Employment

DESIGN DIRECTOR / SENIOR ARCHITECT

WestEast is actively seeking to expand our professional design staff. We are looking for an experienced professional who is organized, graphically talented and strong in the design process to work on Health Care, Higher Education and Government projects. 

The Senior Design Architect oversees the design process to ensure design excellence for all projects and ensures that the design is responsive to our clients’ needs, aspirations, and budget, while maintaining the firm’s design standards and expectations. The Senior Design Architect will work directly with the Principal Architect and the Project Architect to develop and execute a project design.

Employment Type

·      Full-Time (40 hrs. a week)

Experience

·      10 years of experience preferred

·      Experience as principal project designer and design manager over multiple projects

Education Requirements

·      Professional Bachelors or Masters of Architecture from an NAAB accredited University (M.Arch., B.Arch.)

·      Licensed Architect (preferred)

Qualifications

·      Ability to present and sell design concepts

·      Responsive to constructability and our clients’ budget concerns

·      Advanced graphic skills

·      Ability to guide the team in developing construction documentation that supports the design intent

·      Ability to positively instruct others in technical and graphic skills

Software Skills

·      AutoCAD and/or Revit with additional rendering software capabilities

·      Free-hand graphic skills for communicating design intent

 

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: 

·      Management of the design process across the firm’s projects

·      Design Quality Control

Compensation

·      Competitive Compensation and Benefit Package commensurate with experience

Submission Requirements

·      Cover letter, resume, and portfolio 

·      Professional references

·      Reference the job title in your cover letter