Job Overview

Architectural Designer - ( 210002VN )


Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity

Join a Top 10 global design firm in our Buildings practice that provides Architecture, Buildings Engineering, and Interior Design services.

You will work on tasks under the guidance of a Senior Designer or Architect. This is a junior level Architectural design role. You will be exposed to a variety of project types and sizes, and work within a project team during all phases of the project. You will be developing elevations, sections, and architectural details for project and assisting with innovative and creative new ideas surrounding best practices within in a lively design-oriented studio atmosphere.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Assist project teams in the development of a design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats.
  • Utilize BIM technologies in development of three-dimensional models of buildings and their components.
  • Participate in design critiques and pin-ups.
  • Prepare and revises documentation in various architectural phases including site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections, and details.
  • Coordinate building systems (structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.) to ensure compatibility with the design intent.
  • Assist in contract administration tasks.
  • Attend project coordination and meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants.
  • Implement sustainable design principles into the building design and surrounding environment.
  • Assist in site analysis, research of concept, benchmarks, typology, and precedents.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Basic knowledge and application of accessibility codes and applicable building codes.
  • Basic knowledge of building construction systems.
  • Basic understanding of all phases of architectural document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to conduct space planning, block planning, and adjacencies in coordination with building program.
  • Ability to develop floor plans, wall sections, and details.
  • Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
  • Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting through all phases of architectural design.
  • Ability to engage in creative and critical thought and able to graphically communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.
  • Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material. To communicate abstract ideas (verbal/written)
  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, InDesign and Photoshop; Prefer experience with Enscape, SketchUP, Newforma.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture
  • 0 to 3 years of experience
  • LEED Green Associate or LEED AP is a plus

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Work from home may be optional for up to two days per week depending on assignment.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Virginia-Arlington

Other Locations : United States-District Of Columbia-Washington, United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia

Job : Intern Architect

Organization : BC-1779 Buildings-US Mid Atlantic

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time



Architectural Designer


Washington DC


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