Senior Architecture Designer

Minnetonka, MN

Overview:

The Opus Group seeks an experienced Senior Architecture Designer to join our Design studio!!

 

We build more than buildings. We are building greatness, in both our projects and our people. The combination of our people, culture, and unique project delivery approach truly differentiates us – it’s why our associates come here, and why they stay – just ask them. Team Opus associates collaborate to advance our client goals, our communities, and their careers, every single day. At Opus you have an unmatched opportunity with a growing, industry leading organization to learn and develop professionally, while having fun along the way. You get to create solutions, forge relationships, and work with industry experts. Our award winning teams are united by one mission, and are driven to deliver impactful results for our clients and communities. If you want to build more, join us at Opus.

Working out of our Minnetonka headquarters, the Senior Architecture Designer develops design concepts for all assigned projects with all degrees of complexity and completing all conceptual design, space planning, color coordination, finish material selection, visual presentations and design development documents through the proper use of staff and other resources. The incumbent is often assigned to multiple projects. This position requires a self-motivated and directed person capable of performing assigned tasks on time. Familiarity with office policies and sound techniques of personnel supervision as well as personnel management are required.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to design large scale and complex projects, including:
    • Site Planning
    • Building planning
    • Unit planning, for residential projects
    • Conceive and develop exterior appearance of project
    • Perform zoning analysis
  • Work with project manager and design team to develop alternative systems, materials and details for each project.
  • Develop material selections and assist the project manager with unique specification aspects on assigned projects.
  • Maintain responsibility for suitability of materials, details, functional layout and buildability for each assigned project.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture plus minimum 10 years in a design role; preferably with Multifamily housing, senior housing, and student housing project experience; less critical but also desirable are industrial, office, and higher education project experience.
  • Good team facilitation and collaboration skills.
  • Strong presenter with good communication skills and the ability to win design acceptance with clients and other stakeholders.
  • Work well with consultant teams and provide direction that is compatible with project goals.
  • Ability to work effectively in Sketch-Up, V-ray and other software to depict projects in 3D.

To Apply
Please send your resume and work samples/portfolio (or link to portfolio) to humanresources@opus-group.com. Only applications with work samples/portfolio will be eligible for consideration.

 

The companies comprising The Opus Group are Equal Opportunity Employers. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.