At Convene Architecture, our innovative and diverse team is grounded in building and design best practices, collaboration, and above all else creating long-lasting spaces and homes where people can create memories that last a lifetime.
We are seeking a full-time Project Architect with more than five years of related experience to join our residential architecture firm located in Alexandria, Virginia.
We are looking for someone who is a team player and brings passion, creativity, an eye for detail, and dedication to all they do. Residential architects wear many hats, and we’re looking for someone who enjoys wearing all of them, including:
Pre-Design: Documenting existing conditions and helping clients strategize about what they want to do to their homes
Schematic Design: Creating sketches and 3D models to communicate design ideas to clients
Construction Documents: Producing and coordinating permit and construction drawings, including dimensioned floor plans, exterior elevations, building sections, exterior details, interior elevations and details, structural drawings, and electrical drawings
Construction Administration: Conducting site visits and observing construction
Colleague Mentoring and Engagement: Mentoring rising / growing architect(s) as well as working and collaborating directly with Firm principals and team
Cares deeply about design and enjoys helping people remake their homes
Competent at hand drawing, sketching and lettering
Extensive experience using AutoCAD and Sketchup
Knowledgeable about residential construction
Able to work on construction documents independently
Able to coordinate with consultants (e.g., structural and civil)
Understands local building codes and is comfortable engaging with building department officials
Possesses excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience with the full project lifecycle
Professional license or certification preferred
Relevant degree(s) in Architecture required
Our office is currently 100% remote, with each team member working from their own office. We primarily work with clients in the DMV metro area. Pay is commensurate with experience. We are pleased to provide a benefit package for this position.
If you are interested in this position, please include a brief cover letter, relevant samples of work, and your resume and email: firstname.lastname@example.org with "Project Architect Position" in the subject line.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Convene Architecture
At Convene Architecture, we design spaces where people, families, and communities look forward to gathering. The name Convene reflects our mission and values regarding collaboration and bringing people together — including clients, employees, and partners — to create beautiful spaces that will be cherished for years to come. We specialize in residential architecture rooted in our neighborhoods of Alexandria, Virginia and the larger DC metro area.