Little, nationally recognized as a “Best Firm to Work For” and one of the nation’s most progressive design firms, is seeking a Retail Studio Leader with a positive, collaborative work style, who will lead a team of architects and designers, and manage our client relationships.
We believe in the power of design to transform peoples’ lives. Our Value Proposition challenges each of us to deliver exceptional, measurable results to our clients. Our Brand Promise is aimed at:
Crafting experiences that elevate brands & places to extraordinary heights
- Signature Marketplaces that Maximize Return
- Vital Communities that Enrich Experience
Our Ideal Candidate for this opportunity will be an ambitious, creative leader who is passionate about finding ways to improve the performance of our clients through creative collaboration and breakthrough thinking, and who is excited about growing a young studio into a regional powerhouse in the Washington DC area. Our ideal candidate will also possess the following:
Understands Commercial Development drivers, with emphasis on Retail’s contribution to creating compelling destinations and placemaking
Has established professional relationships and contacts in the regional development community
Creative retail background – you understand retail, are familiar with the concept of speed to market, and the drivers that are important to retail clients. You should have a strong commercial retail background as well as retail store design experience;
Good with people – you are a very strong listener, genuinely interested in people, and able to build followership among teammates and clients alike providing motivation and encouragement;
Great communicator – whether verbally or in written form, people understand your ideas, and the way you share them; you are a creative problem solver; and
Passionate mentor/coach – the people that you work with feel that you have their best interests at heart and you are resourceful.
Qualifications for this role:
Architectural Registration is required;
10 - 15 years of experience in the architecture & design industry; 5 of those years should be in the roll of management of other team members;
You have deep retail experience, preferably in the Washington, DC area but not a requirement;
You have experience as an account or client manager; and
You have been responsible to the financial management of an account, or body of work.
Our culture is energetic, collaborative and open. We value people who have a positive impact on those
around them. We are proud to offer outstanding benefits, compensation, and growth opportunities.
To learn more about Little, please visit us at www.littleonline.com or check out our blog:
Little is an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice.
Internal Number: Rtl Studio Principal DC
Little, nationally and locally recognized as a “Best Firm to Work For”, is dedicated to enhancing client performance by orchestrating the right mix of expertise, creativity and innovation to deliver results beyond architecture. Over 300 employees across the nation specialize in a variety of market types, including Community (Civic, College & University, Schools, Justice), Retail (Brand Experience, Supermarket/Hypermarkets, Service Retail (inc. banks & health care), and Corporate Rollout) and Workplace (Interiors, Mission Critical and Office), and deliver results beyond architecture through a complete array of diversified architectural Consulting Services such as: • Architecture • Engineering • Interior Architecture • Land Development Services • Branded Environments • FM Strategies (Facilities Planning and Space Management Consulting) • Building Technology Applications • Skyscraper Services (Computer Animation and Internet Application Services) Originally started in Charlotte, NC, Little has locations in Costa Mesa, CA; Orlando, FL; Durham, NC; Washington, DC; and Beijing, China. Our culture is energetic, collaborative and open. We value people who are fun to work with and who have ...a positive impact on those around them. We are proud to offer outstanding benefits, compensation, and growth opportunities. To learn more about Little, please visit us at www.littleonline.com. Little is an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice. - See more at: http://careercenter.aia.org/hr/jobdetail.cfm?job_id=7828506#sthash.Pzti47vE.dpuf