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About the Role

We are currently in search of a Project Architect who is proficient and highly experienced with all phases of the design and construction process from schematic design through the bid process and construction administration. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for more responsibility, design freedom, and the hunger to create amazing spaces and revolutionize the definition of workspace.

 As a Project Architect you will be involved in multiple projects from start to finish working with internal construction, design, logistics, operations and development teams as well as other inter-departmental groups.  Externally, you will be managing and interfacing with hired consultants (MEP, Structural, local Architect of Record, GC’s and expeditor(s)).

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure efficient and quality design projects, by collaborating with all teams on the execution of WeWork standards, goals and brand ideals.
  • Communicate regularly to upper management and the project team with updates, for example, of the status of each project, potential issues on site, changes in schedule or budget, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external team members.
  • Ability to solve and manage any issues that may arise during the entire project, from deal release to opening.
  • Responsible for determining and organizing functional requirements, providing programming and space planning, and code analysis with minimal direction.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years practical experience in high end hospitality, Residential, Commercial or Retail Architectural Design.
  • BArch / MArch Degree required.
  • Proficient in the following programs: Revit, all things Google, CAD, SketchUp, MS Office
  • Knowledge & comfort working with ADA, zoning, and building code.
  • Produce construction documentation utilizing Revit on projects with minimal supervision.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in Schematic design, Design Development, permitting and construction documentation
  • Ability to confidently review and markup these documents. Knowledge of all disciplines, preferred.
  • Understanding of Project budgeting and scheduling with a focus on soft costs and the ability to communicate and work closely with consultants to ensure that project milestones are being met and deliverables are on time.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of building materials and construction methods.
  • Excellent design and communication skills
  • Reliable, focused, and detail-oriented.
  • Participate in project teams that include high profile/high visibility projects
  • Excellent decision-making skills
  • Ability to initiate and maintain extensive contacts with professionals and officials of other organizations and companies
  • Self-directed with a high level of initiative and a ‘can do’ attitude, but open to feedback.
  • Highly resourceful problem solver and quick learner
  • Strong time management skills and experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent organizational and ‘people’ skills
  • A commitment to delivering outstanding high end design.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive salary, plus benefits package
  • Casual dress code & employee development opportunities

Critical Competencies for Success

  • Do’er:
    • You do what you love!
    • Credibility is earned at WeWork through execution and getting things done.
    • You are able to get into the details and deliver results under highest expectations on time and quality.
    • Be ready to get hands-on with all aspects of the daily needs. The buck stops with you.
    • Pragmatism and outcomes orientation are valued and lead to wins.
    • Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills.
    • You thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Solution-centric:
    • You have the flexibility to think outside the box.
    • We don't do everything the traditional way, and are always looking to innovate and push the envelope. 
    • You have the ability to foresee and identify needs of the team.
    • You take an innovator and creator’s approach to any issues that may arise.

  • Collaborator:
    • There is no room for “I” at WeWork. Every role and individual is in the organization to serve We.
    • Builds trust across the organization by being a good listener and inclusively soliciting input. 
    • You are open to new and innovative solutions.
    • You must present well and communicate clearly and effectively to upper management and internal departments.
    • You’re willing to adjust course when appropriate new ideas or objections are raised.
    • You love working with people!
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