Project Architect - Austin


Firm Name: 
BOKA Powell
Contact Email: 
URL: 
www.bokapowell.com

 

BOKA Powell is a dynamic, and award-winning design firm with offices in Austin, Dallas and Fort Worth. Our project types include mixed-use development, urban housing, higher education, corporate office shell and interiors and hospitality design. Our project teams foster rewarding collaboration, professional development, and outstanding design solutions. We offer a supportive, professional work environment, with growth potential at all levels, and excellent benefits. Please submit resumes to careers@bokapowell.com.   www.bokapowell.com EOE

At BOKA Powell, the Project Architect shares the design and production leadership role with a Project Manager and Project Designer with the primary responsibility to implement the design intent of the project into a comprehensive set of construction documents. The Project Architect is involved early in the design process through construction administration as the primary technical expert for the team.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in producing construction documents for large scale commercial projects.
  • Texas licensure required.
  • Bachelor’s or Masters’ degree in architecture.
  • Demonstrated work experience on high-rise and high-density multi-family, office and/or hospitality projects ($50 to $80 million construction cost and greater).

Skills

  • Strong design sensibility and willingness to contribute to a collaborative design process
  • Proficiency in Revit to the level of being able to draw/produce documents.
  • Excellent understanding of how major building envelope systems are constructed
  • Thorough understanding of codes and life safety.
  • Ability to lead team to produce projects efficiently and profitably.
  • Thorough understanding of the project delivery process.
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Project management experience is beneficial.

 
Responsibilities

  • Project technical leader.
  • Manage team to produce contract/construction documents.
  • Assist in developing design during early design phases.
  • Manage and coordinate consultants work.
  • Develop cartoon sets and establish direction for construction documents.
  • Detailing
  • Prepare code review summary and implement into projects.
  • Correspondence with authorities having jurisdiction during design to confirm code compliance.
  • Maintain and build relationships with clients.