Architect / Designer

Dialog Dialog Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Mar 1 '22Posted on:

Here at DIALOG, we are passionate about design and believe it can and should meaningfully improve the wellbeing of our communities and the environment we all share. Sustainability is a broad multidimensional challenge that includes questions of equity and climate justice. Our DIALOGers are well positioned to play a meaningful role in planning for and reducing the effects of climate change in our work.

We are a multi-disciplinary collaborative of architects, interior designers, urban designers and planners, structural, mechanical and electrical engineers, and landscape architects who design for community wellbeing and urban vibrancy. We are a fun-loving bunch of big thinkers and do-gooders, who are collaborative in our approach, diverse in our perspectives, aspirational in our pursuits, and optimistic about what’s next. We’re always looking for passionate people who share our values and care as much about our communities as we do. Join us!

How you'll make a difference:
•Focus on innovation in detailed design and delivery, with continual investment in quality and capacity enhancement, to meet evolving challenges
•Resolve complex design and technical issues
•Develop and manage client relationships
•Lead communications with and reports to Authorities having Jurisdiction
•Support the implementation of goals and objectives set out in the annual business plan through leadership, coaching and mentoring of the architectural team members
•Support the financial performance of projects

Who you are:
•10+ years of architectural design and leadership with a focus on mixed use, institutional or other large-scale project typologies  
•Professional Degree in Architecture  
•Registered (or eligible) Architect preferred
•Knowledge of coordination and management of BIM projects and processes
•Experience with Revit (required) 
•Navisworks, Grasshopper and LEED AP is an asset
•Substantial demonstrated experience in project planning, design, technical production, and contract administration
•Must be experienced in planning all phases of architectural design from schematic design to design development and be actively involved in the preparation and coordination and overseeing of construction documents 
•Able to lead large projects (> $50 million construction value) with minimal supervision, including consultant coordination and client management
•Experience in leading project pursuit efforts (RFQ/RFP responses, fee letters)
•Experience mentoring and coaching junior and intermediate architectural members
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a focus on effective collaboration and integration
•Strong leadership experience in establishing scope, and directing the work of professional architects and technical staff on multiple projects, in a hybrid (in-studio and virtual) work environment

Perks & Benefits
Parental leave top-up programs for all parents upon the birth or adoption of a child, continued growth through Learning & Development support, and competitive medical and dental benefits coverage upon the first day of employment are just a few of the benefits that DIALOGers enjoy.
Equal Opportunity
DIALOG celebrates diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive environment for all, free of discrimination and harassment. Employment-related decisions are made without regard to sex, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, age and race. In accordance with DIALOG’s Accommodation Policy, accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request for candidates throughout the selection process.


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