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Design Professional

Denver, Colorado

The Design Professional role is a full-time, entry-level professional performing basic architectural assignments. Undertakes a variety of assignments requiring the application of standard architectural techniques for small projects or selected segments of a larger project. Performs design layouts and features, which require researching, compiling, and recording information for assigned project work. 

Position Type + Hours

Full time position: 40+ hour per week expectation.  Flexible start times with evenings/weekends occasionally required.

Classification

Exempt

Supervisor

Typically, Architectural Coordinator I, Architect I

Supervisory Responsibility

None

Next Level

Architectural Coordinator I, Architect I

Work Location

Office with occasional jobsite visits

ESSENTIAL DUTIES + RESPONSIBILITIES

Communication: Frequently communicates with team/piers on assignments, questions, progress, and completion of tasks

Teamwork: Collaborate, support, and mentor staff with-in a team-building work environment, where team members have fun while effectively working together toward meeting internal performance and client objectives.

Client Interaction:

  • Participate fully in all aspects of client interactions.

  • Present design concepts in meetings with minimal support from senior staff.

Project Involvement:

  • Prepares technical and production documents for projects from Schematic Design phase through Construction administration.

  • Assist in creating and developing design concepts while implementing design criteria and complying with jurisdictional requirements including appliable codes, COMcheck, BOMA, TAS etc.

  • Research materials and systems to determine criteria necessary to integrate products into the project.

  • Coordinate materials and assist in the production of project specifications while preparing detailed construction documents as part of a team.

  • Maintain awareness of scope, schedule, budget, and status of all assigned projects.

Standards + Codes:

  • Assist in jurisdictional research through application and permit tracking.

  • Participate in the development, submission and presentation of plans and documents to appropriate authorities for land use, zoning and permitting approvals.

Construction Administration: Perform construction observation and jobsite visits, attend OAC meetings and assist construction administrators with submittal and RFI reviews and generating documents for PR issuance. 

Culture:

  • Take personal responsibility for fostering a nurturing, positive and respectful work environment.

  • Gets involved with MOR groups and promotes the office mission, vision, and values.

  • Mentors’ interns and design professionals as part of our internal internship program.

  • Abide by and fully support compliance with all firm policies and maintain daily attendance reliability in the office, or as assigned, and in accordance with policies. 

  • Performance of other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE + SKILLS

Job Knowledge:

  • Attention to detail, including tracking changes throughout a project, and ability to perform each essential duty and responsibility effectively.

  • Organizational and multi-tasking skills and ability to accomplish tasks under strict deadlines.

  • Developed leadership and communication skills, including verbal, written and technology-based communication skills.

  • Established problem-solving, negotiation and consultation skills and the ability to take appropriate decisive action.

  • Displayed knowledge of architectural building systems, construction methodology, design, trends, material application, sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.

  • Ability to translate client ideas into visual and/or tangible references such as drawings or models.

Technology:

  • Strong proficiency in Revit/BIM360 and MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PPT, OneNote, & Teams) preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Bluebeam, AutoCAD, Adobe CC (Ps, Id, & Ai) Clarity, Deltek Vision, Enscape, Tonic, and Sketchup preferred.

Growth:

  • Focused on learning, observing, and teaching.

  • Continue learning office documentation and preferred design software through mentorship and on own.

  • Follow direction but also engage in individual growth by getting involved with and beyond the firm to improve personal skillsets (Blueprints, Lunch-and-learns, AIA, etc.).

REQUIRED EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS + EXPERIENCE

  • Professional degree in architecture or related field required; Bachelor of Arts or Science in Architecture or a Bachelor of Architecture and/or Master of Architecture preferred.

  • AIA, CSI, NCARB, IIDA and/or other current achievement affiliations in good standing preferred

Senior Architect

Austin, Texas // Fort Worth, Texas

JOB SUMMARY

The Senior Architect position manages multiple large complex projects concurrently and can be relied upon to present directly to the client on technical and design solutions. Works closely with the Project Manager to execute project plans. Coordinates with the Project Manager to directly supervise the teams’ design and technical delivery. May include special expertise roles and titles, such as medical planner, lab planner, etc. Additional responsibilities include developing project architects with less experience. Project size and complexity differentiates this position from the Architect III level. 

Position Type + Hours

Full time position: 40-hour per week expectation.  Flexible start times with evenings/weekends occasionally required.

Classification

Exempt

Supervisor

Firm Partner, Principals, and Senior Project Manager

Supervisory Responsibility

Architect 3 and below, Architectural Coordinator 3 and below

Next Level

N/A

Work Location

Office with occasional jobsite visits and travel

ESSENTIAL DUTIES + RESPONSIBILITIES

Communication:

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, required documents and presentations to various audiences, including project team, and client relationships.

  • Frequently communicates with team/piers on assignments, questions, progress, and completion of tasks.

  • Maintain effective communications with all “stakeholders” (such as owners, project managers and other staff, consultants, contractors, vendors, and others) as changes arise to ensure conformance with contract.

Teamwork:

  • Provides leadership for a project team under a senior project manager by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones.

  • Determines staffing needs, deadlines, and internal expertise to make the project a success.

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel  

  • Collaborate, support, and mentor staff with-in a team-building work environment, where team members have

  • fun while effectively working together toward meeting internal performance and client objectives.

Proposals:

  • Assists in preparing proposals and reviewing contracts for small to large projects.

  • Assists in determining project-specific information including overall project scope, fee estimating, and project scheduling.

  • Involved in business development by maintaining existing client relationships and foster new relationships.

Project Management:

  • Develops project work plans, including staffing, and oversees/plans all architectural aspects of construction projects from Concept / Schematic Design Phase through Construction Administration.

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel, ensuring individual job assignments are completed timely and consistent with project requirements.

  • Proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

  • Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables.

Project Involvement:

  • Develop design concepts while implementing design criteria and complying with jurisdictional requirements.

  • Assigned to handle specific technical design aspects of a project including investigating, evaluating, and recommending the design solutions that best meet the client’s needs.

  • Coordinate materials and responsible to produce project specifications while assisting in preparing detailed construction documents as part of a team.

Standards + Codes:

  • Responsible for jurisdictional research through application and permit tracking.

  • Coordinate and present plans and documents to appropriate authorities for land use, zoning and permitting approvals.

  • Responsible for ensuring the quality control and quality assurance program is initiated and adhered to through the life of the project.

Construction Administration:

  • Review and provide feedback on proposed construction cost estimates and construction schedules.

  • Perform construction observation and jobsite visits, attend OAC meetings and assist construction administrators with submittal and RFI reviews and generating documents for PR issuance. 

  • Abide by and fully support compliance with all firm policies and maintain daily attendance reliability in the office, or as assigned, and in accordance with policies. 

  • Performance of other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE + SKILLS

Job Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail and ability to perform each essential duty and responsibility effectively.

  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills, including verbal, written and technology-based communication skills, graphical skills, and design ability.

  • Ability to work effectively individually and/or in a team atmosphere.

  • Excellent problem-solving, negotiation and consultation skills and the ability to take appropriate decisive action.

  • Advanced knowledge of architectural building systems, construction methodology, design, trends, material application, sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.

  • Strong ability to translate client ideas into visual and/or tangible references such as drawings or models.

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and lead others by example.

  • Proven ability to present to clients and assist and participate in marketing/project interviews.

  • Available for limited travel, works hours as required to meet training and project requirements/deadlines.

  • Continue professional development to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods, and best practices.

  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools, and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization.

  • Manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution.

  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs.

Technology:

  • Strong proficiency in Bluebeam, MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PPT, Project, OneNote, & Teams), Deltek Vision, Newforma, and Revit/BIM360 preferred.

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe CC (Ps, Id, & Ai), Clarity, Enscape, and Sketchup preferred.         

REQUIRED EDUCATION + CREDENTIALS + EXPERIENCE

  • Professional degree in architecture or related field required; Bachelor of Arts or Science in Architecture or a Bachelor of Architecture and/or Master of Architecture preferred.

  • Architecture licensure in good standing required; NCARB certification preferred.

  • AIA, CSI, NCARB, IIDA and/or other current achievement affiliations in good standing preferred.

  • CSI, LEED and/or WELL accreditation preferred.

  • Experience in construction administration

  • Generally, ten years+ post-graduation experience in architecture; comparable experience in related fields will be considered

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