Lead Architectural Designer - Multi-family/Mixed-Use
June 11, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Designs, manages, and coordinates project teams and team assignments to drive architectural projects through design. Management of the design process with the Client and Project Team. Responsible for ensuring that production of construction documents meet the design intent. Provides input to technical/design issues and provides guidance to team. Full knowledge of architectural principles / practices.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work with the Client and project teams to develop architectural solutions from conceptual level through schematic design – with input through construction documentation.
Work closely with Project Manager to ensure that all information necessary for the successful production of the design is clearly understood.
Coordinate with consultants, contractors, fabricators, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives.
Prepare conceptual designs, space plans, presentations, and oversee design development.
Resolve complex design issues with innovative and practical solutions.
Lead vision on graphic presentations, 3D renderings, and construction drawings.
Positive and enthusiastic approach to presenting design concepts both internally and to external clients.
Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination.
Manage and maintain client relationships.
Coordinate with M+A office leadership as needed.
Contribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programs.
Mentor junior team members.
Provide other support as assigned.
Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
Proficient in 2D/3D software including Revit, AutoCAD, 3D StudioMax, SketchUp, Rhino, Grasshopper, PhotoShop, InDesign and Illustrator.
Knowledge of materials, construction techniques, and building codes.
Knowledge of building codes, standards and structures
Strong leadership abilities and the ability to manage teams and projects
Strong communication, presentation and organizational skills
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A minimum of 10-15 years professional experience.
Bachelor's / Master degree in Architecture or design related field
Licensed Architect preferred
Experience in Mixed-Use and Multi-Family projects
About M+A Architects
Since 1980, M+A Architects has built architectural, planning and interior design expertise across many market sectors, offering design services for a wide range of buildings and developments across the United States. Our growing staff of over 70 people is located in Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio. Notable projects in the Central Ohio area include: Easton Town Center, Bob Evans Corporate Campus, and City of Columbus Fire Station No. 3.