EwingCole is a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, interior design and planning firm with offices across the country. Our multi-disciplinary practice is built on the core values of professional excellence, design quality and collaboration. We are seeking a motivated Architect ll with 8 or more years of experience to join our Philadelphia or Berwyn office.
As part of the Architecture Discipline, you will work independently in directing and supervising a small staff for project specific solutions for design, program and technical requirements for projects. As an Architect II you will develop small to medium scale projects and oversees a small staff of architects, technicians and interns. This position coordinates with other disciplines, in the production of drawings and construction documents which fulfill the design concept, meet the client's expectations and the firm's goals of design excellence, financial viability and quality service. You will receive technical, budgetary, managerial and design guidance on critical issues, new concepts, and policy requirements.
Execute and enhance the design intent while preparing the construction documents.
Supervise small and medium size teams of professional and technical support personnel in project situations.
Manage and deliver the production of the construction documents for small and medium sized projects.
Provide technical support to project team members.
Assist market segment leaders and the marketing department in the preparation of design documents and presentation material.
Schematic Design and Design Development
Work with the project manager and the project designer in creating buildings which serve the client’s needs and responds to their desired image, space and aesthetic.
Develop code compliant designs.
Participate with design presentations to the client.
Participate with the projects’ design review presentation.
Direct project coordination meetings for small and medium sized projects.
Work with the Project Manager and Project Designer in developing the building design by testing it in relation to program, budget, codes and other issues that emerge in the Design Development phase.
Work with the project designer in articulating design principles that help govern the detailing phase of the project.
Work with the engineering disciplines (inclusive of civil and landscape) and Interiors in order to ensure a consistent development of the project towards the design concepts established in earlier phases.
Develop project specifications and other technical requirements of projects.
Participate in submittal responses, shop drawing reviews and construction site visits.
Prepare site visit reports.
Work with the technical team in preparing construction phase design directives.
Mentor Architecture Interns.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested.
Benefits of Working at EwingCole
Generous paid time off, 401(k) plan with company match, tuition reimbursement, flexible/hybrid work options, paid parental leave, excellent insurance offerings including medical, dental, vision, accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity, identity protection and more.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor of Architecture
Registered Architect in at least one state with suitable credentials for registration in other states
Prior experience as architect for components of projects with a demonstrated technical and organizational proficiency
Superior graphic design and building design and conceptualization skills
Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit, etc.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Suite
Experience hand drawing and sketching
Preferred Education and Experience
Masters of Architecture
Proficiency with Rhino, Grasshopper, 3D Max and Sketch-up
EwingCole is a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, interior design and planning firm with offices in New York, Philadelphia, Berwyn, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Irvine, Raleigh, and Charlotte.
Our multi-disciplinary practice is built on the core values of professional excellence, design quality and collaboration. Our goal is to provide the best total solution for our clients, the community and the environment. We believe that thoughtful design can enhance an organization's ability to achieve long-term success and improve the quality of life. In providing professional design services, emphasis on communication, design excellence and client advocacy are essential in creating a relationship built on trust. Our firm is a leader in the design of:
• Academic Institutions
• Cultural Facilities
• Governmental Installations
• Healthcare Facilities
• Science & Technology Centers
• Sports, Athletics, & Recreational Venues