Architectural Design Intern

AECOM - Denver, CO (30+ days ago)3.7


AECOM Architectural Group is seeking a highly motivated, creative and talented Intern Architectural Designer for immediate employment in our Denver, Colorado office. The Intern will work collaboratively with all team members to cultivate design concepts through modeling, drawings, diagrams, maps, data visualization and statistical analyses as part of the process. The Intern will be expected to be proactive in their initiation, creation and presentation of designs. It is important for the Intern to be able to engage in design collaborations and effectively communicate with fellow design professionals and clients. The Intern will need to be able to articulate questions and have a willingness to engage topics outside of their level of expertise. The Intern should demonstrate the ability, confidence, and desire to push the limits of what’s possible while seeking innovative solutions to design problems, providing unique perspectives to the built environment. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting and challenging projects showcasing the innovative design talents of industry leading professionals.

AECOM's Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to excellence and integrated design solutions through a highly collaborative multi-discipline social environment. With a range of expertise from strategy through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and make people healthier and happier. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, economic and development planning, master planning, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, and landscape architecture. Our B+P team is leading the industry with visionary and forward-thinking projects such as the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA; Liberty Park at the World Trade Center, New York, NY; the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resilience (Big U), NY; and the LA 2024 Olympic bid.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

+ Assist in preparation of designs, quantity calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings

+ Use computer software as a tool for solving basic architectural problems

+ Maintain conformance with building standards, established architectural practices, and applicable building codes

+ Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

+ Develop 2D/3D conceptual designs

+ Develop renderings, animations and VR for design presentation

+ Visual programming (Dynamo or Grasshopper)

+ Experimental design

+ High Performance Building design

+ Data driven design and statistical analysis of design iterations

+ Geospatial modeling

+ Energy and daylight modeling

+ Graphic design

+ Preparing Construction Documents

+ Coordinating design efforts with multi-discipline team members

+ Support Senior Architects and Project Managers on multiple tasks

+ Preparing/ contributing to architectural studies

+ Participating in Facility Condition Assessments

+ Contributing to Code Searches

+ Providing advice and consultation to clients on architectural matters, including compliance with codes and regulations

Minimum Requirements

+ Currently in pursuit of Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or other related field required

+ Strong design experience

+ Visual or code scripting experience (for design) is desired

+ Experience in developing and prepare design presentations and construction documents for large public and private clients

+ Strong technical skills related to planning, and architectural design and detailing;

+ Experience coordinating work, civil, structural and MEP disciplines

+ Field experience with observing construction progress and capable of providing construction administration services

+ Ability to clearly communicate with clients and peers

+ Diversified knowledge of architectural principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields

+ Proficiency in Revit, SketchUp, Rhino/Grasshopper/Dynamo, VRay, 3dsMax, Adobe Creative Suite

Preferred Qualifications

+ Develop 2D/3D conceptual designs

+ Develop renderings, animations and VR for design presentation

+ Visual programming (Dynamo or Grasshopper)

+ Experimental design

+ High Performance Building design

+ Data driven design and statistical analysis of design iterations

+ Geospatial modeling

+ Energy and daylight modeling

+ Graphic design

+ Preparing Construction Documents

+ Coordinating design efforts with multi-discipline team members

+ Support Sr. Architects and Project Managers on multiple tasks

+ Preparing/ contributing to architectural studies

+ Participating in Facility Condition Assessments

+ Contributing to Code Searches

+ Providing advice and consultation to clients on architectural matters, including compliance with codes and regulations

+ A university student with no more than one academic year remaining before earning a degree preferred, these students are typically seniors in university. Contingent upon a positive performance review, a successful intern may receive an offer of full-time employment

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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