Project Architect

Perkins and Will Perkins and Will Employer:
Denver, CO, USLocation:
Tue, Nov 30 '21Posted on:

At Perkins and Will, we passionately believe that design has the power to transform lives and enhance communities, creating healthy, sustainable places in which to live, learn, work, play, heal, move, and explore. Join the brightest minds in design.

The Denver Studio is growing and we are looking for highly motivated individuals excited to contribute to our Sports, Entertainment, and Recreation specialties while also interested in helping us grow our Healthcare, Science and Technology, Commercial, Civic, and Cultural project sectors. 

Perkins&Will offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, wellness, STD, LTD, Life Insurance, 401k, and PTO. Employee perks include a hybrid/flexible work environment, dog-friendly office, professional development time and expense budget, bonuses, studio initiatives and firmwide affinity groups, and a Justice, Equity, Engagement, Diversity, and Inclusion foundation to everything we do. 

As a Project Architect on the Perkins and Will team, you will:

    • Be responsible for planning, developing, and executing technical documentation which may include interpreting, organizing, and coordinating project team assignments
    • Work hand in hand with the client and contractor to make sure the client’s vision is what gets built
    • Direct and coordinate production of schematic, design development, and construction documents in collaboration with Project Manager
    • Perform construction administration duties (e.g., RFI’s, RFP’s, change orders, etc.)
    • Execute applicable agency review analysis (accessibility, zoning, life-safety, etc.)
    • Establish a budget, task schedule, and other components of the work plan with the Project Manager
    • Participate in marketing efforts and may lead presentations to prospective clients
    • Work with engineering consultants through schematic and design development phases
    • Direct, organize and mentor junior staff with responsibility for oversight
    • Utilize your rock star technical skills in Revit and other design application software
    • Have opportunities for business development
    • Interact and collaborate with global Perkins and Will Leadership and thought leaders
    • Work hard, play hard, and learn a lot along the way!


    To join us, you should have:

    • A professional degree in Architecture
    • 10+ years of overall experience; notable experience in Sports Recreation and Entertainment preferred
    • Proficiency in 3D modeling, visualization, and graphic software; strong Revit skills are required
    • Ability to direct and coordinate work efforts of junior staff and consultants
    • Experience in all phases and aspects of a project
    • Familiarity with building codes, specifications, building and engineering systems
    • Understanding of project management process
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Collaborative and professional work ethic
    • LEED AP or within 6 months of hire
    • Licensure required

Salary range: $72,000-$120,000 depending on knowledge, skills, and experience.

Benefits: medical, dental, vision, wellness, LTD, Life Insurance, 401k, PTO

COVID Policy-The safety of all employees is a priority during COVID and we presently require everyone to be fully vaccinated to enter our studio or attend in-person client meetings or visit job sites. No waiver of requirement that the position advertised includes the capacity to be present in the studio is expressly or impliedly waived.

At Perkins&Will we believe that inclusion spurs creativity and that innovation is born from an engaged culture of diverse people and ideas. By moving beyond barriers and stereotypes of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status; we are committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of the communities and clients we serve. EOE/M/F/V/D

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