Architectural Designer I

Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Oct 3 '17Posted on:

Perkins Eastman is an international planning, design and consulting firm that was founded in 1981. Headquartered in NYC, the firm has a professional staff of approximately 1000 made up of architects, interior designers, planners, urban designers, landscape architects and graphic designers.

We are seeking a dedicated, passionate team member with strong individual design and problem solving skills for immediate opportunities as an Architectural Designer. This position requires the candidates to support project team leaders and produce presentations suitable for the Perkins Eastman team and client.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Project Manager responsible for the individual project, the Architectural Designer I will be responsible for assisting in Master Planning, Site Planning and Building Design utilizing, 3D Modeling.
  • Prepare program and schematic proposal, project layouts and develop designs in 3D using Revit or other 3D modeling software for client review/approval.
  • Perform design computations, specifications, compiles data, and elementary architectural assignments. 
  • Assist with preparation of construction drawings and construction detailing for contractors.
  • Review building codes to assure that design complies with the minimum legal standards.
  • Assist in the constructions administration phase by reviewing shop drawings and creating a master log of the project submittals.
  • Prepare finish material sample boards, physical models and graphic presentations for client approval.
  • Assists the design team on projects from the Pre-Schematic Phase through Construction Documents.

 Key Skills:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Architecture
  • Minimum 1 to 5 years of experience required (Healthcare experience a plus, not required)
  • Ability to develop, communicate and present design concepts to their team.
  • Strong communication skills and excellent graphic presentation skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.
  • Proficiency with Revit, Sketch-Up and Adobe Creative Suite is required. Rhino and other related design software is a plus.

If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, send your cover letter, resume, portfolio and salary history as one file ( Adobe PDF preferred but Word is acceptable) to with “Architectural Designer I  – Palo Alto Construction Site - Your Name” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Perkins Eastman is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a participant in the Federal E-Verify program. EOE/M/F/D/V

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