Ritter Norton is always seeking motivated, talented, and creative people interested in joining our dynamic and collaborative team! We offer fair and competitive salaries, great benefits, and flexible schedule options, with a fun, casual, and easy going small-firm culture. Though we are passionate about design excellence and providing our clients with an unparalleled level of service, we believe strongly in respecting family needs and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. We recognize that every team member is an essential part of the success of the firm, as such we encourage and support personal and professional development through mentoring, continuing education opportunities, IDP, ARE and LEED exam support, and more. Our exciting new studio space, opened in March 2020, is also in a fabulous location just 1 block from the waterfront in the heart of beautiful Old Town, Alexandria, Va. If you are interested in growing in a great work environment and collaborating on exciting projects we want to hear from you!
Please send a letter of interest, resume, and examples of your work.
Ritter Norton Architects is seeking an experienced architect or interior designer to design and manage a wide range of commercial workplace projects primarily, though not exclusively, for federal government clients including GSA, DOS, and other secure government agencies.
Remote interview process
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
All employees wear a mask while working in the office. We are fully setup to work remotely and our flexible work policy allows people to work from home as necessary. New employees will be expected to work in the office at least part-time and when the pandemic is over willing to work in the office full time.
It is required that the candidate be a US Citizen and have 5-10+ years’ experience primarily with commercial / government interiors projects.
A great candidate should possess the following credentials:
Architecture or Interior Design degree
Knowledge of current workplace design principals and strategies
Be a thoughtful and sensitive designer with a collaborative mindset
Strong communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to interface directly with clients
Good organizational and planning skills
Technical skills to help lead construction document production and specification writing for interiors projects
Proficiency with Revit, AutoCad, MS Office suite, SketchUp (preferred but not essential)
Active federal security clearance a big plus
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Ritter Norton Architects
At Ritter Norton Architects we believe passionately that good design has the power to positively impact people’s lives and enhance the communities in which we live, work, and play. We approach every project, no matter how extravagant or modest the scale, function, and budget, with the same rigorous commitment to design excellence and outstanding client service. Every project is seen an opportunity for excellence: an opportunity to enhance and build communities through inspirational design; an opportunity to creatively solve complex problems and challenges to improve people’s daily lives; an opportunity to build meaningful and lasting relationships with our clients and colleagues; and an opportunity to grow personally and professionally. We believe it is our purpose as architects and designers to discover, embrace, and make the most of every opportunity to help make the world a better place through thoughtful and conscientious design.