Sr. Architectural Designer

Location

Santa Ana, California

Division

Architecture & Entitlements

Qualifications

• Minimum of 4 to 7 years of drafting experience working with an Architectural firm.

• Must have a high level of organization and time management skills to manage multiple projects at one time.

• Strong efficiency in AutoCAD v2010, v2012 and current versions.

• Ability to keep the CAD block library current with new designs and blocks.

• Having basic LEED knowledge and/or being LEED accredited Professional is a bonus.

• Knowledge of Zoning resolutions and Building code laws.

• Strong efficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

• Strong knowledge in Photoshop or similar software program.

• Knowledge in Microstation and Revit is a plus

Responsibilities

• Develop program, master planning, concept, schematic, design development documents and drawings.

• Responsible for the overall design quality, implementation, and delivery of each project.

• Guide and manage project design team and activities, including consultants.

• Interface and coordinate site planning, engineering and interior design to develop and execute architectural design concepts.

• Develop project design intent and goals for successful implementation• Responsible for coordinating and leading the production team on a project in developing construction documents.

• Ensures compliance to applicable codes and ADA requirements. Ensures the standards for construction document production.

• Provide technical assistance to other team members as well as mentor junior designers.

• Assist the Project Manager with project administration from schematic through construction administration. Initiates and develops technical level design concepts and details.

• Responsible for all portions of projects (i.e. initial setup, preliminary design development, construction design drawings and documents, solving design problems, coordinates with clients and office personnel).

• Site Surveys – Ability to take as-built field layouts and dimensions and create accurate floor and ceiling plan backgrounds inclusive of all windows, doors, walls, power & data locations, mechanical diffuser & return layouts, furniture, fixtures and equipment, floor and ceiling plans, , sections, elevation, detailing and roof plans.

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