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Are you a self-starter? Find being part of a collaborative, teamwork environment exciting and energizing? Eager to learn and grow with our awarding-winning firm? Then take time to learn more about us and our projects.

 

Williams Blackstock Architects, located in the heart of downtown Birmingham, Alabama, has been providing inspiring and innovative architectural and interior design solutions for over 20 years. As the largest Architecture firm in Birmingham and the 3rd largest in Alabama, we are proud to serve clients not only in the State, but across the United States. Our firm provides Architectural, Interior Design, Space Programming and Master Planning services and possesses a variety of project design experience in the following markets: healthcare, municipal, government, higher education, institutional, retail, religious, residential, hospitality, mixed-use and recreation.

Current Opening:

Senior Project Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and assist in preparation of drawings (schematic design, design development, and contract documents) and oversee construction administration for multiple projects.

  • Manage the project team, keeping everyone on task and on time

  • Be responsible for the complete integration of design and technical aspects of the project and for the clear and timely communication of information to the project team and compliance with the project team’s goals

  • Function as the primary contact for all communication between clients and Williams Blackstock Architects, ensuring timely resolution of client concerns and management of business issues including contracts and additional services.

  • Assist with or have direct responsibility for design, translating client requirements to design criteria from conceptual design through installation

  • Participate in marketing efforts and participate in presentations to prospective clients

  • Coordinate contractors, consultants, and vendor assignments

  • Direct, organize, and mentor graduate architects

Requirements:

  • A professional degree in Architecture, or related discipline

  • 5-10 years of experience

  • Proficiency in 3D modeling, visualization, and graphic software; Revit strongly preferred

  • Advanced knowledge of project design process, construction documentation & administration

  • Must have the ability to maintain existing client relationship and build new ones

  • Experience negotiating and managing project scope and fees as well as risk management and financial accountability

  • Strong leadership, organization, and communication skills.

  • Ability to direct and coordinate work efforts with other team members

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Problem solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn

  • Collaborative and professional work ethic

  • LEED AP preferred

  • Licensure preferred