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Education Practice Leader

Job Description & Responsibilities

t. howard & associates architects, inc. (th+a) has served DFW with beautiful buildings that also dot the national landscape. As our firm continues to grow, so does our need for skilled and passionate industry leaders who thrive on collaboration and believe deeply in design’s ability to elevate the human experience.

We have an immediate opening for an Education Practice Leader with a minimum of (10) years of
K-12 experience.

In this senior level position reporting directly to the President of the firm, this person will manage the
direction and strategic growth of the education practice. This thought leader for th+a will be responsible for implementing the firm’s vision within the organization by helping establish protocol and procedures for the education studio as well as making sure our core tenants manifest themselves in our designs.
Externally, this individual will implement th+a’s vision by providing leadership in the community, the
profession, and the firm.

th+a is a company that recognizes opportunities to improve the lives of others through our design of the built environment, our social justice initiatives, and our search for opportunities to enhance the wellbeing of our society. The firm celebrating its' 20th anniversary this year, is a multidisciplinary firm focusing on working collaboratively to yield the best solutions for our clients. The firm believes strongly in a work/life  balance. Success in this role will depend on the individual’s ability to represent these values and apply them both internally and externally of the firm. In addition, we expect that the candidate is capable of creating outstanding design solutions, providing great client service as well as actively mentoring junior staff.

Our salary ranges are competitive and we offer an excellent benefits package. Regular programming includes THAX knowledge exchange classes, weekly lunch and learns, and monthly employee appreciation events (such as our monthly Bring Your Dog to Work Day). Other benefits include base plus bonuses for projects with new and existing clients, flexible schedules, half day Friday’s, employee development programs including paid training, licensure reimbursement, paid vacation, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K with matching employer contributions and more.
Send your resume and condensed portfolio to jobs@thaarch.com today and a brief paragraph of the requirements you fit.

Duties include but not limited to :

  • Management of the education practice and studio team members
  • Collaboration with practice leaders of studios within the firm to advance firm growth
  • Maintaining relationships with current clients
  • Oversee the production efforts of the studio in producing high quality design and
  • documentation of educational projects
  • Advance the firm’s reputation of delivering excellence in the educational sector
  • Oversee the professional development of staff
  • Participate in presentations, client meetings, and attend other public hearings/meetings

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in architecture; MArch preferred
  • Licensed to practice in the state of Texas
  • Minimum 10 years of experience with focus in education (K-12; university work a plus)
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, and Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Knowledge of rendering software a plus
  • Experience directing, mentoring, and coordinating work efforts of junior staff
  • Demonstrated experience in managing all phases and aspects of a project
  • Solution-oriented, self-motivated, and self-starting
  • Occasional travel required
  • Participation at industry conferences

 

 

Mid Level Interior Designer

Job Description
t. howard & associates architects, Inc. (th+a) seeks a mid-level interior designer (at least 5 years’ experience required) with interest in working with a team of well-rounded architects and designers. We are looking for an individual who fits into our culture with a strong passion for their work who wants to be a part of something bigger than themselves. th+a is a company that recognizes opportunities to improve the lives of others through our design of the built environment, our social justice initiatives, and our search for opportunities to enhance the wellbeing of our society. The firm is a 20-year-young multidisciplinary firm focusing on working collaboratively to yield the best solutions for our clients. The firm believes strongly in a work/life balance. Success in this role will depend on the individual’s ability to represent these values and apply them both internally and externally of the firm. In addition, we expect that the candidate is capable of creating outstanding design solutions, providing great client service. Desirable traits of this position include: strong organizational skills, flexibility in multi-tasking, resourcefulness, curiosity, strong written and oral communication skills, good people skills, and the ability to work within a team structure. Our salary ranges are competitive and we offer an excellent benefits package. Regular programming includes THAX knowledge exchange classes, weekly lunch and learns, and monthly employee appreciation events. Other benefits include base plus bonuses for projects with new and existing clients, flexible schedules, half day Friday’s, employee development programs including paid training, licensure reimbursement, paid vacation, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K with matching employer contributions and more.
 

Responsibilities

  • Assists in the development of interior architecture and finish design solutions
  • Applies established interior design standards
  • Performs routine checking and/or verification tasks
  • Researches and selects colors/finishes materials
  • Prepare documentation for schematic design, design development and/or construction documents as assigned by the Project Coordinator and/or Project Manager
  • Accurately pick up red lines
  • Creates visual-aids such as finish material boards or PowerPoint presentations in support of business development efforts
  • Performs site field surveys and documents existing conditions for import into CAD
  • Maintains the resource materials library

Qualifications

  • A Ba chelor’s Degree in Interior Design from an accredited College
  • Minimum 5 years' of experience
  • Exposure to interior design specifications, calculations and industry standards
  • Proficiency in Revit (required) AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Knowledge of rendering software a plus
  • Solution-oriented, self-motivated, and self-starting**
  • Capable of working self-sufficiently with a strong sense of personal responsibility
  • Occasional travel required
  • Must include portfolio when responding to job posting
 

Send resumes to jobs@thaarch.com