Multifamily Designer

Dallas, TX

PURPOSE

Develops conceptual designs for clients for multi-family and commercial building. Produces artwork and develops designs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists with developing artwork from others schematic designs for client presentations.
  • Develops own schematic design after consulting with clients.
  • Designs specific product for client accomplished by listening to and interpreting client comments and concerns.
  • Facilitates communication with client through meetings, phone calls, mailings and emails, and documents to maintain client confidence.
  • Oversees vendors and reviews architectural and AutoCAD drawings to make sure that all specifications and client expectations are being followed.
  • Manages projects by following through with the design development.
  • Develops and analyzes conceptual by hand or CAD drafting, for client bid sets (preliminary pricing).
  • Supervises and works with other staff to facilitate design development process.
  • Performs code searches.
  • Visits sites to conduct design review.
  • Prepare addendums and change orders.  Initiate additional service requests and turn over to Project Manager for submittal to client.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  •  Must be proficient in the use of computer for design and understand CAD operations
  • Strong hand drawn graphic skills
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to visualize structures and understand industry standards

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or equivalent is preferred.
  • Three to seven years’ experience in multi-family design, design development and project management.
  • Additional experience may take the place of some education requirements.
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