Careers

Samaha is a recognized leader in the region for architecture, interior design and planning services. We are located in Fairfax, Virginia, and specialize in the design of educational, public safety, and local and federal government facilities as well as corporate and commercial interiors.

Director of Marketing:

Samaha is seeking a Director of Marketing who is ready to join a team dedicated to making a difference by improving the built environment in our local communities.

The successful candidate will work directly with firm leadership to develop pursuit strategies, manage responses to proposal solicitations, develop presentations, and lead outreach efforts in both published and digital media. The position will be supported by a marketing coordinator who will assist in the creation of deliverable marketing materials. The Samaha team of planners, architects and interior designers will assist in the development of marketing materials, technical content and graphics as needed. The Director of Marketing will oversee maintenance of marketing materials and meeting deliverable deadlines for proposal responses, interviews, presentations, and awards submissions.

The position includes an opportunity to expand Samaha's growing client base both in project markets and geography. These markets include K-12, public safety, commercial, recreation, federal/military, industrial, historic preservation, healthcare and higher education.

The individual should have a minimum 5 years experience in business development or marketing architectural/engineering services in the DC/Metro area. Strong graphic, and technical content writing skills are a must. Candidates must be adept in InDesign, Photoshop, and Excel. Knowledge of Deltek Vision CRM software a plus.

Samaha provides growth potential for self motivated results oriented individuals by providing a full benefits package that includes paid leave, bonuses, health, life, and disability insurance, 401k plan, and a professional development allowance.

Project Architects:

Samaha is seeking to hire talented employees with outstanding professional experience and tremendous potential with 3 - 10 years experience. We are seeking full time employees with the skills to contribute in a team atmosphere and the initiative to advance. We offer diversified experience on multiple project types in various stages of design. We are interested in registered architects looking to advance their career in a collaborative and supportive environment. We are also seeking interns and provide training in accordance with the Internship Development Program (IDP) as necessary to fulfill the experience requirements for becoming a licensed architect. Samaha further supports the goal of licensure by providing a professional development allowance for every employee, in house educational seminars, ARE study materials and reimbursement for the cost of the exams.

  • Bachelor's Degree is required from accredited Architecture School or Interior Design Degree

  • Licensed in Architecture or Interior Design or in process of obtaining license

  • Ability to work independently and with a team

  • LEED AP or an interest in sustainable design

  • Minimum of three+ (3+) years relevant architecture and/ or interior design experience

  • Computer skills must include Revit, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, In-Design and Photoshop

  • Exceptional graphic presentation skills

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of furniture, material and design specifications and related costs - interior design only

 

Benefits:

 

Samaha offers a competitive salary with opportunities for professional growth and career advancement along with a comprehensive benefits package.

  • Health Insurance

  • Disability Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Vacation and Sick leave

  • 401K Employer Contribution

  • Merit based bonuses

  • We support your professional growth! In addition to career development at our firm, we also provide support for select professional licenses and association memberships.

If you are interested in joining a firm where you can grow in a supportive working environment please provide your cover letter, resume and examples of your work to employment@samaha-arch.com for consideration. Please be clear as to your specific role and contribution as it relates to the submitted examples. Salary is commensurate with experience and demonstrated talent.