Project Architect I

Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman Employer:
Washington, DC, 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:

Perkins Eastman, where employees are encouraged continuously to engage, to learn, and to contribute in a vibrant and supportive office culture, is in search of a Project Architect I with strong analytical and problem solving skills and a passion for high-quality design and a collaborative process.

This position will provide an opportunity to work with integrated design teams on Multi-family and Education projects of various sizes and complexity. The individual selected must possess the ability to react positively to a variety of design priorities, styles and project delivery methods. Our approach is client-focused, and our employees thrive in a collaborative, responsive environment.

Primary Responsibilities:                  

  • Develop, check and coordinate technical aspects of the design of a project.

  • Review proposed designs for compliance with applicable codes.

  • Assist in the production effort, preparing the project code review.

  • Follow established standards for project production and review.

  • Coordinate the work of Consultants.

  • Supervise assigned staff.

  • Mentor junior staff.

  • Keep Project Manager and Principal in Charge informed of progress or need for assistance

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Architecture from an Accredited School.

  • Minimum of 3- years’ experience with K-12 or Multi-family.

  • Is able to encourage a collaborative work environment.

  • Has strong organization, communication, technical and graphic skills.

  • Can demonstrated experience in and readiness to lead the technical details of projects.

  • Has the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.

  • Can demonstrate proficiency with Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, 3D Max, Sketch-up, InDesign and other related design software.

  • Has strong experience in Construction Administration.

  • Is proficient with other data management software such as Word and Excel.

  • Has an Architectural License.

  • Has LEED accreditation or is willing to pursue it in the next 6 months.

HUMAN BY DESIGN is a commitment to place-making that responds to people – our clients and the people who will experience our buildings and places. We value intellectual curiosity, an eagerness to engage with others and the 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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