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Posted June 5, 2023
5230 Eisenhower Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304

CAD Designer

Novawall Systems, Inc is seeking a detail-oriented CAD designer to join the fast-growing Novaform division in our Alexandria, Virginia office. Novaform delivers both standardized and custom acoustical solutions to a nationwide commercial interiors market. As a member of the Novaform design team, the CAD designer will be instrumental in bringing to life unique, creative product offerings. The candidate will create detailed 2D and 3D designs with AutoCAD software; produce submission, production, and installation drawings; work with the design lead and outside architects/customers to develop original designs; and assist with developing standardized product offerings and images for marketing materials.


  • Familiarity with architectural elevations and plans
  • Ability to explain potentially complicated product assembly and installation instructions in a visual medium
  • Ability to hand-sketch ideas on the fly
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, particularly 3D AutoCAD
  • Proficiency with Photoshop and MS Excel
  • Experience with Illustrator and InDesign are a plus
  • A degree or certification in a relevant field, and/or previous work experience in architecture are a plus

To apply, please send a resume to

GBR Architects, LLC

Posted May 24, 2023
GBR Architects, LLC
123 North Pitt Street, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314

Architecture Designer/Drafter

GBR Architects is seeking a recent graduate with a bachelor's or master's degree in architecture and 1-3 years of professional experience. We require a self-motivated, well-organized person who can work collaboratively with staff at all levels of the firm. The candidate will be responsible for producing construction documents in Revit under the supervision of the project manager, as well as assisting with other office- and project-related tasks such as preparing marketing materials; participating in on-site assessments of existing buildings; and helping senior staff with concept designs and presentations.

Other Qualifications:

  • US citizenship or permanent residency status
  • Strong design and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign and Photoshop
  • Proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD
  • 3D rendering and visualization skills in any of the following: SketchUp, Enscape, Lumion, etc.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and work samples to

BL Harbert International, LLC

Posted May 4, 2023
BL Harbert International, LLC
1776 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 450
Arlington, VA 22209

Architecture Coordinator

The candidate will work directly for the architectural design manager, acting as a liaison between BLHI project staff, client representatives, design consultants, and vendors. Responsibilities of this position will include supporting project site teams; preparing submission packages; initiating, coordinating, and monitoring materials procurement; developing vendor relationships; participating in design charrettes and reviews; and assisting with the organization of design review responses.


  • US citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain security clearance through the US government
  • An undergraduate degree or higher in architecture, construction management, or a related discipline
  • Ability to understand construction drawings and specifications
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to occasionally travel domestically or internationally, as required
  • 1-3 years of experience supporting design and/or design-build construction projects is preferred

To apply, please contact Erin Marion at

Gronning Architects

Posted May 2, 2023
Gronning Architects
926 N Street NW, Rear #8
Washington, DC 20001

Junior Architect

Our small, well-respected, design-oriented firm is seeking a talented and enthusiastic junior architect with 0-5+ years of experience. The candidate will work directly with the principal in a fast-paced architectural environment, on project types ranging from residential and multi-family to restaurants, retail, offices, and wineries. This position requires a bachelor's degree in architecture; proficiency with Revit and other relevant programs; and a design-oriented, self-motivated work ethic. The candidate will need to be able to manage small jobs, interact with clients, and have a good understanding of construction documents.

Gronning Architects also has a fabrication facility specializing in small scale installations and furniture fabrication. This position will offer exposure to fabrication processes, along with the possibility of part-time work in the studio. To apply, please e-mail a resume and portfolio samples to

Cathleen Curtin Architects

Posted March 31, 2023
Cathleen Curtin Architects
501 Princess Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Intern Architect
Part-Time, 20 Hours per Week
(Remote Work Permitted)

Our award-winning practice specializing in custom single family residential design, renovations, and additions is seeking a highly organized individual to assist the principal in all project phases. Revit 2020 and AutoCAD skills are required. Construction knowledge and document prep experience are a plus. Interested candidates should provide samples demonstrating their skill level.

To apply, e-mail a letter of interest and resume to

Grossmueller's Design Consultants

Posted March 17, 2023
Grossmueller's Design Consultants
5236 44th Street NW, Suite 3
Washington, DC 20015

Architectural Associate

We are an award-winning, women-owned residential architecture and interiors firm with more than 30 years of history and experience in residential design in the DC area. We are looking to grow both our architectural and interiors practice and are expanding staff and office space to accommodate our increasing workload. We are a small, fast-paced office with around 30 projects in various stages of design and construction. Our project scopes range from full house gut renovations and additions to single bathrooms and interior selections.

The architectural associate should have 2-3 years of experience and be on the path to licensure. This will be a full-time position with a flexible hybrid schedule. The role will involve all aspects of architectural projects, from initial client contact to the final punch list. The candidate will have the opportunity to gain experience in each of the 6 AXP areas, including client-facing experience and practice management. The direct report will be our licensed architect with 8 years of experience and our owner, a licensed interior designer with over 30 years of experience.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to Greg Dalfonzo at

Cox, Kliewer, & Company, PC

Posted March 14, 2023
Cox, Kliewer, & Company, PC
2533 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23452

Architecture Intern
Full-Time, Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM

Our award-winning design firm is seeking a recent or soon-to-be graduate to join our office in Virginia Beach. We offer a relaxed work environment, and endeavor to offer potential for professional growth. Our office is considered mid-size for our region. Our workload includes a diverse range of commercial, mixed-use, and residential projects, requiring flexibility of staff members to work both independently and as a team. With the opportunity to work on a wide range of project types and construction phases, we provide an excellent work environment for the acquisition of experience critical when working towards NCARB certification. From the time you join our firm, you will be included in communications with clients and consultants; team building events; and social media/marketing efforts designed to increase our market footprint.


  • Bachelor's or master's degree in architecture from a NCARB accredited university
  • Experience in AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Revit are beneficial

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, portfolio sample, and contact e-mail and phone number to Ashley Owrey at Candidates selected for consideration will be contacted for interviews.

NAVFAC Washington

Posted March 7, 2023
NAVFAC Washington (Navy Design + Construction Civilian Group)
3114 Harwood Street SE
Building 212, 3rd Floor
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374

NADP Architecture Intern
Full-Time, 40 Hours per Week
Upon Graduation

This is an established intern development program for recent graduates interested in contributing to the naval mission as a civilian (building) Architect. The candidate will receive well-rounded training in all areas of the business enterprise over a three-year period, but will be based in the Design Directorate executing projects throughout design and construction. Join a team of architects, interior designers and engineers across all disciplines supporting projects at the Navy Yard and at installations across regional DoD facilities including Bethesda, Annapolis, Andrews, and Quantico. Those interested in applying for the program should reach out to Architecture Branch Head Graham Ruggie, RA at or (508) 333-7427.

Gaines Group Architects

Posted March 3, 2023
Gaines Group Architects
141 W Bruce Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
1430 Rolkin Court, Suite 302
Charlottesville, VA 22911

Architectural Associate/Design Professional (Multiple Openings)

We are looking for community-focused team members to join our growing team. If you are just getting ready to graduate or have 5+ years of experience and would enjoy a firm that is dedicated to design that builds stronger communities, please reach out to us. We have positions open in both Harrisonburg and Charlottesville. The architectural designer position will serve to support the development of all types and styles of projects with a focus on healthy, energy-efficient, and durable design solutions. You will get experience in all phases of design as well as client relationship building. We collaborate on everything in our office and work as a team on all projects. We are more interested in finding the right addition to our team than in a particular skill set.

Required Qualifications:

  • An architecture or interior design degree from an accredited university
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe, and SketchUp
  • A reliable, self-motivated, independent, adaptable, and versatile attitude with an enthusiastic collaborative spirit
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat
  • Excellent critical thinking skills with exacting attention to detail
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities and diverse responsibilities
  • Strong verbal, written, and visual communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Salary will be based on experience. To apply, please send a letter of interest, resume, and work sample to


Posted March 2, 2023
1140 3rd Street NE, Suite 320
Washington, DC 20002

Project Engineer
Full-Time, 40 Hours per Week
Flexible Start Date

GCS-SIGAL seeks out challenging, rewarding projects and creative problem solvers to help us build them. We specialize in general contracting, pre-construction, design-build, and sustainable construction. We take on a variety of projects including base building, renovation, historic modernization, and tenant interior construction. GCS-SIGAL is built on a foundation of passion for construction, taking ownership of the success of our projects, and empowering everyone on our team to make meaningful contributions to our work. If you have the desire to join a growing, results-oriented organization, you will love building your career at GCS-SIGAL.

The role of a Project Engineer is to support the project manager and superintendent in the successful completion and financial outcome of construction management projects. Job functions will include:

  • Creatively solving challenging issues with a positive attitude and in an ethical manner
  • Communicating clearly and effectively to clients and subcontractors on the status of projects
  • Receiving, reviewing, and processing change orders from sub-contractors
  • Accurately and thoroughly preparing subcontractor bids and work scopes
  • Processing submittals and RFIs
  • Posting and updating drawings/contract documents
  • Assisting with the creation of project plans
  • Maintaining safety requirements at all times
  • Assisting in the development of initial schedules, site logistics, and phasing plans
  • Assisting with project approach and project team coordination (goal setting, responsibility, etc.)
  • Assisting with client-related items (billing procedures, change orders, monthly reports/financial reporting, etc.)

To apply, please send a resume to