Location: Ann Arbor, Detroit, Baltimore, Richmond or Washington DC
Type: Full Time
Quinn Evans (QE) is a premier design firm with offices located in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. With offices in Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Maryland, and Richmond, Virginia, the firm serves clients in diverse but interrelated practice areas including learning, culture, heritage, and living. Please see our website at www.quinnevans.com.
Our community-based practice has long been a leader in the pursuit of carbon neutrality in the built environment. We welcome and celebrate diverse contributions, experiences, views, and perspectives into the creative process and believe our work is richer for it. We further our contributions to the building and design community/industry by making progress through professional growth and distinction as a President Circle member of the National Organization for Minority Architects (NOMA), and signatory participant of the 1.5°C COP26 Communiqué. Additionally, through our continued growth we are excited that Quinn Evans will be a woman-owned firm by April 2022.
We are seeking a full-time Project Architect with 8 to 12 years of experience leading a variety of projects across cultural, learning, and heritage practice areas involving both new construction and adaptive use renovations. The ideal candidate possesses excellent communication, design, technical, and organizational skills and is experienced in all phases of design and construction. The position will require working closely with project team members and principals to successfully produce articulate and technically strong project documents to execute quality projects.
Responsibilities: · Collaboratively implement design and building performance strategies to align with project design philosophies; actively participate in project team meetings · Provide design and technical development, project coordination, and quality control for all aspects of a project · Conduct research to support creative and innovative solutions to project challenges · Collaborate with and coordinate work from consultants to ensure integrated project documents that support project design and performance goals · Contribute to the preparation of quality design documents including detailed construction documents that result in complete submissions for all phases of a project and are compliant with design intent and project scope, schedule, and cost requirements · Perform construction administration duties such as review of shop drawings, product data, and material samples for conformance with design intent, response to RFIs, and review of pay applications and change orders · Keep informed of evolving building technology, materials and products, and sustainable strategies · Maintain contact with clients, consultants, and contractors during all project phases and participate in marketing, client and owner presentations as required · Provide mentorship and guidance to other design and intern staff
Qualifications: · Registered Architect Professional degree in Architecture with a minimum of 8 years of experience · Experience with Housing/Mixed Use projects is preferred · Excellent communication skills in design, graphics, and presentation · Demonstrated leadership and experience working in project team environments · Experience participating and presenting in client meetings and sub-consultant coordination · Proficient with Revit; experience with Newforma and MS Teams a plus · Experience in preparing construction documents and construction administration · Strong knowledge of building codes and regulations · LEED credentials are a plus
WHO WE ARE - CREATORS OF POSSIBILITY
We believe in the enduring power of places. To solve problems, improve lives and unlock potential. Quinn Evans creates design and architecture solutions that connect people to communities, and history to future, for impact that spans generations.
Be a part of a great company that prioritizes helping places and people thrive today and tomorrow. Quinn Evans is always looking for teammates who have the commitment to make resilient and vibrant community places. Always looking to and investing in our shared future, we will be a woman-owned firm in April 2022.
We seek new ways to deliver on the purpose, meaning, and benefits of place through participatory and intentional design. In support of our mission to create places that give back, our practice is an original 2030 signatory, and has long been a leader in promoting carbon neutrality in the built environment. We need skilled and dedicated collaborators on our team to accomplish these goals.
We celebrate diverse perspectives, views, and contributions as part of the creative process and further our contributions to the building and design professions by creating pathways into the professi...on. Our collective professional growth and distinction benefits in our membership in the President’s Circle of the National Organization for Minority Architects (NOMA) and as a signatory of the 1.5°C COP26 Communiqué.