Senior Architect

Post Date: Friday, December 13
Job Title: Senior Architect
Organization: Leo A Daly
Description: Senior Architect Job Number: MSP131203 Minneapolis, MN Leo A Daly Established in 1915, Leo A Daly is an internationally renowned architecture, planning, engineering, interior design and program management firm. Our portfolio includes award-winning projects in 77 countries, all 50 states, and the District of Columbia. The firm currently employs approximately 800 architects, planners, engineers and interior designers in 30 offices worldwide. It consistently ranks in the top largest architecture/engineering and interior design firms in the US, and is listed in BD World Architecture’s top 25 global practices. Description: This position will collaborate with a multi-disciplined team of Architects and Engineers and be responsible for the architectural leadership for multiple projects that may be scheduled concurrently. Duties and Responsibilities: •Lead a team of Architects, Technicians and Interns throughout the contract document phases of a project serve as a mentor for less experienced Project Architects and developing Architectural personnel •Exhibits project team leadership structured to deliver within a BIM process. •Review and discuss project goals, objectives, design standards and procedures with Project Manager, Director of Design and Director of Architecture. •Provide information for and participate in various pre-design services such as: feasibility, site selection, and cost analysis. Knowledge and experience with programming is required. •Develop, prepare and review drawings that show details of the structures and specify dimensions and materials, particularly building enclosures. •Prepare code compliance evaluations and participate in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance in relation to zoning laws, fire regulations, building codes and other ordinances. •Assist in the preparation of oral and written presentations on the design and production of projects; assist in the presentation and explanation of proposals, reports and findings •Attend internal meetings to ensure design specifications are coordinated with drawings. •Coordinate information and work of a multi-disciplined team throughout the development and contract document phases of a project •Report status of design process and cost analysis to appropriate Project Manager •Performs other duties as assigned or instructed Qualifications: Required Skills and Competencies: •Ability to persuasively and visually communicate ideas •Ability to communicate effectively and openly to all team members •Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplined team •Knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft Office applications and Auto CAD is required. •Significant Revit experience is mandatory. •Ability to formulate sound and educated decisions based upon available information; strong self-confidence •Excellent time management and organization skills •Excellent client management and customer service orientation and presentation skills •Ability to be highly creative and bring abstract ideas into design •Detailed understanding of various regulatory building codes •Thorough working knowledge of current construction materials and methods Education and License Requirements: •Bachelor's Degree from accredited college or university in Architecture or related field •Professional expertise demonstrated through 15 years of progressive experience working with various project types •Registered Architect •Current affiliation and/or membership of local, state, or national industry organization(s) is a plus •LEED® Accredited Professional is a plus We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive Benefit package. Apply online at Leo A Daly is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer - M/F/D/H/V
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