Bowie Gridley Architects (BGA) is seeking Architect / Designers with strong design and visualization skills on the path to licensure for immediate opportunities as an Architectural / Designer I. This position requires supporting project team leaders, production of presentations for projects, development and production of construction documents, and support of construction administration activities on various educational and other institutional projects.
BGA is committed to generous benefits and professional development as well as a reasonable work/life balance throughout the office. Applicants should submit their resume with work samples to email@example.com.
Reports to the Project Manager / Project Architect responsible for the individual project. Architectural/Designer I will be responsible for assisting in planning and building design utilizing 3D Modeling and Digital Presentation Packaging.
Assists the design team on projects from the Pre-Schematic Phase through Construction Documents.
Prepares program and schematic proposal, project layouts and develop designs in 3D using Revit and other 3D modeling software for client review/approval.
Performs design computations, specification research, compile data, and other supporting technical project information.
Assists with preparation of construction drawings and construction detailing.
Reviews building codes to assure the design complies with minimum legal standards.
Assists in the constructions administration phase by reviewing shop drawings and other submittals.
Prepares finish material sample boards, physical models, and graphic presentations for client approval.
Required + Preferred Qualifications:
Professional Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in architecture from an accredited school.
Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience; preferably in educational or other institutional projects.
Digital architectural visualization and animation experience preferred.
Ability to develop, communicate, and present design concepts internally and externally.
Experience with site planning, zoning, and real estate analysis.
Ability to work on multiple projects and manage project priorities.
Proficient with design software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, In-design, Sketch-up and 3D Max.
Proficient in REVIT for building information modeling, 3D visualization, and document production.
Strong communication skills and excellent graphic presentation skills.
LEED Accreditation preferred.
US citizen or permanent resident.
About Bowie Gridley Architects
Bowie Gridley Architects is an award winning architectural firm located in Washington, DC.
At Bowie Gridley Architects, our people share a common vision—they are committed to excellence in the practice of architecture. BGA offers a work environment where personal growth is nurtured, creativity and excellence are encouraged, and where initiative and performance are rewarded.