Project Designer/Architect

Landis Construction Corporation Landis Construction Corporation Employer:
Washington, DC, USLocation:
Mon, Oct 28 '19Posted on:

Project Designer/Architect

Landis Architects/Builders is looking for a talented architect who is ready to break free from the antiquated studio system. Our design process emphasizes creativity and independence, so designers get to develop concepts for clients and let their design skills shine. Additionally, we build 90% of what we draw, so you will see your designs become reality.

Most importantly, we're always on the lookout for inspired people to inspire us.  Are you looking for a more challenging and design intensive work environment?  Do you want to work with other design and construction professionals who will enable you to broaden your knowledge and experience base?  Do you want to be recognized for excellence in design and innovative problem solving?  Do you want to have more control and input on your projects from sales through design and finish selection, as well as construction oversight? Good, you've come to the right place.

What We Are Looking For

  • Soft Skills
    • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communications
    • Commitment to team results
    • A lifelong learner
    • A positive attitude
    • Solution oriented
    • Honest
    • Reliable
    • Creative
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Active listener
    • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize, multitask
    • Ability to manage detailed/complex concepts and problems
    • Solid negotiation skills and strategies
    • Unafraid to ask for input from the team
    • Ability to manage profitability on design jobs
  • Hard Skills
    • Residential Project Designer/Architect with 3-5 years of experience
    • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or Interior Design
    • Excellent Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Chief Architect, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign skills
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Ability to work with the Senior Leadership to develop strong design concepts and accurately document them in design presentations and construction documents
    • Experience with space planning, FF&E specifications, material selections, and codes
    • Experience with the construction administration process in residential and light commercial projects
    • Excellent 3D graphic rendering skills
  • Requirements
    • Valid work permit (USA)
    • Local residency (DC, Maryland, or Virginia)

What We Prefer

  • LEED and/or WELL accreditation
  • Progress toward NCIDQ Certification or Architectural Licensure

What We Offer

  • Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Free employee parking
  • Lunch and learns for career development and licensure maintenance
  • Leadership opportunities through our many committees

Position Responsibilities

  • Oversee projects from initial sale through final punch out
  • Provide leadership and supervise staff in the development of project documents
  • Review project program and explore buildable and innovative solutions
  • Develop client relationships
  • Coordinate with mechanical, electrical, plumbing and structural subcontractors

Company Overview

Landis Architects/Builders, established in 1990, is an architect-driven full-service residential design/build firm that specializes in high-end residential and light commercial renovations. The company is well-known in the DC area for its leadership in green remodeling and award-winning designs. Our offices are in Takoma DC and less than a 5-minute walk to the Takoma Redline Metro.

Compensation: Competitive salary based on experience

Employment type: Full-time

Required For Consideration:

  • Resume (in PDF format)
  • Portfolio (in PDF format)
  • Cover Letter (in PDF format)
  • Three References
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