Beck Architecture is a design driven architecture practice headquartered in Dallas and with offices in Atlanta, Denver, Fort Worth, Tampa, Austin, Charlotte and Mexico City. Over its 100+ year history Beck has grown to become the largest, most innovative, and award winning firm practicing integrated design delivery.
Our deep expertise in office, retail/mixed-use, hospitality, education, civic, and health care, allows Beck to serve a variety of clients nationally and internationally. With numerous signature projects completed in Asia and Mexico, international work has become a significant portion of our work over the last 15 years. Building on this success, we are now seeking a Design Director for the Mexico City office to lead and grow our Mexico design practice.
Who we are seeking
Design Director is a senior leadership role within our practice. The design director in each office is responsible for leading design from the initial marketing and business development to the completion of the built project. A passion for design is critical. Strong verbal and graphic communications skills are also essential as well as the to ability to lead and manage teams and clients on multiple projects. We know a better process and outcome results from working together so an eagerness to collaborate and a desire to innovate are also strongly desired. This is a full time position in Beck Mexico City office and will report to Mexico's Director of Architecture. Consult the following for a specific list for responsibilities and qualifications.
Lead client and the design team through the design process
Serve as primary design contact with client and lead client presentations
Effectively cultivate and manage client relationships
Conceptualize and develop design concepts and serve as market sector design expert
Conduct design reviews, and provide critical design direction to the team
Collaborate with the Project Manager/Project Architect to develop and maintain design intent throughout process
Recruiting and development of design team
Education: Bachelor of Architecture. Master's degree in Architecture is highly encouraged.
10+ years of professional design experience within a commercial architecture practice.
Substantial portfolio of work in various commercial market sectors. Office, Hospitality, Higher Education, Mixed-Use/Retail preferred
Strong conceptual design and graphic skills. The ability to sketch conceptual designs as well as the ability to use 3D modeling software (Sketch-up, Revit, Rhino, or other) is highly desired.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong presentation skills with clients and the ability to provide critical and clear direction to the design team is essential to the role.
Fluency in both Spanish and English is required.
An eagerness to work in a collaborative team environment.
A good balance of creative and strategic thinking skills
*For consideration, please submit resume and relevant work samples.
Join our team and build your future with Beck.
The Beck Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
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