Design Architect/Creative Team Lead

Herdman Architecture + Design Herdman Architecture + Design Employer:
Irvine, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Jun 19 '19Posted on:

Herdman Architecture + Design, Inc.

Who We Are:

Herdman Architecture + Design, Inc. is actively seeking talented individuals with a passion for architecture and project development who value the built environment and appreciate the effect it has on the people who spend time there.  We are a client focused design team offering large-firm capabilities to clients with the nimble-ness of a small firm. We invest heavily in client relationships, partnering closely to understand expectations and work efficiently.  We foster continued growth in our professional staff through continued education, a rewarding work-life balanced culture, and a genuine recognition of each team member as a contributing member.  We value one another on the team and strive to come up with the best solutions for our clients, not the easiest solution.  We pride ourselves in being the path of least resistance to a successful project.  Our team is guided by the principles of integrity, value of our service, and a passion for great design.  We are results oriented not task managers.

Our team focuses on ground up industrial development from entitlement through construction, office and hospitality architecture, and high end commercial interiors.  We are a fast paced company working on tight schedules in a team format to meet the demanding expectations of our clients.

Design Architect/Creative Team Lead

Our team is looking for a highly motivated, energetic and experienced Design Architect adept to managing a team of graphic designers and client relationships to meet the aggressive deadlines of our industry while ensuring we provide a quality project.  The team leader needs to provide creative design solutions along with a commitment to quality and excellence, supported through strong graphic and communication skills both internally and externally.

This team member is directly responsible both to the client and the project team for successful execution of projects.  The ideal candidate is passionate about design, has proven experience in design conceptualization and development. 

Requirements and Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Strong leadership, organizational, communication and relationship management skills
  • Excels in collaboration and team building
  • Responsibilities include concept generation for new architectural projects and remodel projects
  • Development of design concepts under the direction of the creative director
  • Prepare presentations of concepts and renderings for internal, client, and entitlement review
  • Suitable candidates will be highly motivated in pursuing creative architecture solutions with the desire to collaborate in a design driven environment
  • Knowledge of construction detailing, materials, methods, and codes
  • Strategic thinking to address issues and new concepts in design, production of documents, and development of detailing
  • Collaborate with in-house team to ensure design intent is maintained throughout the life of the project
  • Ability to manage internal and external deadlines through personal time management and effective team delegation
  • Experience with oversight and management of the workflow of design team members
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a dynamic team in a fast-paced and rigorous environment.
  • Strong proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, 2D and 3D rendering software
  • 3-10 years of professional experience in an architecture firm with project and team management responsibilities
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture or related field preferred but not required
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