Elevate Design + Build is an award winning, dynamic, and ambitious residential construction company in Lee’s Summit, MO. We have a thriving culture that is truly at the heart of our success. Just like oxygen masks on an airplane, we put our team first by creating a positive + fun + progressive work environment. Providing an elevated home building experience that we are committed to, takes talent and drive to be the best. There are plenty of pluses to working with us! We offer growth opportunities + continuing education + health, vision and dental benefits + PTO, Paid Holidays, and a matched Simple IRA.


Lead Architect

Objective: The Lead Architect performs all phases of architectural work including planning and design. You will be involved in each project from earliest stages through completion. You will work closely with leadership, surveyors, and city officials to start each project. You are ultimately responsible for ensuring each plan is a high quality, safe, functional and innovative design that meets IRC 2018 codes.

Essential Responsibilities:

Make plan modifications and adjustments that meet IRC codes and City codes.

Lead in the design of new plans as needed, ensuring each one meets IRC codes.

Consider the location of mechanical systems and how those systems affect building operations.

Create renderings for each plan.

Develop new Revit Families content.

Create presentations for developments and client meetings.

Create new and maintain master plans for all projects with lighting plan, trim details, and cabinet drawing.

Ensure each plan is safe and functional.

Work within construction management software to share plan documents.

Document specs and selections for each master plan and ensure all info coordinates.

Attend and contribute to weekly starts meeting.

Work with Permitting Coordinator to submit plans to City per the specific requirements of each city.

Qualifications / Skills

Residential experience is preferred

Proficient in Revit Family creation and model manipulation

Personal Drive for problem solving

Excellent attention to detail

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

This position is ideally suited for an experienced architect looking to improve the construction process and wanting to partner with a creative team of entrepreneurs.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $70,000.00 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Lees Summit, MO 64081: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Sketchup: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Revit: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: In person


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