Architectural Designer – Washington, DC, United States | Works
Workshop to do
Washington, D.C., United StatesLocation:
Fri 8 Jul ’22Posted on:
Research: Designer Architect
Workshop to do (TBD Studio) harnesses the inherent goodness in people and the power of design to create lasting solutions to the pressing issues facing our world. We design and build spaces that elevate, inspire and sustain power within the communities they serve. We believe that a relevant design practice should be accessible to all rather than just a few.
TBD is currently looking for a Design Associate to work on architectural, urban and rural design projects. Our office is based in Washington, DC, and we work nationwide. This role will report to the Senior Architectural Designer.
Job Title: Design Associate
Location: Washington, D.C.
Start date: July 2022
Compensation: $50,000 to $60,000
Main purpose and function:
Founded by award-winning architect Omar Hakeem in 2020, the To Be Done studio works to create lasting and impactful solutions to the multifaceted issues facing many communities across our country, we work upstream and downstream from the challenges. We source and engage local and thematic experts to ensure we are well informed before designing. We design robust solutions that consider social, environmental and climate change sustainability. Sometimes we see the work through to completion and do the building/manufacturing ourselves.
The architectural designer will:
Support for all phases of the design process
Support and lead community engagement efforts
Assist in the development of production design and construction documents
Support modeling and manufacturing efforts.
We value team members who:
Enjoy creatively applying architectural design challenges
Thrive when given independence in project management situations
Support the design, engagement and implementation of architectural and/or urban design initiatives, with some travel to project sites required.
Enjoy supporting our customers and partner organizations.
Enjoy being rooted in their local community and supporting work in other geographies.
Are excellent teammates (of course!)
Master in Architecture
0-2 years of practical experience – project management, design, documentation and construction administration
Excellent visual communication and graphic design skills
Proficiency in Archicad (preferred), Revit and Adobe Creative Suite
Detail-oriented with exceptional verbal and written communication skills that include phenomenal follow-up and documentation
This position is full time (40h/week). Travel for site visits will be required. Our office operates on a hybrid work model, but reserves the right to request in-person employment.
Please send a file containing a cover letter, CV and work examples (maximum file size 15MB) to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference “DC Designer” in the subject line of your email.
To Be Done Studio is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that people with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodations to participate in the application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other employment-related benefits and privileges. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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