Project Architect


Firm Name: 
Tenet Design Partners
URL: 
www.tenetdesign.com


Tenet Design Partners is an architecture and interiors firm with a strong focus on design in Austin, Texas. We are seeking talented and passionate designers who share our commitment to design innovation, research, and collaboration. We foster and prioritize an open and dynamic studio culture and look for designers who will thrive in our collaborative environment. Tenet Design Partners creates engaging spaces for clients in residential and commercial markets. Please send resumes with a portfolio for review. Applications submitted without the requested documents will be rejected.

Prerequisite:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent Interior Design Degree from an accredited program
  • 6+ years of e xperience in an Architecture or Interior Design firm
  • Architectural/ design experience in educational, commercial, mixed use, creative office, and retail/hospitality preferred
  • LEED certification encouraged
  • Licensed Architect or Interior Designer preferred
  • Project Management experience
  • Construction Document development and QA/QC experience
  • Knowledge of construction process
  • Experience mentoring entry level staff

Desirable Skills:

  • Proficient in Revit, Sketch up, Adobe Creative Suite, Excel, Unity (not required), Lumion (not required)
  • Mastery of Architecture/Interior Design practice, including design, documentation, detailing, building materials, building codes and construction methodology
  • Understanding of each phase of the process (SD, DD, CD, and CA) and how to coordinate drawings accordingly
  • Experience in FFE specification
  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction documentation and procedures/ understanding of how to assemble design packages and construction documents
  • Knowledge of building construction systems, constructability, materials, and industry associated standards
  • Ability to effectively lead consulting engineers and coordinate work
  • Self-driven, proactive, organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to communicate via sketch and modeling
  • Consistent positive and effective oral and written communication with team members and clients
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team with urgent deadlines, multiple projects and multiple team members
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the proven ability to build and maintain strong internal relationships

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize a building design on a variety of scales from both a functional and aesthetic perspective in concert with a client's requirements, budget and program
  • Develope of a design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats to express the design intent and communicate to project team, client, and building user groups
  • Effectively and accurately document drawings and answer detailed design related questions
  • Deliver clarification of design and make modifications during project construction phase as required
  • Manage design projects from start to finish including project programming, planning, scheduling and status updates
  • Collaborate on Construction Documents and Construction Administration
  • Effectively monitor and report project tasks and deadlines
  • Research and resource materials, finishes, architectural lighting, appliances, fixtures
  • Attend frequent meetings with Design Team as scheduled, and develops all presentation materials for client meetings, assists in presentations, and works closely with the Design Coordinator to ensure graphic standards are met
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, vendors, contractors and subcontractors while ensuring quality of the final product for client
  • Mentorship of designers

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