Senior Designer
Phoenix, AZ 
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Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Designer, we'll count on you to:

* Develop innovative, creative, integrated and effective design solutions, with an ability to become an integral part of design teams, and guide concept and ideas from pursuit and selection through successful project completion
* Have a vision, a positive attitude and team-building skills in spearheading design at HDR, and effectively partner with other marketing and operation leaders
* Understand code and cost implications of design decisions to ensure that design proposals are viable and compliant with project goals
* Independently coordinate design with the multidiscipline project team through multiple phases of a project
* Conduct internal design/work sessions in conjunction with the Project Manager, coordinating with work of other disciplines
* Coordinate workload of team members through multiple phases to complete design deliverables on schedule
* Be involved in local and regional professional design-related organizations
* Provide construction contract administration assistance as needed to maintain design intent through construction
* Direct the activities of other junior designers and mentor other staff members as needed
* Perform other duties as needed


Keywords: design, designer, architect, architecture


Required Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in Architecture

* Registered Architect
* 5+ years of experience
* Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project Schedule)
* Excellent written and communication skills
* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
* Proficient in use of Autodesk Revit and familiarity with related tools and process
* Demonstrated graphic presentation skills
* Experience in preparation and layout of architectural contract documents and specifications
* Attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture

Preferred Qualifications

* Master's degree in Architecture
* 10+ years of project leadership experience in a variety of project types
* Experience in the areas of healthcare, educational, civic, science and research facilities
* Interest in sustainable design/LEED strongly desired
* Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Rhino, Grasshopper, SketchUp, 3-D Studio Max, and other appropriate modeling and graphics programs


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.
Primary Location: United States-Arizona-Phoenix
Industry: Architecture
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Education Science Adv Tech
Job Posting: Nov 30, 2020

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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