Junior Residential Architect

Have you wished you could love what you do every day?  Do want to be able to do amazing design, but not have to sell the work? Do you love residential remodeling?  

We have a strenuous training program, but once you are part of the team, you’ll love your job and laugh more than you have in a long time, maybe ever.  You’ll work hard and be extremely proud of the complex problems you solve, the designs you call your own, the clients you call friends and the team you call peers. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with our design & production team to develop creative residential architecture solutions

  • Utilize knowledge of Arlington County or relevant jurisdiction Building Code and Permitting requirements to gather and collect design conditions for new construction, interior and exterior alterations or repairs.

  • Evaluate site conditions and constraints for construction projects.

  • Participate in team meetings to coordinate design options and ideas.

  • Develop appropriate schematic plans per project scope and budget.

  • o   Research concepts and materials to support the team on technical issues influencing concept development. Select materials and finishes while keeping within budget

  • Use CAD tool effectively to draft design drawings including 3D models.

  • Submit architectural designs to management and clients for review and approval.

  • Modify and update designs based on review comments from management and clients.

  • Work within timely schedules to coordinate the completion of tasks through to final project completion

  • Conduct on-site observations and provide recommendations to help streamline ongoing design projects

  • Prepare, lead and participate in client presentations

  • Manage and execute design assignments in a timely manner.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in computer design field or equivalent technical school or equivalent experience in REVIT, AutoCAD, design or field experience

  • Master's degree preferred

  • 2-5 years of experience, knowledge of residential construction field, reading blueprints and architectural drawings preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Complex problem solving ability required. Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast paced atmosphere.

  • Computer Aided Design for residential construction 

  • 2-5 years of experience in developing BIM models for residential construction

  • Working knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD

  • Generate Plan Drawings, Details, and Schedules for projects in various phases of design and construction according to industry standards.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Sheets

 

Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.