Senior Architectural Design Associate I
Dallas, TX 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Senior Architectural Design Associate I - Dallas, TX

Position Summary

Reporting to a Senior Vice President or Vice President, the Senior Architectural Design Associate is responsible for producing site layouts, building design and alterations with precision as well as maintaining responsibility for the overall technical design and build of the project elements while adhering to the established timeframe and budget.

Essential Job Functions

* Review and discuss project goals, objectives, design standards and procedures with Project Manager.

* Prepare code/life safety analysis.

* Develop, prepare and review drawings that show details of the buildings or structures and specify dimensions and materials, particularly building enclosures.

* Review shop drawings

* Assist in providing direction to technicians and designers as applicable.

* Coordinate information and work of a multi-disciplined team, including contractor and clients, throughout the development and contract document phases of a project

* Provide strong technical detailing skills in a variety of construction materials and building types.

* Report status of design process and cost analysis to appropriate Project Manager.

* Work with acquisitions to develop site plans and layouts for perspective projects.

* Produce detailed technical documents and project specifications.

* Keep within budget constraints and timelines.

* Ensure all works are carried out to specific standards, building codes, guidelines, and regulations by having knowledge of the latest building codes.

* Presentations of designs, drawings and renderings to clients/owners as required.

* Provide customer training while developing ideas that keep the clients need and building usage in mind.

* Work closely and coordinate with other professionals including engineers and construction staff or (contractors).

* Maintain current licensure and obtain new certifications as needed.

* Performs other responsibilities as directed or required.


Degree in Architecture or Design related field required. Licensed, and NCARB Registered Architect, or comparable license is desirable but not required.

Experience and Qualifications

* Must have at least seven to ten years' architectural design experience.

* Licensed Architect in state of employment a plus.

* High level of proficiency with Revit modeling and AutoCAD.

* Must communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

* Must be skilled in executing multiple projects, and able to meet deadlines while handling several priorities.

* Proficient with Microsoft products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

* Knowledge of current Building Codes, IBC and local Building and Fire Codes is essential.

* LEED Accreditation highly desirable.

* Experience with permit expediting and architectural planning required.

* Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and extensive criminal background checks.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
7 to 10 years
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