Senior Designer - Large Scale

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New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Apr 28 '17Posted on:

One of New York most established and best known architectural practices is looking for a Senior Designer to work in our Large Scale Studio.

The individual will work under direct supervision of a Large-Scale Design Principal.   This position will require the discussion of the objectives, requirements, and budget of a project in order to develop design solutions to be presented to the client.

Job Responsibilities:

▪ Initiates and creates project designs and plans of all phases of one or more projects and has responsibility for preparing presentations and design drawings.

▪ Coordinates all trades and agencies related to building design while monitoring drawings.

▪ In a supervisory capacity, is responsible for major design decisions and technical accuracy of large projects while handling a significant amount of challenges that require new approaches and guidelines.

▪ May supervise or perform site observations activities.

▪ Record/archive all drawings, data and project information

▪ Develop various predesign services which may include conducting feasibility and environmental impact studies, selecting a site, or specifying the requirements the design must meet.

▪ Develop the project design brief.

▪ Consult with design professionals to determine the environmental and structural requirements of the project.

▪ Prepare drawings, models and present ideas for the client to review.

▪ Manages and maintains project work plan, manages the day to day running of the design team in refining the project.

▪ Coordinates and supervises consultants in finalizing the design documents.

▪ Responsible for keeping the project within financial budget and deadlines and producing detailed working drawings and specifications; specifying the nature and quality of materials required.

▪ Assures that the design follows; building codes, zoning laws, fire regulations, and all other pertinent ordinances.


Key Skills:

▪ Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture preferred

▪ Minimum of 8 plus years’ with domestic experience in Large Scale and Urban Design

▪ Digital architectural visualization and animation experience preferred

▪ Strong technical understanding of building construction and materials.

▪ Possess leadership ability to direct a team of junior and intermediate designers.

▪ Excellent presentation skills required.

▪ Strong proficient with computer-assisted design software such as AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, In-design; 3D software such as Sketchup.

▪ MUST be highly proficient in Revit

▪ Rhino or 3D Studio a plus

▪ Proficient with PowerPoint and other data management software such as Word and Excel.

▪ Strong communication skills, excellent drawing, model making and graphic presentations skills

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