Senior Architectural Designer

Charlotte, NC

Posted: 07/10/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 31323

Job Description

We have a 6-month contract-to-hire opportunity for a Senior Architectural Designer who will lead the design and execution of various projects, transforming client visions into stunning, functional spaces. The ideal candidate will bring extensive experience in architectural design, a keen eye for detail, and a passion for excellence. As a Senior Architectural Designer, you will provide comprehensive design services, foster strong client relationships, and represent our firm in municipal meetings, contributing to our reputation for delivering exceptional architectural solutions.

- This position can be based in Tampa, FL; Charlotte, NC; or Philadelphia, PA.

- Lead the schematic design phase for a variety of projects, including single-family homes, multi-family buildings, and commercial/mixed-use developments.
- Collaborate closely with clients to understand their vision, needs, and budget, translating these into creative and functional design solutions.
- Develop detailed architectural designs using industry-standard software such as AutoCAD, Revit, and SketchUp.
- Stay current with industry trends, materials, and technologies to incorporate innovative solutions into designs.
- Effectively manage project timelines, budgets, and resources to ensure timely and within-budget project delivery.
- Assist production staff in resolving project design issues.
- Participate in new business development opportunities to contribute to the firm's growth and expansion.
- Mentor and guide junior designers, providing constructive feedback and fostering their professional development.

- Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or equivalent; Licensed Architect preferred.
- 8+ years of experience in residential architectural design, with a strong portfolio of completed projects.
- Expertise in hand-drawing, 3D visualization, and graphic presentation software, showcasing the ability to effectively communicate design concepts.
- Proficiency in modeling using Revit and SketchUp, with a willingness to adapt and learn new software options as needed.
- Ability to work on a diverse range of project types, building typologies, and architectural styles, demonstrating adaptability and creativity.
- Excellent problem-solving skills and independent thinking, with a proactive approach and strong follow-through on tasks and challenges.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, fostering effective collaboration with clients and team members to achieve project objectives.
- Comfort in making presentations to staff, clients, and governing bodies, effectively articulating design concepts and project details.
- In-depth knowledge of building codes, zoning laws, and construction standards, ensuring compliance and quality in design solutions.
- Understanding of site planning concepts and design standards, integrating site considerations seamlessly into architectural designs.

Would you like to be considered?  Please send you resume to Joe St. Louis at

Meet Your Recruiter

Joe St. Louis
Technical Recruiter

With a passion for connecting talented individuals with fulfilling careers, Joe St. Louis brings over 17 years of recruitment experience to his role as a Technical Recruiter at Selectek. Throughout his career, Joe has honed his expertise in engineering and technical staffing, building a strong track record of successful placements.

Driven by a commitment to career advancement, Joe takes pride in matching individuals with the perfect fit. He fosters positive relationships with both candidates and clients, ensuring a smooth and successful recruitment experience.

Outside of the office, Joe enjoys spending time with his family, including his wife (who introduced him to the joys of dog ownership!) and their two sons. When he's not recruiting, Joe can be found playing guitar, a skill he honed during his studies at Berklee College of Music, where he earned a Bachelor of Professional Music degree.

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