The AIA Virginia Job Board features job listings in the region.

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


Open Positions (Architectural Intern and Architect)
TKA Architects, PC |
Blacksburg, Va.

We are hiring energetic architectural professionals who have integrity, are self-starters, possess good communication skills, and who care about the community they serve.

TKA is looking for an Architectural Intern and Architect.  NAAB accredited Bachelor of Architecture minimum.  Three years experience in commercial design and construction.  Graphic and verbal communication skills a must.  Familiarity with construction types and building codes essential.  U.S. Citizenship required.

TKA supports continuing education.  The firm is active in the National Council of Registration Board’s Intern Development Program and assists staff members in preparing for licensure.  Our office structure is open, and we encourage a collaborative work environment.  We provide health insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, paid vacations and paid holidays for our staff.

If you are interested in improving the lives of others through the thoughtful and creative design of their environments, please contact us at www.info@tkapc.com.

posted 1/20/22

Open Positions Available
Quinn Evans | DC, Baltimore, Richmond, Ann Arbor, and Detroit

Looking for an opportunity to work on K12 Schools, Higher Education, Museums, Libraries, Housing, or Historic Preservation? Quinn Evans is seeking to hire multiple positions across several offices and disciplines, including Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Marketing, Administration, and Team Development!

Be a part of a great company that prioritizes helping places and people thrive today and tomorrow. Quinn Evans is looking for teammates who have the commitment to make resilient and vibrant community places. Always looking to and investing in our shared future, we will be a woman-owned firm in April 2022.

We seek new ways to deliver on the purpose, meaning, and benefits of place through participatory and intentional design. In support of our mission to create places that give back, our practice is an original 2030 signatory, and has long been a leader in promoting carbon neutrality in the built environment. We need skilled and dedicated collaborators on our team to accomplish these goals.

We celebrate diverse perspectives, views, and contributions as part of the creative process and further our contributions to the building and design professions by creating pathways into the profession. Our collective professional growth and distinction benefits in our membership in the President’s Circle of the National Organization for Minority Architects (NOMA) and as a signatory of the 1.5°C COP26 Communiqué.

Our Offices
Washington, DC
Baltimore, MD
Richmond, VA
Ann Arbor, MI
Detroit, MI

For more information about our open positions and how to apply, check out our careers page at https://www.quinnevans.com/qe-careers.

posted 1/19/22

Interior Design Team Member
MUSE Inc. | Virginia Beach, Va.

Interior Design Firm specializing in the Hospitality Industry is seeking a dynamic individual to join our Interior Design Team. Experienced and Entry Level Position- Interior Designers to work directly with design team & trades to produce a complete set of Interior Design/Construction Drawings & 3D Renderings.

Qualifications:

Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Enscape, Microsoft Office

Must be able to create 3D renderings

Responsibilities:

  • Revit production drafting and assistance for all interior design drawings to include, as-built conditions, demolition plans, floor plans, furniture/finish plans, reflected ceiling/decorative lighting plans, elevations, sections, details, and schedules
  • Draft drawings & create model from sketches, hardcopy blueprints, and electronic images
  • Create 3D renderings, including modeling of custom furniture families, for presentation and design development as required
  • Read and interpret Architectural construction documents, details, and specifications
  • Review shop drawings and advise throughout the installation
  • Research franchise brand standards
  • Plan, design, and attend meetings & site visits
  • Create designs & specifications within budgetary restrictions
  • Create full furniture layouts showing spaces within provided square footage to determine function & flow while implementing brand standards
  • Source & specify fabrics, furniture, lighting, fixtures, tile, pluming fittings & fixtures, and accessories
  • Communicate with clients, vendors, suppliers, and contractors to achieve design goals

This is a full-time position located in Virginia Beach, VA. If you feel you possess the above abilities, please forward your resume, sample portfolio, and compensation requirements to jenniferwoodling@musedesigninc.com

posted 1/11/22

Staff Architect
DJG, Inc. | Williamsburg, Va.

The Staff Architect provides the work force that produces most of the firm’s work. No longer ranked as in training, these individuals are assigned specific tasks on project teams and are expected to use their education, intelligence, and common sense to resolve the design problems and tasks they are assigned. However, more experienced staff are always available to help when the Staff Architect needs help.

Read the complete description.

Please send your resume to Donald Booth at donald.booth@djginc.com.

posted 1/11/22

Project Architect
DJG, Inc. | Williamsburg, Va.

This is an experienced position involved in non-routine and complex assignments. The Project Architect works with the Project Manager(s) to develop design concepts which are incorporated into the final product by Staff Designers and Engineers. The Project Architect, in the role of project leader, may be asked to handle some project management and business development tasks but will primarily work on technical aspects of project development. The ability to work on several projects at once and to continuously reprioritize work is critical in this position.

Read the complete description.

Please send your resume to Donald Booth at donald.booth@djginc.com.

posted 1/11/22

Associate Designer/ Architect
DJG, Inc. | Williamsburg, Va.

This is an entry-level position ideal for recent graduates or new members of the work force. The Associate Architect is task-focused and works under the supervision of others to support on-time and on-budget project deliverables. Associate Architects should be working through registration for the NCARB Intern Development Program (IDP) and preparing to be testing for their Architectural Registration Exam (ARE). The ability to proactively use available resources such as books, industry publications, experienced colleagues, and review of past projects is essential to success in this position.

Read the complete description.

Please send your resume to Donald Booth at donald.booth@djginc.com.

posted 1/11/22

Architectural Designer
KGA STUDIO | Falls Church, Va.

Do you want to be part of exciting, well-designed projects, to be challenged by significant project responsibility, and to work in a team setting with talented people?

Architects in our firm participate in all project phases, work in a team setting, and develop individual strengths. We emphasize an attitude of service to others, develop staff with abilities in all phases, and expect reliability in performance of project responsibilities.  Kerns Group is the place for you if you are interested in an opportunity to grow, and would like to work with others seeking excellence.

KGA STUDIO is a medium size architecture, planning and interiors firm in Falls Church, established in 1974 to emphasize client service and design quality. We are focused on providing clients with personal attention in a search for creative, yet practical solutions that improve people’s lives and the quality of the built environment.   KGA STUDIO provides a full range of design services in a wide variety of building types, including:  Renovations and Adaptive Reuse, Development, Churches, Educational, Hospitality/Retail and Community/Commercial Architecture.

We are currently interviewing for the following positions:

  • Architectural Designer (0 – 4 years experience)

Qualified candidates should possess:

  • Graduate of an accredited architectural program with Bachelor’s or Master’s level degree.
  • Excellent design, graphic and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Effective and accurate written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketchup, Photoshop and other graphic software
  • U.S. Citizen

KGA STUDIO offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits package. Mentoring, licensure and professional career development emphasized.  Please visit www.kga-studio.com to learn more about who we are.  If interested and qualified, please reply to email below with a letter of introduction, resume and link to portfolio, or work samples.

Please submit to Sean Reilly, AIA:  sreilly@kernsgroup.com

posted 1/3/22

Architect
Morris-Bergs Architects

Morris-Bergs Architects is looking for an experienced professional in search of a collaborative and enriching environment to continue their career. Throughout the firm’s 48-year history, we believe the value of architecture is established through the built environment and the practice of architecture is realized through public engagement. We offer opportunities to achieve personal goals and establish professional career advancement aspirations that are not just discussed but are also achieved. In 2014 we were awarded AIA Charlotte’s Firm of the Year for our commitment to public architecture.

We are looking for a Registered Architect with a minimum of 5 years of post-licensure experience in project design and project management. Specific experience in education markets (K12, Community College, College, and University) is preferred. However, additional experience in other public architecture markets (municipal, county, state) or private development markets is also desirable. The position includes client engagement, managing consultants and contractors, project scheduling and an overall solutions-oriented approach. Advanced technical knowledge, including the ability to prepare detailed construction documents (including specifications) using Revit is required. Design software proficiencies in Adobe Creative, Enscape, SketchUp, Lumion, and/or other similar programs is preferred. The ideal candidate for the position is a creative, self-motivated, and engaged professional that collaborates internally and externally and is passionate about their future with Morris-Berg Architects.

We are an equal-opportunity employer, offering competitive salaries, 100% paid health care (major medical) premiums for employees, short term disability, and 401K retirement package; professional dues and an annual stipend for continuing education is also provided. Our office is located in trendy FreeMoreWest, near Uptown Charlotte. We look forward to meeting you!

Please direct all inquiries to Matthew Hart, AIA at mhart@morrisberg.com

posted 1/3/22

Architect/Designer I-III
3North

3North is currently seeking a talented and highly motivated Architect or Architectural Intern with up to 5 years of high-caliber design experience. We offer a design-driven environment that gives staff the opportunity to be exposed to exciting and diverse project types, including hospitality, restaurants, retail, corporate, and residential. We are looking for candidates with creativity and strong design and problem-solving skills — from conceptual design through construction documentation — that will help to expand the abilities and breadth of our growing firm.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate on collaborative project teams with a focus on co-creation
  • Plan, organize, and be responsible for your own work within your project team
  • Execute everything from small projects to large assignments
  • Assist more experienced designers, as well as provide direction to interns, technical drafters, and administrative staff
  • Tackle unusual design and technical challenges within large projects
  • Work collaboratively across multiple design disciplines

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture
  • Up to 5 years of related experience in an architectural practice
  • Proactively tracking toward licensure (preferred)
  • Experience with Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and MS Office
  • Working knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures
  • Experience with Construction Administration a plus
  • Demonstrates experience across a variety of project types & design approaches
  • Excellent organization and time management skills

Please include a cover letter, resume, and work samples demonstrating a wide range of skills in a single PDF document not to exceed 5Mb in size. Include “3North Architect I-III” in the subject line and send to careers@3north.com.

posted 12/8/21

BIM Coordinator
3North

3North is an award-winning, Unified Design firm with studios in Richmond, VA and San Francisco, CA. We believe great design only happens when multiple disciplines collaborate without walls or silos. That’s why we’ve spent the past 20 years building a firm of architects, landscape architects, interior designers, and graphic designers who work across disciplines toward an integrated project vision. In 2019, we were awarded with AIA Virginia’s Firm Award.

Our environment is fast-paced and collaborative, providing the opportunity to work across diverse project types, including hospitality, cultural, corporate, and residential.

We’re looking for a talented, highly motivated, and flexible BIM Coordinator with 3-8 years of high-caliber Revit and BIM experience. Candidates should have strong problem-solving skills and be motivated by the opportunity to carve out a unique role in a growing firm.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the development and implementation of BIM office standards.
  • Resolve BIM/Revit design issues
  • Train new and existing staff, at various experience levels, in Revit software. Including, but not limited to, onboarding processes, continuing education, and prototype development.
  • Design internal training materials and documents for onboarding.
  • Develop cross disciplinary BIM content for multiple project types.
  • Assist in coordination between internal teams and their project consultants.
  • Lead and facilitate template feature rollouts on a regular basis.
  • Help project teams strategize initial BIM project setup for project success.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Architecture/ Design or a related field.
  • 3-8 years of related experience in a design, engineering or architectural practice
  • Experience with Revit, Dynamo, AutoCAD and Bluebeam Revu and SketchUp
  • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
  • Open minded to a variety project development styles and skill levels

Please include a cover letter, resume, and work samples demonstrating a wide range of skills in a single PDF document not to exceed 5Mb in size. Include “3North BIM Coordinator” in the subject line and send to careers@3north.com.

posted 12/8/21

Senior Project Manager
3North

3North is an award-winning, Unified Design firm with studios in Richmond, VA and San Francisco, CA. We believe great design only happens when multiple disciplines collaborate without walls or silos. That’s why we’ve spent the past 20 years building a firm of architects, landscape architects, interior designers, and graphic designers who work across disciplines toward an integrated project vision. In 2019, we were awarded with AIA Virginia’s Firm Award.

Our environment is fast-paced and collaborative, providing the opportunity to work across diverse project types, including hospitality, cultural, corporate, and residential.

We’re looking for a talented, highly motivated Architect II or Project Architect with 3-7 years of high-caliber design experience. Candidates should have strong problem-solving skills and be motivated by the opportunity to carve out a unique role in a growing firm.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate on collaborative project teams with a focus on co-creation
  • Plan, organize, and be responsible for your own work within your project team
  • Execute everything from small projects to large assignments
  • Assist more experienced designers, as well as provide direction to interns, technical drafters, and administrative staff
  • Tackle unusual design and technical challenges within large projects
  • Work collaboratively across multiple design disciplines

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture
  • 3-7 years of related experience in an architectural practice
  • Proactively tracking toward licensure (preferred)
  • Experience with Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and MS Office
  • Working knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures
  • Experience with Construction Administration a plus
  • Demonstrates experience across a variety of project types & design approaches
  • Excellent organization and time management skills

Please include a cover letter, resume, and work samples demonstrating a wide range of skills in a single PDF document not to exceed 5Mb in size. Include “3North Senior Architect Project Manager” in the subject line and send to careers@3north.com

posted 12/8/21

Senior Project Architect – Education
Stantec

We could design buildings just because we can, but we’d rather create places that inspire. Through our Architecture and Interior Design work, we challenge design ideas of the past to create spaces that foster a culture of collaboration–spaces that are designed for community.

We believe good design extends beyond the physical elements of a space– good design shapes our lives, influences our behaviors and interactions, and has purpose.  We strive to design spaces that are meaningful and memorable for our communities.  Join our team of creative professionals and work with us to create inspiring spaces for all.

Your Opportunity

We are looking for talented Senior Project Architects to join our Arlington, VA Charlottesville, VA Richmond VA Philadelphia PA and Washington DC offices.

Your Key Responsibilities:

The Senior Project Architect is a licensed professional with responsibility for project performance in terms of design excellence and technical quality.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in preparation of project budget, schedule and overall work planning.
  • Utilize Revit in development of three-dimensional models of buildings and their components.
  • Prepare documentation in various architectural phases including site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections, details.
  • Interpret and apply building codes, energy codes, and requirements of regulatory agencies.
  • Assure permit requirements for local jurisdiction building permit sets are achieved.
  • Coordinate building systems (structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.) and associated documentation including clash detection within the BIM model.
  • Coordinate with and direct external consultants including evaluation of quality and progress of work.
  • Execute building design using sustainable design principles.
  • Lead project coordination and site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors.
  • Participate in client project meetings.
  • Participate in value analysis, constructability reviews and basic cost estimating.
  • Recommend and assist in the selection of building systems and materials.
  • Be responsible for the accuracy of and assist in the preparation of specifications.
  • Participate in bidding and negotiation and preparation of addenda.
  • Conduct quality assurance and quality control on own projects.
  • Proactively inform the construction process in maintaining quality standards and adherence to the contract documents.
  • Review shop drawings and submittals, respond to RFIs, prepare site observation reports, and other construction administration tasks.
  • Coordinate the efforts of the production team to ensure that work conforms to project budget, schedule, and overall work planning.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience in the K12 and Higher Education markets strongly preferred.
  • Ability to hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.
  • Strong technical competence.  Ability to faithfully execute and support design ideas through well-conceived, constructible, and coordinated detailing.
  • Ability to apply accessibility codes, applicable building codes, and life-safety codes to a wide variety of project scopes and complexity.
  • Proficient in use of Revit preferred.
  • Design-focused, team player, flexible, responsible, organized, rigorous thinker, committed to high quality, personable with strong communication skills.  Open minded and curious.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 15 years of experience
  • Professionally accredited degree in Architecture or equivalent in support of architectural license required.
  • LEED Green Associate Accreditation or LEED AP preferred.

Submission Requirements:

  • Letter of interest, resume with list of representative projects, and sample of portfolio work.

Apply online at https://stantec.jobs/arlington-va/project-manager-education/F3C027701C274E8B9CD3D8E2E9B8D313/job/

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

posted 12/8/21

Project Manager – Education
Stantec

We could design buildings just because we can, but we’d rather create places that inspire. Through our Architecture and Interior Design work, we challenge design ideas of the past to create spaces that foster a culture of collaboration–spaces that are designed for community.

We believe good design extends beyond the physical elements of a space– good design shapes our lives, influences our behaviors and interactions, and has purpose.  We strive to design spaces that are meaningful and memorable for our communities.  Join our team of creative professionals and work with us to create inspiring spaces for all.

Your Opportunity

We are looking for talented Project Managers to join our Arlington, VACharlottesville, VA, Richmond, VA, Philadelphia PA and Washington, DC offices.

Your Key Responsibilities

The Project Manager is a licensed professional with responsibility for project performance in terms of design excellence, financial performance, mentorship and technical quality.  The role primarily involves management of internal team and external consultants while working with the principal in charge in interfacing with the client.  The Project Manager may be called upon to manage one or more projects of various complexity and scope.  They are expected to have a broad set of experience and knowledge.  This is a leadership role that requires oversight, guidance and mentoring of others.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain positive client relationships.
  • Participate in new project pursuit activities (proposals and interviews).
  • Plan and oversee preparation of documentation in various architectural phases.
  • Prepare consultant agreements and oversee selection of building systems (structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.).
  • Conduct field observation acting as an agent of the client and report progress of construction to the client.
  • Manage and tracking of change orders, pay apps and other contractual modifications impacting budget and schedule.
  • Lead project coordination and site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors.
  • Determine staffing needs, recommend personnel and assist in recruiting.
  • Motivate project teams.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience in the K12 and Higher Education markets strongly preferred.
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written.
  • Detailed knowledge of building construction systems means and methods, materials, and industry associated standards.
  • Ability to hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.
  • Ability to apply accessibility codes, applicable building codes, and life-safety codes to a wide variety of project scopes and complexity.
  • Ability to oversee development of building documentation in Autodesk Revit,
  • Strong experience with general software (Revit, Newforma Project Center, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, etc.)
  • Ability to check work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage team to meet project budget and schedule.
  • Understanding and responsibility over project financials

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Professionally accredited degree in Architecture or equivalent in support of architectural license required.
  • LEED Green Associate Accreditation or LEED AP preferred.

Submission Requirements:

  • Letter of interest resume with list of representative projects, and sample of portfolio work.

Apply online at https://stantec.jobs/arlington-va/project-manager-education/F3C027701C274E8B9CD3D8E2E9B8D313/job/

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

posted 12/8/21

Executive Director
AIAS | Washington, D.C.

Job Descriptionhttps://careercenter.aia.org/jobs/15792575/executive-director-aias

The Executive Director of the American Institute of Architecture Students has the unique opportunity to be a leader in an organization with a 65-year legacy of shaping the education and profession of architecture. The ideal candidate can make immediate and impactful changes in the lives of students and emerging professionals, network and establish relationships with professional organizations and their leaders, and mentor and provide resources for tomorrow’s industry leaders. The culture of the AIAS is one of progress, and the family-like network the organization cultivates provides a community dedicated to providing passionate students with the resources they need to create real change. The members of the AIAS are not content with the status quo in education or in design, and they are tirelessly dedicated to changing the culture, policies, and practices of existing institutions – including our own.

posted 12/2/2021