Posted on: Mar 8th, 2024

Project Architect (Columbus)

Columbus, Ohio 43215


Unlock Your Architectural Journey with DesignGroup!

Are you a design enthusiast with a passion for turning creative concepts into reality? Join us as an Architect, where you'll embark on a thrilling adventure through the diverse realms of architecture, from Planning to Design and beyond. We are on the lookout for a passionate Project Architect to join our innovative team at DesignGroup!

Your Essential Duties:  As a Project Architect, you'll wear many hats collaborating with Project Designers, Architects, Interior Designers, and Project Managers Your tasks will span from collaborating on architectural documents to delivering presentations. As a Project Architect you will serve as the team's technical leader, tasked with transforming design concepts into precise construction documents. In this role, you must possess a comprehensive understanding of building codes and the factors influencing construction feasibility.

  • Assist the Project Manager as directed.
  • Work alongside the Project Designer, Interior Designer, and/or Planner to develop construction documents aligning with design objectives.
  • Collaborate with the Specification Writer to ensure project technical requirements are met.
  • Coordinate quality reviews with other Project Assistants.
  • Lead owner/user meetings during the Design Development phase to ensure project requirements are incorporated into construction documents accurately.
  • Conduct code reviews and liaise with code officials for necessary approvals.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Engineers.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with Builders (CM’s, GC’s, Developers, Owner’s Representatives, etc.).
  • Work closely with equipment vendors for timely and proper installation.
  • Review and approve shop drawings.
  • Perform Construction Administration duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.

How to Apply:

As part of your application process, include a portfolio showcasing your work, with a maximum file size of 3 MB. Aim to curate your portfolio to feature 3 or 4 of your most exemplary works. Each piece should tell a compelling story, incorporating essential process information such as models, sketches, and diagrams that elucidate your design thinking. We value a comprehensive view, so encompass the entire design journey, from initial phases to the final imagery. In cases of collaborative efforts, acknowledge primary team members, and emphasize your specific contributions to the work and the overall process. Please note that web-based portfolios are not accepted at this time.

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  • Education: Minimum Bachelors degree in Architecture; Masters Degree preferred.
  • Experience: 5 or more years of relevant experience in architecture
  • Certificates/Licenses: Architectural Registration, LEED AP
  • Design Thinking: Generating innovative solutions, applying design principles, and showcasing meticulous attention to detail.
  • Team Collaborator: Balancing collaborative teamwork with individual responsibilities, fostering a positive team spirit, and actively contributing to team success.
  • Quality Advocate: Exhibiting precision, thoroughness, and an ongoing commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Efficient Executor: Completing tasks promptly and consistently striving to enhance productivity.
  • Effective Communicator: Excellent communication skills, from reading and analyzing documents to presenting information effectively.
  • Your Toolset: Proficiency in Autodesk Suite, Sketchup, Adobe Creative Suites (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), and Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel).
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