Architectural Services, Engineering, Manufacturing and Production
Vertical Solutions, the nation’s leading climbing wall design and manufacturing company, is looking for an enthusiastic and skilled designer to work on large-scale indoor rock climbing gym projects. We are interested in designers that have an architectural background/education and we strongly prefer applicants to be existing climbers. This a great job for recent architect graduates or individuals who have architectural experience that are interested in using those skills to do something unique in a space they are already passionate about.
Create, edit, analyze and translate curves, surfaces and solids into functional, artistic climbing structures.
Prepare complex schematic drawing from rough sketches or oral instruction
Must be proficient in Rhino 3D, Sketchup, Adobe Suite, and Revit, with solid 3D modeling capabilities
~2 years climbing experience
Some knowledge of the principles and methods of surveying and inspecting sites and buildings preferred
High level of accountability and ability to effectively prioritize tasks
Strong time management skills with the ability to work independently or with a team
What we are looking for from you:
Ideal candidates should have most if not all of the qualifications listed above, as well as being confident problem solvers and critical thinkers. This is a job where your focus will be on individual projects that last from a couple weeks to multiple months and you will coordinate with management stakeholders, team members manufacturing and/or installing your designs, and occasionally clients. If you have structural engineering or construction experience, we would weigh that favorably as well.
What we provide you as an employer:
Perks include a free membership to The Front Climbing Club, pro-shop discounts, health care program, and excellent co-workers who share your love for climbing and the outdoors.
Most of our business is composed of outdoor enthusiasts, including climbers, mountain bikers, river rats, etc, that choose to take time off to travel and recreate. We absolutely encourage this lifestyle while working with us! Efficiency and productivity are our main priorities as a team, not just as individuals, so we expect our employees to make the most of your time here at work, as well as in your own personal lives. If you are simply looking for a job to match your lifestyle, by combing your skills and interests to design outside the box, and create large functional & architectural structures, then this could be a fantastic fit for you. To apply, send us your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vertical Solutions is a premier climbing wall designer, builder, and installer. We are climbers, gym owners, and entrepreneurs. At Vertical Solutions, we envision, design, construct, and operate climbing gyms. More than anyone else, we optimize form and function, reliability in service, quality of product, and operational success.