The Washington DC area office of Lord Aeck Sargent, A Katerra Company is looking for a highly motivated Architect with excellent communication skills. The successful candidate will be someone who is able to work well with people at all levels of the firm and takes the initiative to research, design and implement complex housing & mixed-use projects.
*This position requires a licensed Architect*
In June 2018, Lord Aeck Sargent, Inc. joined Katerra, a technology company revolutionizing the design and construction industries. LAS helped expand Katerra’s design expertise, capability and U.S. footprint, while sharpening its focus on innovation across the spectrum of architecture, landscape architecture, planning, preservation, and interiors. LAS’ existing leadership, six offices and eight practice areas remain intact and focused on their common mission of providing responsive design, technological expertise and exceptional service in order to provide clients with the best possible facilities and places that will serve them well into the future.
At Lord Aeck Sargent, Inc. we strive to make a positive difference in the built environment. Our mission is to provide innovative, responsive design - coupled with cutting-edge technological expertise and exceptional service - to our clients. As an award-winning architectural firm, we strive to maintain the high standard of excellence our clients have come to expect of us. To do this we rely heavily upon, and invest significantly in, the success of our employees. Across our market sectors and multiple offices, we promote a collaborative, diverse environment that is at once challenging, stimulating, supportive, and fun.
Lord Aeck Sargent provides our employees with ongoing learning opportunities, great benefits and a team-centered environment. We encourage our employees to discover and develop their own particular talents, skills, and interests in order to reach their own full potential. We believe that the key to our success as a firm is the personal and professional growth of the men and women who serve our clients every day.
Professional (NAAB Accredited) Degree in Architecture
Must have at least ten years of experience in an office environment
Strong Revit and production skills required
Multi-family housing experience required
Knowledge and Skillset Required
Self-motivated individual able to work well in a highly collaborative office environment
Graphic communication skills to support a variety of presentation media: presentation drawings, marketing materials, feasibility studies, etc. Photoshop, Illustrator and/or InDesign skills
Skilled in analytical thinking, modeling and rendering to support the design process
Self-motivated individual able to work well in a collaborative office environment
Ability to handle job stress, deadlines and interact effectively with others in the workplace is an essential function of the job
Good computer skills and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Desired Personality Traits
Detail-oriented, methodical, meticulous, process-oriented, yet open to change and motivated by innovation.
Great collaborator and communicator – excellent verbal and written skills are important
Ambitious self-starter with get-it-done attitude who strives for results and performs well under pressure
Good sense of humor
Additional Salary Information: Lord Aeck Sargent offers competitive salaries and strong personal and professional benefit packages including:
Medical, Prescription & Discount Vision Coverage
Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Dependent Care
401(k) with Company Match
Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Life Insurance (Employee and Family)
Paid Personal Leave
Internal and External Continuing Education Opportunities
Professional Memberships Reimbursement
Building Product Lunches
Project Site Tours
Company Wide Social Gatherings
About Lord Aeck Sargent
Lord Aeck Sargent, a Katerra Company is an architecture and design firm with a history of creating environments people want to use and preserve. We thrive in the midst of complex projects that require depth of experience and cross-discipline collaboration. For 70 years responsive design has been our guiding philosophy, delivering uniquely creative responses to each project's every detail. The result is thoughtful solutions that respond to the site, the context, the users and you. Lord Aeck Sargent is a full-service, award-winning firm with over 3,000 projects completed.
With offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Phoenix, AZ; Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Austin, Texas; Lexington, Kentucky; Seattle, Washington; Spokane, Washington; Vancouver, British Columbia and Washington, DC; our firm has six practice areas: science + technology, higher education, arts & culture, historic preservation, housing & mixed-use, urban design & planning and interior design.