Stantec Senior Designer/Architect in Berkley, Michigan

Your Opportunity

Through our Architecture and Interior Design work, we challenge design ideas of the past to create spaces that foster a culture of collaboration—spaces that are designed for community.

We believe good design extends beyond the physical elements of a space—good design shapes our lives, influences our behaviors and interactions, and has purpose. We strive to design spaces that are meaningful and memorable for our communities. Join our team of creative professionals and work with us to create inspiring spaces for all.

Stantec has an immediate opening for a Senior Designer/Architect . This position is in the Berkley Michigan office, just outside Detroit.

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. This is a leadership level position. As a member of the Business Center Leadership team the successful candidate will participate in strategic planning for the office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Deliver projects efficiently and effectively through inspirational leadership of the architectural team members

  • Conceptualize a building design from both a functional and aesthetic perspective in concert with a client’s requirements, budget and program

  • Develop space planning, block planning, and adjacency diagrams in coordination with Participate in development of the program and other pre-design efforts building program.

  • Evaluate and select building systems and materials.

  • Coordinate building systems (structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.) to ensure compatibility with the design intent.

  • Implement sustainable design principles.

  • Analyze site incorporating geotechnical, hydrological, environmental, social and economic conditions.

  • Develop a design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats in order to express the design intent and communicate to project team, client, and building user groups.

  • Utilize BIM technologies in development of three dimensional models of buildings and their components

  • Lead design critiques and pin-ups.

  • Interpret and apply building codes and requirements of regulatory agencies in development of the building design.

  • Ensure that design intent is maintained through documentation and construction

  • Present the building design to stakeholders (client groups and project teams)

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A degree in Architecture at an accredited institution

  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years related architecture experience

  • Familiarity with Revit, SketchUp, InDesign and Microsoft Office

  • Good communication skills and the ability to work effectively with others in an energetic and challenging work environment

  • Pro-active attitude, attention to detail, punctual, and organized; team player

A Portfolio is required with your application.

Job ID 34170

# of Openings Remaining 1

Experience (Years) 15

Discipline Architecture & Interior Design