Posted on: Jul 7th, 2017

Project Architect (Columbus)

Columbus, Ohio 43215


DesignGroup is an award-winning Columbus, Ohio-based architectural design firm. We are innovative, progressive, and full of possibilities. If you’re searching for a forward-thinking, ideas-based practice that is passionate about design. We are seeking a Project Architect to join our Civic, Education and Libraries team.


What will we ask you to do?  

  • Collaborate with the Project Designer, Interior Designer, and/or Planner to develop construction documents that accomplish the design intent.
  • Collaborate with the Specification Writer to ensure that the technical requirements of the project are accomplished.
  • Coordinate quality reviews with other Project Architects
  • Provides leadership (both client and internal DG team) for documentation for healthcare projects.
  • Lead owner/user meetings, particularly in the Design Development phase, to ensure the requirements of the project have been included in the construction documents and properly coordinated
  • Code review and coordination with various code officials to ensure approvals
  • Collaboration and coordination with Engineers, Builders (CM’s, GC’s, Developers, Owner’s Representatives, etc.)
  • Collaboration and coordination with equipment vendors for proper and timely installation
  • Review Shop Drawing and determine if meet approval standards.
  • Construction Administration


Why DesignGroup?

  • Growing and award winning firm
  • Comprehensive Benefits Programs 
  • Creative Fun Environment
  • Flexible Work Schedule 
  • ½ day on Fridays
  • Career Development and Professional Education Programs

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  • Registered Architect
  • LEED BD+C Preferred
  • 10+ years experience with Education (k-12 and higher), Libraries, Civic and Workplac
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, and Adobe Suite
  • REVIT skills a plus
  • Strong design, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate design ideas through freehand sketching and rendering
  • Demonstrate strong organizational, time management, presentation skills and attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of building construction methods and materials and MEP systems
  • Ability to lead large projects
  • Strong conceptual thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks without immediate and constant supervision
  • Skill in persuasion and negotiation of critical issues
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented, as well as communicate information and ideas in speaking and writing
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