HGA is an award winning architectural, engineering and planning firm seeking a talented, design-oriented, ambitious design professional with lots of energy. This position will be part of our Alexandria design team.
The position requires excellent communication, presentation, and time management skills as you will work closely with the Design Principal and Project Manager developing non-routine and complex design concepts in a manner responsive to the client's needs and project schedule. The candidate must be able to determine the right amount of effort needed to generate and convey design concepts in an efficient and timely manner. The candidate will also have opportunities for client interaction and will help our team maintain a commitment to design and quality for all types of projects. Preferred candidates will be required to have:
Bachelor of Architecture degree (Masters of Architecture degree preferred)
5 years minimum experience
Interest in working on projects of varying scales and types in a very collaborative environment
Proficiency in both Revit and AutoCAD
Strong 2D and 3D graphics skills
Strong working knowledge of computational design applications a plus
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accepts specific assignments and develops concepts according to parameters defined by the senior architect overseeing project assignment.
Manages related components/tasks of project so that all can be effectively executed, according to schedule and within budget.
Interacts and communicates effectively and professionally with other team members
Assures execution of and assists with quality control activities for architectural elements on a project.
Reviews drawings, documents and submittals for document compliance and documenting code review and compliance
Keeps Design Principal, lead architect and/or designated team leader informed of progress; recognizes problem issues, communicates impact to team, and seeks clarity when necessary.
Maintains, organizes and archives all project related documents.
Makes an on-going effort to obtain IDP credits so that architectural registration will be achieved.
HGA is both team-oriented and employee-friendly, and social activities are integrated into our office culture. We offer challenge, recognition and personal visibility with an opportunity to be part of some great projects.
HGA is an integrated architecture, engineering and planning firm that helps prepare its clients for the future. By understanding their cultural and business needs, we help clients realize their organization's vision and potential through responsive, innovative and sustainable design. We achieve this through multidisciplinary collaboration, knowledge sharing and design investigation.
Our foundin...g principals--Richard Hammel, Curt Green and Bruce Abrahamson--established precedence for collaboration, aesthetic achievement and client service since our founding in 1953. These criteria still inspire HGA today as architects, engineers, interior designers and allied professionals work alongside each other from a building's inception through move-in to develop solutions uniquely suited to each client.
Throughout our history, we have pursued new design directions to deliver the greatest value to our clients.