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Director of Architecture
Reports To: • Partner-in-Charge or Studio Director Supervises: • Assigned project personnel Knowledge/Skills: • Demonstrates technical competence in architecture and interior design
Client facing, marketing ability to present and win clients • Leads and mentors the team in technical integration of architectural design • Mentors staff to follow best architectural detailing practices • Manages multiple projects and tasks within projects simultaneously (projects may be highly complex) • Possesses keen design sense and attention to detail • Possesses advanced knowledge of project constructability and design integration • Demonstrates mastery of CAD/Revit • Demonstrates strong leadership skills • Demonstrates good written and oral communication skills in interactions with clients and staff • Understands project phases and sequencing • Possesses thorough knowledge of building codes, project costs, and contracts • May have extra accreditation/certifications/licenses that allow him/her to share his/her knowledge with the studio Responsibilities: • Implements a technical quality control review process in his or her studio • Assists other team members, and for complex projects, performs technical tasks in each of the five project phases: Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, Bidding and Negotiation, and Construction Administration • Manages, supervises, and coordinates staff and consultant efforts on multiple projects of varying size and scope • Effectively plans, schedules, and manages tasks of assigned projects from start to finish • Tracks and controls billable hours/budget on each contract • Successfully completes all contractual requirements on time and within budget, with a quality matching the OTJ values • Maintains high client satisfaction to further client relationships • Assists in marketing, business development and collections efforts when needed • Requires little or no guidance or supervision by Studio Directors, Partners, and/or Managing Partner Required Years of Experience: 12+ *Director of Architecture holds a license
About OTJ Architects
OTJ is the largest locally owned interior architecture firm in the Washington Metro area. For over 20 years we have experienced an unparalleled and uninterrupted growth trajectory fueled by the design of award winning projects for leading organizations across North America. We are now poised to expand our reach and believe your skills and experience will be an asset to the ongoing success of our team. We are confident that OTJ will offer you the opportunity to do your best, most creative work in a dynamic atmosphere that welcomes fresh ideas.