It's not hard work if you love what you do. Not only do we love our business, we also put a high priority on fostering positive relationships with our team members so that our daily work feels less like work and more like something akin to, well, fun. KSQ Design is a talented team of individuals who believe in thoughtful study, collaboration and good design. At the core of who we are, we believe in the transformative power of community. Our creativity makes vibrant communities possible through the design of thoughtful, inspired spaces that foster a sense of belonging, safety, accountability and awe.
Established in 1988 with a network of 7 offices throughout the nation, KSQ Design is a full-service firm providing planning, architecture, engineering and interior design services to clients in the K12, higher education, healthcare, senior living and multifamily market sectors. We're one of top-performing architectural and engineering firms in the country (Giants 300, 2016, Building Design + Construction), a Top 300 Architecture Firm (2016, Architectural Record), and a Best Firm to Work For (#7 Architecture, 2015, Zweig Group). We are seeking a Project Manager to be a key part of our Charlotte, NC office.
As a valued member of our KSQ family, you’ll have the opportunity to work on K12 and collegiate student life throughout all phases of the project life cycle to ensure a high quality product. The Project Manager will coordinate a team effort in order to create a project design that satisfies the client’s needs, regulate its progress, abide to all financial budgets and deadlines, and see the project to completion. This role will also have some marketing responsibilities, to include meeting with potential clients, participating in interviews, and forming new relationships at the local level. Qualified candidates must be a self-motivated team player who is interested in personal and professional growth and learning and have a passion for design and production excellence. Candidate should be licensed or motivated to obtain state licensure. Compensation is commensurate with experience.
Above average communication skills including leadership, conflict resolution, customer service, and client presentation abilities
Ability to coach and mentor others is a plus
Ability to collaborate professionally with all levels of KSQ team members, clients, and vendors
Minimum 10 years of Project Management experience in an architectural or design environment
Professional degree in Architecture from an accredited architecture program or equivalent
Proficiency in Revit Architecture (preferred)
Licensed or motivated to obtain state licensure
Ability to creatively translate client concepts into building solutions
Able to manage multiple assignments and meet challenging deadlines while producing a quality product
Knowledge of AutoCAD, InDesign, PhotoShop and SketchUp along with a variety of rendering and business software applications
We believe in the transformative power of community. Our creativity makes vibrant communities possible through the design of thoughtful, inspired spaces that foster a sense of belonging, safety, accountability and awe. That's our mission at KSQ.
We believe in thoughtful study. Our approach is rooted in a deep understanding of how design affects human connections. We know th...at good solutions can only come from a thorough definition of the problem; therefore, we seek first to understand before being understood–and value the process of discovery. We believe in collaboration.We value a participatory design process, knowing a great idea can come from anyone at the table. This ensures that pride of authorship is shared by everyone–from the client to the newest member of the team.We believe in good design. Innovation and creativity are at the core of who we are and what we do. We bring creative solutions to every angle of a project–and look at old problems in new ways that affect how people experience our buildings.