Abel Design Group, a growing design and architectural firm founded in 2001, is seeking an Interior Architect/Designer/Project Manager.
The successful candidate will be tasked with the design creation, space planning and project management of projects within both the corporate office in Houston and Detroit. The candidate must possess strong communication and organizational skills, be able to work collaboratively as a key team member, and have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
This position will focus on Corporate Interiors and is located in Detroit, MI.
Responsible for overall space planning, move management, office design and furnishing of commercial office space.
Serves as liaison between clients, general contractors and various management teams to determine architectural preferences, space requirements, and furniture that affect design decisions.
Review budget proposals and estimates and provided by clients.
Knowledge of furniture installations and verify installation is complete according to appropriate drawings.
Maintains current knowledge of local building codes, ADA issues, and preferred product lines.
Able to perform Project Team Lead role of office design projects including the preparation of project schedules and budget updates to clients and management as required.
Create required drawings on Revit.
Identifies ways to enhance value to the company and able to present ideas, opportunities and solutions to senior management in an effective manner.
Ability to analyze lease contracts and understand general allowance provisions and work letters.
Must be able to manage multiple projects and multiple clients at a time.
Must be able to communicate effectively with both team members and clients.
Strong follow-through on details and visiting job sites are necessary while working closely with out superintendents
Masters/Bachelor’s degree required from four-year college or university in Architecture or Design or related field preferred.
Ability to obtain Michigan Interior Design Registration preferred.
Minimum 5 – 7 years related experience and or training required.
Proficiency in Revit required.
Competent in reading and interpreting architectural and engineering blueprints.
Ability to field verify and take precise dimensions to translate to layout documents.
Work collectively as a key team member in a start-up project for various departments.
Ability to adapt and learn the construction and architectural influence associated with this business.
Exceptional customer relation and communication skills.
Experience in leading a project and working directly with clients is required.
We need someone who can hit the ground running.
Strong understanding of construction details and documents is important.
Additional software used in the position may include AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp, and 3-D Studio MAX.
Proficiency in Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded in Houston, Texas in 2001, Abel Design Group is a premier mid-size architecture and design firm with projects across the globe. In addition to its headquarters in Houston, the firm also has offices in Austin and Denver.