Dublin 2, Dublin
IA Interior Architects
IA Interior Architects translates client goals, brand and culture into powerful environments built around people, processes, technologies and business drivers. Our clients in diverse markets worldwide require high-performance, visually compelling and sustainable environments to move their enterprise forward, support their culture, engage their staff, integrate technology and drive efficiencies. As architects, designers, workplace strategists and environmental specialists in the largest global architecture firm concentrating exclusively on interiors, we help clients articulate and align their business strategies and core values with the dynamic use of space.
Our team members are collaborative, creative, professional, expert and entrepreneurial. Joining our team requires skill, daring, leadership, teaming, humor and a love of interiors.
We are presently searching for a Registered Architect for our Dublin office, to independently manage complex accounts and projects in the Ireland and EMEA, to contribute to the strategic development of IA’s brand as a market leader, to assist with attracting and retaining high profile clients, to develop the trust of our staff and assist in their career development, to oversee production of high quality work that reinforces IA’s reputation for design excellence, and to contribute to firm-wide initiatives.
Specific responsibilities will include:
Presents and gains approval of design concepts.
Manages projects from conception to completion, including work performed by both internal and external resources.
Establishes budget, prepares project schedules and monitors adherence to terms.
Coordinates engineering work to ensure compliance with the design concept.
Coordinates project teams' work to ensure timely and complete submission of documents.
Manages collections for assigned projects.
Manages client relationships.
Identifies and pursues new business opportunities with existing and potential clients.
Attracts, develops and manages staff.
Participates in marketing strategy sessions and presentations.
Conducts project tours.
Participates in industry organization to increase firm's profile and to develop marketing opportunities.
Stays abreast of current developments, trends and practices within the interior design and construction industries. Disseminates information, as appropriate, to staff and management.
May accomplish responsibilities by directing the efforts of subordinate Project Managers.
10+ years experience producing commercial interior design projects, including 5+
years managing projects.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Industry - Comprehensive knowledge of the commercial interior architecture and/or design industry.
Technical - Comprehensive knowledge of materials, furnishings and construction methods related to interior design. Comprehensive knowledge of building regulations and codes.
Demonstrated ability to write and negotiate contracts for services, consultants and contractors. Proven ability to solve contract and administration issues within the established design context.
Design - Extensive knowledge of design principles and aesthetics.
Computer - Intermediate MS Office application skills. Advanced skills using a project management software application, MS Project preferred. Good AutoCAD and Revit skills.
Communication - Advanced verbal and written communications skills. Advanced presentation and graphic communication abilities. Proven ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
Managerial - Proven ability to manage all project phases. Advanced supervisory, leadership and team building skills. Proven ability to meet deadlines without compromising design intent or internal relationships.
Working knowledge of budget preparation and the proven ability to manage projects within budgetary constraints.
Proven ability to prioritize and manage diverse responsibilities within allotted time and/or budget.
Demonstrated ability to lead through a combination of direct authority and subject matter expertise.
Other - Working knowledge of marketing concepts, principles and strategies.
Permanent / Full-time