At Perkins&Will, we passionately believe that design can transform lives and enhance communities, creating healthy, sustainable places to live, learn, work, play, heal, move, and explore. We’re in it for the greater good, we design to create places with meaning, and we design with purpose. Join the brightest minds in architecture and design.
The Denver Studio is growing, and we are looking for highly motivated individuals excited to contribute to our Sports, Entertainment, and Recreation specialties while also interested in helping us grow our Healthcare, Science and Technology, Commercial, Civic, and Cultural project sectors.
Who Are You?
Perkins&Will Denver is seeking a highly motivated individual with a minimum of 10 years of professional experience to fill the role of Senior Project Designer.
To join us you should have:
A professional degree in Architecture, Design, or related discipline
Experience Level: Senior (10+ years of experience)
Strong sketching, graphic, and 3D modeling and visualization skills; advanced Revit strongly preferred
High level of creativity, innovative thinking, and problem-solving
Ability to direct and coordinate work efforts of junior staff
Experience in all phases and aspects of a project
Conceptual modeling tools such as Rhino and Grasshopper
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Attention to detail and motivation to learn
Collaborative and professional work ethic
LEED GA and Professional Accreditation in one area of Living Design (LEED AP with Specialty, WELL AP, etc.) or obtained within 6 months of hire.
As a Senior Project Designer on the Perkins&Will team, you will:
Be responsible for leading all phases of the design process with a high level of proficiency and expertise while adhering to firm and project goals and standards of excellence in design, execution, and living design.
Initiate and create schematic designs that optimize design solutions and plans with responsibility for presentation drawings, models, and narratives.
Promote and manage overall project goals and constraints, including client values, construction and design budget limitations, and schedule requirements.
Expertly apply knowledge of building technology, building materials, construction methods, costs, and code to the design process.
Play an essential role in marketing opportunities and develop successful client relationships for continuing business.
Lead collaborative teams in internal design reviews, charettes, and pin-ups and external community engagements.
Be accountable for effective coordination with partners and consultants throughout the schematic and design development phases.
We foster a culture that is diverse and inclusive and strive for pay practices that are fair, competitive and reflect our commitment to pay equity. Our compensation decisions include but are not limited to a candidate’s qualifications, including skill sets, education, experience and training, licensure and certifications credentials if applicable, and business-related factors. This practice extends to all employees, including performance considerations for merit increases, job promotions, and transfer opportunities. We additionally review our pay practices, conduct pay equity audits, and ensure our managers are trained in our pay practices on an annual basis. At the time of posting this job advertisement, the annual pay salary range for this position is between $94,500 and $126,000 commensurate with qualifications
Qualified and interested candidates should submit a resume and work samples. Include your resume and a compact, representative sample of your work (no larger than 4MB).
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Since 1935, Perkins and Will has created innovative and award-winning designs for the world’s most forward-thinking clients. We are architects, interior designers, urban designers, landscape architects, consultants, and branded environment experts who approach design from all scales and perspectives. Engaged, accessible, and collaborative, our staff of 2,700 professionals brings together high design, functional performance, and social responsibility to advance project goals. Inspired by the programs within, we design from the inside-out. We combine a deeply humanistic approach with results-driven pragmatism to create dynamic spaces for people. Research-focused and inventive, every day we reimagine how space can be used to foster stronger ties between communities, the built environment, and nature. With nearly 1,000 LEED® Accredited Professionals, sustainable design and the use of healthy building materials are fundamental to our process. Our transformative designs help students learn better, patients heal faster, business teams perform stronger, and city dwellers have more meaningful daily experiences.