Seeking design-oriented, resourceful, and self-motivated individuals for a full-time staff architect position to help us serve our existing clients and develop new opportunities. The successful candidate should have 1 to 5 years of experience and be on the path to licensure. Responsibilities include participating in all project phases to solve problems, to create graphic visualizations, to evaluate/select/specify materials and products, to design and detail.
The successful candidate must effectively work in a team environment and should be interested in all aspects of architectural and engineering practice from preliminary design through construction administration. A working knowledge of sustainable design and high performing building principles is desired with the interest in and ability to interact with multiple disciplines on the way to achieving zero net energy.
Our performance-based, collaborative design approach to project development encourages the learning process and career advancement for all members of the firm. This position could be ideal for someone who wants to be challenged, working on all phases of projects for private and public clients. Creating places, designed to engage...made to last.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture.
Hands-on proficiency with Revit 2016 or later and Adobe Creative Design Suite.
Familiarity with building performance analytics, SketchUp and 3D Modeling Software is desirable.
Strong computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Prezi and Social Media.
Ability to research, understand and implement Building Codes and other Regulatory requirements.
Curiosity, grit, determination, stellar analysis and design skills are a plus.
Please submit one (1) PDF file containing a cover letter with salary expectations, resume listing every position since college with associated dates, at least one reference for each and sample portfolio. Email to: careers@BELLarchitects.com.
Include the position you are applying for and your last name only and date (EmergingArchitect-Name-yyyy.mm.dd) in the subject line of your email. Name your PDF attachment exactly the same as the subject line. Only candidates that meet our criteria will be contacted. No phone calls please. Do not apply through the AIA/DC website.
2 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 2018.1-5.EAP
About BELL Architects, PC
BELL Architects is an award-winning, architectural design studio dedicated to high quality sustainable design, historic preservation, and community engagement. We are committed to creative design, technological innovation and collaboration. Our projects include master plans, facility assessments, historic preservation, adaptive reuse, urban infill, and new construction for institutional, education, recreation, community centers, and mixed-use projects.
BELL Architects is a growing Metro-accessible design studio located in the vibrant Shaw neighborhood. The firm offers competitive salaries and benefits including health care, 401K, profit sharing, flex time, and continuing education support.