KAA DesignEmployer: Los Angeles, CA, USLocation: Mon, Nov 11 '13Posted on:
An Architectural Project Manager at KAA Design is responsible for managing projects and project teams through all phases of design.
Approach all tasks with an eye for design
Help organize and lead the design vision process
Assure that project vision is carried through all phases of design
Help develop design direction through sketches, imagery, diagrams, and other media
Translate schematic design sketches into tangible design development drawings and construction document
Programming and initial project research, including code requirements
Manage client relationship through phone calls, emails, meetings, meeting minutes, etc.
Clear communication of client and project goals to the team
Communicate/resolve project inconsistencies with contractor
Professional and concise correspondence with team members and consultants
Manage project time/budget/schedule goals
Review contract terms, prepare total cost breakdown, review billing
Prepare project projections and estimate time requirements
Lead project team towards common goals
Mentor junior staff by delegating work and providing constructive feedback
Encourage teamwork and positive team communication
Inspire team with sincere work ethic
Identify career goals and actively pursue them
Continue educational endeavors through lectures, product research, conferences, and keeping up to date on current issues and technology
Take an active interest in Architecture and the design field in general
Be responsible for your own development. Ask for what you want and search our ways to make your mark on each task you undertake
Accredited professional degree in Architecture (Bachelors or Masters of Architecture)
Licensed Architect preferred
10+ years experience in high-end, single family residential design
Must be proficient in CADD (BIM Preferred)
Must have knowledge and experience preparing permit, bid, and construction documents
Must be able to communicate design/construction intent via computer generated sketches or hand drawings
Must have highly developed written as well as interpersonal skills
Submit cover letter, resume and portfolio samples, with indication of your role on the projects submitted, via email only – combined size not to exceed 5MB. We will acknowledge receipts of your information, but due to the volume of resumes received, only candidates being considered for a position will be contacted.
Please no hard copies, drop-ins or telephone calls.