CAREERS


 

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SENIOR PROJECT DESIGNER

 

Reports To:

·         Partner-in-Charge or Studio Director

 

Supervises:

·         Assigned project personnel

 

Knowledge/Skills:

·         Demonstrates technical competence in architecture and/or interior design

·         Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks within projects simultaneously (projects may be highly complex)

·         Keen design sense and detail oriented

·         2+ years of REVIT experience

·         Good written and oral communication with clients and staff

·         Understanding of project phases and sequencing

·         Thorough knowledge of building codes, project costs, and contracts

·         May have extra accreditation/certifications/licenses that allow him/her to share his/her knowledge with the studio

 

Responsibilities:

·         Performs tasks in each of the five project phases: SD, DD, CD, Bidding and Negotiation, and CA

·         Management, supervision, and coordination of staff efforts and consultants on multiple projects of varying size and scope

·         Effective planning, scheduling, and task management of assigned projects from start to finish

·         Tracks and controls billable hours/budget on each contract

·         Successfully completes all contractual requirements on time and within budget, with a quality matching the OTJ values

·         Maintains high client satisfaction to further client relationships

·         Assists in marketing, business development and collections efforts when needed

·         Requires little or no guidance and supervision by Studio Directors, Partners, and/or Managing Partner

 

Required Years of Experience: 7+ (depending on performance)

 

PROJECT DESIGNER – 3 to 6 Years of Experience, Commercial Interiors Only

 

Reports To:

·         Studio Director

 

Knowledge/Skills:

·         Structured and organized individual with commercial interior architecture experience preferred

·         Demonstrates technical competence in commercial interiors

·         Ability to manage a few projects and multiple tasks within projects simultaneously (projects may have some complexity)

·         Detail oriented

·         Knowledgeable in Revit

·         Good written and oral communication with clients and staff

·         Understanding of project phases and sequencing

·         Working knowledge of local building codes, project costs and contracts

 

Responsibilities:

·         May assist other senior staff on projects (responsible for assisting in multiple projects, in any phase)

·         Effective planning, scheduling and task management of assigned projects from start to finish

·         Efficient planning of Contract Documents to meet all contractual requirements (Power/Data plans/Construction Plans/Ceiling Plans)

·         Successfully completes all contractual requirements on time and within budget, with a quality matching the OTJ value

·         Maintains high client satisfaction to further client relationships

·         Assists in marketing, business development and collections efforts when needed

·         Other Duties as assigned

 

Required Years of Experience: 3-6

 

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE COORDINATOR (BIC)

 

The Business Intelligence Coordinator (BIC) position is a unique function of OTJ’s Marketing and Business Development department. The successful candidate will support the firm’s leadership by researching, compiling, and analyzing commercial real estate market data, which can then be translated into meaningful reporting and action to drive OTJ’s growth and competitive advantage.  The BIC will also assist senior BD team members in effectively nurturing and leveraging professional relationships.  Key to this position is critical thinking, organizational skills, responsiveness, and self-motivation. Some data entry and management required.

 

Reports To:

·         Vice President of Marketing

 

Knowledge/Skills:

·         BA/BS from four-year college or university

·         Minimum of 2 years of experience in real estate, economics, research or finance at a professional services firm

·         Experience assisting a sales or consulting team

·         Familiarity with information management systems and CRM tools

·         Ability to research and analyze data

·         Proactive and strategic thinking and the ability to align research with business needs

·         Proven experience providing metrics to prove ROI

·         Strict attention to detail

·         Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team environment

·         Ability to prioritize while working on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and under tight deadlines

·         Salesforce, CoStar and Deltek experience preferred

 

Responsibilities:

·         Working with senior leadership, leverage firm’s existing  industry relationships to source material for analysis and reporting

·         Conduct market research to support the development of original insights that advance business development objectives

·         Provide research for analysis to inform corporate strategy

·         Utilize findings for thoughtful and deliberate entry into new geographic markets, project types, and work types.

·         Maintain industry knowledge by proactively managing data sources, local business periodicals, and tracking current real estate trends

·         Work closely with BD and Marketing to supply metrics leading to the development of impactful content (articles, presentations, white papers, etc.)

·         Work with design staff to gather existing data for benchmarking and to develop and implement profitability reports from existing figures

·         Work closely with Senior BD to source leads and track existing opportunities

·         Assist Senior BD in maintaining existing client relationships through thoughtful follow-ups

·         Perform strategic research on prospective opportunities and contacts under a fast deadline for competitive project interviews

·         Prepare quarterly intelligence reports for Senior BD and OTJ Partners from gathered research and reports

 

Required Years of Experience: 2+

 

 PROJECT ARCHITECT – 5+ Years of Base Building Experience and Local to D.C.

 

Reports To:

·         Studio Director

 

Supervises:

·         Assigned project personnel

 

Knowledge/Skills:

·         Structured and organized individual with commercial interior architecture experience preferred

·         Base building experience

·         Demonstrates technical competence in commercial interiors

·         Ability to manage a few projects and multiple tasks within projects simultaneously (projects may have some complexity)

·         Detail oriented

·         Intermediate to advance knowledge in Revit

·         Good written and oral communication with clients and staff

·         Understanding of project phases and sequencing

·         Working knowledge of local building codes, project costs and contracts

·         Local to DC area and have an understanding of local codes and filing procedures

 

Responsibilities:

·         May assist other senior staff on projects (responsible for assisting in multiple projects, in any phase)

·         Effective planning, scheduling and task management of assigned projects from start to finish

·         Efficient planning of Contract Documents to meet all contractual requirements (Power/Data plans/Construction Plans/Ceiling Plans)

·         Successfully completes all contractual requirements on time and within budget, with a quality matching the OTJ value

·         Maintains high client satisfaction to further client relationships

·         Assists in marketing, business development and collections efforts when needed

·         Other duties as assigned

 

Required Years of Experience: 5+

 

PROJECT ARCHITECT – 5+ Years of Experience

 

Reports To:

·         Partner-in-Charge or Studio Director

 

Supervises:

·         Assigned project personnel

 

Knowledge/Skills:

·         Structured and organized individual with commercial interior architecture experience preferred

·         Base building experience

·         Demonstrates technical competence in commercial interiors

·         Ability to manage a few projects and multiple tasks within projects simultaneously (projects may have some complexity)

·         Detail oriented

·         Intermediate to advanced knowledge in Revit

·         Good written and oral communication with clients and staff

·         Understanding of project phases and sequencing

·         Working knowledge of local building codes, project costs and contracts

·         Local to DC area and have an understanding of local codes and filing procedures

 

Responsibilities:

·         May assist other senior staff on projects (responsible for assisting in multiple projects, in any phase)

·         Effective planning, scheduling and task management of assigned projects from start to finish

·         Efficient planning of Contract Documents to meet all contractual requirements (Power/Data plans/Construction Plans/Ceiling Plans)

·         Successfully completes all contractual requirements on time and within budget, with a quality matching the OTJ value

·         Maintains high client satisfaction to further client relationships

·         Assists in marketing, business development and collections efforts when needed

·         Other Duties as Assigned

 

Required Years of Experience: 5+

 

PROJECT DESIGNERS WITH COMMERCIAL INTERIORS EXPERIENCE 

 

Reports To:

·         Studio Director

 

Knowledge/Skills:

·         Structured and organized individual with commercial interior design experience preferred

·         Demonstrates technical competence in commercial interior design

·         Ability to manage a few projects and multiple tasks within projects simultaneously (projects may have some complexity)

·         Keen design sense and detail oriented

·         VERY Knowledgeable in Revit (intermediate to advanced level)

·         Good written and oral communication with clients and staff

·         Understanding of project phases and sequencing

·         Working knowledge of local building codes, project costs and contracts

 

Responsibilities:

·         May assist other senior staff on projects (responsible for assisting in multiple projects, in any phase)

·         Effective planning, scheduling and task management of assigned projects from start to finish

·         Efficient planning of Contract Documents to meet all contractual requirements (Power/Data plans/Construction Plans/Ceiling Plans)

·         Successfully completes all contractual requirements on time and within budget, with a quality matching the OTJ value

·         Maintains high client satisfaction to further client relationships

·         Assists in marketing, business development and collections efforts when needed

 

Required Years of Experience: 3+

 

SENIOR PROJECT ARCHITECT/DESIGNER FOR LIFE SCIENCES PROJECTS NY OFFICE

 

Reports To:

·         Studio Director

 

Supervises:

·         Assigned project personnel

 

Knowledge/Skills:

·         Demonstrates technical competence in architecture and/or interior design

·         Ability to Design and manage Complex, High performance projects

·         Conversant in lab processes

·         Understanding of Life Sciences regulatory requirements and best practices

·         Ability to do feasibility studies for Life Sciences projects

·         Ability to manage many projects and multiple tasks within projects simultaneously (projects may be highly complex)

·         Keen design sense and detail oriented

·         Knowledgeable in CAD and other design software

·         Strong leadership skills

·         Good written and oral communication with clients and staff

·         Understanding of project phases and sequencing

·         Thorough knowledge of building codes, project costs, and contracts

·         May have extra accreditation/certifications/licenses that allow him/her to share his/her knowledge with the studio

 

Responsibilities:

·         Performs tasks in each of the five project phases: SD, DD, CD, Bidding and Negotiation, and CA

·         At least seven years of experience of Architect/Design project management of  Life Sciences projects: Biotech/Pharma/Waste Facilities/and more.

·         Management, supervision, and coordination of staff efforts and consultants on multiple projects of varying size and scope

·         Effective planning, scheduling, and task management of assigned projects from start to finish

·         Tracks and controls billable hours/budget on each contract

·         Successfully completes all contractual requirements on time and within budget, with a quality matching the OTJ values

·         Maintains high client satisfaction to further client relationships

·         Assists in marketing, business development and collections efforts when needed

·         Requires little or no guidance and supervision by Studio Directors, Partners, and/or Managing Partner

 

Required Years of Experience: 7+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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