Project Architect

Fairfax, Virginia
Oct 07, 2019
Oct 29, 2019
Full Time
We're inventive. We're imaginative. We're intellectually authentic. Most of all, we're passionate. Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Our diverse group of professionals provide award-winning solutions to public and private sector clients and work on complex challenges and highly-visible projects that transform communities and improve the quality of life. Our commitment to excellence stems from a strong culture that focuses on core values and behaviors that are categorized into five groups - honestly, passion, contribution, individualism, and perseverance which we call "Dewberry at Work," these guide our work and have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century

Dewberry Architects Inc. is currently seeking a Project Architect to join our Fairfax, VA team. Relocation assistance is available for the right candidate!


  • Professional Degree in Architecture (Bachelor of Architecture or Masters of Architecture) and a minimum of 8 years of experience is required.
  • Professionally Licensed Architect with ability to obtain reciprocity in Virginia is required.
  • Experience in one or more of our diverse market segments including Federal Government, Justice, Municipal, and/or Healthcare is desirable.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and presentation skills required.
  • Demonstrated experience with REVIT, AutoCAD, Sketchup, and Microsoft Office.
  • Digital and traditional rendering abilities and graphic experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of sustainable design principles and a sustainable design credential is preferred.
  • A portfolio demonstrating design and technical experience will be required.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Provide hands-on design and technical expertise for assigned projects while mentoring and monitoring work performed by other team members
  • Coordinate the work of consulting engineers
  • Possess knowledge of local code requirements and ability to efficiently interface with agencies having jurisdiction.
  • Assist in the production of project documents, including conceptual drawings through construction documents.
  • Perform material, product selection and research and develop associated specifications.
  • Be a team player who enjoys collaborating and seeks creative, innovative solutions for our clients.

* At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

* Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

* Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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