Architectural Designer III

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 an Architectural Designer III 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 Education, Multi-family and Senior Living 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:

  • Work in conjunction with the Project Architect who is responsible for the project.
  • Participate in Master Planning, Site Planning and Building Design exercises.
  • Develop and document design concepts and unique technical details.
  • Perform building code reviews to assure compliance.
  • Assist in the production effort on projects from the Pre-Schematic Phase through Construction Documents.
  • Coordinate the work of Consultants, reviewing and developing technical details and strategies that advance high performance design and systems integration, in support of sustainable design certifications.
  • Mentor junior staff.
  • Supervise or have the responsibility of the constructions administration phase.

Required Qualifications:

  • Has a Bachelor or Master Degree in Architecture from an Accredited School.
  • Has a minimum of 5 years of relevant architecture experience.
  • Exhibits intellectual curiosity, eagerness to engage with others, and willingness to contribute to a healthy, vital workplace culture.
  • Is able to develop, communicate and present design concepts to their team.
  • Has strong organization, communication, technical and graphic skills.
  • Has experience with site planning design and zoning analysis.
  • Is proficient with other data management software such as Word and Excel.
  • 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. Rhino and other related design software is a plus.
  • Has LEED accreditation or is willing to pursue it in the next 6 months.


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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