Senior Architect

Architectural Design Consultants, Inc. Architectural Design Consultants, Inc. Employer:
Madison, WI, USLocation:
Wed, Apr 6 '22Posted on:

Our senior architects are true leaders. Your role is to oversee and coordinate the entire project design process across multiple projects simultaneously. You will be interacting with clients daily and responsible for managing design and document production, achieving client satisfaction, producing and maintaining project schedules, and managing project profitability.


  • Lead your team in the overall architectural design of the project, utilizing full resources of the firm.
  • Perform various project coordination duties: project analysis, programming, site analysis, scheduling and establishing project objectives; coordinate activities of all professional disciplines assigned to the project; identify the client's expectations for quality, price and schedule.
  • Maintain the information flow to the project team; assure that construction documents accurately reflect the contract scope and design intent; review construction documents periodically to ensure accuracy; coordinate all technical information from vendors and owners; coordinate building code reviews with appropriate agencies; conduct reviews with the client; take on the responsibilities of the architect of record.
  • Meet the project design schedule, design fee budget and project construction budgets.
  • In conjunction with principal-in-charge, manage the project agreements.
  • Prepare or review construction budgets when required.
  • Manage construction bidding process in competitive bidding scenario.
  • Assist in the education and development of design staff and act as resource for design questions.


  • Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture degree from an NAAB-accredited School of Architecture.
  • Minimum 10 years relevant work experience after obtaining professional license to include coordination of multiple projects, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Hospitality experience preferred.
  • Experience managing projects in excess of $10MM construction value preferred.
  • Registered Architect.
  • NCARB certification preferred.


ADCI offers a comprehensive compensation package, a team-oriented environment and challenging work assignments. Our team has designed award-winning projects across the United States, particularly for the hospitality and leisure markets. Our culture is rooted in a deep sense of family. We provide opportunities for mentorship and professional development within the context of a flexible work environment.

  • 401k with 3% company contribution upon eligibility
  • Health, Dental, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance
  • Relocation stipend for strong candidates
  • Up to 120 hours of PTO
  • Signing Bonus
  • Annual bonus based on company performance
  • Salary based on experience


ADCI is a growing, mid-size firm that offers the best of both worlds — the variety of responsibilities you could expect from a smaller company, combined with the collaborative learning and advancement opportunities you could expect at a larger one. We are a team of 50+ creative professionals that values work-life balance. We offer flex time that allows employees to fit the bulk of their working hours around other life obligations, and a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes peace of mind. Our employees also enjoy Friday afternoons off, which is a great way to make the most of our Madison office’s exciting East Side location.

“ADCI has provided me with the tools, the support and the opportunity to do the most interesting and exciting work of my career. I am surrounded by a group of kind and knowledgeable professionals who work very well together.” — Josh J., senior architect

Why Madison?

The Wisconsin state capital of Madison is an exciting place to live, full of history, entertainment and the arts. Not to mention the restaurants — if you’re a self-proclaimed foodie, you’ll love the variety of locally-owned, farm-to-table options offered throughout the area. In the past two years, Madison has received some impressive accolades, being named the #1 Best Place to Live in the U.S. in 2021 by, the #1 Best City for Work-Life Balance in 2020 by, and the #4 Greenest City in the U.S. in 2020 by Madison also offers some gorgeous views, settled as it is between two scenic lakes — both of which are ringed by pedestrian trails.


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