Architect / Architectural Designer

Zaxby's Franchising LLC Zaxby's Franchising LLC Employer:
Athens, GA, USLocation:
Wed, Apr 10 '19Posted on:

The Architect will work as part of the overall Design & Construction team overseeing the design of the buildings for the project. The Architect will be responsible for assisting in the coordination and collaboration with the Design & Construction team, Executives, project engineers and contractors for successful execution of the building design.



Essential duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate and collaborate with the Design and Construction team
  • Consult and advise external architects and engineers on large scale projects and extreme make-overs
  • Design and document interior and exterior common area improvements
  • Design and document floor plan alterations
  • Present design options for common area improvements based on Zaxby’s standards
  • Recommend in-unit floor plan alterations to improve quality of layout
  • Design and document designs in form of detailed scope, drawings and specifications for various projects
  • Produce and submit permit, bid and construction drawings
  • Submit permit documents (via expeditor) to local jurisdiction
  • Coordinate with local jurisdiction
  • Investigate and document existing conditions
  • Site visits with internal construction management to review quality and in-field conflicts
  • Site visits for due diligence reviews for potential acquisitions
  • Assist in life safety and code analysis, specification writing, architectural design for the buildings, while maintaining budget and schedule
  • Coordinate with Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing and Structural design engineers for complete building design
  • Support, understand, and advise the client as the building design develops
  • Assist in ensuring the design process recognizes current legislation, standards and codes of practice, where appropriate
  • Create work schedules, and ensure that the project complies with regulations, which includes revising the project design as necessary to achieve client satisfaction
  • Assist in providing technical bid analysis reviews during the bid period, determining practicality of submittals
  • Checks and navigates in 3D models for interferences and constructability
  • Review and coordinate shop drawings during construction administration
  • Assist in preparing conform to construction documents (2D drawings and 3D models) as required per the project



  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or architectural engineering

  • Two to four years of experience in preparing or reviewing design documents or equivalent construction

    management experience

  • Basic understanding of all phases of how building projects are executed from design to construction

  • Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD Architecture, Microsoft Office applications

  • Self-starter that can integrate and coordinate with various engineering and design disciplines

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills



    Education:    Architectural or Architectural Engineering License required

    Experience:  Previous architectural and/or construction management experience preferred. 

  • Zaxby’s Franchising LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment decisions based on any factor protected by federal, state or local law.
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