Architectural Designer

Landis Architects/Builders
Washington, DC
Jun 15, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Project Designer/Architect Landis Architects/Builders is looking for a talented architect who is ready to break free from the antiquated studio system. Our design process emphasizes creativity and independence, so designers get to develop concepts for clients and let their design skills shine. Additionally, we build 90% of what we draw, so you will see your designs become reality. What We Are Looking For . Soft Skills o Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communications o Commitment to team results oA lifelong learner oA positive attitude o Solution oriented o Honest o Reliable o Creative o Strong analytical skills o Active listener o Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize, multitask o Ability to manage detailed/complex concepts and problems o Solid negotiation skills and strategies o Unafraid to ask for input from the team o Ability to manage profitability on design jobs . Hard Skills o Residential Project Designer/Architect with 3-5 years of experience o Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or Interior Design o Excellent Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Chief Architect, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign skills o Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite o Ability to work with the Senior Leadership to develop strong design concepts and accurately document them in design presentations and construction documents o Experience with space planning, FF&E specifications, material selections, and codes o Experience with the construction administration process in residential and light commercial projects o Excellent 3D graphic rendering skills Job Requirements: . Oversee projects from initial sale through final punch out . Provide leadership and supervise staff in the development of project documents . Review project program and explore buildable and innovative solutions . Develop client relationships . Coordinate with mechanical, electrical, plumbing and structural subcontractors . Depict the architectural design intent . Solving for architectural construction and renovation projects . Generate and manage development of architectural design drawings . Take architectural drawings/design from a conceptual stage through construction documentations . Understand and interpret architectural drawings and design concepts . Negotiating fees and coordination of architectural design . Prepare complete and comprehensive architectural construction drawings and specifications . Developing schematic design drawings and construction document drawing packages . Oversee the creation of design documents for architectural facilities . Assist in estimating architectural project costs . Coordinate architectural design work with related engineering disciplines . Make and analyze comprehensive architectural designs . Prepare design and construction documents, correct and update drawings, and provide other architectural office support . Integrate architectural components with structural components . Provided for architectural, structural and MEP . Prepare presentation drawings to communicate project design intent . Prepare part drawings for fabrication and construction drawings for building erection . Provide design and construction coordination on design/build projects, accurate and complete preliminary and final work drawings; design schematic drawings from building program elements . Generate architectural plans on multiple projects from start to finish . Assemble construction documents and interior item specifications