Design Director - Science & Labs

Building Talent, LLC

Design Director - Science & Labs

Seattle, WA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    <p>International architecture firm with offices in Seattle is looking for a Design Director to join their growing Sciences practice. The ideal candidate will have past experience in leading the design of major facilities at an office- or company-wide level, including pharmaceutical, biomedical, laboratory, and research and development (R&D) companies.</p><p><strong>Responsibilities:</strong></p><ul><li>Design lead for all projects within the Life Sciences practice, including laboratory planning</li><li>Lead projects with a focus on sustainability and fresh approaches that still meet project goals and requirements</li><li>Provide guidance to other designers</li><li>Be the main point-of-contact for clients, consultants, contractors, and other related agencies</li><li>Be a mentor to other designers and staff in their own professional growth</li><li>Work with regional leadership in Business Development efforts to grow the Life Sciences practice</li><li>Engage in professional activities, including presenting at professional conferences, writing articles and other publications, and engaging on social media</li></ul><p><strong>Qualifications:</strong></p><ul><li>15 years of experience minimum, with 10 years of progressive experience in leading the design of lab and life sciences facilities</li><li>Registered Architects with LEED certification and Revit skills preferred</li><li>Experience in ideating creative and sustainable solutions to difficult technical problems within the life sciences market</li><li>Ability to manage teams through the entire life cycle of a project</li><li>Excellent client interfacing skills</li><li>Experience with business development </li></ul><p>This position is remote until it is safe to reopen offices according to CDC guidelines. Candidates can work out of SF, Oakland, San Jose or Seattle once company resumes in-office work. </p><p> </p><p> </p>