Ryan has a career opportunity for an individual to lead the efforts of the A+E department in our Southeast Region. The position will be located in our Tampa, Florida office. This individual will act like a principal in a traditional firm, and be responsible for the overall project success of multiple projects, from pursuit through turnover. We believe that candidates with 15 years plus of collaborative industry experience are most likely to be successful, but exceptions will be made for those candidates that display a clear potential to lead.
Vision: Architecture and Engineering are a critical component for Ryan to deliver integrated and creative real estate solutions. There is a proven track record that Architecture and Engineering within Ryan Companies has improved the viability and success of our business. We work as one team, with one set of goals, one contract, and less barriers. Our mission is Building Lasting Relationships. We focus on a unique lifecycle approach that forces us to look beyond simply building buildings. We strive to balance the often conflicting factors that drive our businesses and achieve results that are better because of this balance.
Core Responsibilities: The Director of Architecture will collaborate in an integrated delivery process that is unique to Ryan. This process generally includes Ryan project teams consisting of architects, real estate developers, builders, and property managers. Core responsibilities include establishing and building the Ryan’s A+E presence in Region, winning new business, leading/managing architectural communications with our clients, leading the design process, supervising the work of a staff of architects and technicians both located in the region and in other regional offices, negotiating and managing contracts and finances, and developing lasting business relationships.
Skillsets: Successful candidates will also demonstrate the following characteristics:
Excellent presentation, organization, and communication skill sets
Proven experience leading overall design efforts
The ability to make decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative
Creativity, foresight, and mature architectural judgment in anticipating and solving problems, both design and technical in nature, from programming through construction administration.
Ability to collaborate
Experience in the design of corporate office core & shell and interior design, light industrial/distribution buildings, and/or medical office buildings will be considered as the basis for the position,
Experience in multi-family and senior living projects will be considered secondarily.
Ryan’s goal is to design one-third of the buildings we build, which translates into approximately $75M in annual project value. We intend to impact another third of the work through supporting services. We will target industrial, office, mixed-use, healthcare, and senior/multi-family housing projects. The majority of Ryan’s A+E current staff is located in Minneapolis and will be available to support the regional team on a project by project basis. As the regional presence grows it is anticipated that the staff will also grow under the leadership of the Director. The Director should anticipate partnering with other local or national design firms and with the Minneapolis teams when partnership is deemed to be the best approach. At the outset, the regional staff will include one to two architects and potentially a civil engineer that will both report to the Director.
Professional degree in Architecture and Architectural registration is required. Compensation will range based on individual level of experience and expertise. Position will include travel to Minneapolis on a bi-monthly basis for the first year of employment.
Follow this link to Ryan Companies US, Inc. website to apply: https://ryancompanies.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=524
About Ryan Companies US, Inc.
At Ryan, we believe in the value of the buildings we design, develop, manage and construct. Not just for their dollar value, but the value they bring to the people who use them and the communities that surround them. For more than 75 years, this belief has driven us to take a holistic approach to every project, focusing first on the “why” behind a customer’s needs so we can achieve a better outcome in the end.
Three generations of Ryans have led our business, carrying on the principles we were built upon — integrity, honesty, civic pride and a sincere regard for people — while honing our skills and capabilities to stay ahead of today’s fast-paced world. We see buildings from all angles of commercial real estate. The Ryan approach blends perspectives from development, design, construction, management and ownership. That’s why we collaborate on a strategic level, immersing ourselves in our customers’ business so we can find ways to add value. And because we plan, design, build and own buildings, we have a profound understanding of the intricate balance between beauty, function and long-term value.
As a national leader in commercial real estate, we know that our customers are ...as unique as their projects. That’s why, day after day, we’re driven to uncover their stories. To be inspired by what inspires them. To bring the right people to the table so we can collaborate on a deeper, more engaging level. Together, we build something far more profound than the physical presence of a building. We build the backdrops to life’s stories.