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Director of Design / Senior Architect

We are looking for a Director of Design / Senior Architect with extensive residential experience. Creative design, presentation and people management experience and expertise are a must!



  • Must be a leader and able to manage and organize our design department. 

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

  • Develop and lead schematic presentations

  • Develop construction sets for our building projects

  • Ensures compliance with architectural, construction, and engineering standards

  • Work positively with clients to determine requirements for their remodel

  • Develop initial project estimates on structure costs, building schedule special requirements

  • Prepare detailed drawings showing both the appearance and interior structure of a building project

  • Direct staff for on time, on budget development of project drawings, studies and budgets

  • Visit job sites to ensure work is being done according to architectural plans

  • Utilize knowledge of County/jurisdiction Building Code and Permitting requirements to gather and collect design conditions for new construction, interior and exterior alterations or repairs: expertise needed for Arlington and Alexandria Counties, and NWDC.

  • 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.

  • 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, must include 3D models.

  • 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

  • Manage and execute design assignments in a timely manner.


  • 10 years of experience

  •  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

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

  • Computer Aided Design for residential construction

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

  • Working knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD and/or similar

  • 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


  • Works hard without emergency

  • Laughs and has fun, while being focused on results

  • Takes great pride in “getting it right”

  • Works hard to constantly improve

  • Loves being part of a team of pros

Compensation commensurate with experience.

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