BDG Architects has an immediate need for a qualified candidate for a Project Architect with a minimum of 10 years of experience and licensed to practice architecture within an NCARB jurisdiction of the United States to join our team in our downtown Birmingham, Alabama office. The applicant will manage a large corporate client’s on-going work in the Southeast, Midwest and Texas. It is preferred that the applicant have retail ground-up and renovation experience.
Roles and Responsibilities will include but may not be limited to the following:
Be responsible for project management to ensure projects are completed on time, are within budget, of high quality and fulfill client expectations.
Maintain communication with the project team, the Principal-in-Charge and operations management.
Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards.
Coordinate project budgets and schedules.
Assist in preparation of fee proposals and agreements with the owner and consultants.
Manage and oversee work of project team and provide direction and organization.
Ensure project delivery and quality from programming through project closeout.
Coordinate monthly billing with accounting department.
Act as primary client contact for specific projects, ensure client development and satisfaction and assist to secure ongoing work.
Supervise and support design staff, conduct reviews and assist in establishing training activities.
Manage and assist with work on all phases of various architectural projects including design development, preparation of presentation drawings and specifications, design review, coordination and correlation of construction drawings and review production drawings and specifications.
Desired Skills, Knowledge and/or Experience:
General knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in an architectural office is required.
Excellent verbal and written skills.
Strong organizational and time management capability.
Excel in collaboration and team building.
Strategic thinking to address issues and new concepts in design, production of documents, and development of detailing
Demonstrated ability to work on and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Preferred proficiency in software applications including AutoCAD Architecture, Microsoft Office and Revit.
BDG Architects offers a comprehensive benefit package including options for health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance and the ability to participate in a 401K program. We also offer paid holidays and paid vacation time off. If you are interested in being a part of this dynamic growing firm please should submit your letter of interest, resume and work samples in pdf format. Please, no phone calls.
BDG Architects is a full service architecture and design firm with over 20 years of experience throughout the United States. We have built our reputation as being on the leading edge of our industry through design excellence, building lasting relationships, and delivering high value to our clients. BDG understands that each client has a unique set of business strategies, which we focus our services to support, creating a true partnership.