Project Designer/Architect

Landis Architects | Builders Landis Architects | Builders Employer:
Washington, DC, USLocation:
Mon, Feb 21 '22Posted on:

Landis Architects | Builders is looking for a talented Project Designer/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. IDP Mentorship is available for this position.

What We Are Looking For:

Position Responsibilities:

1. Oversee projects from initial sale through final punch out

2. Provide leadership in the development of project documents

3. Review project program and explore buildable and innovative solutions

4. Develop client relationships

5. Coordinate with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural subcontractors

6. Other duties as assigned


  • 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 the profitability of design projects
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communications
  • Commitment to team results
  • A lifelong learner


  • Residential Project Designer/Architect with 3-5 years of experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture
  • Excellent Revit, SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign skills
  • Proficiency in Chief Architect is a plus
  • 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, material selections, and codes in light frame wood construction
  • Experience with the construction administration process in residential and light commercial projects
  • Excellent 3D graphic rendering skills
  • LEED accreditation (preferred but not required)
  • Progress toward Architectural Licensure (preferred but not required)


  • Valid work permit (USA)
  • Local residency (DC, Maryland, or Virginia)

What We Prefer

  • LEED accreditation
  • Progress toward 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

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 are less than a 5-minute walk to the Takoma Redline Metro.

Pay: $65,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are required to be fully vaccinated, reasonable accommodations will be considered.

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