RDG is unique in our team-oriented design, offering a blend of professional knowledge and talent in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, Strategic Planning, Interior Design, Engineering, Lighting Design, Integrated Art, and Multimedia. Our process encourages active involvement of multiple disciplines from early program meetings to final post-occupancy evaluation. With our unique breadth of resources we solve problems in a creative and sustainable ways, embracing solutions that reduce environmental impact, lower energy waste, improve health, heighten productivity, and directly meet our client’s needs.
RDG is where great people with great ideas truly make a difference. Our Architecture studio comprises collaborative creative visionary professionals who create high-quality environments that are functional, sustainable, innovative, appropriate, and attractive.
Our studio provides professional services for envisioning, planning, and designing sports, recreation, and athletic facilities, nationwide. This Studio enjoys a strong reputation of having passionate, creative, and detail-oriented people who dedicated to this marketplace.
This position collaborates across the nation with other design professionals, clients, and the public in a creative environment focused on sports related facilities. We are looking for individuals with proven award-winning design leadership and great problem-solving skills who can effectively communicate design ideas and solutions in this Studio.
Located in central Iowa, our office in Des Moines has a vibrant environment with excellent opportunities for professional growth. Des Moines (www.city-data.com/city/Des-Moines-Iowa.html) is the capital of Iowa and a diverse community of residents with recreational facilities, park systems and a variety of quality schools.
RDG is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.
Architect with 3 or more years’ experience.
Experience documenting and constructing facilities.
Experience leading and presenting sophisticated projects to knowledgeable clientele, in association with a team of individuals.
Solid verbal and personal communication skills.
Ability to conceptually sketch and convey ideas graphically.
Skill in computer drafting and presentation tools/techniques.
Broad technical knowledge of construction detailing and materials, with field experience.
Proficient in Revit, Sketchup, and Microsoft Office applications.
LEED accreditation preferred.
Experience in multi-disciplinary environments beneficial.
About RDG Planning & Design
We are a diverse network of planning and design professionals, united to apply our talents in extraordinary ways. We are successful because of the strong personal relationships we develop with our clients, and the shared ownership we enjoy with them in the outcome of the creative work we produce. We are boundless in pursuit of success on behalf of our clients.