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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?  

Architectural Designer

Baltimore, MD

Quinn Evans Architects 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

Baltimore, MD

Quinn Evans Architects 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.

Preservation Architect

Washington, DC

 
Quinn Evans Architects' Washington, DC office has an immediate opening for a Preservation Architect:  
 

Responsibilities

  • Participate in field assignments such as conditions and measurement surveys;
  • Prepare analysis of existing conditions and treatment options in accordance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties;
  • Participate in all stages of project development, performing conceptual analysis documentation assignments, and developing CDs elements with limited supervision;
  • Participate in design review and documentation to meet State Historic Preservation Office and consulting agency requirements;
  • Assist in coordination of drawings and specifications;
  • Assist in construction observation activities and the development of associated field reports, RFI responses, submittal reviews, and ASIs;
  • Contribute to collaborative and effective working relationships with clients, the project team, and associated stakeholders.

Qualified individuals will have the following strengths: 

  • An architectural degree and historic preservation degree or certificate with 6-12 years of experience.
  • Proactive communication, collaborative problem solving, three-dimensional thinking, and self-direction;
  • Stewardship planning, writing, graphic analysis, and preservation design;
  • Working understanding of current and historic building and site technologies;
  • Proficiency with Revit, Sketch-up, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office.
  • Working knowledge of Bluebeam and Deltek are a plus.
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    Please provide letter of interest, resume, and work samples.

Cultural Environments Architect

Washington, DC

 
Quinn Evans Architects' Washington, DC office has an immediate opening for a Cultural Environments Architect with 6 - 12 years of experience.  
 

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to all stages of project development, from conceptual analysis, design, documentation, developing CDs, and construction observation as part of a team;
  • Develop and coordinate spatial, character, and experiential analysis of existing conditions, visitorship, and responsive design approaches;
  • Prepare design materials and documentation to explore, communicate, and collaborate with the team, our clients, and their stakeholders;
  • In all stages, contribute to and help manage collaborative and effective working relationships with clients, the project team, and associated stakeholders.

Qualified individuals will be licensed, hold a professional degree with 6-12 years of experience and a passion for cultural and community heritage environments, along with the following strengths: 

  • Incisive communication and use of three-dimensional modeling and graphics to convey spatial and experiential ideas, using visualization software as well as hand rendering;
  • Proactive communication, collaborative problem solving, three-dimensional thinking, and self-direction;
  • Demonstrated interest and insights into the psychology of space for individuals and groups over time;
  • Working knowledge of building and site systems, and construction detailing and how to document them in Revit. Experience in public exhibition, collection, and related support facilities is helpful.

Please provide letter of interest, resume, and work samples. 
 

Construction Architect

Washington, DC

 
Our Washington, DC office has an immediate opening for a Construction Architect  
 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide pre-construction QAQC review and facilitate resolution with design team with regard to confirmation of field measurements, clarity of documents, and coordination;
  • Supervise junior CA staff in collecting and organizing bidders’ questions, and developing bid amendments;
  • Coordinate and maintain and organized record of construction administration correspondence;
  • Supervise and QAQC setup of registers, logs, and tracking systems for submittals, RFIs, ASIs, and other CA communications;
  • Conduct regular on-site observations, providing associated written field observation reports regarding construction progress and conformance with the construction documents;
  • Lead the QEA team, participating in regular construction project meetings and problem-solving sessions with contractors, construction managers and owners;
  • Create, review, and coordinate architectural and site punch lists;
  • Manage AE team project closeout processes and support activities;
  • Set an example, and maintain fair and balanced working relationships with clients, construction managers, and contractors.

Requirements

  • A professional degree with 15-20 years of architectural experience and a passion for cultural and educational environments;
  • Proactive communication, collaborative problem solving, three-dimensional thinking, and self-direction;
  • Experienced understanding of building and site technologies;
  • Proficiency in Revit, Newforma, Adobe suite, Microsoft Office. Working knowledge of Bluebeam and Deltek are a plus.

Construction Architect

Detroit, MI

 
Quinn Evans Architects is seeking a full-time Construction Architect with 15 to 20 years of experience on adaptive-reuse and historic preservation projects. The ideal candidate possesses excellent technical knowledge, effective verbal and written communication skills, and is experienced in all aspects of an architect’s construction administration role. The position will require working at a project site in Detroit, MI for at least three years while managing multiple, concurrent bid packages. 
 

As Construction Architect, you will:
 

  • Primary point of contact for the firm, interacting directly with the contractor and owner's site representatives.
  • Participate in weekly construction meetings.
  • Track submittal reviews and respond to contractor’s requests for information.
  • Conduct field visits to assess construction progress and general compliance with the design documents.
  • Coordinate directly with the architect’s consultants and other team members responsible for preparing the construction documents.
  • Represent the interests of the owner, the architect, and the supporting engineering consultants during construction.
  • Work collaboratively with the contractor to solve construction issues in a timely manner.
  • Manage the architect’s construction administration team, including 2-3 full-time staff plus coordination with engineering and commissioning consultants.

Qualifications:
 

  • Professional degree in Architecture with a minimum of 15 years’ experience with at least 7 years’ working on adaptive-reuse projects; experience with historic tax credits a plus.
  • Understanding of construction contract administration procedures and concepts.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction documentation and specifications.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction materials, including existing construction assemblies and historic finishes.
  • Advanced knowledge of building codes and engineering systems.
  • Knowledge of Revit and construction management software programs.
  • Attention to detail, organized, and self-motivated.
  • Collaborative problem-solving skills with a professional work ethic.

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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.