Little is a diverse, international, trans-disciplinary design firm committed to regenerative outcomes and results beyond architecture, with offices in Charlotte, Charleston, Durham, Newport Beach, Orlando, and Washington D.C., made up of architects, interior designers, graphic designers, landscape architects, civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineers, VR/AR Animators, and Sustainability and Building Performance specialists.
We are organized in five Practice Groups; Community, Healthcare, Retail, Workplace, and Collaborative Specialties, and we are seeking a leader for our Community Practice, which is made up of studios specializing in K-12 Schools, College and University, and Civic and Justice projects. Please visit www.littleonline.com for an overview of our firm and our work.
The opportunity for you:
If you’re looking for an ambitious firm and a chance to play a central role in building an industry-leading Community Practice, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. If you would enjoy working with Community Studio leaders across our footprint to win and deliver innovative Community projects, send us a letter of interest and your resume!
More about the Community Practice Leader role:
The Community Practice Leader role is similar to being “CEO of a firm within a firm”; you’ll collaborate with Community Studio leaders across our offices to achieve success in key areas:
In collaboration with the leaders in Community, you’ll lead the creation of a strategic plan that inspires fellow leaders and team members for nationwide growth that differentiates Little in ways that matter to our clients.
You’ll help foster a culture of collaboration and thought leadership across the Practice, while helping to facilitate the sharing of people, ideas, and resources across our offices.
You’ll marshal the resources of a national practice to create growth and diversification plans.
You’ll lead key pursuits, and support Studio Principals in major project pursuits as a coach.
You’ll collaborate with Office Presidents and Design Partners to create new Community studios, disciplines, and services.
You’ll maintain high-level relationships with key Community clients and prospects.
Coaching, mentoring, supporting, and developing leaders and team members to their fullest potential.
Being an industry visionary and the ‘face of Little’ for the Community Practice, positioning Little as thought leaders in each market sector and representing us at client and industry conferences and events through writing and speaking.
You are an ideal candidate for us if:
You have a reputation as someone who brings out the best in others.
You are a progressive thinker and continuous learner, good at identifying emerging trends and helping our clients capitalize on them.
You’re a strong strategic planner, good at building consensus and commitment among others.
You excel at creating happy, loyal clients and teammates.
You enjoy networking, seeking project opportunities, and competing for new clients and projects.
Ideal candidates will possess some or all of the following qualifications:
An Architect or Planner with 10 or more years of experience, including demonstrated leadership responsibilities and accomplishments.
Experience with Community clients and project types.
A demonstrated affinity for thought leadership, which may be expressed in ambitious projects, speaking and/or writing engagements, industry recognition, etc.
In your Letter of Interest, please describe how your skills, talents, and career experiences have prepared you to succeed in this role. You may include links to examples of relevant experiences if you wish.
Little is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, Little prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Little is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact email@example.com or a member of our HR Team.
Little, nationally and locally recognized as a “Best Firm to Work For”, is dedicated to enhancing client performance by orchestrating the right mix of expertise, creativity and innovation to deliver results beyond architecture.
Over 400 employees internationally specialize in a variety of market types, including Community (Civic, College & University, Schools, Justice), Healthcare, Retail (Brand Experience, Supermarket/Hypermarkets, Service Retail (including banks), and Corporate Rollout) and Workplace (Interiors, Mission Critical and Office), and deliver results beyond architecture through a complete array of diversified architectural Consulting Services such as:
•Land Development Services
•FM Strategies (Facilities Planning and Space Management Consulting)
•Building Technology Applications
•Skyscraper Services (Computer Animation and Internet Application Services)
Originally started in Charlotte, NC, Little has locations in Newport Beach, CA; Orlando, FL; Durham, NC; Washington, DC; and Beijing, China.
Our culture is energetic, collaborative and open. We value people who are fun to work... with and who have a positive impact on those around them. We are proud to offer outstanding benefits, compensation, and growth opportunities.
To learn more about Little, please visit us at www.littleonline.com or check out our blog at: www.littlespeakeasy.com.