King of Prussia, PA
80000 - 100000
PROJECT DESIGNER – ARCHITECTURE
Team Role: The Project Designer’s skillset is balanced between design -and- documentation efforts for their projects. They work with the project team to promote a high level of design quality during schematic planning and design development. As well, they play a key role in executing the construction drawings, ensuring proper detailing and maintaining the design intent. In addition, they assist the Project Manager and Project Architects in construction administration activities.
Touching almost all phases of the project, the Project Designer is efficient in making design related decisions, communicates ideas effectively to their teammates, and synthesizes design directives with technical parameters. They assist in guiding a project’s design intent into construction reality with a focus on practical documentation.
The Project Designer also plays a key role in various internal workings, including researching new products/industry trends. They are efficient and organized, regularly initiate communication with the team to collaboratively problem-solve during all phases, ensuring both client goals and quality control are met and maintained.
-Attend client visioning and programming as well as internal kick off meetings to gain a comprehensive understanding of client needs, including production of the visioning findings document and program report.
-Accurately survey and input existing site conditions.
-Work with Design Director to produce and present conceptual design/schematic designs that follow the client’s program and reflect client’s vision, including an emphasis on code compliance and best-practices for design.
-Participate in and/or lead the conceptual design, schematic design, and design development phases
-Attend client presentations, including preparation of materials and ensuring client feedback is well documented
-Pro-actively collaborate with Graphic Designer(s)- where applicable- to ensure branding design adheres to client vision and integrates seamlessly with interior architecture
-Collaborate with PAs and other team members to participate in the preparation of construction documentation, including a focus on maintaining the design intent, creation of technical specifications and detailing, completing code research, adhering to company standards, and overall production efficiency.
-Perform construction administration tasks (including attendance at construction meetings, preparation of addendums/bulletins, submittal reviews, RFIs, and overall construction team communication).
-Effectively communicate with outside consultants and internal teammates to ensure all deliverables at each stage of the design process are fully coordinated.
-Be an active and collaborative team member, including participation in activities and internal charrettes focused on maintaining and expanding the firm’s production and quality control as well as design aptitude.
-Attend industry functions and events to grow individual knowledge-base and enhance company's presence
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- Architectural Drawing
- Construction Management
- Quality Management