Architect/Designer (5 - 8+ years experience)

KGP design studio KGP design studio Employer:
Washington, DC, USLocation:
Mon, Aug 12 '19Posted on:

KGP design studio is immediately expanding our Design team in Washington, DC

Job Description:

Full-time team member with five to eight+ years professional experience, works under direction of Principals/Supervisor, responsible for projects' technical design; provides planning/design/coordination consultation on large projects; reviews/approves conceptual designs. Requires a bachelor's degree in architecture.

Responsible for specific technical design aspects of an assigned project including investigation, evaluation, and recommendation of design solutions. Performs assignments under direction with limited responsibility for design. Provides professional architectural consultation in the planning, design, and coordination of large, complex projects. Independently makes decisions on significant architectural design problems and methods. Reviews and approves conceptual designs. Carries out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture required, Master's degree a plus.
  • Professional architecture experience a required.
  • Extensive professional Revit Architecture experience required.
  • Professional AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office experience required.
  • 3D modeling/rendering, Rhino 3D, Microstation, Grasshopper experience a plus.
  • Construction document and Job Captain experience required.
  • Architect license a plus.


Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Defines program requirements and establishes design parameters  based on client requirements and working with senior architect/senior urban designer and project manager.
  • Creates and develops overall design concepts, schematic, design development and construction documents through detail level; formulates/leads design presentation strategies and makes presentations. 
  • Manages design process for specific tasks and projects; leads/supports the work of other designers and technical staff.
  • Collaborates with design team members during the implementation of design to ensure clarity and quality of concept is maintained through detail level.
  • Collaboration with other design/construction disciplines, interacting with client technical staff and client meetings.



Submit a cover letter, resume and sample portfolio combined in one (1) PDF file, PDF file name shall include "position - name" only. Indicate salary requirements and eligibility to work in the USA in your cover letter. Attention your cover letter to "HR Manager".

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The subject line of your email shall include "position - name" only (Architect/Designer - Name). Only candidates that meet our criteria may be contacted.

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