Martinez+Johnson Architecture, PC a Washington, DC based architectural firm, specializing in the design of cultural and performing arts facilities, are seeking a Junior Project Architect to join our office in a full-time capacity. We are looking for a highly motivated and talented architect with experience collaborating in a team environment. Candidates should have an understanding of the project process, with excellent presentation and communication skills
Job Responsibilities include:
Work with Project Manager(s) and project team(s) on all phases of a project from concept design, presentations, design development, and production.
Contribute and actively participate in the activities of a design and production team.
Deliver high quality presentation, design drawings and construction documents that can be easily interpreted by government agencies and easily utilized by contractors.
Apply innovative thinking, balanced with ability to present real-world technical solutions to new design challenges.
Work with clients in a manner that leads to satisfaction, great design, and repeat business.
Communicate and coordinate effectively with team and technical consultants.
Job Requirements include:
Professional degree in architecture.
2-5 years of experience working in an architecture firm.
Familiarity with architectural detailing, current construction standards, and building systems.
Understanding of architectural design and related fields.
Ability to problem solve both individually and as a part of a project team.
Proficiency in use of 2D/3D software, including Revit, AutoCAD, Sketchup, and Adobe Creative Suite, and with Microsoft Office is required; skilled at any rendering software and process is a plus.
Knowledge of materials, construction techniques, and building codes.
Excellent communication and critical thinking skills.
Strong organizations skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.
The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Applicants who have worked at small to medium avant-garde design studios and on medium to large scale projects will receive favorable review. Preservation experience also valuable.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive
About Martinez & Johnson Architecture
Firm: Drawing on the partners' experience working together over the past twenty years, Martinez+ Johnson Architecture has established an expertise in three main architectural areas:Live entertainment facilitiesThe restoration and adaptive reuse of historic structuresCommercial buildings in urban areasThe design of complex, multi-functional facilities through the creative integration of existing buildings with contemporary additions extends their useful life and revitalizes growing urban neighborhoods.Martinez+Johnson Architecture brings skill and enthusiasm to design efforts utilizing a process involving understanding building owners and end users requirements, both current and future, and merging these goals with a very high level of design sensitivity and expertise at large, intermediate, and small scales. The firm’s practice seeks to enhance the quality of public life within a community. This is achieved through the promotion of the public realm into the life of the neighborhoods.Partners: All activities of the firm are conducted through the combined direction of the two partners, Gary Martinez, AIA, and Thomas E. Johnson, AIA. Each project receives the attention of at least... one, if not both, partners at all times as the firm undertakes and addresses the concerns and needs of its clients and the communities in which its practice occurs.Practice: Through highly recognized experience and demonstrated sensitivity in preservation and rehabilitation skills, the architectural practice of Martinez+Johnson Architecture is uniquely qualified to provide successful conceptual solutions to the design of new buildings and additions within historic contexts. Our experience with preservation and neighborhood groups enables us to successfully elicit the support and approval of these organizations.Similarly, the firm’s non-historic work is developed at the partners’ direction in a studio atmosphere. Our clients participate strongly in this process, contributing to the goal of design and functional excellence.