Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS, a nationally-recognized design firm located on Fourteenth Street, NW in Washington, DC, is seeking a talented Senior Project Architect to join our team. The ideal candidate is a BARCH or MARCH graduate with 8-15+ years of experience in commercial, multi-family residential, and mixed-use projects.
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE:
Is a hard-working, detail-oriented professional, committed to exemplary design and the advancement of the architect’s leadership role in the industry.
Demonstrates knowledge of building codes, construction budgets, project budgets and other professional practice issues.
Contributes superior communication, management and organizational skills.
Has an understanding of construction details, methods and materials on a range of construction types.
Exhibits leadership, mentoring and directing team members and effectively maintaining relationships with clients and consultants.
Is self-directed and a self-starter.
Demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for the industry; takes an active role in local professional associations and in the community.
Provides overall leadership for multiple and complicated residential, mixed-use and commercial projects.
Evaluate design requirements; prepare and/or supervise site and building analysis.
Explores innovative design concepts and solutions.
Prepares and presents design drawings and assists in presentations both internally and externally (to clients, and to review organizations).
Supervises the development of renderings and presentation materials for client and/or public presentations.
Generates project documents including plans, sections, details, and project manual in coordination of a complete construction document package.
Collaborates with other lead professionals to ensure design and documentation are in accordance with project expectations.
Develops and facilitates project schedule.
Serves as a major contributor during client meetings and presentations, providing leadership and organization.
Oversees the design work of others, promoting integrated and cohesive designs.
Develops, originates, and presents design solutions to client representatives and/or design review committees.
Mentors and trains junior staff.
Maintains and develops relationships with existing clients and cultivates new client relationships.
Contributes to the spirit and vibrancy of the studio.
B.Arch or M.Arch Degree in Architecture from an NCARB accredited program.
Minimum of 8-15+ years of experience as an architect/designer on built projects.
Demonstrates mastery of Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch-up and Adobe CSS programs
Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS is guided by the belief that architecture transforms communities and inspires people. Founded in 2000 in the heart of Washington, DC, we are a firm of 30 highly-qualified and creative architects and designers - problem-solvers who thrive on finding innovative solutions to the challenges of cities and neighborhoods. We are passionate about the power of architecture to ...uplift and revitalize the physical environment and the economic and social conditions of our world.
We operate in a collegial studio environment: each team member participates in all aspects of project design, development and execution. An open discussion of architectural ideas and client solutions is valued and encouraged. Our staff works on diverse projects, ranging in size and complexity from residential renovations and adaptive use to large-scale, commercial and mixed-use developments.
Our team lives and works in the neighborhoods in which our projects are built. Partners and team members give back to the community through teaching and involvement in local professional, civic and volunteer organizations. This ethos of community involvement is encouraged at every level.
We believe that architecture should be expressive of its time, fulfill client and community aspirations, respond appropriately to its physical context, and inspire the public by being memorable and creative. We are inspired by challenging site constraints, thoughtful restoration, adaptive use of existing buildings, contemporary design and modern insertion in historic fabric. Our work catalyzes, revitalizes and sustains environments ranging from urban neighborhoods to rural landscapes. We create bold, modern, visually expressive buildings that complement their surroundings and raise the aspirations of the public and our profession.