Interior Architects Technical Director in Denver, Colorado
IA Interior Architects translates client goals, brand and culture intopowerful environments built around people, processes, technologies andbusiness drivers. Our clients in diverse markets worldwide requirehigh-performance, visually compelling and sustainable environments to movetheir enterprise forward, support their culture, engage their staff,integrate technology and drive efficiencies. As architects, designers,workplace strategists and environmental specialists in the largest globalarchitecture firm concentrating exclusively on interiors, we help clientsarticulate and align their business strategies and core values with thedynamicOur team members are collaborative, creative, professional, expert andentrepreneurial. Joining our team requires skill, daring, leadership,teaming, humor and a love of interiors. We are presently searching foraTechnical Director in our Denveroffice.Responsible for ensuring that a technical solution that is consistent with theproject design is developed and produced. Additionally, the Director ofTechnical Services updates and distributes the IA contract templates andtechnical manual firm-wide.JOB RESPONSIBILITIESLicensed Architect to oversee, sign and stamp local drawings.Technical review of all local construction documents.Ensures technical adherence to office firm-wide standards by developing andproviding technical viewpoint on projects.Provides technical solutions to design dilemmas.Reviews CDs to ensure compliance with firm-wide standards, mechanical,building systems, codes and ADA requirements.Assists with updates to the IA technical manual.On larger projects, works with Project Manager for technical reviews andprovides construction administration.On larger projects, coordinates engineering consultant's work to ensurecompliance with design solution and timely submission of documents.May be required to assist with support for field surveys and due diligence.Must have extensive code knowledge. Able to interpret the code and providesolutions that satisfy multiple parties.Manages the work of other Technical staff. Oversees tasks and providesfeedback on work product.Mentor to other staff, assisting in detail development, one-on-one reviewsof redlines, and staff technical developmentAble to assist with Revit production.Answer building code questions, both internally, and from the client.Reviews feedback from client interviews to determine technical requirementsfor the design and may attend some client interviews.EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCEGraduate from an accredited architecture or design school.Architecture license required.10+ years' of commercial interior design projects.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESComprehensive understanding of design intent and practices.Expert interior architectural detailing skills.Comprehensive knowledge of building systems, codes and ADA requirements.Comprehensive contract administration knowledge, including the provenability to complete complex contract documents.Comprehensive knowledge of equipment and materials.Comprehensive understanding of space requirementsSpecification writing knowledge.Intermediate MS Office Suite skills.Advanced Revit skills.Advanced verbal and written communication skills.Able to communicate in a thoughtful, patient, consistent, and clear manner.Good relationships with local jurisdictions.Proven ability to explain complex technical information to diverse audiences.Demonstrated ability to manage and lead staff through a combination of directauthority and subject-matter expertise.