Our DC Area office is looking for a highly motivated, Project Architect, with excellent design and communication skills. The ideal candidate will be someone who can work well with people at all levels of the firm and will take the initiative to research, design and implement complex institutional projects.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Professional (NAAB Accredited) Degree in Architecture / Licensed Architect preferred (or in progress)
Ideally 5 to 8 years of experience working in an architectural design firm
Strong Revit and production skills
Multi-family housing experience beneficial
Higher Education experience preferred
Knowledge and Skillset Required
Interest in leadership and ability to develop project management skills.
Interest in building and nurturing client relationships.
Graphic communication skills to support a variety of presentation media: presentation drawings, marketing materials, feasibility studies, etc. proficiency in Sketchup, Enscape, Photoshop, Illustrator and/or InDesign
Skilled in analytical thinking to support the design process
Self-motivated individual able to work well in a collaborative office environment
Good computer skills and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Creative suite.
Ability to handle multiple tasks, deadlines and interact effectively with others in the workplace.
Desired Personality Traits
Detail-oriented, methodical, meticulous, process-oriented, yet open to change and motivated by innovation
Great collaborator and communicator – excellent verbal and written skills are important
Ambitious self-starter with get-it-done attitude who strives for results
Good sense of humor
At Lord Aeck Sargent Planning & Design, we strive to make a positive difference in the built environment. Our mission is to provide innovative, responsive design - coupled with cutting-edge technological expertise and exceptional service - to our clients. As an award-winning architectural firm, we strive to maintain the high standard of excellence our clients have come to expect of us. To do this we rely heavily upon, and invest significantly in, the success of our employees. Across our seven market sectors and six offices, we promote a collaborative, diverse environment that is at once challenging, stimulating, supportive, and fun.
Lord Aeck Sargent Planning & Design provides our employees with ongoing learning opportunities, great benefits and a team-centered environment. We encourage our employees to discover and develop their own particular talents, skills, and interests in order to reach their own full potential. We believe that the key to our success as a firm is the personal and professional growth of the men and women who serve our clients every day.
Medical, Prescription & Vision Coverage
Dependent/Child Care Spending Accounts
Medical Spending Accounts
401(k) with Company Match
Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
Life Insurance (Employee and Family)
Nine Paid Holidays
Paid Personal Leave
Internal and External Continuing Education Opportunities
Professional Memberships Reimbursement
Building Product Lunches
Project Site Tours
Company Wide Social Gatherings
Lord, Aeck & Sargent Planning & Design, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Affirmative Action. Lord Aeck Sargent is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex (including childbirth, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member and veteran status (VEVRAA), marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.
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Lord Aeck Sargent is an architecture and design firm with a history of creating environments people want to use and preserve. We thrive in the midst of complex projects that require depth of experience and cross-discipline collaboration. For 70 years responsive design has been our guiding philosophy.