Project Architect – Retail Rollout At RDC

  • Full Time
  • Reston, VA
  • 87,500-110,000 USD / Year

Website RDC

Job Overview

RDC is an award-winning architectural firm with a diverse portfolio of work. We are currently seeking a Senior Job Captain to work in our office in Reston, Virginia, one of the most active communities in the DMV area. The ideal candidate will have experience working on retail and commercial projects. The position requires digital graphics experience, good communication skills, and an ability to thrive in a team environment.

The Project Architect is a licensed architect competent in all conventional aspects of architectural practice with an emphasis on the technical implementation of the project design. Performs work requiring independent judgment and critical thinking. Adapts firm and practice standards to project requirements and possesses a diverse working knowledge of related disciplines. The Project Architect is responsible for leading the development of contract documents and as such provides supervision and guidance for the project team.


  • Architectural licensure in the state where the office is located is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture from an accredited program is preferred.
  • 8 or more years of experience in architectural practice preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of architectural detailing, current construction standards, and associated building trade collaboration process (design-build, design-assist, etc.).
  • Extensive experience in translating architectural concept design into contract documents, including specification coordination.
  • Extensive knowledge of agency review processes, and the ability to successfully complete the entitlement and permitting process with minimal aid and supervision.
  • Extensive knowledge of construction contract administration processes preferred.
  • Has the ability to lead communication efforts with client and development team.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD/REVIT and other business software and their application to contract documents.

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