Stantec System

  • Senior Designer/Architect

    Location US-CO-Boulder
    Posted Date 7 months ago(10/12/2017 9:51 AM)
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    Experience (Years)
    Architecture & Interior Design
  • Your Opportunity

    Stantec's Visioning, Brands and Experiences group in Boulder, CO works on some of the most exciting and unique projects around the world. Extending to 27 countries and a great number of cities in the US and Canada, our team succeeds in the retail, mixed-use, urban, corporate workplace, and hospitality industries. We produce branded experiences and combine all aspects of a project to create an award-winning result.

    We specialize in creating memorable experiences; places that are imbued with purpose, character and values. Our multi-disciplinary group combines all aspects of a project from the architectural, landscaping and amenities to wayfinding, public areas, brand identity and design character to create unique, innovative and meaningful experiences. We are skilled in the art of collaboration and communication. We value a healthy work-life balance and we strive to create and maintain a cool and enjoyable workplace while continuously working to become better and better at what we do.


    Our office is located in downtown Boulder, a unique community of tech entrepreneurs, outdoor enthusiasts, athletes and creatives of all sorts. The Boulder area is known for its scenic beauty and award-winning quality of life. Area residents enjoy excellent schools, high-quality healthcare, earth-friendly policies, and a remarkable variety of cultural, dining, shopping, and entertainment choices.


    We are seeking a creative and talented Senior Designer / Architect with mixed-use project experience to join our multidisciplinary team. 

    Your Duties

    The role of Senior Designer / Architect requires an experienced professional ready to take the lead role in project design with a command of complex technical issues, capable of directing project teams and leading communications with the client and the contractors at the most senior level. As the successful candidate your responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

    • Directs project team, including consultants and leads communications with the client and contractor during all phases of multi-year mixed use project(s)
    • Delivers projects efficiently and effectively through inspirational leadership of the architectural team members
    • Delivers projects on time, on budget, winning recognition for excellence
    • Presents confident, precise and authoritative advice to the client
    • Leads communications with and reports to Authorities having Jurisdiction, as required
    • Directs and is accountable for the deployment of practice technologies to facilitate efficient and reliable management of all project documentation, project financial tracking and contract documentation
    • Responsible for the overall performance of projects
    • Responsible for the overall relationship with clients, and monitors client satisfaction
    • Provides direct supervision of project team members, holds them accountable, and provides timely feedback
    • Works collaboratively with office and operational leadership to achieve effective staffing which supports the needs of clients and projects as well as appropriately balances the firm’s resources
    • Responsible for financial performance of projects
    • Responsible for supporting successful project delivery for all phases of Architectural Design including Concept, Design Development, Design Intent and Final Implementation
    • Requires knowledge of architectural standards and practices, compatible software, and construction materials and methods
    • Demonstrates an ability to work independently as well as within a team environment and demonstrates ability and desire to mentor



    Your Capabilities and Credentials

    The successful candidate will possess:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related design field – A Master’s degree is preferable
    • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a variety of retail, entertainment and commercial buildings.
    • An entrepreneurial attitude and a strong desire to attract top clients and the best projects
    • Ability to resolve complex design issues with innovative and practical solutions
    • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently
    • Positive, solution-oriented attitude
    • Strong graphic and visualization skills with knowledge of typography and graphic arts
    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • Proven technical understanding of construction means and methods, materials and building codes
    • Wide knowledge of current design software 
    • Ability to travel if required by project
    • Intermediate level proficiency in Revit is strongly preferred
    • State Licensure and LEED accreditation is a plus

    To be considered for this position, a portfolio or URL to your online portfolio must be provided with the submission of your resume. 

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