Director of Architecture - Office Design

Post Date: Wednesday, April 17
Job Title: Director of Architecture - Office Design
Organization: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Description: Ryan has a career opportunity for an individual to lead the efforts of the A+E department for all office building projects. We are looking for candidates with a minimum of 15 years related experience. This individual will act like a principal in a traditional firm, and be responsible for the overall project success of multiple projects, from pursuit through turnover. This position will be responsible for collaborating in an integrated project delivery process unique to Ryan, which generally includes project teams consisting of architects, real estate developers and builders. Other responsibilities include supervising the work of a staff of architects and technicians, mentoring our staff, negotiating contracts, managing contracts and finances, leading/managing architectural communications with our clients, sustaining marketing activities, and developing lasting business relationships. Successful candidates will demonstrate the following characteristics: • Creativity, foresight, and mature architectural judgment in anticipating and solving problems, both design and technical in nature, from programming through construction administration •Excellent presentation, organization, and communication skill sets •Proven experience leading overall design efforts •The ability to make decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative •Experience in corporate office core & shell, corporate interiors, high-rise buildings, and/or medical office buildings will be considered as the basis for the position •Experience in data center, industrial, and multi-family design will be considered secondarily. Professional degree in Architecture and Architectural registration is required. Compensation will range based on individual level of experience and expertise. Position is located in Minneapolis however consideration will be given for those willing to split time between the Minneapolis office and the Phoenix or Chicago offices. Ryan is an EOE/AA Employer, and positions require verification of employment eligibility to work in the U.S. ***APPLY for this position at
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Misc. Info: Ryan is a national Development, Architecture & Engineering, Capital Markets, Construction and Real Estate Management solution firm. Join a company that values its employees and provides excellent incentives: 401(k), flexible benefits, and a great corporate culture.