Leader Design Studio is a Sarasota, Florida-based architecture firm known for its modern residential, restaurant and boutique commercial design. We are seeking an architecture school graduate with 5+ years of professional architecture experience to join us.
Candidates should possess strong conceptual design abilities and have a willingness to make a significant contribution to the development of our projects through drawing, detailing and 3D modeling.
We have an open design studio culture that is both collaborative and multi-disciplinary. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to self-manage work on several projects at the same time is imperative.
The ideal candidate should have experience or a strong interest in modern architecture, and be well-versed in the preparation of schematic design and construction drawings using REVIT.
Manage multiple projects from conceptual design through construction administration.
Working with Clients & team members to conceive & develop project designs.
Act as the primary client, consultant and contractor liaison throughout the duration of the design and construction process.
Development of design concepts into Construction & Permit Drawings.
Coordination and management of consultants and their work.
BA or MARCH Degree in Architecture.
Licensure preferred but not a requirement
Work independently and within a team, taking direction from senior staff.
Portfolio demonstrating built work.
Ability to discuss, develop and communicate ideas with verbal and graphic clarity. Demonstration of previous design process experience which includes wide range of tools used to communicate and explore ideas including: drawing/sketching, model building, diagramming, 3-D work.
Proficiency in REVIT, AutoCAD and SketchUP is preferred.
Adobe Creative Suite knowledge a plus.
Expert verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of building and zoning codes.
Knowledge of coastal construction and permitting a plus.
Leader Design Studio is a Sarasota, Florida based architecture firm well known for its warm, modern, sustainable designs. Founded in 2011 by Chris Leader, AIA the firm has received multiple local and national awards and has designed over 65 projects across southwest Florida.
Leader Design Studio is a full service architecture firm. We specialize in new residences, coastal construction, extensive renovations, condominium renovations, restaurants, professional offices and light commercial. We are a turn-key architecture firm, overseeing projects from initial design through construction administration.
Leader Design Studio is fully committed to creating thoughtful, responsible, and sustainable structures. Thoughtfully designed buildings connect us to our natural environment and improve the quality of everyday life. We design site-specific projects to be respectful and responsive to the surrounding community and take deep consideration for the larger social and physical context. Our projects optimize natural light and ventilation, use locally sourced materials, and employ the most energy efficient products and systems. With each project, we str...ive to contribute to a more sustainable way of living and future. Leader Design Studio and its staff have completed over 15 LEED Certified projects, including the LEED platinum certified Lido Deck Haus, Fish Camp and Lotus on Orange residences.