Architect/Designer I

Philadelphia, PA, USLocation:
Fri, May 31 '24Posted on:

DIGSAU is an award-winning firm practicing contemporary architecture, urbanism and environmental design.  We are recognized for our expertise in providing unique, high-quality, and sustainable design solutions for a diverse client group.  Our office operates as an open studio and values design excellence, collaboration, friendliness, and a shared commitment to our colleagues and clients.

We are seeking a full-time architectural designer with exceptional graphic and illustration skills along with drafting and modeling abilities. The roles and responsibilities of the Architect I/Designer I position include broad exposure to many aspects of project design and delivery, including participation in developing design concepts, creating presentation materials, working on construction documents, and assisting in construction administration.   The candidate must be a multi-tasking, detail-oriented, hard-working team player. 

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Project Leaders to prepare and develop of technical documents across a range of project type and scale.
  • Develop solutions to design assignments and technical problems.
  • Independently perform a variety of assignments requiring skills in all conventional aspects of architectural designs for projects of moderate size and complexity.
  • Perform analyses of design, planning and occupancy studies and limited design layouts.
  • Prepare project specifications, compiling and analyzing relevant data.
  • Review completed reports, plans, estimates and calculations.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work on multiple projects while meeting budget and schedule constraints.
  • Participate in activities that strengthen our culture, knowledge base, and capabilities.


  • Degree from a NAAB-accredited Architecture program.
  • 3 or more years direct, relevant professional experience.
  • Completion of or on the path toward Professional Licensure.
  • Exceptional design skills.
  • Experience in the preparation of drawing sets.
  • Fluency in Revit, Rhino, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and proficiency in additional digital rendering tools and office software. 
  • Excellent time management, prioritization, and organizational skills, with the ability to complete projects on time, with precision and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as part of an effective team, assisting and supporting team members.
  • Willingness to teach and learn.
  • Enthusiasm, passion, and curiosity.
  • Ability to build good relationships, both internally and externally, with integrity, respect, humor, and a sense of responsibility.

DIGSAU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.   Salary is commensurate with experience and skill, including a comprehensive benefits package.  DIGSAU offers medical, dental, life insurance benefits, company 401k and profit-sharing plan, paid holidays and paid time off, as well as an annual professional development stipends and certification reimbursements for continual improvement. 


Applicants should send a Letter of Interest, Resume, and Portfolio in one PDF document, not to exceed 5MB, to:  [email protected]

No phone calls, please.

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