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Project Designer

Organization: Perkins+Will
Date Posted: 8/10/2017
Date Needed: 7/10/2017
City: Durham
Location: North Carolina
Country: United States
Primary Category: Architect Designer
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Description & Details

Are you committed to design excellence?
Do you thrive in an environment of collaboration? 
Do you have a passion for sustainability? 
Do you show a high degree of creativity and entrepreneurship?
If yes, join us in changing the world through design! 

As a Project Designer on the Perkins+Will team, you will:

  • Understand overall project goals and constraints including client values, construction and design budget limitations and schedule requirements
  •  Work in tandem with Senior Project Designer or Design Principal to analyze and evaluate client project requirements and design alternatives based on site and code requirements
  • Initiate and create schematic designs and plans with responsibility for presentation drawings, models, and narratives
  •  Participate in internal design reviews
  •  Participate in marketing efforts and may lead presentations to prospective clients
  •  Work with engineering consultants through schematic and design development phases
  •  Direct, organize, and mentor junior staff with responsibility for oversight
  •  Work hard, play hard, and learn a lot along the way!

To join us, you should have:

  •  A professional degree in Architecture, Design, or related discipline
  •  6+ years of experience
  •  Strong sketching, graphic, and 3D modeling and visualization skills; Revit strongly preferred
  •  Strong design portfolio
  •  High level of creativity, innovative thinking, and problem solving
  •  Ability to direct and coordinate work efforts of junior staff
  •  Experience in all phases and aspects of a project 
  •  Effective verbal and written communication skills
  •  Problem solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn
  •  Collaborative and professional work ethic
  •  LEED AP or within 6 months of hire
  •  Licensure preferred

How to Apply / Contact
All qualified and interested candidates can apply for this position on our website at  Please include your resume and work samples.

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