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Architectural Design Lead / Project Manager

Company: Shelden Architecture
Location: Wichita
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Do you have the desire to create beauty, value, and a lasting impression on your community? Do you want to be valued and appreciated for your ideas? Do you want to be a leader? At Shelden Architecture, we believe we were called to be designers that lead and inspire all to a more beautiful world. We believe in the relentless pursuit of client satisfaction. And we believe that every person in our firm matters and their growth matters. If you believe this too, then maybe you should join our team.
We are currently looking for a Design Leader/Project Manager. This position will initiate design concepts and lead design development for one or more large or complex projects. The DL/PM is responsible for maintaining client relationships and has authority to direct, control, and monitor all project activities. He/she must demonstrate experience in all phases of architecture and engineering services.
Major duties include:

  • Plan, interpret, organize, schedule, and manage projects through all phases of development
  • Establish and monitor budget, manage project team, prepare schedule to ensure efficient use of resources
  • Oversee design development, production of working drawings, and construction administration on project
    The DL/PM must demonstrate technical skill, high standards, sound judgment, and professionalism. As a leader within the SA organization, they will pass knowledge to others and support a continuous learning environment. Team building and motivation are also key responsibilities.
    Typical work includes:
    • Define program requirements and establish design parameters based on client requirements; work with project architect and principal-in-charge
    • Develop programming, consulting, strategic planning, conceptual designs, space planning, presentations, design development, and production
    • Manage design team members during the implementation of design to ensure that clarity and quality of concept are maintained throughout the design process
    • Manage design process for entire project; lead/direct the work of other designers and technical staff
    • Resolve complex design issues with innovative and budget-minded solutions
    • Monitor project budget and schedule related to design team efforts
    • Manage client interaction and decision making related to design
    • Perform other duties as required
      Job Requirements:This position requires a B.S. or Master's in architecture and seven years or more of experience in architectural design in a variety of project sizes. An architectural license is preferred. Ability to build and maintain client relationships is required. Must understand trends, construction methods, specifications, as well as construction administration. Knowledge of commercial building and accessibility codes. Strong graphic and visualization skills, capable of using 3D software, including Revit, Lumion, Adobe Suite Microsoft and other programs. Proven experience in motivating and inspiring others is essential. Presentation skills and travel are required.

Keywords: Shelden Architecture, Wichita , Architectural Design Lead / Project Manager, Executive , Wichita, Kansas

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