Architect / Project Manager


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Architecture June 19, 2017 ZGF Architects Washington, DC, USA

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ZGF Architects, LLP seeks the right architect to help us deliver design excellence and embed innovation in everything we do. You can play an important role by contributing knowledge and design expertise to the overall growth of our office and gain exposure and experience with projects across the Firm. This is an opportunity to join the Number 1 ranked architecture firm (2016 Architect 50: Architect Magazine) and work alongside the best talent in the world who will challenge and inspire you every day. The position is located in Washington, D.C. Travel is required.

You will be asked to face new challenges, create solutions and work outside your comfort zone. We seek someone who will be energized to create something new every day and who will be eager to collaborate in a team environment. You are a well-rounded, strategic-thinker with an integrated approach to design, management and technical project resolution. You bring a track-record of success with complex, multi-phase projects in healthcare, mixed-use, government, institutional research facilities and higher education. You are someone whose enthusiasm is contagious, positively influencing people, situations and results. You have a reputation as a collaborator, building strong relationships with clients, project stakeholders and project teams and navigating complexity with great effect. You bring a track-record of high achievement and progression in your career, and stories to share with us about how you have made a difference – for clients, employers, colleagues or communities.

You demonstrate commitment and success in design innovation, building craft, environment stewardship and lean design process. You are comfortable and effective in a leadership capacity and are effective at independently developing project proposals, defining and managing work plans, organizing and supervising design teams, participating in presentations and interviews and finding creative solutions to project challenges. You have successfully managed teams from concept design through construction and have a deep understanding of building, zoning, energy codes, ADA, construction standards, and other regulatory requirements. You have a passion for architectural detailing and proficiency in Adobe Suite, Revit, Microsoft Suite and Deltek Vision. Professional architecture degree and a minimum of 10 years’ experience required. Licensed Architects with LEED accreditation are preferred.

About Us: ZGF Architects LLP is an international architecture, urban design, and interior design firm focused on design excellence, innovation, and stewardship of the environment. We have a celebrated 50-plus-year history, growing to more than 600 employees, while constantly considering the future. We are thinkers, creatives, disrupters, designers, makers and doers who come from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. Collaboration is in our DNA and our extraordinary talent spans the artistic to the analytical; unconventional to technical, which makes for a truly rich work environment and the ability to offer services customized to each client engagement. We learn from each other and invest in the growth and development of our talent. Collectively, we strive to make a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve.

ZGF Architects LLP is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Candidates are invited to Apply Online posting resume and portfolio.