Project Architect

Job Locations US-DC
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/9/2022 1:10 PM)
# of Openings


Landis Architects | Builders is looking for a talented Project Architect ready to break free from the antiquated studio system. Our design process emphasizes creativity and independence, so designers develop concepts for clients and let their design skills shine.  Additionally, we build 90% of what we draw, so you will see your designs become a reality. IDP Mentorship is available for this position.


Company Overview
Landis Architects | Builders, established in 1990, is an architect-driven full-service residential design/build firm specializing in high-end residential and light commercial renovations. The company is well-known for its leadership in green remodeling and
award-winning designs in the DC area. Our offices in Takoma DC are less than a 5-minute walk to the Takoma Redline Metro.


1. Oversee projects from initial sale through final punch out
2. Provide leadership in the development of project documents
3. Review project program and explore buildable and innovative solutions
4. Develop client relationships
5. Coordinate with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural subcontractors
6. Other duties as assigned


• Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize, multitask
• Ability to manage detailed/complex concepts and problems
• Solid negotiation skills and strategies
• Unafraid to ask for input from the team
• Ability to manage the profitability of design projects
• Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communications
• Commitment to team results
• A lifelong learner


Education and/or Experience:

•Residential Project Designer/Architect with 3-5 years of experience
• Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture
• Excellent Revit, SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign skills
• Proficiency in Chief Architect is a plus
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
• Ability to work with the Senior Leadership to develop vital design concepts and
accurately document them in design presentations and construction

• Experience with space planning, material selections, and codes in light-frame
wood construction
• Experience with the construction administration process in residential and light
commercial projects
• Excellent 3D graphic rendering skills
• LEED accreditation (preferred but not required)
• Progress toward Architectural Licensure (preferred but not required)


•Valid work permit (USA)
• Local residency (DC, Maryland, or Virginia)

What We Prefer
• LEED accreditation
• Progress toward Architectural Licensure


COVID-19 considerations: All employees must be fully vaccinated; reasonable accommodations will be considered.


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