The primary responsibilities of the Project Architect (PA) is to ensure the technical and design excellence of each project is properly delineated in the form of design and construction documents; and to elevate technical and design excellence in its built from with minimal supervision.
Serving as a leader and mentor, the PA must inspire, develop and refine the existing skills of studio personnel from the conceptual design phase through project completion, providing technical and design input, and monitoring the progress throughout the development of each project. This position will perform in conjunction with Project Managers, Studio Directors and Principals to maintain project quality, ensure profitable project performance and client satisfaction.
FOX Architects takes pride in providing a team based environment where everyone’s inputs are valued and celebrated. Our office is located in the heart of downtown DC, walking distance from either Foggy Bottom/GWU or Dupont Circle. Our team continues to provide exceptional designs and win awards within the architecture and interior design industry.
Strive to attain the firm’s goal relative to design, technical and management excellence.
Keep abreast of current developments, trends and practices within the design and construction industries, and disseminates the information to the staff and management
Assist in the process of development, documentation and dissemination of the firm Revit standards and reference details.
In conjunction with the Project Principal and Project Manager, determine the project design review procedures to be conducted and ensure adherence to the by all team members
Participates with the Design/Project team to establish planning and design concepts pertaining to a project and ensure adherence to these concepts throughout the architectural process from concept to construction.
Evolve and refine the design for a project; communicating the design direction to the junior members of a project team
Take primary responsibility for coordination of the design and documentation process with all of the consultants that make up the design team.
Assist the Project Manager in the development of and adherence to the man-hours budgeted for each task and meet deadlines as defined in the Critical Path Schedule for each project.
Understand the General Conditions, Scope of Services, Team Structure and Fee stipulated in the contract for each project in which he / she is involved
Organize, direct and lead a project Construction Documentation team
Possess strong organizational and time management techniques
Organize and perform multiple tasks concurrently and efficiently
Encourage personal and professional growth through mentoring
Education, Experience and Skills Qualifications:
Bachelor or Advanced Degree in Architecture from an accredited institution
Registered Architect licensed in the U.S.
7-12 years of progressive experience in Architecture with an emphasis on large scale corporate commercial office design
Knowledge of construction methods and systems appropriate to the firm’s work
Savvy in Revit, Adobe Creative Suites, and other rendering software
Superior presentation skills in both written and verbal
Knowledge of current laws, codes and titles in relation to construction
Exemplifies exceptional interpersonal, leadership and team building
Proven ability to meet deadlines without compromising the design / technical intent or relationship with fellow team members
Candidate must submit their updated resume and work portfolio (2MB max) to FOX Architects' career website at http://foxarchitects.theresumator.com/apply.
Selected candidates will be contacted by the hiring team. Thank you for your interest!
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary, benefits and perks.
FOX Architects is a fully integrated, award-winning architecture and interior design firm based in the nation’s capital. Founded in 2003, our firm delivers exceptional commercial office design solutions. We partner with our clients to design smarter environments that are intelligent and influential. To this end, we incorporate our architecture and interior design disciplines seamlessly for a dynam...ic inside out, outside in approach to the built environment. Our robust graphics and multimedia capabilities augment our design expertise and provide our clients with a holistic product. The end result is a sophisticated and thoughtful design actualized.