Ritter Norton Architects | Alexandria, VA

Ritter Norton Architects, an award-winning architecture and interior design firm located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, VA, is seeking a talented junior architect/designer to join our team. The designer will work on a wide range of commercial and institutional projects such as churches and synagogues, libraries, schools, and recreation centers as well as commercial interior workplace projects for both government and private sector clients. Responsibilities will include site surveys, developing concepts and test fits, presentation materials and 3D modeling, construction documents, material and finish selections, FF&E, coordination of vendors and consultants, and assisting with construction administration.

A great candidate should possess the following credentials:
• Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Interior Design
• 1-2+ years of experience
• Be a thoughtful designer with a collaborative mindset
• Strong graphic and presentation skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Good organizational/planning skills and able to work effectively on multiple concurrent projects
• Technical skills to help produce construction documents and lead production on smaller projects
• Strong proficiency with Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office suite, SketchUp
• LEED and WELL credentials a big plus!
• Must be a US citizen and reside in the DC metro area

We offer fair and competitive salaries, great benefits, flexible schedules, and remote work options, with a fun, casual, and easy-going small-firm culture. We are passionate about design excellence and providing our clients with an unparalleled level of service, and we believe strongly in respecting family needs and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. We are a welcoming equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applicants of any race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other non-merit-based factors to apply.

Please send a letter of interest, resume, and examples of your work to admin@ritternorton.com.