• Design Coordinator

    Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
    Job ID 2018-1341
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(10/22/2018 4:20 PM)
    Architecture / Interior Design / Landscape
  • Overview

    HGA’s ACE and Public|Corporate practice groups are seeking a talented, design-sensitive, ambitious professional with good people skills and lots of energy!

    HGA offers challenge, recognition and personal visibility with an opportunity to be part of great projects. Under supervision, this position produces architectural documents (in the schematic, design development and construction document phases of a project) for Project Managers that are responsive to the client's needs and deadlines while keeping in mind HGA architectural procedures, standards and quality expectations.  


    1. Develops concepts according to parameters defined by Project Manager or Project Architect.
    2. Produces construction documents in Revit, including plans, sections and details.
    3. Assists with quality control for the design function and integrates and coordinates all disciplines into the building project.
    4. Maintains ongoing communication to understand any project changes, design issues or time/budget constraints that may impact initial assignment. Interacts and communicates effectively and professionally with other team members.
    5. Utilizes past knowledge and experience to enhance the quality of product, recognizes problem issues, communicates impact to team and seeks clarity when necessary.
    6. Assures execution of and assists with quality control activities for architectural elements on a project.
    7. Reviews drawings, documents and submittals for document compliance and documenting code review and compliance.
    8. Keeps lead architect or designated team leader informed of progress; recognizes problem issues and communicates impact to team, and seeks clarity when necessary.
    9. Uses experience and project knowledge to assist the Project Manager keeping in mind schedules/budgets and provides communication as appropriate with team leaders and/or team members who are responsible for work flow/timelines, etc.
    10. Meets project design schedule and design construction budgets.
    11. Assists with cost estimates and evaluation of bids with project manager.
    12. Assists with the preparation of analyses including alternates or substitutions to reduce costs.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture; Master's degree preferred  
    • 3 years of experience required
    • Interest in working on medium to large-scale project types in a very collaborative environment
    • Strong 2D and 3D graphics skills are essential
    • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, 3D Max, SketchUp, Rhino, InDesign, and other BIM technology essential


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