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AECOM Sr. Architecture Designer in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Sr. Architecture Designer to be based in Los Angeles, CA and Orange, CA

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

  • Manages design team members during the implementation of design to ensure clarity and quality of concept is maintained through detail level.

  • Manages client interaction and decision making relative to design.

  • Create and develop planning and design concepts for university, institutional and/or healthcare facilities, such as Health Sciences Education (Nursing, Allied Health, Dental, Medical) Facilities, STEM Education (Science and Engineering) Facilities, Professional Schools (Business, Law), General Classroom Facilities, and Student Life Facilities (Residential, Dining, Recreation). Civil and Criminal Court facilities, Outpatient Clinical Care, Acute Care or specialty health care facilities.

  • Present design solutions to client representatives and/or design review committees.

  • Supervise the development of renderings and presentation drawings for client presentations and internal meetings.

  • Participate in business development activities, project pursuits and interviews including identification of target clients and the development of the higher education/institutional/healthcare business development plans within the office.

  • Represents the firm in design presentations at local and national events and outside associations.

  • Mentor, provide oversight, and monitor the design work of others to ensure integrated and cohesive designs.

  • Will report to the Design Principal and will work closely with the Architectural Discipline Leader, Office Director, Marketing and Senior Designers of the firm to market our services in the various practices.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 4 Years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registration as a licensed architect is required; LEED AP is preferred.

  • Licensed in California (strongly preferred).

  • DBIA Certification (preferred)

  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience as primary or secondary lead architectural designer on institutional building types.

  • Must have thorough knowledge of applicable California building codes.

  • DSA and OSFM experience desired.

  • Demonstrated effectiveness and commitment to working in a team-based setting, delivering high client service and technical competence.

  • Advanced graphic and verbal presentation skills

  • Proficiency with Revit, Rhino, Parametric Modeling (Grasshopper, Dynamo, Custom Scripting Software) AutoCAD, SketchUp, AR/VR presentation techniques Photoshop, Illustrator and PowerPoint.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 264223BR

Additional Locations US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country Rd

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.