Self-sufficient who thrives in a project-oriented environment
Disciplined and precise
Adept at managing multiple, changing, quick-paced, time-sensitive projects
The preferred candidate will have an interest in working in a dynamic and collaborative global design environment with a diverse range of public assembly building types; including the design of sports venues, convention centers, community buildings and transportation facilities.
We are seeking a passionate, creative, engaged, and technically proficient Project Architect to join us in a dynamic and collaborative design atmosphere. Applicants must possess technical abilities.
Research code requirements and ensure feasibility of design.
Responsible for following and possibly managing project budget, work plans, consultants and schedule. Communicates with Project Manager regarding key deliverable dates and conformance to workplan.
Creates designs to meet client specifications, create and propose budget and time estimations.
Maintains a collaborative professional working relationship with the Project Leadership Team (i.e. Project Designer, Project Manager, and Principal in Charge).
Acts as an intermediary between the client and the architect team.
development of design ideas, diagrams, digital models, presentation materials and production work for numerous project types;
coordination of technical drawings with consultants;
development of solutions to technical problems;
Fosters on-going communication through team meetings, minutes, and up-date memos to project team including consultants.
Ensures project documentation and contracts follow the standards set forth by Populous policy.
Construction administration including processing of submittals, RFI’s, and other project documentation during construction.
Coordinating team effort to complete a project promptly and successfully.
Provides office leadership including professional development, coaching and mentoring staff.
Ensure the team is working effectively and keeping to schedule and budget.
Quality assurance including review of work, communicating needs and concerns to project staff.
Defines staff requirements for projects as needed or directed.
All other duties and responsibilities as required.
KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES:
Proficiency and working knowledge of the following design software and applications: Revit, Newforma and AutoCAD
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
Strong relationship-building and problem solving skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, material application, and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness.
Knowledge of architectural building systems.
Thorough understanding of project work plans, schedules, staffing, and budgets a must.
Advanced knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines
Ability to communicate professionally both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work in team environment.
Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
Highly self-motivated personality.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree (required) in Architecture from an NAAB accredited program, Masters Degree in Architecture (preferred).
8-15 years of experience in architectural practice with prior experience in all phases of architectural projects.
Registered Architect with a current license. NCARB registration preferred.
Project design experience with sport stadium, arenas, convention centers, hospitality, and aviation a strong plus.
Travel will be required.
Overtime will be required.
Populous offers a competitive salary, bonus and benefit packages, including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k, flexible spending accounts, paid time off and continuing education benefits. Populous is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.
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Populous is a global architecture and design firm that creates the places where people love to be together, like Yankee Stadium, the London Olympics, and the Super Bowl. Over the last 30 years, the firm has designed more than 2,500 projects worth $40 billion across emerging and established markets. Populous’ comprehensive services include architecture, interior design, event planning and overlay, environmental graphics and wayfinding, master planning, landscape design, urban planning and sustainable design consulting. With regional headquarters in Kansas City, London, and Brisbane, Populous has 18 offices on four continents.