Our Washington DC office currently has an available opening for an entry level Intern Architect. We are a small, progressive design oriented office with locations in Washington DC, Honolulu and Manila. Our projects are a diverse, including: urban design, small scale to medium scale architectural projects, and public infrastructure such as bridges and transit projects. Current projects of note in our office now include urban design and planning of major light-rail or heavy-rail transportation projects as well as their architectural components. Enthusiasm, adaptability and an interest in participating as an integral member of our team effort are prerequisites in order to respond to a range of projects and challenges with fresh insight and innovative solutions.
Performs specific/limited portions of assignments using prescribed methods. Under general supervision, works from the design of others and performs routine architectural assignments. Limited judgment is required on work details. Assignments may include higher-level work for training/development purposes and developing design concepts.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Bachelor's degree in Architecture required, Master's degree a plus.
Professional architecture experience a plus.
Professional Revit architecture and AutoCAD experience required.
Rhino 3D, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office literacy required.
3D modeling/rendering, Microstation, Grasshopper experience a plus.
Construction document experience a plus.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Defines program requirements and establishes design parameters based on client requirements and working with senior architect/senior urban designer and project manager.
Creates and develops overall design concepts, schematic, design development and construction documents through detail level; formulates/leads design presentation strategies and makes presentations.
Manages design process for specific tasks and projects; leads/supports the work of other designers and technical staff.
Collaborates with design team members during the implementation of design to ensure clarity and quality of concept is maintained through detail level.
Submit a cover letter, resume and sample portfolio combined in one (1) PDF file. Email to email@example.com. Attention your cover letter to "HR Manager".
Include the position you are applying for and your name in the subject line of your email only (Intern I/Designer - Name). Only candidates that meet our criteria may be contacted. No phone calls please.
KGP design studio is a small, progressive design oriented 13 person firm with offices in Washington, DC, Honolulu, HI and Manila, Philippines. Our projects are diverse, ranging from mixed-use, institutional and transit projects to urban master plans - often exciting and out of the ordinary. Enthusiasm and adaptability are prerequisites in order to respond to the range of projects and challenges wi...th innovative solutions. Services provided in architecture, transportation, urban design, planning and industrial design. Benefits include paid holidays, annual leave, maternity/paternity leave, health insurance, SEP retirement plan, professional registration, training and professional development, and annual bonuses. Applicants should have well-rounded skills as well as strong interest in design.