Design Collective, an 85-person, award-winning and multi-disciplinary design firm, is looking to fill a design director/ senior designer position wherein the successful applicant’s experience can continue to build on our firm's award-winning portfolio, studio culture, and client relationships. The right candidate should possess the following skills and characteristics:
10-15+ years’ experience in Multi-family/Mixed-Use and/or Student Housing sectors
10-15+ years’ experience in residential design with concentrations in Mixed-Use and Student/Residential Life is a plus
Able to balance demands of multiple concurrent projects
Able to lead our design team from RFP/feasibility/concept through construction
Strong, creative, award-winning designer with built portfolio demonstrating expertise
Able to balance idealized concept/narrative with schedule/budget
Strong, persuasive and personable verbal presentation skills
Strong graphic skills, in both hand-sketching and 3d modeling (Sketchup or other)
Comfortable in position of client maintenance to cultivate existing relationships and grow new
Comfortable and active participant in Business Development efforts - Meet & Greets, conferences and interviews
Highly collaborative with multi-disciplinary studio colleagues, pin-ups, practicing the concept that ‘the best idea wins regardless of who it comes from’
Committed to empowering colleagues’ growth within the firm by cultivating ‘joint ownership’ of the design
Understands Code implications in the building types and construction types being proposed
Understands the business of architecture – can balance great design and profitability
Passionate and energizing personality is a plus
Experience in Higher Education, K-12 and Workplace is a plus
Experience as a Studio Team Leader and mentor is a plus
Baltimore magazine included us in Best Places to Work 2019 ! Read about this on our website.
We offer an above average benefits package; are an employee owned company, which entitles employees to annual profit shares; company paid professional membership of your choice, professional development opportunities and much more. Please submit resume and portfolio/samples of your work to email@example.com .
Design Collective is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE, M/F/D/V.
Internal Number: 34803480
About Design Collective
Design Collective, Inc, is a Baltimore-based architecture, planning, and interiors firm, with a diverse portfolio of dynamic, award-winning projects.
The firm’s national reach includes well-respected public and private sector clients and a diverse portfolio of successful projects in a variety of high-performing, growth-oriented market sectors.