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Higher Edu and Research Studio Design Leader - Life and Work Places Market at Gresham, Smith and Partners

Higher Edu and Research Studio Design Leader - Life and Work Places Market

Gresham, Smith and Partners Atlanta, GA (Onsite) Full-Time
Our life and work places team delivers tailored solutions for both workplaces and community-focused developments, creating value for our clients and the people who experience these places.

The Studio Design Leader (SDL) is responsible for providing leadership and coordination of efforts to achieve design excellence within our new Higher Education and Research studio. The SDL will work in close partnership with the Executive Vice President, Market Design Leader, and Higher Education and Research Studio Leader to cultivate a culture of design excellence on projects within the studio by emphasizing the application of the Firm's Design Vision. Our projects cover a variety of work such as large-scale mixed-use, office, and multi-family residential to name a few.


* Provide leadership and direction for the execution of the entire design for our Higher Education and Research Studio.
* Lead/collaborate/mentor design teams on overall design concepts and presentation strategies for client projects.
* Provide oversight of projects to ensure successful, quality outcomes with a focus on the application of the firm's Design Vision.
* Collaborate with Project Executives and other Designers in business development and marketing activities.
* Act when needed as primary design interface with clients and consultants.
* Act as a resource to other designers within the Studio and Market.
* Maintaining communication with the project team, the Project Executive, and operations management are essential.
* Mentor junior design staff to provide design and career guidance.
* Candidates may be required and able to travel for project assignments on occasion.
* Create and sustain client relationships, as well as foster new relationships to continue to grow our new design practice.

Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelor of Architecture or Interior Design from an accredited university or a 4-year degree with a Master of Architecture.
* 10+ years of professional experience; prefer experience in higher education, and research and health sciences laboratories.
* Excellent design skills
* Familiar with design software.
* Strong leadership, communication, and relationship management skills.
* Ability to build and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships with the design team and clients.
* Commitment to advancing the firm's Design Vision.

Gresham Smith is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Gresham Smith provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender, national origin, status as a protected veteran, disability or any other classification protected by law.

Gresham Smith will not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, headhunters, contract recruiters, search firms, or employment agencies. An executed GRESHAM PLACEMENT SERVICES AGREEMENT (PSA) is required prior to any payment obligation for either a referral or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously executed PSA, GRESHAM SMITH explicitly reserves the right to recruit and hire those candidate(s) at its discretion, and without any financial obligation whatsoever to the recruiter or agency. Any such unsolicited resume or candidate contact information, including those submitted directly to GRESHAM SMITH'S hiring managers or any other employee, shall become the property of GRESHAM SMITH upon receipt.

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