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Project Architect - Des Moines :: RDG Planning & Design

Career Opening: Project Architect

Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Who We Are

Create. Meaning. Together.

RDG is unique in our philosophy of team oriented design, with deep professional knowledge and talent in multiple interrelated disciplines of our industry (Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, Strategic Planning, Interior Design, Engineering, Lighting Design, Integrated Art, and Multimedia). Our processes engage multiple disciplines from the first programming meetings to the final post-occupancy evaluation. With our breadth of resources we solve problems for our clients in meaningful and sustainable ways, embracing solutions that reduce environmental impact, leverage resources, improve health, and heighten productivity.

Our Architecture studio is comprised of collaborative, creative, and visionary professionals who create high-quality and sustainable environments that are functional, innovative, appropriate, and attractive. Here, great people and great ideas make a real difference, together. In addition to our full array of professional architectural services, our team members also provide services such as visioning, master planning, and conceptual design for sports, health care, corporate, recreation, K-12, historic and college facilities.

Located in central Iowa, our office in Des Moines offers a vibrant culture with excellent opportunities for professional growth. Greater Des Moines is the capital of Iowa and a diverse community of approximately 500,000 residents with recreational facilities, park system and a variety of quality schools.

Requirements for Project Architect

This position offers the opportunity to work interactively with other design professionals, clients, and the public in a creative environment on a broad range of unique projects. We are looking for skilled communicators with a passion for award-winning design, deep technical knowledge, proven leadership, and great problem solving skills.

Licensed architect with five or more years’ experience.

Experience directly managing teams creating of design development and construction documents for complex projects using BIM systems.

Skilled at developing client confidence.

Solid verbal, computer drafting, and presentation graphic skills.

Broad technical knowledge including sustainable design principals, construction detailing, materials, and field experience.

Broad technical knowledge of building systems and codes.

Proficient in Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, and Microsoft Office applications.

LEED Accreditation preferred.

Experience in multi-disciplinary environments beneficial.

Electronic resume and portfolio submission only: APPLY ONLINE Please select Des Moines as office of interest.

RDG is an equal opportunity employer.