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Architectural Designer (Entry Level) - Washington, DC

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27d ago

💼 Graduate Job

Washington, DC

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  • You need a basic understanding of building codes, construction systems, and architectural document production. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Revit, and have a Bachelor's degree in Architecture. LEED certification is a plus. 0-3 years of experience required.
  • You will assist project teams in developing architectural designs, creating 3D models, coordinating building systems, preparing documentation, attending meetings, and implementing sustainable design principles.

Graduate Job

Architecture & Urban PlanningWashington, DC


  • Join a Top 10 global design firm in our Buildings practice that provides Architecture, Buildings Engineering, and Interior Design services.
  • You will work on tasks under the guidance of a Project Manager or Project Architect team leader. This is a junior level Architectural design role. You will be exposed to a variety of project types and sizes, and work within a project team during all phases of the project. You will be developing drawings and documentation including elevations, sections, renderings, and architectural details for projects and assisting with innovative and creative new ideas surrounding best practices within in a lively design-oriented studio atmosphere.


  • Basic knowledge and application of accessibility codes and applicable building codes.
  • Basic knowledge of building construction systems.
  • Basic understanding of all phases of architectural document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to conduct space planning, block planning, and adjacencies in coordination with building program.
  • Ability to develop floor plans, wall sections, and details.
  • Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
  • Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting through all phases of architectural design.
  • Ability to engage in creative and critical thought and able to graphically communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.
  • Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material. To communicate abstract ideas (verbal/written).
  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, InDesign and Photoshop; Prefer experience with Enscape, SketchUP, Bluebeam/Adobe Acrobat.
  • Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture.
  • 0 to 3 years of experience.
  • LEED Green Associate or LEED AP is a plus.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Architecture & Urban Planning


  • Assist project teams in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats.
  • Utilize BIM technologies in development of three-dimensional models of buildings and their components.
  • Participate in design critiques and pin-ups.
  • Prepare and revises documentation in various architectural phases including site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections, and details.
  • Coordinate building systems (structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.) to ensure compatibility with the design intent.
  • Assist in contract administration tasks.
  • Attend project coordination and meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants.
  • Implement sustainable design principles into the building design and surrounding environment.
  • Assist in site analysis, research of concept, benchmarks, typology, and precedents.


Work type

Full time

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Washington, DC


  • Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
  • Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.