AECOM Senior Design Architect in Roanoke, Virginia
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Leader. Visionary. Client Focused. Mentor. Storyteller. Articulate. Writer. Creator. Collaborator.
Do these words describe you? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity where you can make a difference and build a future? Do you want to work with awesome people who, in collaboration with our clients, design the future? Then you might have a promising future in AECOM’s Roanoke, Virginia office. From our vibrant multidisciplinary studio set in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains we serve a strong network of clients locally, nationally and internationally. Many of our team members enjoy the opportunity to invest their efforts in our local community as well as learn about and design for a variety of cultures and environments around the globe.
You will work on, and should have experience with, an interesting range of Higher Education, Healthcare, Science & Technology & Federal Government projects. Demonstrable design experience through awards, publications and other industry recognition is desirable. The ability to travel is essential to this role. Due to the requirement to work on certain U.S. government projects U.S. citizenship is also required. Qualified and interested candidates should submit a resume and work samples. Include your resume and a compact, representative sample of your work.
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Collaborates with Design Director in developing design concepts.
Meet directly with the owner/client and analyze project goals.
Conceive and develop architectural concepts/solutions for those goals.
Generates design ideas and solutions and communicates effectively to project team and client.
Designs in accordance with project schedules, budgets, applicable codes, and ordinances.
Initiate and create designs with responsibility for the preparation of presentation drawings, models, and narratives.
Directs the production of schematic and design development documents.
Performs design review of design documents on several concurrent projects.
Oversees the review of design documents for compliance with program and design concepts.
Directs and coordinates design consultants in all phases.
Provide senior design leadership for all disciplines related to overall building design
Generates and supervises design presentations.
Participates in and/or leads client presentations and interviews.
Promotes firm and project goals of excellence in design, execution, and environmental responsibility.
Takes an active role in a local professional association and represents the firm at national events and outside associations.
Demonstrates thorough understanding of project management process including scope, budgets, and schedule.
Exercises maturity in architectural judgment in anticipating and solving complexities, and determining program objectives and requirements.
Stays current with evolving building technology and systems applicable to the design process.
Performs tasks in congruence with AECOM standards of excellence.
Leads, organizes, and directs project design team members.
Represents AECOM by participating as a key member of our business development team in marketing to prospective owners/clients.
Works with Design Director and Architecture Studio Manager to build and maintain the design culture of the studio.
Coaches and mentors skills that support the development of future design talent.
BA/BS in Architecture
4 years of relevant experience
Preferred Qualifications :
Advanced knowledge of architecture and design concepts, practices, and methods
High level of creativity, innovative thinking, and problem solving
Excellent sketching and/or computer skills and conceptual design skills
Experience directing or coordinating work efforts of junior staff
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Collaborative and professional work ethic
Passion and commitment to environmentally responsible design
LEED AP or within 6 months of hire
Proficient use of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Rhino, Dynamo (or Grasshopper), Revit, 3-D Studio Max, and other appropriate modeling and graphics programs
Use of 3d Printers and associated software
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Design