Ionic DeZign Studios is looking for a Junior Architect to join our ever growing practice.
IONIC is a Virginia Beach based Architecture and Interiors firm. We work on a
variety of project types, including retail, restaurants, hospitality, corporate
offices, mixed-use and commercial, financial, municipality projects as well as
religious architecture and custom residential homes. IONIC is a firm that
strives to set the bar higher in terms creativity and ingenuity throughout the
design process. Yes, the work is demanding and it takes the effort of putting
in the time in order to reap the rewards. However, just as hard as we work we
believe in playing equally as hard. Team IONIC is about relationships. Within a
supportive and mentorship philosophy, IONIC provides a climate where you'll
succeed and be a part of a continuously growing and evolving family of
Completion of five or six-year architectural degree program.
Minimum of 5 years total professional experience; experience required in all
phases of project work including preparation of conceptual, schematic, design
development, and construction documents and supporting materials.
Licensed Architect or actively seeking licensure.
Plans, schedules, organizes, and executes distinct portions of smaller
projects; or contributions toward larger projects.
Provides technical design input and support for the development of the entire
design concept for the assigned work under a Principle.
With limited supervision, responsible for a project’s or an assigned portion of
a project’s technical design effort, subsequent detailed design development,
project coordination and quality control efforts during all phases of project
work in close collaboration with a Senior Designer or Principle.
Develops thorough understanding of design philosophy of projects and provides
major input in developing a design and building performance strategy.
Develops leadership presence office wide as a resource to others within the
Seeks creative and innovative solutions to assigned tasks and develops
appropriate research and documentation to support these solutions.
Drives collaborative relationship with consultants and knowledge resources to
ensure that deliverables are coordinated, integrated and support the
performance goals of the project.
Organizes own work efforts and that of his/her assigned team.
Contributes to preparation of design documents and leads the detailed
development of construction documents.
Leads review of design and construction documents in order to confirm
compliance with the contract deliverables.
Sets an example for team effort through the spirit of cooperation.
Proactively checks and coordinates project documents including but not limited
to drawing set organization, details, dimensions, interdisciplinary
coordination items, specifications coordination, etc.
Reviews shop drawings and sample submittals.
Coordinates and develops responses to contractor questions, inquiries, RFI’s
Prepares punch-lists and field observation reports.
Seeks to build an external presence at industry events, conferences,
organizations and beyond.
Actively pursuing or has achieved LEED professional accreditation.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of architectural practice.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of building materials, detailing, construction
techniques, building systems selection, related engineering principles,
sustainability strategies and building codes.
Demonstrated practical knowledge of space programming and functional
Demonstrated practical understanding of the application of digital tools such
as AutoCAD, Revit, 3dsMAX, Sketch-up, Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
Submit resumes, references and digital portfolios to firstname.lastname@example.org