Project Architect III

Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman Employer:
Washington, DC, USLocation:
Tue, Oct 30 '18Posted on:

Perkins Eastman is a global architecture and design firm guided by the belief that design can have a positive and lasting impact on people’s lives. With more than 1,000 employees in 17 locations around the world, we collaborate seamlessly across borders, barriers, and disciplines to connect people and ideas. Whether conceiving of new healthcare models, reviving a local landmark as a boutique hotel, or helping communities become more resilient, we are united in a dedication to progressive and inventive design that enhances the human experience. If everything is design, everything we do is HUMAN BY DESIGN.


Perkins Eastman is seeking an experienced Project Architect who is passionate about architecture and experienced in the challenges of professional practice. Works as a team leader in charge of overseeing timely and profitable completion of a project. Performs administrative and professional architectural work, managing projects from inception through construction. Provides leadership to the project and the project design team consisting of architects, engineers and designers which includes coordinating outside consultants in the design and production of projects. It requires an individual with strong communication and technical skills, to create exemplary K-12 environments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Direct a collaborative project team, coordinating all phases of planning, design, documentation, and construction administration.
  • Develop and document technical details.
  • Supervise the Project Architect and the coordination of the work of Consultants, reviewing and developing technical details and strategies that advance high performance design and systems integration, in support of sustainable design certifications.
  • Implement and enforce established standards and conventions for project and document quality.
  • Supervisory or independent responsibility for Construction Administration phase.


  • 5-year Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture is required.
  • A minimum of 10 to 15 years of experience in construction detailing on project types relevant to our practice.
  • Broad and diverse knowledge of architectural principles and practices, combined with strong understanding of construction methods.
  • Demonstrated experience and capability to independently evaluate, select and implement appropriate architectural techniques and methods of production.
  • Architectural License required; LEED accreditation, or comparable sustainability credential preferred, or expected within 18 months of hire.
  • Intellectual curiosity, eagerness to engage with others, and willingness to contribute to a healthy, vital workplace culture.


How to Apply:

If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, please visit our career page and apply with your cover letter, resume and/or portfolio (Adobe PDF preferred). No phone calls please.

Link: Human By Design

Perkins Eastman is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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