Project Architect III

Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman Employer:
Chicago, IL, USLocation:
Thu, Dec 20 '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, 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 has an immediate need for a Project Architect III.  The Project Architect is a project leadership position with responsibility for all phases of design process from schematic design through construction administration. We are seeking an experienced individual focused on production with strong technical and communication skills working within the design team to create exemplary multi-residential and hospitality facilities. We have a brand new office space which is expected to become WELL certified in 2019, the second office in Chicago to do so! Join a dynamic, creative team with a strong office culture in a beautiful new space!

Job Responsibilities:              

  • Lead/assists a project team in development of the aesthetic and technical design and the preparation of architectural design and construction documents including drawings and specifications.
  • Collaborates with or serves as the Project Designer for the design of the project.
  • Experience in developing construction documents with minimum supervision.
  • Leads in organizing the drawing, BIM modeling efforts.
  • Develops, checks and coordinates technical aspects of the design of a project.
  • Prepares the project code review.  Involvement with Building and Life Safety codes and regulations.
  • Coordinates with consulting engineer’s documents and specifications.
  • Meets with client and maintain excellent rapport.
  • Follows and focuses on established standards for project production and review.
  • Keeps Project Manager and Principal in Charge informed of progress or need for assistance.
  • Supervises and mentors assigned staff.


  • Five-year Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture is required
  • Minimum of 10 years having produced contract documents and performed construction administration services for multi-residential and hospitality projects.
  • Demonstrated experience with mixed use developments; residential and hospitality, high-rise construction and familiarity with Chicago building practices and requirements.
  • Strong communication skills, articulate, graphic, organization, technical verbal and written skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in and readiness to lead the technical details of projects.
  • Proficient with computer-assisted design software such as Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe, Photoshop, Illustrator, In-design; 3D software such as Sketchup and or Rhino.
  • Stong proficiency in REVIT is a must
  • Proficient with other data management software such as Word and Excel.
  • LEED Accreditation preferred
  • License required



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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