Senior Associate

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Michael Hsu Office of Architecture
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Michael Hsu Office of Architecture is an award-winning, fully integrated architecture and interior design practice with offices in Austin and Houston. Our work is rooted in hospitality and placemaking and includes diverse projects that range from large mixed-use developments, adaptive reuse projects, public realm design, architectural branding, single family homes, hotels, restaurants, workspaces, and bespoke furniture design. We work throughout Texas and across the country in cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Denver.

For strong, self-starting professionals, we offer an engaging, open studio environment that encourages collaboration and creativity, as well as competitive compensation, generous benefits and steady profit-sharing.

We are seeking a new Senior Associate for our Austin or Houston office. The ideal candidate would have experience and interest in larger mixed-use projects and small to medium sized residential and commercial developments.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Design of projects on a variety of scales
  • Coordinate and oversee project teams including multiple consultant coordination
  • Oversight of project teams on construction documents and specifications
  • Lead and oversight of construction administration
  • Technical leadership in a variety of project types, hospitality experience a plus
  • Translation of design concepts into construction documents for both interior and exterior systems
  • Mentoring and coaching of junior staff
  • Quality control and document review
  • Office leadership projects and responsibilities as assigned

Skills and Education required:

  • Positive attitude and experience leading teams
  • Experience with staff development preferred
  • Knowledge of architectural practice, including design, documentation, detailing, building materials, building codes and construction technologies
  • Demonstrated design skills
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency and creative problem solving
  • Strong verbal, written and graphic communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task & work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • 10+ years’ experience in design & construction documents of single family residential and/or commercial projects in Austin or Houston
  • Proficient in Revit/BIM, AutoCAD, Sketch Up, Adobe Creative Suite, Excel
  • Registered Architect or Interior Designer strongly preferred

Further project information can be found at

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