Architect

Job ID: SDARCHIV0518

Architect

San Diego, CA

Overview

gkkworks | CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for an Architect/Assistant Project Manager based in our San Diego, CA office. We are an integrated global design firm that unites a dynamic team of architects, engineers, strategists, futurists, researchers, and industry specialists driven by a singular goal - to help solve our clients' and society's greatest challenges.
 
The successful candidate will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, leading and engaging with clients and teams deliverying services to creatively solve problems. Primary responsibilities will include: 
 
  • Work with clients and project principals to develop and negotiate budgets, schedules, and contracts.
  • Lead project teams, in conjunction with Project Principal and Project Manager and/or Business Practice Leader to develop project goals and work plans, and achieve quality, budget, schedule and profitability objectives.
  • Enter and maintain project staffing data in Deltek Vision Project/Resource Planning.
  • Manage and coordinate workload of team and provide leadership of team activities.
  • Communicate client objectives to team members in a clear and compelling way.
  • Provide constructive feedback and mentoring to team members.
  • Identify and share lessons learned with teams.
  • Be a proactive resource to project teams in their decision-making processes and in the development of technically sound and innovative planning and design solutions.
  • Meet with project team members on a regular basis to monitor work in progress and to assure that the firm’s best practice standards and procedures are being implemented.
  • Responsible for achieving project profitability within parameters specified by the firm and as targeted for each project.
  • Work with project accountants to monitor financial aspects of projects.
  • Ensure proper forecasting, billing, timely collection, and related business practices.
  • Assure that technical quality of projects is achieved and enforce application of QA/QC process standards and requirements.
  • Ensure appropriate client and internal communication including written project documentation.
  • Participate in marketing campaigns and interview teams.
  • Prepare proposals and develop fees in conjunction with project leadership.
  • Participate in key meetings and presentations.
  • Develop and maintain positive client relations.
  • Communicate design, construction, and other issues to clients in a clear and compelling way.
  • As necessary, work proactively to obtain approvals for additions to scope of work and influence clients to approve and process payables for our services.
  • Promote value-added relationships with clients through expansion of firm service offerings and thought leadership on issues pertinent to clients.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to staff.
 
Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor in Architecture. Bachelor/Master of Architecture from an accredited program and Architectural Registration preferred. Minimum of 10 years of experience working on mid to large scale projects required.  Healthcare project experience preferred.  Effective communication, leadership and managerial skills, technical skills, champion creative performance, teamwork, presentation, and organizational skills required. Must be proficient in Revit. Click on apply now to upload your resume and portfolio. 
 
As a condition of employment, all CannonDesigners are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.
 
CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce.  We are committed to equal opportunity.  We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.  Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.