Architect II

Washington, DC
Perkins Eastman 

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 15 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. 

Perkins Eastman is seeking an experienced Project Architect who is passionate about architecture and experienced in the challenges of professional practice.  Project Architect is a collaborative, problem-solving position with leadership responsibilities for the design and technical production of projects.  It requires an individual with strong communication and technical skills, working within design teams, and across disciplines, to create exemplary Multi-family Residential, Senior Living, Education, or Workplace environments.

Job Responsibilities:

Direct a collaborative project team, coordinating all phases of planning, design, documentation, and construction administration.
Develop and document design concepts and unique technical details.
Coordinate the work of Consultants, reviewing and developing technical details and strategies that advance high performance design and systems integration, in support of sustainable design certifications.
Implement and enforce established standards and conventions for project and document quality.
Supervisory or independent responsibility for Construction Administration phase.

Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture is required.
A minimum of 7, or up to 10 years of experience in project types relevant to our practice.
Broad and diverse knowledge of architectural principles and practices, combined with strong graphic, written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated experience and capability to independently evaluate, select and implement appropriate architectural techniques and methods of production.
Proficiency with Revit is required. Experience with other software such as Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Newforma and other data management programs is preferred.
Architectural License required; LEED accreditation, or comparable sustainability credential preferred, or expected within 18 months of hire.
Intellectual curiosity, eagerness to engage with others, and willingness to contribute to a healthy, vital workplace culture.

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, send your cover letter, resume and portfolio as one file (Adobe PDF preferred) to and specify your office location of interest in the subject line: “Architect II – Washington DC – Your Name”. Please provide the website source. No phone calls please.