Proffitt & Associates Architects, located in historic downtown Frederick, Maryland, is seeking a mid-level Architectural Designer with strong design and communication skills. We are a small firm specializing in educational, community, recreational, religious, office, industrial and historic projects. The firm provides architectural and interior design services to a wide variety of public and private clients throughout Maryland, as well as to the surrounding areas of Washington DC, Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
Creativity, flexibility, and the ability to work with a team in a collaborative process are required. Candidates should have a strong desire to grow in their knowledge base and professional experience. Sustainable design and/or LEED experience is a plus.
Self-motivated team player, capable of both independent and collaborative work
A professional degree in architecture from an accredited institution and 3-5 years of experience in the field
Demonstrates basic to moderate knowledge of programming, functional analysis, space planning principles, and construction document preparation
Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, graphic software (Photoshop, Powerpoint), Word, Excel, Adobe, and database software
Ability to attend meetings and record notes, prepare meeting minutes
Typical responsibilities include:
Preparing architectural plans, elevations, sections, details and schedules within project schedule and budget guidelines.
Coordinating within a set of drawings.
Field measuring and documenting existing conditions.
Helping prepare graphics for presentation packages: proposals, public meetings, and client meetings.
Preparing basic cost estimates and completing basic analysis of cost estimates received from cost estimating consultants.
Assisting Project Architect/Manager in construction administration.
In addition to a competitive salary, our compensation/benefits package includes employer paid health insurance, 401K plan, holidays, vacation time, sick and personal leave as well as employer paid parking.