The Project Architect is a licensed architect responsible for the development of project design intent, and for the production of complete, accurate, and well-coordinated documents. The Project Architect will also be responsible for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating complex projects and/or multiple projects simultaneously. RESPONSIBILITIES
Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Coordinate and supervise Project Team. Direct and coordinate consultants as needed.
Adhere to both Cooper Carry and the Clients guidelines and meet deadlines within budget for each project. Maintain knowledge of Cooper Carry projects and resources. Plans and develops architectural projects.Meet with Client and Contractor(s) to provide interpretation of contract documents. Make design and documentation decisions using discretion and good judgement. Assist in proposal/marketing efforts. Ensure accuracy and completion of all project related tasks. Assist the Project Manager in establishing the project budget and program development. Travel to Project Job Site or Design Office as required to facilitate design and construction under the direction of the Project Architect. Maintain strong communication with staff regarding firm's goals, values, assignments and expectations. Maintain base state registration and professional affiliations. Collaborates with other studios as required to meet project objectives. Contribute as required to the overall quality and success of the project, studio and firm.
May directly supervise Architects. Responsibilities directly involving subordinates include: training, planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and aiding in problem resolution.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Majority of time is spent in sitting position. Ability to move throughout the office either by walking or through assisted means. Ability to participate in site visits either by walking or through assisted mean. There are no lifting requirements for this position.
Registered Architect. Graduate of an accredited architectural program with Bachelor's level degree. Minimum of 3 years of professional architectural experience to include graphic and/or design experience. Strong understanding of building systems and documentation. Strong Construction Documentation (CD) skills. Proficiency in software required to complete the project. Strong communication, coordination and organization skills. Strong presentation skills Lab experience a plus. Demonstrated ability to lead a team of professionals to meet project objectives. Competency in all aspects of design and documentation.
About COOPER CARRY
The short story: Cooper Carry is a national firm offering Architecture, Environmental Graphic Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Planning and Sustainability Consulting services. Our specialty practice groups include specialists in Corporate, Government, Higher Education, Hospitality, K-12 Education, Mixed-Use, Office, Residential, Retail, Science + Technology and Transit projects. Our multidisciplinary approach lets us integrate specialized knowledge to create Connective Architecture: connecting ideas and people to the places where they work, relax, live and learn. Founded in 1960, Cooper Carry has offices in Atlanta, GA, New York, and Washington, DC, with projects around the world.