types of people. We believe that diverse backgrounds and experiences creates a stronger frog. 

Our work is transformational because our people are extraordinary. frogs are analytical and artistic, conservative and unconventional, technical and whimsical. We look for hybrid talents and build teams around divergent expertise, which allows us to solve problems and uncover opportunities in unique ways. frogs are some of the best talent in the world, and together we advance the human experience through design.   

The Position: Freelance Architectural Designer II

We are looking for a new type of Architectural Designer who is up for the challenge of their life --- imagining new realities and creating break-through experiences. This individual is excited about playing at the intersection of digital, physical and environmental design while possessing a broad attitude and deep hunger for crafting a truly transformational experience. 

One that handles the conceptualization and development of new products including creating aspects of environment, form, aesthetics, physical and psychological interfaces between users and productsMay contribute to and work within project criteria established by other business functions. Determines materials, construction, mechanisms, shape, color, surface finish, manufacturing processes and packaging in cooperation with other business functions involved in the new experience development process.  Must create the documentation necessary to convey the design solution to management or other business functions through renderings, models, mechanical drawings, and written reports. 

The Contribution: 

  • Active participation in design research, behavioral analysis, synthesis and generation of user-centered insights 
  • Strong ideation skills, lateral thinking and a solution based user experience perspective 
  • Highly supportive role in assisting project leadership and team during idea development ideas 
  • Supports in execution of both design and technical aspects of a project
  • Strong interest in the convergent creative disciplines represented at frog 
  • Ability to share the sand-box and build the best castle 
  • Responsible for the production of the work and deliverables 

You Are: 

Someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point. You bring to the organization the following competencies; 

  • Have B.ArchM.Arch or MFA 
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in architecture, environmental design, visual design or interaction design CREATIVITY represented in a STELLAR portfolio  
  • Aspire to a broader mindset about design, research, multidisciplinary and human-centered approach as the foundation for architecture  
  • Strong skills using industry standard software and tools including AutoCAD and / or REVIT, 3DStudio Max, Rhino, Sketch-up, Unity, Adobe Creative Suite, Keynote, FCPX / Premier Pro, VR / AR, Pencil and paper, Painting and other media, model making 
  • Huge desire for individuality and point of view surrounding design. 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, proficiency in another language is an asset 

Qualified candidates must include an online or PDF portfolio with their application. 

Equal Opportunities at frog

frog is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

frog is a global business with teams working across the world. To help us process your application, please ensure that your application documents (CV, cover letter, portfolio, etc.) are all in English.