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Director of Architecture

Ramble Ramble Employer:
Golden, CO, USLocation:
Fri, Oct 22 '21Posted on:
Full-timeType:

About Ramble 

Our mission is to enable awesome experiences camping outdoors with family and friends. At Ramble we are combining a love for the outdoors with a deep understanding of technology and customer data analysis, disrupting the traditional “parking lot”-style campground industry by creating a better nature-oriented camping experience and making it available to all across the US.

About This Role 

We are looking for a Director of Architecture to join our team. Your primary role will be to design the campsite structures and experience for all of our locations and help manage their construction and deployment. This job will result in you spending time on-site in some of the most beautiful land this country has to offer, traveling to national and state parks and to locations that will range from deserts in the southwest to mountains in the west to heavily wooded areas in the northeast. You will be a part of the team that will analyze a wide variety of datasets to help Ramble determine optimal campground locations, features and experiences. In this role you will report directly to the CEO -- who previously co-founded and helped build a 300+ person technology company with tens of millions of customers -- and work cross functionally with all of our team members. 

Responsibilities

  • Design various shade, dining and living structures to enable awesome experiences for our campers, with an emphasis on resilient and reusable materials, rapid construction and deployment, and anticipation of the elements.
  • Manage the rapid prototyping and testing of multiple variants of potential structures and/or installations in our indoor Golden, CO-based testing facility and outdoor Evergreen, CO-based R&D land.
  • Leverage existing products and structures combined with proprietary in-house constructed items in an agile, scrappy fashion.
  • Work with 3rd party contractors to have the structures and items you've designed and tested be built at scale.
  • Travel to locations across the US, including areas surrounding national parks, state parks, major interstates and metropolitan areas.
  • Camp in a variety of existing / competitor sites to gain a deep understanding of the camper experience, both in general and for a given location type.

Requirements 

  • Relevant Director-level architecture experience, or equivalent, in a residential or commercial firm.
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or equivalent
  • Experience with space planning, FF&E specifications, material selections, and codes.
  • Comfort with and advocacy for a "first principles" approach to solving problems.
  • A love for the outdoors and travel.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Ability to weigh and solve for multiple constraints and considerations in potential designs.
  • Ability to work with our R&D team to identify and assess potential locations against a wide variety of proprietary variables.
  • Ability to take initiative and work with a high level of independence.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects with minimal supervision.

Life at Ramble

We are building a team of outdoors enthusiasts who want to improve the experience of sleeping outdoors for millions of Americans. We believe in hiring the best, most talented person for the job and empowering them to do their best work.

Our Awesome Benefits & Perks  

Healthcare benefits are covered 100% by the company, including any spouses and/or legal dependents. Generous PTO plus flex holidays. Health and wellness monthly stipend. Hybrid in-office + work-from-home schedule, with three days a week in our light-filled new construction office in Golden, CO, and an option for two days a week working from home. 


What We Believe & Equal Employment Statement

We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Ramble has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

Ramble is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our customers and our communities.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

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