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Diverse Skills. Common Purpose.

CGS Architects is a design-oriented firm with a complementary focus on the craft of architecture. Within our team over 30+ employees, we promote a sense of community, connectedness, and belonging. With shared purpose, we harness our diverse skill sets for the collective good. We love what we do…and we have fun!

The firm’s practice is primarily focused on institutional projects for owner occupied facilities. As such, we are focused on creating buildings that will serve their occupants for many decades and longer. Current projects include campus master planning, a range of public and private K-12 and higher education, new and adaptive reuse, churches, park and recreation centers and libraries among others. Construction values range from several hundred thousand dollars to over one hundred million dollars.

The firm has distinguished itself as one of the DC Metropolitan area’s leading architectural firms, with over 75 local, regional, and national design awards. Committed to the principles of design excellence and the craft of Architecture, we endeavor to create high quality, beautiful and sustainable projects that reflect and celebrate the values and culture of each unique client. We are committed to creating places and spaces designed not only to satisfy the fundamental objectives of the program, but also to foster a deep sense of pride in their users.

If you want to utilize your talent and drive to develop creative solutions that gather, connect, and inspire, we want to work with you! We are constantly seeking driven, dedicated, and talented individuals with design and technical experience who have a desire to work in a collaborative studio environment–in the heart of Georgetown!

Current Opportunities

Staff Architect

CGS Architects is seeking a driven, dedicated and talented individual with design / technical skills and experience to work in a collaborative studio environment on an exciting and diverse portfolio of projects where creativity combines with sound design principles and technical execution to create projects that meet both the vision and the functional needs of our clients. CGS Architects is a design-oriented firm with a complementary focus on the craft of architecture. The firm’s practice is primarily focused on institutional projects for owner occupied facilities. As such, we are focused on creating buildings that will serve their occupants for many decades and longer.

The successful candidate must hold an architecture degree (from an accredited US institution of higher learning) and have 8-12 years’ experience working in a US architect’s office and possess strong technical skills. BIM experience is required. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of project types and sizes in all phases of development.

CGS Architects is a nationally recognized architectural design, planning, programming, space planning and interior design firm with a professional staff of 30+ based in the Georgetown district of Washington, DC.

The firm has distinguished itself as one of the DC Metropolitan area’s leading architectural firms, with over 75 local, regional and national design awards. Committed to the principles of design excellence and the craft of Architecture, we endeavor to create high quality, beautiful and sustainable projects that reflect and celebrate the values and culture of each unique client. We are committed to creating places and spaces designed not only to satisfy the fundamental objectives of the program, but also to foster a deep sense of pride in their users.

Company Name: CGS Architects
Location: United States, Washington, DC

Contact Name: Ed Foley

Please contact us at hire@cgsarchitects.com to submit a resume and cover letter.

Develop Your Skills. Share Your Knowledge.

Internship Programs

Mentoring is an important part of our culture. Our team members are mentored by the more seasoned professionals in our studio to convey knowledge and experience to enhance professional development. Young professionals have rewarding opportunities to mentor students through our high school and college internship and mentoring programs.

College Internship Program
With the goal of preparing students for future success, our college internship program offers participants the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while making meaningful connections with professional mentors. Interns participate in project meetings, engage with Stakeholders, and contribute to the design decision-making process.

High School Internship Program
We aim to inspire young people to follow their dreams, offering exciting opportunities to experience the architectural profession. We offer high school students internships ranging from one week to an entire semester. Interns participate in project meetings, design discussions and site visits, and learn valuable new skills.
Contact us if you’re interested in learning more about our Internship Programs

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