Whether you’re just beginning your career or you’re an experienced professional, you will find tremendous opportunity at Lionakis. We are a multi-discipline design firm with services in architecture, engineering, planning, interior design, graphic design, sustainability and access compliance that focuses on delivering high quality and inspirational projects in several core markets, including Civic, Commercial, Education and Healthcare. At Lionakis, you’ll be an integral part of a passionate and collaborative team.
Are you a versatile leader that thrives on a combination of leadership and hands-on tasks?
We’re looking for an experienced Senior Architect to join our Education team in our Newport Beach office.
Our Education team work on various projects from K-12 to higher education.
An ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of all phases of a project, from design to construction, as well as leadership and mentoring of the team. This role will perform a mix of leadership and team oversight as well as hands-on project work.
As the Senior Architect, you will…
Provide technical project direction for the project teams including oversight of the development and coordination of drawings and specifications, including consultant coordination of projects.
Assist with the project and resource planning and in establishing project timelines and budgets.
Develop solutions for design problems, including program compliance, code compliance, and agency interface.
Be responsible for technical oversight and coordination of project activities with clients, consultants, contractors, and staff.
Support the project team during construction administration.
Identify and address issues affecting project delivery, budget, construction costs, schedule, and any risk management issues for the Firm.
Be responsible for completing and maintaining code review and analysis through the completion of the projects.
Effectively work with the project team to address and find solutions for project-related issues and be actively involved with projects that are more complex in nature.
Coordinate with the project team for completion of tasks consistent with project timelines and budgets.
Manage potential client and consultant requested changes to scope of work; determine cause and effect to project budget and schedule on larger project.
Ensure that The Lionakis Way standards for design, quality control, and production are followed.
Review and evaluate documents for accuracy and coordination with the project teams.
Participate in all phases of the design process and have the ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously.
Perform complete quality control reviews as appropriate.
Assist in the development of proposals with assistance of PIC and/or Studio Leader for projects.
Be responsible for delegating tasks to staff as well as coaching and supporting staff’s professional development.
Assist in the development of presentation materials to support project team’s design and marketing efforts.
Demonstrate excellent time management and organizational skills.
Be detail-oriented, collaborative, and proactive in completing work accurately and meeting deadlines.
Assist project team and market/studio leadership with other duties that may be assigned.
Senior Architect Qualifications – The Must-Haves (Required)
Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent and a minimum of 8 years architectural project experience
Proficient with BIM/Revit software programs, MS Office Suite, Bluebeam
Prior experience with Higher Education projects
Senior Architect Qualifications – The Like-to-Haves (Not Required)
Compensation DOE. We offer health benefits, competitive paid time off, 401(k) matching and eligibility for annual bonuses!