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Lead Designer, Architecture

Company: Witt/Kieffer
Location: Albany
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Information ID : #39447777 # of Positions : 1 Unspecified Experience Required : none Duration : Full Time Regular Shift : Unspecified 40 Job Description DescriptionPosition Summary:Design leadership on major projects. Providing creative input and maintaining the design direction throughout all phases of a project. Collaborate on and lead business development and marketing efforts.Leadership role in creative process of project design.Collaborate with Design Principal and project team to advance project design; facilitate/lead Design Charrettes and client presentations as appropriate.Win new work by participating in business development activities, project pursuits and interviews.Be a champion within the project team of the project design goals and design priorities.Be responsible, in collaboration with Design Principal and Project Director and other team members for completion of design deliverables / design work plan.Develop a compelling vision for the project.Be a leader and advocate for EYP's TOTAL IMPACT design philosophy, develop familiarity with architectural, technical, engineering and sustainable design requirements of projects and use to facilitate integrated design solutions.Use technology and methodologies to create innovative approaches to building designConsistently strive to improve technical quality of work product by keeping abreast of new technologies, changes in building codes, and advances in the industryWork collaboratively in a cross-discipline environment to produce integrated project documents, and insure integrated design approaches & solutionsPresent design work using graphic, oral and other media to clients and regulatory authorities.Lead/participate in project Peer and Design Reviews within the firmLead/collaborate on preparation of preliminary design work for business development and marketing purposes, with Sector Leaders, Project Executive and other team members.Make compelling design presentations to potential clients to assist the firm in winning new commissionsPrepare and support Project Strategize documentation and filing as needed.Be a leading advocate for design and creativity in all aspects of the firm's work.Position RequirementsProfessional Degree in Architecture or related field
7 - 18 years as a designer, including some technical and design management experience
Professional license required
LEED accreditation preferred
Proven ability to conceptualize, develop and implement design on a variety of projects.
Recognition for design talent: have participated in projects that have won design recognition
Proven design leadership skills
Strong graphic skills and computer graphic skillsFull-Time/Part-Time
Albany NYAbout the Organization
We're excited to announce that EYP recently joined with Page Southerland Page, Inc., and we are now EYP, a Page company (Page/EYP), a multidisciplinary design firm rooted in architecture, engineering, and design consulting capabilities.Guided by similar values and culture, Page/EYP has expanded services and geographic reach, working seamlessly across offices and disciplines with 1300-plus talented staff and 16 offices in the U.S. and abroad. Together, we'll be able to offer you more - more talent, ideas, rigor, and energy to innovate and co-create something new.Our diverse, international portfolio now encompasses academic; aviation; civic, community and culture; corporate and commercial; government; healthcare; housing and hospitality; industrial; life sciences; and science and technology markets. We've expanded our high-performance capabilities to help you continue measuring, reducing, and offsetting carbon emissions. And, we can explore even more opportunities to promote equity and wellness with teams versed in practices like universal design, Design for Freedom, Well, Fitwel, and other strategies contributing to diversity and inclusion.As we move forward as Page/EYP, the most important things won't change - our people-first values and unwavering commitment to you remain the same!EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that Page does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Page will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Page explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Page.This position is currently accepting applications.Equal Opportunity Employer - Male, Female, Disabled, Veterans Page Southerland Page, Inc.

At Page, architecture goes beyond design. Our people are known for their well researched program-driven solutions aided by integrated multidisciplinary expertise and a strategic mindset. We bring global thinking and experience to bear on projects that build communities. Our portfolio reflects a commitment to visionary design, a record of innovation and fresh ideas and most importantly, demonstrated success with complex projects.

Our vision is to become influential champions for design that makes lives better. We aspire to make an impact that extends beyond our work itself. Our intent is to influence how design merit is perceived and defined. Ultimately, we intend to shift the global focus of design toward making a difference for the better in the way people live.

We develop a uniquely created design for every project that reflects the building type, client, need and location. The cumulative effect of factors that influence a project's function and impact on its environment is unique and so is our response. We take pride in knowing that a Page project is one of the best possible solutions to the needs of its multiple stakeholders from owner to operator to neighbor. Type : Direct Employer Address : Disclaimer: In conducting placement activities, the New York State Department of Labor (Department), acts as a portal for prospective employees and businesses. The Department does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of information supplied by prospective employees or businesses, nor does it engage in any form of screening or independent investigation of prospective employees and businesses other than matching a prospective employee's self-stated qualifications to those prescribed by a business. The Department is not responsible for any employment decisions made by prospective employees or businesses, for whatever reason made. New York State Law may limit the types of disclosures that the Department can make to a business regarding a prospective employee. Businesses should not forgo any form of screening otherwise prudent to ensure a prospective employee's qualifications and background meets the needs of the workplace.

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