AECOM Project Architect in Denver, Colorado

Business Line Architecture

Position Title Project Architect

United States of America - Colorado


Job Summary

AECOM Architectural Group is seeking a highly motivated, creative and talented Project Architect for immediate employment in our Denver, Colorado office. The Project Architect will work collaboratively with the Architectural Design Lead as well as all team members to cultivate design concepts through modeling, drawings, diagrams, maps, data visualization and statistical analyses as part of the process. Project Architect will be expected to be proactive in their initiation, creation and presentation of designs. It is important for the Project Architect be able to engage in design collaborations and effectively communicate with the architectural design team as well as all other engineering design professionals and clients. The Project Architect will need to be able to articulate critical design through conceptual design through construction documents. The Project Architect 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.

The Project Architect’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop 2D/3D conceptual designs (strong SketchUp & graphic skills skills)

  • Experience with High Performance Building design

  • Complete development and management of Construction Documents (SD, DD, CD)

  • Coordinating design efforts with multi-discipline team members

  • Work directly with Design Lead Sr. Architects and Project Managers on multiple tasks

  • Preparing/ contributing to architectural studies

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

Minimum Requirements

  • NAAB Accredited Architecture Bachelor's degree

  • 5+ years of related design experience

  • Professional Registration

  • Strong design experience

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

  • 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

  • Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active in professional societies

  • US Citizenship preferred

  • Developing presentation skills

  • Healthcare, Higher Education and Federal project experience

  • Strong communication skills

  • Positive attitude

  • Vision for career growth

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 at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163686BR