Architectural Designer I

Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman Employer:
Pittsburgh, PA, USLocation:
Tue, Oct 29 '19Posted 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.

The Opportunity:

We are seeking a dedicated, passionate team member with strong design and visualization skills on the path to licensure for immediate opportunities as an Architectural Designer I. This position requires support of project team leaders and production of presentations for projects in our Workplace/Corporate Interiors, Commercial/Mixed-Use and Higher Education studios.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reports to the Project Manager responsible for the individual project, Architectural Designer I will be responsible for assisting in Planning and Building Design exercises utilizing 3D Modeling and Digital Presentation Packaging.
  • Assists the design team on projects from the Pre-Schematic Phase through Construction Documents.
  • Prepares program and schematic proposal, project layouts and develop designs in 3D using Revit and other 3D modeling software for client review/approval.
  • Performs design computations, specification research, compile data, and other supporting technical project information.
  • Assists with preparation of construction drawings and construction detailing.
  • Reviews building codes to assure the design complies with minimum legal standards.
  • Assists in the constructions administration phase by reviewing shop drawings and other submittals.
  • Prepares finish material sample boards, physical models, and graphic presentations for client approval.

Required Qualifications:

  • Accredited degree in Architecture
  • Minimum of 3 to 6 years of experience; preferably in workplace/corporate interiors, commercial office, mixed-use or higher education.
  • Digital architectural visualization and animation experience preferred.
  • Ability to develop, communicate, and present design concepts internally and externally.
  • Experience with site planning, zoning, and real estate analysis.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and manage project priorities.
  • Proficient with design software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, In-design, Sketch-up and 3D Max.
  • Proficient in REVIT for building information modeling and 3D visualization.
  • Strong communication skills and excellent graphic presentation skills.
  • LEED Accreditation preferred.

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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