Gorman & Company is looking for a Director of Architecture to lead our design team! Gorman & Company is a developer of hotels and multi-family housing, both affordable and conventional, located in targeted states in the United States, which presently are Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois and Wisconsin. This position will work out of our corporate office located near Madison, Wisconsin.
Gorman & Company performs architectural design, construction and management services for the portfolio, providing a fully integrated system of control of the best quality communities and hotels possible. Our company strives to initiate strategies and implement solutions to revitalize communities and build strong neighborhoods.
The Director of Architecture is responsible for managing an in-house architecture department for a multi-family and hospitality real estate development company.
Partner with the Market President on various development projects in multiple states.
Manages a team of architects and design team members on new construction, historic adaptive reuse, and acquisition rehab projects.
Actively manage aspects of the design process, including: project feasibility, creative vision, financial analysis, market research, demographic studies, entitlements and other municipal approvals, in addition to the oversight of design and architectural staff.
Review and approve architectural plans during schematic, design development, and construction drawing phases.
Produce presentation memos and vision documents for internal leaders to highlight investment opportunities.
Manage project budgets and underwriting to ensure that projects attain target investment outcomes.
Work closely with staff and business leaders across the organization to drive projects from inception to completion.
Build a strong relationship with the Operations/Property team to ensure that projects have internal support and do not adversely impact current Gorman residents.
Build a strong relationship with the Construction team to ensure successful pre-construction planning and construction completion of complex projects.
Partner with Gorman’s Finance team to create and maintain detailed financial models and reports.
Overall responsibility for all projects from start to finish.
Bachelor's degree in Architecture or related field.
Eight to ten years of experience with multi-family and/or hospitality design.
Five years of experience managing a team.
Architectural registration and NCARB certificate required.
Working knowledge of AutoCAD and REVIT is required.
Additional Salary Information: Bonus Program
About Gorman & Company
Gorman & Company works closely with local governments and community groups to help communities meet their development, planning, economic and social goals. Gorman’s staff brings a broad range of development, construction and real life experience to the development process and applies those skills to solve problems and help communities bring their plans to reality.
Gorman & Company brings a wide range of development experience to its communities. Its neighborhoods range from upscale condominium communities to mixed-use developments in downtown redevelopment areas. Gorman’s unique affordable housing communities offer high quality amenities that serve the creative class, seniors, accessibility-challenged, entrepreneurs, families, and individuals.
Gorman & Company has developed innovative and catalytic properties in partnership with the Wisconsin communities of Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha, Madison, Portage, Sheboygan, Evansville, Fond du Lac, Cudahy, Janesville and Wisconsin Dells. Gorman & Company has also completed developments in Moline, Illinois; Gulfport, Mississippi; Tavernier, Florida; and Phoenix, Arizona.