Parsons Corporation Sr. Architectural Designer in Pasadena, California

Sr. Architectural Designer


Pasadena, California, United States

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Do you have a passion for design, and love the curve of a building? We are engaged in transforming cities, and expanding infrastructure in many major cities across the US! As the population grows and the economy continues to thrive, weengage with a large number of prime transportation agencies and infrastructure clients across the country and have locally participated in the design and construction of all Metro rail lines in California!Our team in Pasadena supports exciting projects likethe Westside Subway project and are actively engaged in upcoming Metro projects, such as the Gold Line Foothill Extension, in addition to supporting other projects around the USand Canada!

We are actively looking for an experienced Sr.Architectural designer to add to our team, to support projects around the US and Canada.Our designers support conceptual designs, as well as detailed designs for both conventional and design/build projects. If you are the right one for us, you have a proficiency in sketching, rendering, model building and have some great designs to brag about!

While under the direction of a licensed architect, you will perform a variety of architectural design projects, which may include the following:

Compilingdata, developing specifications, rough sketches, etc., and formalizes them into working drawings and/ormodels. At this level, you will be expected to produce moderately complex assignments with minimal direction.

Other responsibilities:

Produces CAD drawings, renderings, layouts, study models, construction documents, and color boards for a variety of architectural or interior design tasks from general design information in accordance with established standards, procedures, and client requirements.

Utilizes technical manuals to ensure compliance with required codes and standards.

Compiles data and performs dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings and design layouts.

Coordinates work with engineering and construction units at project site. Prepares and issues detailed design and construction drawings and specifications as approved.

May conduct architectural studies, develop design concepts and design criteria, and prepare reports for review by a licensed Architect.

Provides technical guidance to lower-level Architectural Designer/Drafters working on the same project.


Bachelor’s degree in Architectureis required with 5+ years of relevant experience, or Master’s degree and 3+ years related experience.

Enrollment and completion of related course in licensure track is preferred.

Prefer architectural design experience with Transportation related projects, Rail/Transit stations ideal experience

Must have AutoCAD and REVIT experience


Requires working knowledge of architectural design standards, practices, and techniques, as well as a demonstrated proficiency in sketching, rendering, model-building, and presentation drawing. Proficiency in CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with architectural and interior design is also required.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.