Madison, WI, United States
May 18, 2021
Job Summary: The Project Designer is responsible creating the design concepts and articulating the functional and aesthetic experience and appearance through design that aligns with performance and functionality of each project.
Client Relationship: Translates client expectations and goals into the development of creative and stylish design solutions that visually communicate the client’s desired look and feel. Guides execution throughout all project phases and captures and communicates client goals and metrics to ensure design positively impacts client business performance.
Design Excellence: Uses advanced technology in the design process to integrate building systems into holistic and sustainable design solutions and fosters a culture of creativity and innovation within the studio environment.
Project Management: Responsible for overseeing project designs and development of project plans with clients and internal project teams from project initiation through completion while managing to construction budgets.
Leadership: Champions ERDMAN's Vision, Mission, Goals, Values, and Service Offerings so as to inspire others to reach beyond their own expectations.
Architecture: The knowledge to plan, design, manage, and review construction, development, or manipulation of a physical environment for practical or creative objectives, such as buildings, landscapes, and/or other physical property.
Architectural Innovation & Design: The process of using multiple perspectives to design, and incorporate aesthetic qualities that significantly increase client satisfaction by turning independent thoughts into designs, drawings and models creating an outstanding solution for the client.
Client-Based Project Management: The process of planning, coordinating, and controlling of a project from consulting to completion. Client-based project management is aimed at meeting a client's requirements to produce a functionally and financially viable project.
Client Focus: The ability to achieve service excellence and gain client loyalty by providing advice, expertise, methodologies, and problem-solving assistance. Brings the client’s vision to reality and successfully sustains long-term client relationships.
Functional Programming & Facility Planning: The process of working with clients to research the scope of work, analyze data, and develop the programming for projects, using a defined body of knowledge relevant to the plan, resulting in optimal use of space and resources.
Industry Knowledge: Up-to-date awareness and understanding of best practices, technologies, products/services, events, trends, and regulatory issues that have impact on the healthcare industry and senior living, as well as other related services offered by ERDMAN.
Influence & Presence: The ability to conduct oneself with poise, self-confidence and professionalism at all times. Having the ability to win support, gain cooperation and establish credibility with others to directly impact and address their needs and concerns.
Education: Accredited degree in architecture; Master’s degree preferred
Certifications and/or Licenses:
Licensed architect; NCARB preferred
LEED certification preferred
EDAC certification preferred
Relevant Experience & Training:
5-8 years of architecture experience.
Knowledge in functional space programming, current industry trends, space planning, construction detailing and building codes.
Ability to prepare client presentations and promotional materials.
Proficiency with MS Office and Revit.
Work is performed in a professional, creative, open office environment with business casual attire. Hours of work will generally be during regular business hours and will average 2,300 hours per year. Great flexibility in schedule is both required of you and returned to you due to our many project deadlines.
20% national travel required.