This category is parallel to that of an Architectural Project Manager. This category recognizes that the Architect may have strength in design, technical expertise, or both.
Coordinates programming and design activities for multiple or large projects involving multiple staff.
Demonstrates advanced understanding of conceptual design issues.
Demonstrates advanced knowledge of resources, materials, and their application.
Exhibits strong graphic and detailing skills.
Directs the production of design development documents that meet project objectives, including functional concepts, images, schedules, and budgets.
Prepares detailed reports, studies, and executive level briefings.
Mentors team members in appropriate communication methods.
Technical and Professional Practice:
Spends an average of 50% of time producing documents.
Assembles a production work plan and schedule.
Mentors others in the preparation and coordination of multiple or large projects.
Maintains quality control of all documents, including construction and presentation drawings, specifications and correspondence with clients, contractors, vendors, consultants, etc.
Takes responsibility for ensuring codes, regulations, and industry standards are applied correctly.
Coordinates quality control standards for entire project to ensure compliance with CAD standard.
Recognizes needs and seeks out solutions for use of new technologies relating to project production and communications.
Contributes to profits and revenues.
Works with the Principal or Project Manager to monitor and manage project man-hours.
Monitors the progress of consultants.
Business Development & Client Satisfaction:
Displays strong oral and graphic presentation skills.
Actively participates in the pursuit of projects independently or as part of a team.
Independently identifies leads and continues to network with professional contacts.
Focuses on relationships with senior professionals of client organizations.
Maintains existing client relationships through heightened focus on quality control and regular discussion.
Interacts effectively with clients throughout the duration of projects.
Solicits client feedback to improve service.
Gives and welcomes constructive feedback.
Mentors team members and manages individual development by providing coaching, feedback, and reinforcement.
Recognizes accomplishments of team members.
Delegates according to an individual’s skills, knowledge, and abilities.
Clearly explains what should be done and the reasons for the delegation.
Ability to read and interpret construction and interior design documents
Ability to review complete drawing sets and assist in completing drawing sets for issue
Ability to compile and document entire drawing set (plans, RCP, elevations, sections and details)
Strong team skills
Background in Interior Design, Architecture and FF&E
Ability to incorporate product data into drawings and sketches
Knowledge and experience in all phases of Interior Design, from schematic planning to construction administration
Possess strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
Possess excellent oral and written communications skills
Ability to work individually and handle self-driven projects efficiently
Strong hand sketching skills
Minimum Professional Architecture (B. Arch or M. Arch) Degree
5-10 Years’ Experience in similar role
Exceptional AutoCAD skills
Revit proficiency strongly preferred
License to practice Architecture
About Studio 11 Design
Studio 11 Design is a full-service, international design firm providing innovative and effective solutions for the hospitality and leisure markets. From full-scale renovations to new construction, four in-house teams support the designers to bring a client’s vision to life through branding, art, and more. The brand identity component, Brand Society, helps clients discover an authentic, compelling, and consistent story through the development of graphics packages, wayfinding, signage, and other collateral. Additionally, Lou Verne by Studio 11 Design adds the finishing touches to a space, from accessorizing and styling to creating and installing full-scale art features.
Founded in 2011 by principals Stacy Elliston and Kellie Sirna, the studio has worked with a number of prominent hotel and restaurant brand and management clientele on projects located both domestically and abroad. The firm is also award-winning: Studio 11 Design has received a number of prestigious accolades, including being named Top Interior Design Firm by NEWH Dallas consecutively since 2014; 2013 Gold Key Awards finalists; honors from Hospitality Design magazine as Wave of the Future recipients; and winner of a CODA Award for the studio’s work on interiors and art for Sheraton Austin at the Capitol.