U+ DesignPartners is an international design and urban planning firm headquartered in the DC Metro region, with offices in Chicago and Nanjing and is engaged in a broad range of challenging projects from strategic masterplanning to signature architectural design in the research, corporate/commercial, mixed use and wellness lifestyle sectors. We are led by a team of highly accomplished principals who are recognized for design excellence by the AIA at both the State and National Levels, the GSA Design Excellence Program and numerous professional organizations.
Join Our Team: We are seeking to add two new members to our international design team at our brand new office in the Silverline Center in Tyson's Corner (McLean VA). You will be a dynamic self starter who enjoys the challenge of project competition pursuits, but also seeks a strong foundation in architectural design production and exposure to all facets of the design delivery process. You will be able to engage effectively in a team environment, demonstrate versatility in applying your skills and talent to a range of project types and have a strong desire to contribute to our evolving design dialogue within the team context
Design Excellence: We place an emphasis on excellent design skills as evidenced in a well crafted portfolio of work-You will bring a a balance of design production and design communication skills to the table including digital rendering skills, facility with diagrams and concept hand sketching skills that demonstrate a lively engagement in the design process.
Mentoring: Our design leadership principals maintain an active engagement in both the academic and professional spheres, as educators and design leaders, and provide an environment in which intern architects are actively mentored in a professional setting. These positions also come with a significant opportunity for travel, and exposure to an international design environment.
A B.Arch or a BS in Architecture is required for these positions. A Masters degree is preferred, but not required. Candidates at either level who are currently in a Job Search or will be graduating in the Spring of 2019 are encouraged to apply. We are also seeking newly licensed architects with 3-7 years of professional experience or the equivalent.
Digital Tools Proficiency: Candidates should be proficient in Autocad, Revit, Photoshop, Sketchup, InDesign and Rhino, or equivalent rendering and imaging software.
Soft Skills: The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent conceptual and design process hand sketching skills, and good written and oral communication skills as required to effectively communicate design concept intent. In addition, you will present yourself with confidence, positive energy, and a clear desire to engage with your audience!
Additional Salary Information: These Positions offer Health Benefits and a yearly cash bonus program.
Internal Number: 2019.1
About U+ DesignPartners
U+ Design Partners, an international design partnership, is headquartered in the DC Metro Region, and is currently seeking highly motivated Intern Architects and newly licensed Architects for our brand new design studio in the Silverline Center in Tyson’s (McClean) VA. U+ Design Partners, with offices in DC Metro, Chicago, and China, is engaged in a number of high-profile research, mixed-use and commercial projects in major urban areas.
U+ is led by a small group of highly accomplished design partners who are recognized for Design Excellence and exceptional contributions to the built environment from numerous professional organizations, including the AIA on both National and State levels, the US General Services Administration Design Excellence Program, and numerous professional organizations. The Partners have extensive experience in mentoring and leading design teams in both the US and internationally, and in delivering exceptional projects of substantial scale and scope across these markets. www.ud-arch.com