A Denver based Branding and Design firm is currently seeking a full time Architect to join our team.
We require an individual with a strong sense of design, the knowledge of how to execute the design and the sensitivity of budget control
Projects include working with large facilities for the rental car industry involving multi-level floor plan layouts for both lobbies and rental car lots, remodels and new ground up building in support of the facility (lobbies, customer service buildings, exit plazas, car return canopies, etc.) It would also include interior and exterior signage and retail store design. These will all be under the umbrella of a multi brand Car Rental group that will have sites ranging from open lots to parking garages to new consolidated rental facilities.
Individual should be able to assemble a complete drawing package, from site plan to finish details. This would include coordinating with and incorporating work from civil engineers, airport engineers, and client requirements to meet operational goals. Candidate should have experience with civil engineering requirements for curb cuts and lot improvements, stick built frame construction, pre-fab building construction, foundations, electrical requirements and layouts, HVAC requirements and equipment for climate controlled facilities in a garage or open lot environment.
Responsibilities will vary. They will include creating detailed specification drawings, Project Management, working with both sign companies and general contractors as well as client interaction. We are looking for someone who can become a project lead for this portion of our work portfolio.
Multi-tasking is required often. Priorities can change very quickly and the preferred individual needs to be flexible and focused at the same time.
We are looking for someone who has not only project management experience, but also has worked closely with their clients in the past as the client is very involved in these projects. This responsibility would entail over-seeing a team of designers / contract employees for larger projects. It would also include managing client expectations and multiple vendors to meet pressing deadlines.
Work experience in an architectural, interior or retail design practice working on a variety of service retail, fixture/furniture and commercial projects (not residential). Experience working together with graphic designers, industrial designers and marketing professionals helpful.
Must have a good understanding of various building and fabrication techniques and have the ability to envision optimal details for manufacturing of custom design elements. Knowledge base should include standard stick built framing, pre-fab building design and construction, foundations, civil engineering requirements for sites (on-site water retention and drainage, grading, underground utilities, storage tanks, car servicing facilities).
The candidate should be able to work within AutoCAD, Sketch Up, CorelDraw and/or Illustrator.
A Bachelor’s degree is required in Architecture. Minimum.
Previous design / management experience is required. (3-5 years Min.)
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include Health, 401K
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