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Architect – SGA | NarmourWright Design

Architect – SGA | NarmourWright Design

Company Name: SGA | NarmourWright Design

Website: https://sganwdesign.com/careers/

SGA | NarmourWright Design is seeking a talented Architect to join our firm in our Charlotte, North Carolina office. With over 45 years of design distinction in the Southeast, we offer opportunities for career development within an engaging and professional environment. This medium sized multi-disciplined firm offers an integrated approach to planning, architecture, interior design and landscape architecture.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture
Professional licensure or on the path to licensure
5-8+ years of experience in a professional design office
**This position requires high proficiency in Revit**
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Proficiency in graphic software
Proficiency in AutoCAD software
Comfortable in a support role and ability to work with minimum supervision
Ability to direct, mentor and coordinate work efforts of project team
Understanding of design, materials, construction practices and construction costs
Demonstrated knowledge of relevant codes, operations, processes and trends with building codes and zoning ordinances
Understanding of sustainable material selection for LEED compliance
Ability to manage multiple projects
Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
Strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills
Strong presentation skills
Strong project management skills, with demonstrated ability to work through the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques for project activities to meet the project requirements, through leadership, communication, time management, risk management, planning, negotiation and subject matter expertise
Ability to cultivate a professional presence through competence, reliability, honesty, integrity, respect for others, positivity, and thoughtfully listening
Graphic presentation skills, including hand drawing and computer rendering

RESPONSIBILITIES

This position requires working closely with a team of in-house architects, interior designers, planners, landscape architects and consultants on multiple projects with a variety of project diversity throughout the Southeast to meet scheduled deliverables. The successful candidate must be a leader, self-starter, organized, flexible and possess a strong work ethic. The following responsibilities are typical for this role; however, this is not an all-inclusive list and other responsibilities may be required and assigned:
– Performs various project coordination duties; may assist project manager in project analysis, programming, site analysis, scheduling and establishing project objectives; coordinates activities of all professional disciplines assigned to the project; assists in the identification of the client’s expectations for quality, price and schedule.
– Various design-related duties: participates in all phases of design, from conception to closeout; works closely with the designer in providing a professional point of contact with the client during the design process; provides project director with input in establishing and monitoring project budget and schedule; assists in creation of packages for conceptual, first review and second review; coordinates work of project designer and interior designer.
– Ensures preparation of contract documents including all drawings, specifications, and reports.
– Maintains continual client communication during construction document preparation and through construction; guides the owner’s representatives, his outside consultants and their resources as necessary.
– Assists with construction document preparation; maintains the information flow to the project manager; assures that construction documents accurately reflect the contract scope and design intent; reviews construction documents periodically to ensure accuracy; coordinates all technical information from vendors and owners; coordinates building code reviews with appropriate agencies; conducts reviews with the client; represents the architect of record; coordinates with the project manager in determining construction and early bid document requirements.
– Assists with construction coordination: participates in project team meetings as needed; attends construction meetings with the client; provides on-site observations during construction to ensure that design intent, quality, and client’s expectations are met; monitors proposed changes and coordinates with the project manager, the consultants, and the client; assists construction administrator in punch-out and establishing substantial completion; assures completion and distribution of owner’s manual and record drawings.
– Keeps up-to-date budgets and expenditures for each project as assigned; communicates issues, both good and bad, to the appropriate individuals.
– Report directly to Project Manager matters that jeopardize success of project which cannot be resolved at intermediate levels of responsibility, as outlined above.

OUR FIRM
SGA | NarmourWright Design is a medium-sized firm consisting of 50+ professionals across four offices in the Carolinas with a collaborative and close-knit family office culture. You will gain comprehensive experience working with all team members in diverse areas and project types. Our project portfolio consists of higher education, k-12 education, municipal, parks & recreation, residential, commercial & mixed use, ecclesiastical, healthcare, housing, adaptive reuse, community, hospitality, landscape architecture, planning, and interior design. We are proud of our firm’s 45-year history – it’s the incredible people that make our firm great.

YOUR CAREER PATH MATTERS TO US
We offer career opportunities that will excite and challenge you. We want you to develop your career in a way that best suits and inspires you, so you can make the best of your skills and thrive from day one. Our culture encourages continuous learning and opportunity, and we firmly believe in helping support your development of skills, knowledge, and exposure to a wide array of diverse project types.