Mid-Level Architectural Associate

Fairfax, Virginia
Aug 23, 2019
Dec 13, 2019
Full Time
We're innovative. We're creative. We're intellectually honest. 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. When you join Dewberry, you're joining an established firm that consistently ranks among top 50 Building Design + Construction's Giants 300. You're not only working alongside a diverse group of professionals who provide award-winning solutions to public and private sector clients, you're working 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 is currently seeking a Mid-Level Architect with well-rounded experience to join our Fairfax, VA office. Experience in project types including Justice, Municipal, Public Safety, and Government work is desirable. Must have a professional degree, Bachelor of Architecture or Masters of Architecture degree from an accredited university. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Suites and demonstrate some expertise in REVIT.


Successful candidate must be a self-starter, have a general understanding of technical building assemblies and detailing and be able to maintain design intent while offering design improvement and collaboration through the design process. Must be willing to work under the supervision of a Project Architect to develop construction documents. Shall have the desire and general knowledge to work on projects from the conceptual design phase through construction administration. Candidates should also possess a positive attitude, an outstanding work ethic and be team-oriented.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • A professional degree in Architecture from an accredited university and a minimum of 5 years of experience in an architecture firm is required.
  • Individuals who are currently licensed or enrolled in NCARBs AXP with a goal within 1- year of becoming a licensed architect are preferred .
  • Ability to assist designers and project managers in conceptual design input on assigned projects.
  • Assist with specifications development by performing material, product selection and research.
  • Ability to perform code analysis is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with REVIT, Autocad, Sketchup, Adobe Suites and Microsoft Office.
  • Digital and traditional rendering abilities and graphic experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of sustainable design principles is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills required.
  • A portfolio demonstrating design experience will be required.

*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.

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

*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 .