Seeking to fill multiple positions all with prior experience at Architectural firms. The candidate must have a well-rounded architectural experience in all aspects of design, production, and management on leading edge educational projects, healthcare, science and technology, for local, state, or federal government clients.
Develop the BIM model for the resulting design and coordinating with the BIM Coordinator and all other internal and external project team members
Works closely with team leaders (design and project management) for the design and technical tasks from small to large-scale projects
Prepare project approach and process for unique and diversified clients based on their need, and offer our innovative value, then manage our services effectively.
Plans layout of project and coordinates and integrates engineering elements into unified design for client review and approval
Work with design team for concept design to contract documents for document packages to contractors utilizing Revit (BIM).
Involved in periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with documents
Prepares project production design and drawings using Revit (BIM)
Professional degree in Architecture or closely related field
At least five (5) years of related experience
Licensure is highly preferred
Must possess knowledge of architectural practice and basic code principles
Ability to use BIM software
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Ability to lead others and foster teamwork
Ability to use good judgment and make timely decisions
Possesses knowledge of basic firm financial metrics related to project management
Proactive management style
Position: 5-15 years experience as Project Architect
Master of Architecture or professional degree from an accredited college required.
Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office Suite required
Excellent verbal/written skills required
Architectural licensure preferred; candidates on the licensure track will also be considered
NCARB Certification preferred
LEED GA or AP preferred
Well-organized and able to work collaboratively in a team environment
Strong communication and presentation skills and a solid conceptual design aptitude
Very proficient in Revit Architecture with experience in both preliminary design and construction drawings documentation
Knowledge of 3-D modeling and rendering in 3-D modeling software
2 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Opportunities to involve and manage financial resources, perform contract negotiations, perform proposal writing, execute business development as a future business leader · Competitive salary · Profit sharing · Excellent benefits including 401K · Flexible workplace either in downtown DC or MD office, and tele-working arrangements · Solid workload and very diversified building type experience · Opportunities to be involved as design manager as a part of owner’s representatives · Opportunities for promotion to higher positions faster than A/E industry standard
We are practicing and seeking leaner and more streamlined ways to operate, not only utilizing technology but also fully integrated working process, productivity, innovation, and adopting of best practices and forward thinking. This practical context is increasingly determinate, and outcome-based design and management practice—enabled by new attitudes, business models, and technology—will empower us to deliver the real value of both. Our nimbleness and experimental attitude allow us to explore multiple avenues for practicing architecture- expanding our revenues from design fee to consulting/advising fee, management fee and so on. We are currently actively participating in alternative delivery method projects such as public private partnership development project, design-build projects, hybrid model or integrated project deliver
Internal Number: 21-001A
About K Dixon Architecture
K.Dixon Architecture, PLLC (KDA) is a women-owned, minority-owned, multidisciplinary architecture, interior design, planning, urban design, and project management firm established in 2003 with offices in MD and DC. Our process is focused on customized strategies and client relationships, delivering a tailored process and high quality products. We practice design excellence with a focus on sustainability in academic, mixed-use,residential, corporate office, K-12 education, and master plan projects from conceptualization to implementation.Our full range of design services include; strategic planning, project management, design, construction administration, 3D modeling and renderings, graphic design, and community engagement. Our professional team structure enables us to meet design challenges in a comprehensive way for aesthetic, social, environmental, functional and budgetary considerations.