DESIGNER II/III (3-7+ YEARS)

Perkins and Will

Denver, CO, USA

Full time

Sep 9

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Come design a better, more beautiful world with us.

We believe in designing places that inspire joy and honor humanity. Places that uplift the human spirit and imbue life with a sense of delight and greater purpose. At Perkins and Will, we design for life—a philosophy we call “Living Design.”

The Denver Studio is growing and we are looking for highly motivated individuals excited to contribute to our Sports, Entertainment, and Recreation specialties while also interested in helping us grow our Healthcare, Science and Technology, Commercial, Civic, and Cultural project sectors.

Perkins&Will offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, wellness, STD, LTD, Life Insurance, 401k, and PTO. Employee perks include a hybrid/flexible work environment, dog-friendly office, professional development time and expense budget, bonuses, studio initiatives and firmwide affinity groups, and a Justice, Equity, Engagement, Diversity, and Inclusion foundation to everything we do.

As a Designer II, you will:

  • Meticulously prepare drawings for schematic design, design development, and contract documents including developing design sketches, renderings, models, graphics, details, sections, elevations, and schedules
  • Exercise creative judgment and design application skills
  • Assist your team with programming and space planning to assess client and project needs
  • Have a passion for developing presentations and a desire to participate in client meetings
  • Compile data and perform design computations, assist in the production of amendments, addenda, and bulletins
  • Perform site analysis, calculations, and surveys of exciting conditions and field measurements
  • Keep organized and check your work for accuracy, omissions, and legibility
  • Work alongside and understand the functional organization of the project team
  • Utilize your rock star technical skills in Revit and other design application software

To join us as a Designer II, you should have:

  • A professional degree in Architecture
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Experience in all phases and aspects of a project deliverable
  • Basic knowledge of project design and construction documentation production
  • Proficiency in Revit, CAD, graphic design, and 3D modeling and visualization software
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic
  • LEED AP or other certification within 6 months of hire
  • Interest in completing your ARE exams

Salary range: $56,000-$75,000 depending on knowledge, skills, and experience.

As a Designer III, you will:

  • Evaluate, select, and apply advanced architectural and design methods with responsibility for project assignments, including programming, design development, coordination, and production of construction documents.
  • Develop and prepare construction documents, plans, and details; execute red-marked revisions.
  • Evaluate and integrate engineering systems and implement code, accessibility, and zoning analysis
  • Conduct field observations to monitor the progress of construction.
  • Work independently and alongside a team to meet project constraints of budget and schedule
  • Develop, prepare, and coordinate presentation materials.
  • Be involved with coordinating contractors, consultants, and vendor assignments
  • Collaborate with and may mentor junior staff
  • Utilize your rock-star technical skills in Revit and other design application software.

To join us as a Designer III, you should have:

  • A professional degree in Architecture
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Experience in all phases and aspects of a project deliverable
  • Experience with project design and construction documentation production
  • Proficiency in Revit, CAD, graphic design, and 3D modeling and visualization software
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic
  • LEED AP or other certification within 6 months of hire
  • Licensure or on your way to completing your ARE exams

Salary range: $65,000-$80,000 depending on knowledge, skills, and experience.

The safety of all employees is a priority during COVID and we presently require everyone to be fully vaccinated to enter our studio or attend in-person client meetings or visit job sites. No waiver of requirement that the position advertised includes the capacity to be present in the studio is expressly or impliedly waived.

At Perkins&Will we believe that inclusion spurs creativity and that innovation is born from an engaged culture of diverse people and ideas. By moving beyond barriers and stereotypes of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status; we are committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of the communities and clients we serve. EOE/M/F/V/D

Apply online on our Careers Page.

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<p>Do you have questions about this position? Please reach out to the Denver Talent Manager, Krystin Moody, krystin.moody@perkinswill.com.

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