We currently have a position available in Orlando, FL area for a Sr. Designer/Architect, focusing on multifamily, hospitality and mixed use. This individual will represent the Firm’s interests through effective project leadership and actions that advance the Firm’s mission and business interests. This Senior Architect will serve in a client facing role, regularly interacting with executive decision makers and representing the Firm as an executive and Subject Matter Expert in the multifamily industry. From initial concept through project completion, this professional’s responsibilities will include: collaborating with clients and consultants to develop overall project design, ensuring design quality via precise documentation and construction, as well as assist the Business Development team to improve the organization’s position within the Region.
Creates and develops overall design concepts, formulates design presentation strategies, and delivers engaging client presentations
Leverages existing client relationships and portfolio to cultivate new relationships, generate repeat clients and future business referral opportunities
Leads client meetings and presentations to assist in developing and communicating the project visions
Networks with Clients, Developers, Equity Partners, Consultants and Code Officials for Real Estate and Construction
Collaborates with both business developers and architectural staff
Attends client meetings scheduled by business developers
Knowledgeable of zoning ordinances and the process by which design solutions are quantified, illustrated and explained to approval authorities
Possesses thorough understanding of AIA standard contracts and customary scope of services
Follows HPA’s design approach and ensures commitment to implementing the approach through construction
Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture is required
Licensed architect or the ability to become licensed
8+ years of design experience multifamily real estate development including Florida specific experience.
Proficiency with PowerPoint, AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, PhotoShop, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project. .
Portfolio to include multiple examples of small to large scale multifamily projects – from high-rise to mixed-use and affordable to luxury housing and hospitality
Exhibits innovation and creativity in all projects
Strong interpersonal, design and organization skills as well as high attention to detail
Develops and articulates rationale for design concepts and effectively explains them to clients and others
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proven leadership abilities and mature judgment
Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
Ability to work effectively with a variety of individuals including clients, consultants, code officials and construction trades
Thrives in a challenging and fast paced work environment
Humphreys and Partners Architects, L.P. (HPA) is an Architectural and Urban Design, Master Planning and Land Planning firm engaged in the design of high-rise, mid-rise, mixed-use, luxury, senior, affordable and student housing in markets across the country and internationally. We have a reputation for excellent design combined with a high level of technical expertise, as well as a reputation for e...xemplary customer service. HPA is headquartered in Dallas, TX with regional offices in Newport Beach, New Orleans, Orlando as well as Toronto, Canada.