Architect - Sports

Post Date: Monday, January 14
Job Title: Architect - Sports
Organization: RDG Planning & Design
Description: Job Summary Architect Salary: Open Location: Des Moines, IA Employer: RDG Planning & Design Type: Full Time - Experienced Categories: Architect, Project Manager, Marketing Required Education: Bachelor of Architecture Degree Employer Information About RDG Planning & Design We are a diverse network of planning and design professionals, united to apply our talents in extraordinary ways. We are successful because of the strong personal relationships we develop with our clients, and the shared ownership we enjoy with them in the outcome of the creative work we produce. We are boundless in pursuit of success on behalf of our clients. Job Description SPORTS ARCHITECT RDG is unique in our team oriented design, offering a blend of professional knowledge and talent in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, Strategic Planning, Interior Design, Engineering, Lighting Design, Integrated Art, and Multimedia. Our process encourages active involvement of multiple disciplines from early program meetings to final post-occupancy evaluation. With our unique breadth of resources we solve problems in a creative and sustainable ways, embracing solutions that reduce environmental impact, lower energy waste, improve health, heighten productivity, and directly meet our client’s needs. RDG is where great people with great ideas truly make a difference. Our Architecture studio comprises collaborative creative visionary professionals who create high-quality environments that are functional, sustainable, innovative, appropriate, and attractive. Our Sports Studio provides professional services for envisioning, planning, and designing sports, recreation, and athletic facilities, nationwide. This Studio enjoys a strong reputation of having passionate, creative, and detail-oriented people who dedicated to this marketplace. . This position collaborates across the nation with other design professionals, clients, and the public in a creative environment focused on sports related facilities. We are looking for individuals with proven award-winning design leadership and great problem solving skills who can effectively communicate design ideas and solutions in this Studio. Located in central Iowa, our offices in Des Moines and Ames have vibrant environments with excellent opportunities for professional growth. Des Moines ( is the capital of Iowa and a diverse community of residents with recreational facilities, park systems and a variety of quality schools. Ames ( is home to Iowa State University and offers many educational, cultural and recreational activities. Requirements Ideal candidates will be doer-sellers, capable of producing wonderful facilities, and marketing the firm’s services to prospective clients. These candidates are licensed architects with 5 or more year’s experience, planning, designing, documenting, and constructing sports, recreation, and athletic facilities, generating prospects, developing client confidence and leading efforts to conceive, design and present sophisticated projects to knowledgeable clientele. They will have solid verbal, conceptual sketching, computer drafting, and presentation graphic skills; possess broad technical knowledge, construction detailing, materials, and field experience; and demonstrated success identifying, cultivating, and securing new clients. They will be proficient in Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, and Microsoft Office applications. LEED Accreditation preferred and experience in multi-disciplinary environments beneficial. Electronic resume and portfolio submission only on: RDG is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact Information: Darla DeGroot
Contact Phone: 515-268-5155
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