Annual salary + bonus incentives, depending on experience
Síol Studios was established in 2007 as a multidisciplinary firm delivering high-end residential and commercial design. Our practice represents an integral design philosophy that responds to the architecture of both self and place. Founded on the guiding principles of respect, responsibility and awareness, our methodology reflects a multidisciplinary approach and a deep rooted commitment to sustainability. As experienced designers, artists and educators we use the collective diversity of our past experiences to offer insightful solutions that are unique to every project.
As Project Architect with Síol Studios you will be in charge of coordinating a team effort on projects ranging from residential estates to a wide variety of commercial buildings. As the Project Architect, you must ensure that the team, both internally and externally, is working effectively and keeping to schedule and budget. This involves analyzing progress and communicating any needs and concerns to employees. We value team members with an entrepreneurial spirit and a keen eye for detail in this creative, fast-paced environment.
Ability to work primarily independent from Principal on the following:
Oversee architectural process from initial design to construction administration for medium to large-scope projects with many complexities; delegating tasks among the project team and consultants
Strategically manage project team to ensure that client specifications and expectations are met regarding design intent, budgets, estimates, and schedules for assigned projects
Direct and educate the team in navigating drawings/submittals through permit offices as projects require; Lead the development of the design and construction documents
Participate in all phases of design, definition of scope, selection of items for investigation, and development of novel concepts and methods
Resolve challenging technical and design issues with the team to produce innovative, technical and constructible solutions
Review structural engineers and other consultants’ drawing sets for conformity
Work with team to conduct site analyses and code review
Conduct client presentations; Liaise with client's administration and various internal teams
Construction Administration which may include bringing a contractor on board, participating in walk-throughs with potential contractors, collecting bids, reviewing bids with the client, and engaging the chosen contractor
Flexibility to focus on concurrent projects in various stages of development
Toggle between jobs and tasks, and keep junior staff productive; Assist junior staff to create and maintain internal systems for project management
Help to cultivate a culture of collaboration, growth, and innovation
100% Company-Paid: Medical, vision, and dental insurance
There is more than meets the eye. Space, with its materials and shapes, light and shadow, solid and void, is perceived with our whole bodies. These aspects unfold and create relationships that connect us to our environments in a multitude of layers.
We are under no illusion: the spaces we create are for others. Your complexities inspire us. We create a safe container for expression that is essential to our design process. We see design as a tool for cultivating awareness and unlocking potential.
Urban, suburban, or rural— the site is the foundation for our design process. We are trained to listen and gather information from the multitude of sources that define a site. It is our role as designers to interpret this body of knowledge and uncover the genius loci of the site.
Nature is our teacher. We have reverence for nature as a process that guides our explorations into sustainable development. From building footprints to outline specifications, every decision is navigated within this lens. We align our practice toward restoring balance in the human ecosystem.