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Architectural Designer II

Organization: Perkins Eastman
Date Posted: 9/10/2019
City: Charlotte
Country: United States
Primary Category: Architectural Designer
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Description & Details

Perkins Eastman is a global architecture and design firm guided by the belief that design can have a positive and lasting impact on people’s lives. With more than 1,000 employees in 17 locations around the world, we collaborate seamlessly across borders, barriers, and disciplines to connect people and ideas. Whether conceiving of new healthcare models, reviving a local landmark as a boutique hotel, or helping communities become more resilient, we are united in a dedication to progressive and inventive design that enhances the human experience. If everything is design, everything we do is HUMAN BY DESIGN.


The Opportunity: We are seeking a dedicated, passionate team member with strong individual design and problem solving skills for immediate opportunities as an Architectural Designer II. This position requires support to project team leaders and production of presentations for projects in our Education and Senior Living studios.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Project Manager responsible for the individual project, the Architectural Designer II will be responsible for assisting in Master Planning, Site Planning and Building Design exercises utilizing 3D Modeling, and Digital Presentation Packaging.
  • Prepare program and schematic designs, project layouts and develop designs in 3D using Revit and other 3D modeling software for client review/approval.
  • Perform design computations, specifications, compile data, and other supporting technical project information.
  • Assist with preparation of construction drawings and construction detailing.
  • Review building codes to assure that design complies with codes.
  • Participate in the construction administration phase by reviewing shop drawings and other submittals, responding to RFI’s and preparing field reports
  • Assist in the preparation of finish material sample boards, physical models and graphic presentations for client approval.
  • Assists the design team on projects from the Pre-Schematic Phase through Construction Documents.

Required Qualifications:

  • Accredited Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture.
  • License preferred.
  • LEED Accreditation or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of relevant architecture experience, preferably in Education or Senior Living
  • Ability to collaborate, develop, communicate and present design concepts to internal and external teams.
  • Proficiency with Revit, Sketch-Up and Adobe Creative Suite is required. Rhino, 3D Max and other related design software is preferred.
  • Proven track record of successful drawing/document organization.
  • Productivity on a wide variety of project types with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and manage project priorities.
  • Possess strong communication skills and excellent graphic presentation skills.

How to Apply / Contact
How to Apply:

If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, please visit our career page and apply with your cover letter, resume and/or portfolio (Adobe PDF preferred). No phone calls please.

Link: Human By Design

Perkins Eastman is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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