Location: Kansas City, MO, USA
Added on: 13 Sep 2023, Job offer expires on: 30 Nov 2023

Who We Are:

Populous has designed and delivered some of the world’s most memorable civic, sports and entertainment buildings, from iconic stadia to ground-breaking live music venues.  Populous is where architects and designers of all kinds create moments bigger than ourselves.  We’re a global specialized design firm with local roots in 8 cities across Americas. Populous offers the best of both worlds: the resources and impact of the design giants and the tightly knit atmosphere and growth opportunities of smaller firms.

What We Offer:

Professional On-Site Development/training Programs + Summer Hours + On-site Gym + Flexible Schedule / Hybrid Schedule + Paid Architect Licensure & Certifications Exams + Wedding Pay + Freaky Fridays + Charitable Match Program + Market Leading Wellness Health and Welfare Benefits.

Who We Are Looking For:

Our preferred candidate will have prior experience in the AEC industry, and an interest in working in a dynamic global design environment with a diverse range of public assembly building types, including sports venues, convention centers, and transportation facilities.

What Your Day Could Consist Of:

  • The candidate will work within a dynamic creative environment, providing high level conceptual realization of design work in a variety of image and media formats.
  • The position would focus on design conceptualization and development of solutions to a project’s programmatic requirements. In addition, candidates would be expected to provide leadership during technical development and project documentation.
  • The candidate should be highly adaptable, having a diverse skill set and comfort level working in multiple media platforms. Capabilities should include illustration talents, computer generated renderings, animations, and the production of motion graphics in various forms for visual communication of the conceptual idea.
  • Lead in developing, modifying, and reviewing design concepts, production drawings and construction documents according to established standards and technical expertise.
  • Develop design concepts and documents during the schematic and design development stages.
  • Manage and / or assist in design and operational research, building & systems programming, site and building analysis and report documentation.
  • Manage and / or assist in preparing design presentations to clients, communities, and other pertinent stakeholders, including public agencies.
  • Assist Project Managers in the construction administration process.
  • Coordinate directly with clients in the day-to-day project management of the design development process as well as construction administration.
  • All other duties and responsibilities required.

Requirements For Success:

  • Strong communication skills, team oriented, self-driven work ethic and ability to meet fast paced project demands.
  • Inventive, creative design thinking, collaborative skill, architectural production, spatial and environmental design ability, story creation, and quality design sensibility is a requisite.
  • Rendering and 3D modeling experience with 3DS Max, SketchUp and Maxwell Render is preferred.
  • Experience with Revit is preferred.
  • Strong sketching and freehand drawings skills. Ability to create quick sketches to convey/sell an idea is critical.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign preferred.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Architecture.
  • Registered Architect with a current license.
  • 6-8 years of professional architectural experience.

Additional details: 

  • Travel will be required.
  • Overtime may be necessary.

Populous offers a competitive salary and bonus packages. We strive to offer our staff the best benefits package in the industry, at the lowest cost to employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k, flexible spending accounts, paid time off and continuing education benefits. Populous is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

No. 1 Most Innovative Company in Architecture by Fast Company
One of the 50 most innovative companies in the world for 2022 by Fast Company
No. 1 AEC firm in convention and conference facilities sector by BD+C
No. 19 Architecture Firms of 2021 by Architectural Record

Find us here –
Instagram: @WeArePopulous
Twitter: @Populous

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