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Architect / Designer / Urban Designer (5+ years' experience)

KGP design studio KGP design studio Employer:
Washington, DC, USLocation:
Mon, Dec 6 '21Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Immediate full-time positions for Architects / Designers / Urban Designers

KGP design studio is a small Urban Design Architecture firm located in Washington, DC that focuses on the public realm as well as transportation.  We are passionate about our role in the transformation taking place as urban areas step up to the current challenges.  We are looking for team members to join us and share these goals.   Small but impactful, KGP is changing the way we move in, around and experience DC and the region producing facilities such as: major urban spaces/corridors, transit and rail stations, active mobility facilities, TOD plans, and bridges.

Positions for Urban Designers/Architects at our Washington, DC office are immediately open for applicants with the following experience:  

Expertise and Abilities

  • Five years minimum professional experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture required, Master's degree a plus.
  • Extensive professional Revit Architecture experience, Microsoft Office experience required.
  • Autodesk products, Microstation, Rhino 3D, Grasshopper, Lumion, Adobe Creative Suite experience a plus. 
  • Management of projects, construction administration, writing skills for reports and proposals.
  • Must have strong management, organizational, interpersonal skills and experience in coordinating with architectural team, clients, consultants, and contractors.
  • Excellent understanding of construction details, methods, and materials.
  • Architect license and LEED accreditation a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Urban Design of large and small public realm projects such as: Infrastructure/Station Planning and Design, Urban Corridor Plan, Pedestrian and Active Mobility Facilities.   
  • Manage Architectural and Urban Design projects such as: a major intermodal station, station design (commuter, light rail, BRT and heavy rail), bridge design, commercial, and residential. 
  • Progress the project’s vision by leading and collaborating with team members, client, public agencies and stakeholders, with graphically and verbally clear concise communication and presentations.
  • Participate in design and production using Revit BIM as well as coordinate production of architectural documents, construction documents, and specifications.
  • Manage the development of projects from concept to construction documentation with a balance of design as well as technical expertise.

Contact us to explore your future, grow, learn, and make an impact at KGP. This can be an opportunity to shape the firm’s future.

Please visit www.kgpds.com for more information on our firm. 

We apologize in advance if we do not respond to your application. We will contact you if we would like to set up an interview or have further questions regarding your application.

KGP design studio 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. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: (Do not apply via Archinect website)

Submit a cover letter, resume, and sample portfolio combined in one (1) PDF file and include salary requirements and qualifications to work in the U.S.A. Email to career@kgpds.com. Attention your cover letter to "HR Manager".  Include the position you are applying for and your name in the subject line of your email only (Architect/Designer - My Name). Only candidates that meet our criteria may be contacted. No phone calls please. 

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