Job Board

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the AIA Virginia. We do not currently have any staff openings.

Below are openings at firms within the region. To list a job opening at your firm, send job title, location, a brief description and how to apply to cguske@aiava.org. Job listings will run for 30 days and are free to AIA Virginia members.

Intermediate Architect [licensed or unlicensed]
Charlotte, N.C.

starrdesign, an award-winning design firm based in Charlotte, is looking to hire a design oriented Intermediate Level Architect [either licensed or unlicensed]. We specialize in connecting people to brands through inspired environments, with a focus on the restaurant and retail industries. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of Revit, strong verbal and graphic communication skills, 3-5 years of commercial architectural design experience, and a professional or master’s degree in architecture.

starrdesign is a multi-disciplinary team that specializes in architecture, interiors, graphics and branding. Our mid-sized company takes a collaborative approach rather than working in silos. Our projects are spread out across the country and around the world. We are looking for exceptional people to add to our team, and we provide above market average compensation & benefits.

Qualified candidates should send their resume, work sample, and references to LetsTalk@starrdesignteam.com. Please feel free to email us. We are very busy (that’s why we’re hiring), and a phone call will only be distracting.

posted 5/23/17

Architect
Available position locations in Chantilly, Va.; Glen Allen, Va.; VA Beach, Va.

Mason & Hanger is seeking a dynamic Architect that shares our values and is seeking an exciting and rewarding career! The ideal candidate will have demonstrated technical skill in designing US Government/ DOD/ DOS building projects by applying knowledge of design, construction procedures, zoning and building codes, and building materials. The ideal candidate will also have demonstrated interpersonal skills through experience interfacing with clients, engineers, architects, and others of varying technical abilities. Must be able to work effectively within a team environment and have the ability to lead and direct others in production of projects.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Accredited University
  • 8+ years of architectural design experience as outlined above
  • Architectural Registration
  • Proficiency in BIM software including Revit and CADD
  • NCARB, LEED AP BD + C certification
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Secret government clearance

Preferred:

  • Top Secret government security clearance
  • Master’s degree in Architecture

To apply for any of our open positions please visit our careers page at https://careers-masonhanger.icims.com/jobs . There you can click the “view all open positions” link. If you see a position you are interested in, click on that position and select the “Apply for this job online” button. It takes about 5 minutes to create an account and upload your resume. We do not have a lengthy application process.

Posted 5/22/17

Design Manager
Bethesda, Md.

Marriott’s Global Design America’s team is looking for someone who can provide content leadership on projects, which includes managed, franchised, and company-owned hotels, to ensure quality control, brand compliance, operational acceptability and adherence. Expand your architectural expertise in a high volume, fast-paced environment as a member of a collaborative team. Initiate, communicate, and organize creative solutions with our project team. Propel your architectural skills and business acumen at one of the world’s most innovative companies, as rated by Forbes Magazine 2016.

To apply – http://bit.ly/2nBtXej  | Job Number  17000KUG

EXPECTED CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Provide conceptual design studies, sketch plans, and criteria/facilities programs for projects as required.
  • Lead conversion scope site visits and prepare Property Improvement Plans (PIPs).
  • Supervise, direct, motivate, and train assigned staff as necessary.
  • Seek methods to improve processes.
  • Provide technical reviews of  drawings and other submittals to ensure conformance with brand design standards, including Design and Construction Documents & Construction Administration
  • Provide information, interpretation, and guidance to outside owners as well as internal design and construction staff for adapting Brand standards to specific projects.
  • Assist in negotiation and implementation of design changes subsequent to project approval for all projects and track changes to projects in the database.
  • Maintain clear communication with all department management levels and advise/consult on sensitive owner or project issues.
  • Report status of projects to supervisor on a regular basis.
  • Represent department both externally and internally.
  • Travel in the US and Canada for scope site visits and construction milestones.  Up to 40% travel is anticipated for this position.

posted 4/18/17

Sr. Design Coordinator
Bethesda, Md.

Marriott’s Global Design America’s team is looking for someone who can provide content leadership on projects, which includes managed, franchised, and company-owned hotels, to ensure quality control, brand compliance, operational acceptability, and adherence. Expand your architectural expertise in a high volume, fast-paced environment as a member of a collaborative team. Initiate, communicate, and organize creative solutions with our project team. Propel your architectural skills and business acumen at one of the world’s most innovative companies, as rated by Forbes Magazine 2016.

To apply – http://bit.ly/2pqwhS1  | Job Number 17000KTL

EXPECTED CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Provide conceptual design studies, sketch plans, and criteria/facilities programs for projects as required.
  • Lead conversion scope site visits and prepare Property Improvement Plans (PIPs).
  • Supervise, direct, motivate, and train assigned staff as necessary.
  • Seek methods to improve processes.
  • Provide technical reviews of  drawings and other submittals to ensure conformance with brand design standards, including Design and Construction Documents & Construction Administration
  • Provide information, interpretation, and guidance to outside owners as well as internal design and construction staff for adapting Brand standards to specific projects.
  • Assist in negotiation and implementation of design changes subsequent to project approval for all projects and track changes to projects in the database.
  • Maintain clear communication with all department management levels and advise/consult on sensitive owner or project issues.
  • Report status of projects to supervisor on a regular basis.
  • Represent department both externally and internally.
  • Travel in the US and Canada for scope site visits and construction milestones.  Up to 40% travel is anticipated for this position.

posted 4/18/17

Architects
Arlington, Va.

MTFA Architecture – a diverse, collaborative, full-service design oriented firm in Arlington, Virginia – is seeking architects that are interested in growing with the firm. MTFA positively shapes culture, commerce, and people’s lives through innovative problem solving for the built environment. MTFA’s diverse market strengths include educational, cultural, religious, commercial, multi-family, government and historic preservation related projects. One of Virginia’s Best Small Places to Work! http://bestplacestoworkva.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=62

Essential credentials include:

  • Architecture degree with 5 to 15 years experience
  • Design sensibilities and construction document skills
  • Knowledge of building systems and detailing
  • Ability and experience editing specifications
  • Proficiency and project experience in Revit
  • Strong communications and organizational skills
  • Collaborative personality to bring out the best in team situations
  • Project coordination skills
  • US Citizen or permanent US resident

Please provide a letter of interest, resume and work sample to mtfa@mtfa.net.

posted 4/6/17

Project Architect
Richmond, Va.

Walter Parks Architects is seeking a Project Architect with 4 – 8 years of relevant multi-family residential experience.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Program development, regulatory coordination, leading the development of design and technical aspects of projects through construction documents and construction.
  • Organizing, preparing, and presenting design and technical solutions in a client context.
  • Leading BIM efforts at a range of project scales including large complex projects.
  • Managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination.
  • Flexibility to focus on a single client with a variety of project types, or multiple, concurrent projects in various stages of development.
  • Developing and maintaining strong client relationships and participating in business development efforts.
  • Contribute to a positive and dynamic office culture, initiatives, and learning programs.

Qualifications:

  • Architectural License.
  • 4 – 8 years relevant multi-family residential experience.
  • Ability to foster innovation in design, construction technology and sustainable design.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, project planning, writing and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of various BIM, design and presentation software, ArchiCAD preferred, but includes Revit, SketchUp, and Photoshop.
  • A fundamental understanding of building codes and various construction types resulting in well thought out details.
  • Collaboration skills and ability to work effectively with clients, consultants, contractors, and jurisdictions.

Walter Parks Architect, PLLC was started in 1993 in Richmond, Virginia. Our primary business is to provide unique and creative architectural design services for a small group of ‘for-profit’ developers. We are devoted to helping create successful projects through creative design and efficient implementation. Our skills are best used on complex development problems involving difficult sites, entitlement issues or navigating the historic tax credit process. The practice has grown from its origins of a two-person office to its current staff of seventeen. We are enthusiastic about our work and have an interest in seeing the City of Richmond become a thriving area to live. We believe that energy efficiency and environmentally friendly design are important components for architecture today and the future. In recent years our focus has shifted from Historic tax credit rehabilitations to infill buildings within the urban landscape. Applicants can apply via info@wparks.com

posted 3/20/17

Project Manager/Project Architects
Richmond, Va.

Glavé & Holmes Architecture is seeking to fill several positions for Project Manager/Project Architects with over 10 years of experience. The firm has six (6) studios focused around different market sectors. The studio are: Cultural, Hospitality, Urban, (2) in Higher Education and Interior Design. The studios looking for PM/PA level hires are in the Cultural, Hospitality and the Higher Education areas. We are interested only in those individuals who can perform the role described below and with the credentials listed.

The Project Manager role and responsibilities include being the primary client contact for a given project, directing project team members’ work, creating and managing project budgets and assisting with business development. The Project Architect role and responsibilities include being the primary person responsible for creating the deliverables for a given project, directing project team members’ work, coordinating with consultants and managing many areas of project delivery, from conceptual design through construction. The division between Project Architect and Project Manager at G&HA is not distinct and many projects are managed by a hybrid PA/PM role.

For both roles the desirable credentials and abilities include:

  • Between 10 and 15 years of experience with a professional License
  • Experience with prior project and team management, experience with complex project programs and project sizes above
  • $10M construction cost, experience with public and private sector projects
  • Demonstrated ability to create a set of construction documents, and knowledge of materials, details and construction
  • Expertise with Revit and AutoCad platforms as well as with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Passion for design excellence, collaborative spirit and willingness to learn, sense of humor
  • Interest in traditional architecture, along with demonstrated ability to design within that language.
  • Abilities with Graphic design, Hand drawing and sketching, to write coherently
  • Interest in being a generalist in the practice of architecture – ability to focus on multiple scales, from detail to master plan

Email resume and portfolio to JLefever@glaveandholmes.com

posted 3/20/17

Job Captain
Charlotte, N.C.

starrdesign, an award-winning design firm based in Charlotte, is looking to hire a design oriented Job Captain / Intern Architect. We specialize in connecting people to brands through inspired environments, with a focus on the restaurant and retail industries. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of Revit, strong verbal and graphic communication skills, 1-3 years of commercial architectural design experience, and a professional or master’s degree in architecture.
starrdesign is a multi-disciplinary team that specializes in architecture, interiors, graphics and branding. Our mid-sized company takes a collaborative approach rather than working in silos. Our projects are spread out across the country and around the world. We are looking for exceptional people to add to our team, and we provide above market average compensation & benefits.
Qualified candidates should send their resume, work sample, and references to LetsTalk@starrdesignteam.com. Please feel free to email us. We are very busy (that’s why we’re hiring), and a phone call will only be distracting.

posted 3/7/17

 

 

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