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We practice what we preach — and work hard to create and sustain a culture at QEA that’s collaborative, respectful and highly enjoyable. And here’s a fact to back that statement up: the average tenure of our firm’s leaders is 12 years, a data point which we’re happy to compare with any other firm of our size and reputation. 
 
At QEA we promote the professional development of all our staff through an extensive, in-house, staff-run education program while also encouraging participation in professional organizations and the community. Interested in joining us?  

Historical Landscape Architect

Quinn Evans Architects has an immediate opening for a full-time historical landscape architect to be part of our preservation planning team. The successful candidate will join an established team and work with QEA’s preservation planning experts in a collegial, intellectually-stimulating environment that fosters professional development. Projects include a diverse range for a well-developed client base that includes federal agencies, state and local government, and private sector clients. Projects span the Midwest and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and include Cultural Landscape Reports, historic landscape assessments, master planning, site design, National Register Nominations, Determinations of Eligibility, and National Historic Landmark Nominations for cultural landscapes, NEPA and Section 106 consultation for cultural landscapes.  
 
The ideal candidate is able to coordinate with a team as well as work independently and is highly organized, detail-oriented, and possesses strong graphic and verbal communication skills. The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of cultural landscape projects, purpose, and products. The position requires an individual with initiative, flexibility and facility for multi-tasking. 
 
Salary range and benefits will commensurate with experience. The position will be located in either the Ann Arbor or Washington, DC office and will be part of the preservation planning team led by Brenda Williams. Please send a cover letter, resume and work samples to resume-mi@quinnevans.com. Work samples are essential and should include a brief explanation of an individual’s specific role(s) in work done as part of a team. 
 

Responsibilities
 

  • Research, documentation, analysis, evaluation, planning, and design for a wide range of cultural landscape projects
  • Interaction with client and regulatory personnel
  • Coordination of project teams, schedules, and budgets
  • Field survey of cultural landscapes
  • Collaboration with architects, engineers, historians, archeologists and other disciplines as part of project teams
  • Support facilitation of collaborative projects including multiple disciplines, stakeholders, and public

 

Requirements
 

  • Landscape Architecture degree from an accredited school
  • LA license or eligibility to pursue licensure
  • Professional experience in landscape preservation projects (minimum 4 years)
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup, Indesign, powerpoint, and Excel
  • Experience with Revit is a plus
  • Self-starter and team oriented
  • Highly organized and professional with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Previous experience in A/E industry preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of NPS guidelines and SOI standards for treatment of cultural landscapes
  • Strong planning and design abilities
  • Willingness to travel to other office locations and remote project locations, travel expenses provided. Candidates should have the capacity and be willing to work outdoor in all seasons through various kinds of weather for field survey purposes.
  • Strong oral, graphic, and written communication skills (please provide one or more of the following work samples)  

    • Report graphics including plans, sections, perspective renderings, conceptual diagrams
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    • Presentation graphics
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    • Construction documents
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    • Report writing

Architectural Designer

Baltimore, MD

Cho Benn Holback, a Quinn Evans Company, is seeking creative, talented architectural designer with 7 to 10 years experience. Our 30 person office in Baltimore has a strong design portfolio in a variety of project types including commercial, educational, arts, and multi-family housing. 

Requirements
Candidate must have excellent design, production and communication skills. Revit capabilities are highly desirable, as is architectural work experience in new and renovation projects, preferably in the Baltimore / DC- and mid-Atlantic region. 

Project Architect

Detroit, MI

Join Quinn Evans Architect’s Detroit Studio to help reinvent Detroit at the intersection of contemporary design and historic preservation. QEA is looking for a team player with leadership and design skills, who is passionate about rebuilding cities. Our Detroit Studio focuses on the adaptive use of historic buildings, additions to those buildings and new buildings in existing urban settings. Our clients include private developers, community development organizations, and public institutions. The projects range in size from small to large offering much opportunity for professional growth. Responsibilities include working in all phases of design, documentation, and construction; managing staff; and training intern staff. 

Requirements
Architectural license, 6-10 years experience that includes taking projects from conception through construction, and experience using Revit, AutoCAD, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Newforma and Deltek Vision a plus. 

Project Architect

Ann Arbor, MI

Join Quinn Evans Architect’s Ann Arbor Office to help design creative renovations, technical restorations and modern additions to community projects including libraries, museums, and civic buildings. QEA is looking for a team player with leadership and design skills, who is passionate about rebuilding cities. Our Ann Arbor Studio focuses on the adaptive use of historic buildings, additions to those buildings and new buildings primarily throughout Michigan. Our clients include Federal Government including National Park Service, public and academic libraries, museums, community non-profits, and public institutions. The projects range in size from small to large offering much opportunity for professional growth. Responsibilities include working in all phases of design, documentation, and construction; managing staff; and training intern staff. 

Requirements
Architectural license, 6-10 years experience that includes taking projects from conception through construction, and experience using Revit, AutoCAD, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Newforma and Deltek Vision a plus.

Project Architect

Baltimore, MD

Cho Benn Holback, a Quinn Evans Company, is seeking licensed architects with 6 to 10 years experience. Responsibilities include working in a team environment in all phases of design, documentation, and construction, managing staff, and training intern staff.  
Our 30 person office in Baltimore has a strong design portfolio in a variety of project types including commercial, educational, arts, and multi-family housing. 

Requirements
Architectural license. Candidate must have excellent design, production and communication skills. Revit capabilities are required, as is architectural work experience in new and renovation projects, ideally in the Baltimore and mid-Atlantic region.

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Quinn Evans Architects is an equal opportunity employer, offering employment to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental handicap, or veteran status.