Architectural Designer

Firm Name: 
Lambert McGuire Design
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Apply: Email cover letter, resume and portfolio of design work to

Lambert McGuire is an architecture & interior design studio led by Liz Lambert, former founder of Bunkhouse Group, and Larry McGuire of McGuire Moorman Hospitality now McGuire Moorman Lambert Hospitality. The design studio is based in Austin, Texas and primarily focuses on specialty hotel and restaurant projects.

About the Role:
● Ability to work both individually in a self-directed role on smaller projects as well as working in a continuously collaborative environment on larger project teams under a Project Lead.
● Can develop design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats to express the design intent and communicate to project team and client.
● Must be able to develop design and construction documents for a variety of project types for each of the design phases. (restaurant, hotel, residential and other)
● Prepare for and participate in client/ownership presentations.
● Collaborate externally with engineers, consultants, and regulatory agents as needed with oversight from Project Leads.
● Exposure to project coordination with contractors, vendors and fabricators.
● Assist in Construction Administration as needed with opportunity to attend OAC meetings and site visits.
● Understands the technical implications of design decisions and is able to contribute to the development and documentation of buildable, well thought-out details.

*Be a supportive team member, fostering a positive, enthusiastic and constructive environment for our design team to do their best work.

Skills and Requirements
● 1-5 years of relevant work experience
● Professional degree in Architecture from an accredited program
● Retail/Hospitality experience preferred
● Experience in FFE specification
● Excellent communication skills
● Comprehensive knowledge of construction documentation and procedures/understanding of how to assemble design packages and construction documents
● Basic knowledge of codes and regulations relevant to building design and construction.
● Basic knowledge of building construction systems, constructability, materials, and industry associated standards.
● Proficient in Revit, Enscape, BIM 360, and AutoCAD
● Lumion, SketchUp, Bluebeam, and Adobe skills are strongly desired
● Strong interpersonal skills to convey design intent and direction.