The Architect is responsible for supporting the growth and success of Craft architecture + interiors by working collaboratively with the Principal Architect of Craft, homeowners and Tongue and Groove personnel to provide world class service and produce world class designs consistent with the goals and aspirations of the homeowner and the unique luxury approach that serves as the hallmark of our brands.


  • Participating in initial sales meetings with prospective clients to explore their goals and aspirations, explain CRAFTs unique luxury approach to home design and ensure they understand what makes Tongue and Groove unique in the market.
  • Working collaboratively with the Owner and the Interior Designer to develop architectural programs and homeowner presentations to support all phases of CRAFT’s design process.
  • Creating schematic drawings, design development drawings and construction plans and working closely with the homeowners and the Interior Designer on making revisions and updates, as necessary, to meet the needs of the homeowner and unique site conditions.
  • Securing written homeowner approval for all phases of the design process and keeping the owner and Operations Manager abreast of project status to ensure timely execution of and billing for CRAFT design services.
  • In collaboration with the Owner and Interior Designer, as appropriate, preparing client presentations for all design related client/homeowner meetings, including but not limited to the Pre-design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Document and Final Budget meetings.
  • Working collaboratively with the Owner, Interior Designer and Operations Manager to ensure proper execution of all contract deliverables outlined in CRAFT’s Design Proposals.
  • When appropriate, prepare preliminary submittals to the homeowner’s association (HOA), making reasonable accommodations requested by the HOA and preparing the final submittal to the HOA.
  • Working collaboratively with the Owner, Surveyors, Engineering Consultants, to prepare “permit” sets of plans to various government entities like the State, County and City.
  • Preparing construction plans, engaging job specific contractors to address unique details and conditions related to constructability.
  • Working closely with the 3-D rendering team to ensure the rendering captures the essence of the design.
  • When construction begins, providing project oversight and support to the project team to ensure the residence is built in compliance with the plans and specifications approved by the homeowner.

Education, Experience and Core Competencies:

  • 5 Year Master of Architecture Degree from an accredited University. Licensed Architect in the State of North Carolina preferred.  5-years’ experience in the luxury residential home design and construction sector.
  • Naturally creative, detailed, crisp hand drafting skills, artistic sketching skills of various subjects outside of architecture.
  • Proven track record of working well in a collaborative “team” environment. We achieve better results collectively.
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, ownership mindset.
  • Proficiency with Revit,Auto Cad, Sketchup and Bluebeam.
  • Strong organizational skills and client relationship skills.
  • Proven track record in the design of luxury/world class designs.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Professional and proactive work ethic.

Our Company Mission and Beliefs:

At CRAFT architecture + interiors, we hold our mission and beliefs dear to our hearts:

Mission: We imagine with our clients. We build for our clients. Our clients can live life without regrets.

Brand Promise: Never compromise quality or coolness.

Warrior’s Spirit: We work hard with urgency, desire to be the best, and always make the numbers.

Servant’s Heart: Have a humble heart with everything you do, follow the “Golden Rule,” serve the client to your best capability.

Fun-Loving Attitude: We celebrate successes as a team, enjoy the work you do and those you work with, don’t take yourself too seriously.

Exceptional Communication: Knowing what to say and what not to say, receiving and giving feedback freely, responding with calm, care, and creativity.

Company Benefits:

At Tongue & Groove, we value our team members and offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off for vacation and personal days


Workdays are Monday to Friday, in the office, ensuring a healthy work-life balance. We believe in providing a professional and supportive work environment where you can thrive and grow in your career.

Application Process: All Applicants must take the Predictive Index Behavioral Assessment and the Cognitive Assessment. Both assessments must be completed to be considered for employment. Thank you.

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