Architectural Designer I
Charlotte - North Carolina (NC), 28202
Perkins Eastman has an exciting opportunity in our Education and Senior Living studio located in Charlotte, NC, We are seeking an outstanding Architectural Designer to participate in all facets of assigned Education and Senior Living projects for our local, regional and select national projects.
Perkins Eastman embodies a highly collaborative, team focused culture. We are a design oriented, integrated firm in which our professional roster consists of architects, interior designers, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, graphic designers, construction specification writers, construction economists, environmental analysts, resiliency experts, traffic and transportation engineers, and several other professional disciplines.
We are seeking a dedicated, passionate team member with strong design and visualization skills on the path to licensure for immediate opportunities as an Architectural Designer I. This position requires support to project team leaders and production of presentations for projects in our Education and Senior Living studios.
Perkins Eastman Charlotte Office provides clients full design services from strategy, to programming and planning, to high-performance buildings with design excellence across a variety of practice areas in the local and regional market. This position will be a key leader in the office, working with the current leadership and talent to help continue to grow our presence and capabilities in Charlotte and the region.
What You Will Do:
Reporting to the Project Manager responsible for the individual project, the Architectural Designer I will be responsible for assisting in Master Planning, Site Planning and Building Design exercises utilizing 3D Modeling and Digital Presentation Packaging.
Assist with preparation of program and schematic designs, project layouts and develop designs in 3D using Revit and other 3D modeling software for client review/approval.
Assist with performance of design computations, specification research, compile data, and other supporting technical project information.
Assist with preparation of construction drawings and construction detailing.
Review building codes to assure designs comply with codes.
Participate in the construction administration phase by reviewing shop drawings and other submittals, responding to RFI’s and preparing field reports
Prepare finish material sample boards, physical models, and graphic presentations for client approval.
Assist the design team on projects from the Pre-Schematic Phase through Construction Documents.
Accredited Bachelors or Master’s degree in Architecture
On the path toward licensure
LEED Accreditation or equivalent preferred
Minimum of 1 to 3 years of relevant architecture experience; preferably in Education or Senior Living
Ability to collaborate, develop, communicate, and present design concepts to internal and external teams.
Proficiency with Revit, Sketch-up, Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino, 3D Max and other related design software is preferred.
Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.
- Possess strong communication skills and excellent graphic presentation skills.
About Perkins Eastman:
Perkins Eastman is recognized as “a Global Design Giant” with 17 interdisciplinary design studios around the world and a dedicated staff of over 1000 people from 70 different countries. We focus on all aspects of design and planning in the built environment, and are driven by our core belief that great design has a positive impact on people’s lives. We design for people and capture this in our ethos “Human by Design”.
We are an integrated firm with our professional roster consisting of architects, interior designers, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, graphic designers, construction specification writers, construction economists, environmental analysts, resiliency experts, traffic and transportation engineers, and several other professional disciplines.