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ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN + Consulting Services (ADCS) is a small boutique architectural firm established almost a decade ago. Its founder is well connected in the Washington Metropolitan area and has over 30 years of architectural experience serving as a Principal and Senior Project Manager at national and international architectural firms at his prior employment. ADCS is currently seeking to immediately hire a Project Architect (Mid-level or Senior) with a minimum architectural experience level of 5 years to perform a variety of interesting private-sector design projects with its current nationally recognized clients as well as government projects under set-aside contracts. The candidate may be either a full-time employee or an Independent Contractor (1099), depending upon the candidate's qualifications and experience.

The candidate would be geographically located within a 120-mile radius of our Fairfax, Virginia office in order to be available for meetings upon a one day notice. Experienced candidates may be eligible to work remotely from his or her home office setup.

The successful candidate would serve in the capacity of an Architect 1 or Architect 2 level (per AIA definition) performing design, surveying, construction documentation production, and construction administration services and related services.


  • Licensure as an Architect within the United States mainland or territory.
  • Have a minimum of a Bachelor in Architecture in an accredited architectural program.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance with the federal government.
  • U.S. Citizen.
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Work experience (5 to 35 years)
  • Working proficiency in both AutoCAD and REVIT or REVIT LT.

Additionally, for the design work, the ideal candidate would:

  • Have a minimum of 3 years of work experience on renovation projects. Experience in government projects is a plus.
  • Possess good multi-tasking skills - be an ambitious self-starter.
  • Have experience on tenant build-outs and other project types in the private sector.
  • Have Federal Government design experience.
  • Have working application of Sketchup or other widely used rendering software;
  • Be proficient in MS Word and Excel. (Experience with collaboration worksite, such as SharePoint is a plus)
  • Have working knowledge of SharePoint.

We are a growing boutique architectural firm located in downtown Fairfax, Virginia, specializing in design and consulting services. These include design, advisory, government technical assistance reviews, and peer review services (for building code compliance). We provide a flexible work schedule, interesting work and exposure to many facets of the architectural industry.

If you are interested, please reply using the Indeed.com site. Please do not e-mail ADCS due to our Spam filter settings.

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