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Ghafari Architect in Istanbul, Turkey


General Summary:

The Architect, with some supervision from the Lead of Architecture, assists in the development of the design work; leads in the production of technical drawings and specifications; coordinates the related work of the other disciplines; and assumes in-house construction administration duties on projects of moderate size and complexity.

Essential Job Functions:

Has the ability to coordinate and run small to moderate scale projects with some complexity.

  • Establish the factual parameters of the design work (e.g., code, site restrictions, budget, and schedule restraints); identify building systems options and related performance and cost criteria; assist in the presentation of design documents.

  • Assume primary responsibility for the daily activities of the architectural project, progress of the work and technical quality of the Construction Documents (drawings and specifications).

  • Provide mentorship and embrace opportunities for learning with less experienced staff throughout the course of the project.

  • Accurately produces schematic design, design development and construction documents. Proficient at architectural graphic standards and construction drawing set organization and development.

  • Initiate and orchestrate the work of the entire project team (the various engineering and interiors disciplines, and other consultants), and facilitate the timely exchange of information between all project team members.

  • Assume responsibility for the coordination of all disciplines, documents, and for insuring that quality control procedures are enforced.

  • Perform all in-house construction administration duties: respond to RFI’s, review and approve shop drawings, issue bulletins, etc.; assist in providing field-representation services (at the request of the Project Manager).

  • Possess/demonstrates thorough knowledge of company standards. Help maintain and improve office architectural standards, details and production tools.

  • Proficient with Revit project set-up and workset/model management in accordance with company standards.

  • Possess/demonstrates the ability/willingness to accept constructive feedback and mentorship from colleagues to enhance professional development.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Architectural Engineering; Master’s preferred.


  • 5+ years related architecture experience.


  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Teams

  • Familiar with BIM360.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication in both English and Turkish .

  • Knowledgeable with architectural presentation tecniques, rendering is preferred.

A portfolio will be requested in PDF format if selected as a candidate. Portfolios can be uploaded with your resume if the space will allow for it when applying.

Please apply with your resume in English.


Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. For nearly forty years, we have taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Our full-service, in-house team works together to meet the unique demands of each project. Working side by side, market experts and discipline leaders exchange insights to uncover new opportunities for efficiency. This rigorous collaboration allows us to bridge smart design with precise functionality.

Ghafari was founded on the promise of technological innovation. Today, we are recognized as a pioneer in adopting and standardizing the latest advancements in our field. We aim to remain at the forefront of our industry and create ever-smarter spaces that help clients navigate new demands within their field.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

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Job ID 2022-1666

Job Location TR-Istanbul

Category Architecture