SENIOR PROJECT DESIGNER

Position Summary:  Experienced architectural designer with responsibility for design from the initiation of concepts through the preparation of design development documents on large scale, mixed-use projects.

Organization:
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer, Design Director / Design Principal Coordinates with: Project Manager

Responsibilities: 
-Reviews program requirements with Design Principal, Design Director,Project Manager and establishes design criteria for project. 
- Initiates the development of design concepts with Design Principal 
- Responsible for preparation of design documents that meet project requirements and office standards
- Responsible to organize and prepare design presentations 
- May participate in design presentations 
- Responsible to oversee and manage all design staff assigned to project - Responsible to meet project deadlines and schedules 
- Responsible to meet project budget requirements 
- Responsible to coordinate work with consultants

Qualifications:
 
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture 
- Minimum 10 to 12 years experience as an senior architectural designer 
- Experience in large scale, mixed-use Type I projects 
- Understanding of basic building code and life safety requirements 
- Strong understanding of building systems, materials applications and construction techniques 
- Architectural license preferred 
- Strong graphic presentation skills, hand sketching ability required 
- Proficient with AutoCad software, 3D modeling skills preferred 
- Effective communication skills, both oral and written 
- Ability to work in a collaborative environment 
- Previous responsibility to oversee and manage assigned design staff 
- Previous experience working with an Architect of Record desirable 
- Previous international experience desirable

Work Environment:
- Open office work stations 
- Domestic and/or international travel may be required

Email careers@jerde.com with your resume and work samples included as a link or attachment under 10MB.