Jacobs Architectural Designer in Orlando, Florida

Architectural Designer


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

Reporting directly to a Project Architect or the Architectural Discipline Director, this role is responsible for the coordination, development, and drafting of construction documents in support of overall project design.

  • Performs routine tasks under close supervision using well-defined standards and procedures

  • Has moderate understanding of general job aspects and some understanding of the detailed aspects of the job

  • Some selection and application of established and specific procedures may be required

  • Designs components or portions of systems, and modifies existing designs to develop or improve them

  • Uses computer-aided design equipment and/or graphic tools

  • Gathers information, makes studies, performs calculations, and prepares original rough layouts and sketches to present design proposal

  • Coordinates design criteria with engineering, tooling, material, and planning group in accordance with contractual specifications


  • 0-2 years related experience is required

  • Drafting/design related coursework is required

  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently as appropriate in studio environment is required

  • Utilization of design and production software including SketchUp, AutoCAD and REVIT is required

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required

  • Valid drivers' license is required

  • Microstation is preferred

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Florida-Orlando

Req ID: BIA0003WU