Project Designer


Firm Name: 
LSI (Land Strategies Inc.)
Contact Email: 
URL: 
www.LSIaustin.com

 

At LSI (Land Strategies Inc.) Our mission is to champion responsible development through dynamic design. We are a full-service design and development consulting firm, offering a comprehensive array of services in architecture, landscape architecture, and planning.  Founded in 1983 LSI has helped shape the growth of central Texas for nearly 40 years. We are experiencing growth in all design disciplines at LSI and need your help to continue our mission. 

About you:

As a Project designer, you have completed your formal education and have 2+ years of professional experience.  you have strong design skills, with the ability to communicate high level concepts, and can confidently translate those concepts in to architectural form. You have experience in the practice of architecture, and are eager to learn and grow in your career. With proficiency in drafting programs such as Revit, SketchUp and AutoCAD, you are able to coordinate drawings and meet aggressive deadlines. You exercise initiative and have a design voice that is effectively able to communicate intent to colleagues and clients. You are able to work well with in a team, you are receptive to direction and critiques from senior team members, you are eager to mentor junior team members.  You are engaging, self-motivated and able to work efficiently and effectively with a high degree of autonomy.

Job Brief:

You will be an integral part of a collaborative design team and will be given a substantial amount of responsibility, with the expectation of being able to produce and execute on projects. you will coordinate with consultants to develop complete and synchronized drawing sets.  You are expected to work diligently while promoting an inclusive and collaborative studio culture.  The project designer will be engaged in a project from conceptualization through construction administration.  You will be afforded diverse opportunities to learn new skills and further your knowledge base, while developing your abilities as an architect. 

Our ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of experience practicing architecture, with experience executing commercial projects of varying scales, uses and construction types. An intimate understanding of multi-family projects is desirable. You must have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work effectively on a widely varying set of project types ranging from vertical mixed use to single family residential.  We value strong collaborative skills, such as effective communication, eagerness to learn, and a desire to establish meaningful relationships with peers and colleagues.

Responsibilities:
At LSI a Project Designer will be required to successfully create and manage schedules and expectations. Responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Contribute to design efforts through a collaborative process with strong architectural drawing and construction detailing skills.
  • Coordinate with consultants to resolve issues and produce complete and synchronized drawing sets.
  • Analyze code and development parameters, and effectively translate that information into an achievable design.
  • Produce project graphics for client communication and marketing purposes.  
  • Maintain and Improve BIM and CAD templates and standards

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of professional experience
  • Professional Degree in Architecture
  • Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD (additional experience with Sketchup, Rhino, or similar is a plus)  
  • Preferred experience with multi-family and vertical mixed use project types
  • Ability to communicate high level design concepts, and execute design intent
  • Proficient in Microsoft office, Adobe Suite

Company Overview:

At LSI we recognize that the human condition is, in no small part, the collective result of design choices, we aim to enhance the built environment, socially, economically and ecologically through our collaborative design process. Our collaborative approach between design disciplines allows us to execute concepts at all scales, from master plans to building concepts and construction details. LSI designs places that elevate the surrounding environment and realize the goals of our clients and the community to the fullest extent possible.

For more than 38 years, our expertise in design and planning has helped create thriving communities in and around Austin and throughout central Texas. LSI’s ability to offer a complete range of design and planning services allows us to take a unique and holistic approach to every project.

Position: Full-time
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision
Compensation: Salary; Competitive

Please email:  LSI@LSIaustin.com with your resume, portfolio or any inquiries.