November 28, 2018
Jackson Dawson/Cityscape Architects
Novi / Dearborn, MI
Experience: 5+ Years
Architectural Project Manager
Job Description Overview
Domain by Jackson Dawson is an entrepreneurial agency of leaders, creators, innovators and makers dedicated to our core belief that with great ideas, hard work and mutual trust, anything is possible. Our mission is to serve our clients with creativity, integrity and excellence by delivering solutions that embrace the techniques of today and design the experiences of tomorrow.
Domain wholly owns and operates Cityscape Architects: a commercial architecture firm founded in 1999 that has designed over 900 projects in 21 states for commercial clients and automotive brands.
Domain by Jackson Dawson/Cityscape Architects is seeking an Architectural Project Manager with experience supporting a national automotive dealership rollout program. The position requires weekly travel. On average, travel ranges from 40% – 50%.
Applicants must be able create design intent documents which are practical and marry existing conditions with prototypical design standards. Successful candidates must be self-starters with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Architectural experience should include commercial design, retail design and project management. Candidates should be aware of various construction approaches.
Review existing condition drawings and information to determine existing design constraints
Discuss with clients and stakeholders to determine factors affecting dealership design, such as budget, programmatic considerations and architectural brand identity
Create and modify Revit models to produce schematic plans, elevations and perspectives
Generate design ideas by creating hand sketches, plan drawings & perspectives
Answer questions from local architects and contractors to help facilitate the development and construction of dealerships. This is handled though conference calls, site visits and email
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from an accredited university
Strong Revit proficiency, required
Strong ability to sketch and illustrate 3D design concepts and convey design intent with design team and clients
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Registered Architect, preferred
5+ years of experience in commercial & retail design
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Experience working with an automotive retail network, preferred
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
Ability to travel and work flexible hours