The Project Designer requires a knowledge of planning, and a technical understanding of design, construction details and/or construction documents, as well as aspects of landscape architecture. Project Designers work directly under the supervision of the management team including Principals, Senior Project Managers, and Project Managers. The primary role of a Project Designer is to develop and coordinate the production of construction documents for multiple projects. This includes obtaining base materials, coordinating engineering & sub-consultants, as well as providing cost estimation take-offs and the timely delivery of documents to the client.
Interpret and input initial rough designs and sketches into AutoCAD to provide the framework for the design. Create construction details based on the design. Format sheets and set up construction documents.
Can understand, locate, review, and setup drawings & designs to ensure adherence to municipality and in-house specifications & standards.
Utilize accurate scaling, proportions and interpretation of layouts, sketches, redlined prints, or other drawings to properly prepare complete, accurate and correctly delineated detailed drawings.
Organize, create, and maintain all CAD or CAD related files for clients and municipalities.
Maintain and update color and material schedules necessary for the completion of the projects.
Review all work for completeness and accuracy prior to submitting for review.
Potentially assists in the development of the project design and associated presentation materials. The level of project involvement depends directly on the individual’s knowledge, experience, professional attitude, and desire to learn.
Involved with project coordination, graphics, submittal packages, and perform other assigned tasks and complex assignments by instructions under minimal supervision.
Ability to work with several Project Managers and a self-regulated work schedule based on deadlines provided.
A passion for design and innovation.
Must possess an understanding of design development, graphic presentations, and construction document preparation.
Knowledge of and willingness to learn other programs as needed, including but not limited to: Sketch Up, InDesign, or others.
Ability to multitask and prioritize deadlines of multiple projects.
Possess a high level of professionalism with strong verbal and written communication skills that are demonstrated throughout being highly motivated, positive, and a self-starter.
Adobe Creative Suite
(specifically Photoshop and InDesign)