Career Here?

We practice what we preach — and work hard to create and sustain a culture at QEA that’s collaborative, respectful and highly enjoyable. And here’s a fact to back that statement up: the average tenure of our firm’s leaders is 12 years, a data point which we’re happy to compare with any other firm of our size and reputation. 
 
At QEA we promote the professional development of all our staff through an extensive, in-house, staff-run education program while also encouraging participation in professional organizations and the community. Interested in joining us?  

Historic Preservation Architect

Washington, DC

Quinn Evans Architects’ Washington DC office seeks an architect with a passion for cultural resources and historic preservation. We are looking for a teammate familiar with the issues inherent to enhancing the character-giving features of existing facilities while equipping them with advanced infrastructure to meet tomorrow’s needs. QEA is proud of the innovative use of technology in its school, library, and museum design work, including advanced modeling of existing conditions, proposed solutions, and construction documentation. Our work touches large and small projects from the National Air and Space Museum, to the Bird House at the National Zoo, to the restoration of the Mill race at Peirce Mill, ranging through all phases of design from planning, to design, documentation, and construction administration.  

Requirements
Motivated professionals with 5-10 years of experience a working knowledge of preservation concepts, and their real world application to architectural planning, design, and documentation should apply. Personal commitment, as well as demonstrated excellence in communication, management, and analytical efforts, will be crucial to success. 

Project Architect

Detroit, MI

Join Quinn Evans Architect’s Detroit Studio to help reinvent Detroit at the intersection of contemporary design and historic preservation. QEA is looking for a team player with leadership and design skills, who is passionate about rebuilding cities. Our Detroit Studio focuses on the adaptive use of historic buildings, additions to those buildings and new buildings in existing urban settings. Our clients include private developers, community development organizations, and public institutions. The projects range in size from small to large offering much opportunity for professional growth. Responsibilities include working in all phases of design, documentation, and construction; managing staff; and training intern staff. 

Requirements
Architectural license, 10 years experience that includes taking projects from conception through construction, and experience using Revit, AutoCAD, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Newforma and Deltek Vision a plus. 

Project Architect

Ann Arbor, MI

Join Quinn Evans Architect’s Ann Arbor Office to help design creative renovations, technical restorations and modern additions to community projects including libraries, museums, and civic buildings. QEA is looking for a team player with leadership and design skills, who is passionate about rebuilding cities. Our Ann Arbor Studio focuses on the adaptive use of historic buildings, additions to those buildings and new buildings primarily throughout Michigan. Our clients include Federal Government including National Park Service, public and academic libraries, museums, community non-profits, and public institutions. The projects range in size from small to large offering much opportunity for professional growth. Responsibilities include working in all phases of design, documentation, and construction; managing staff; and training intern staff. 

Requirements
Architectural license, 10 years experience that includes taking projects from conception through construction, and experience using Revit, AutoCAD, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Newforma and Deltek Vision a plus.

Cultural Environments Architect

Washington, DC

Quinn Evans Architects’ Washington DC office seeks an architect with a passion for cultural environments and lifelong learning. Candidates that demonstrate aptitude for the design of public interpretive places, interdisciplinary collaboration, and construction detailing are encouraged to apply. Three dimensional modeling, analytical skills, and personal commitment will be crucial to success. 

Requirements
Architectural license preferred, 5-10 years of experience and a familiarity with the issues of revitalizing public places into state of the art exhibition, education, collection, and support facilities. Candidate should be dedicated to infusing those environments with the unique qualities of place and the values of their stewardship institutions.

Technical Support Specialist

Washington, DC

Quinn Evans Architects is looking for a motivated, task oriented technical support specialist to assist the corporate IT team by providing onsite technology expertise for the DC office. Strong interpersonal skills are necessary in a dynamic, fast-paced, and deadline-driven work environment. The ideal candidate will be pro-active and demonstrate an ability to listen to staff issues and identify, address, and document solutions. 

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to staff help desk issues by providing hands-on resolution of queries ranging from traditional desktop support (hardware issues and software questions) to mobile technology troubleshooting and industry specific software concerns.
  • Assist with staff technology training.
  • Assist in phone support and administration including maintenance and troubleshooting of Fonality VOIP Phone system and HUD software
  • Manage shared technology (i.e. loaner laptops, projectors, survey equipment, etc.)
  • Assist in support of printers, plotters, and scanning technology.
  • Set up and manage deployment of workstations for new staff and facilitate new hardware transitions for existing staff.
  • Lead deployment of software upgrades.
  • Provide phone and video conference support for conference rooms.
  • Support Microsoft Exchange Server and group policy issues.
  • Support IT Director in back-end operation of IT infrastructure.
  • Manage day-to-day backup issues.

Requirements
Knowledge of Microsoft products (Office Suite), Windows Server Software, Windows and Mac OS, VMWare (both Fusion and VSphere) is required. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Products, Bluebeam Revu, Newforma, Autodesk Products, Deltek Vision, and Open Asset is desired. Experience with Apple devices (phones, iPads and laptop computers), Dell Workstations and Servers, Linux (Debian), and Networking (OSI overview) is required.

Historic Landscape Architect

QEA has an opening for a landscape architect with experience in projects addressing historic and cultural landscapes. Projects span the Midwest and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and include Cultural Landscape Reports, historic landscape assessments, master planning, site design, consultation and preparation of National Register Nominations for cultural landscapes. The position will be located in either the Madison, Wisconsin or Ann Arbor, Michigan office. 

Requirements
The successful candidate will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of cultural landscape projects, purpose, and products and possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities to excel in the cultural landscape preservation field.  
 
Candidate shall possess a degree in landscape architecture from an accredited school, be licensed or eligible to pursue licensure, and have at least six years of full-time professional experience in landscape preservation projects. Proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup, Indesign, Word, and Excel are necessary and experience with ArcGIS, Cloudwerx and Revit is a plus. Interest and ability in conducting historical research and writing are essential. Familiarity with the National Park Service guidelines and the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for cultural landscapes is important.

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Quinn Evans Architects is an equal opportunity employer, offering employment to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental handicap, or veteran status.