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Architect job overview

An architect is responsible for designing documents for construction professionals to create new buildings or restore or renovate existing buildings. They work closely with construction project managers and clients from start to finish, until the final product meets the client’s quality and budget expectations. During the design phase, they create drawings and renderings and make adjustments to the designs based on feedback. During the build, they visit building sites regularly to clarify intent and oversee quality control. Architects generally work in an office environment at their professional practice or may be employed full-time by larger development or construction companies.

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Architect job summary

Our busy firm is seeking an experienced architect to help bring our clients’ dreams to life! You will work with clients and project managers to ensure all considerations are integrated into the design. You will use your CAD skills to create detailed construction documents and oversee the build process to make sure the clients’ quality and cost expectations are met. The ideal candidate has many years of experience working on construction projects. Exceptional communication, project management, and drawing skills are a must. If you’re a licensed architect looking to work with an exceptionally skilled team, apply today!


Ashburn, VA
Architect responsibilities
  • Consult with project managers and clients throughout the project to ensure the end product meets the client’s quality and budget expectations
  • Create drawings and renderings and make adjustments to designs based on feedback
  • Coordinate consultant drawings ( HVAC, landscape architect, civil engineers, etc) and integrate into design plans
  • Present design proposals, building design blueprints, and construction documents containing specifications for building materials and products
  • Communicate design intent specifications clearly and ensure quality control through site visits with construction professionals
Architect qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Architecture from a National Architectural Accrediting Board approved program is required
  • Meet licensing requirements through NCARB architects registration board and be a licensed architect through the State Board of Architecture
  • 5 years of work experience with construction projects, producing complete sets of construction documents for developments, residential or office buildings
  • Firm understanding of the construction process, and state and national safety requirements and building codes (IEBC, IBC, IRC, etc.) is vital
  • Fluent in computer-aided design/CAD / design software: Photoshop, Revit, AutoCad, and Sketch-Up and BIM (Building Information Modeling) technology
  • Excellent project management skills, as well as strong problem solving, technical, and communication skills
Architect compensation

$138,134 (National Average)

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