Lessard Design is looking for candidates that demonstrate leadership skills with the ability to succeed in a fast paced, deadline driven environment. We are looking for a liscensed Architect to run our Multi-Family Studio mid-high rise. This person will manage projects, outside consultants, client interaction and business development!
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Program all team projects, schedule staff and coordinate contract resources to accomplish project schedules as stated in contracts. Deliver projects at or above budgeted profit levels.
Continuously monitor and assure client satisfaction, productivity, progress and budget performance.
As licensed architect/Associate Principal, it is expected that you will stamp and seal your drawings. You will obtain, with Lessard’s assistance, additional licenses as necessary.
In coordination with the Group Principal, direct, review and approve all project work for technical accuracy and adherence to LDI QA/QC program at appropriate intervals, prior to client submittal.
Mentor team members in technical issues and serve as “Senior Resource” to LDI staff-at large. Train the team’s Project Managers and Job Captains in areas of contract administration and project fiscal management.
Function as a team resource in design, production and construction administration issue resolution.
Develop all work scopes, prepare budgets and subcontracts for own projects and all related addendums for approval by Group Principal.
Review, assure Quality Assurance and approve for submittal to Principal work scopes and budgets for projects, subcontracts and all related addendums for Team Project Managers.
Review, participate in development and approve for submittal to Group Principal all Project Management Plans for Team Project Managers prior to project initiation.
Assume responsibility for own project billings and assist Team Project Managers with billings, as required.
Develop new business to replace completed projects in conformance with approved business plan, develop business with assigned clients and lead proposal preparation.
Assure target labor utilization of assigned Project Managers and coordinate the same with Principals, Associate Principals and Project Managers, as required.
Attain “Key Performance Indicators” as negotiated for assigned Project Managers and self.
Administer career development plans, quarterly Intern Development Program and annual evaluations for each direct report.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Education: Bachelor of Architecture, or equivalent
Experience: 10+ years of experience with two years of architectural group management experience
License: License required in all states your projects are located
Software Proficiency: Advanced skills in REVIT, MS Office required, Photoshop and/or InDesign a plus
Building Type: Concrete and Steel, multi-family mixed-use high-density
About Lessard Design
Lessard Design is an international architecture and planning firm committed to creating environments that inspire connection, collaboration, community and commerce. Located in Tysons Corner, we also have offices in India, Boston and New York. Our understanding of global cultures is translated through design that is sensitive to cultural geographies, communities, traditions and values. Our firm leaders have experience working in nearly 20 countries with projects in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Our diverse international team provides the expertise to manage clients through all design phases – from feasibility, strategy and through construction.
We offer an expanding and challenging portfolio of projects, competitive salary, bonuses paid twice a year, free parking and a dynamic work environment including: Extensive professional development program and collaborative environment with happy hours, staff lunches, costume contests, summer and winter company sponsored events and much more. Lessard Design Inc. - We design room to grow. All applicants must include professional resumes and a portfolio of work samples (either attached or website address included).