Architect, Business Development, Supervisory Architect
Little Diversified Architectural Consulting (Little), an international architecture and design firm, is recognized for developing exceptional design solutions that generate business results in the workplace, community, healthcare and retail industries. Little delivers results beyond architecture by combining expertise in architecture, engineering, interior architecture, land development, CAFM & occupancy planning, brand communication and design, building technology applications, and digital media services. The firm has over 415 employees in 5 offices across the United States and in Beijing, China.
The Community Studio Principal will lead a team of people within our Arlington office who specialize in the design and construction of community based projects including Higher Education, Civic, and K-12 Schools.
You will have the opportunity to mentor and build a team of individuals dedicated to community projects, while collaborating on a daily basis with your team and leaders within the Arlington office. You will have access to a wide-range of resources as you partner on a regular basis with Community and Corporate leaders from across the firm.
Expectations for this role:
Foster a culture of breakthrough thinking and thought leadership with the power to transform;
Create a strategic plan for developing new business, creating revenue and profitable growth;
Reinforce a client-first mentality and a deep conviction for client satisfaction;
Building, growing, and mentoring a team of individuals with diverse talents and skill sets;
Communicate well and being a strong listener, genuinely interested in people, and able to building followership among teammates and clients alike providing motivation and encouragement;
Evolve the quality of our work through thoughtful design solutions; and,
Our ideal candidate possesses experience in securing important design opportunities and subsequently building sustainable relationships with a core sector of clients. The candidate may have experience in one or more of the following client types: Public and private higher education, public and private K-12 schools, municipal/city/county/state/federal governments as well as non-profit companies.
You have a passion for Community clients and projects.
You excel at creating happy clients and team members.
You possess the skill of networking, seeking project opportunities and competing for those projects.
You enjoy project involvement leading clients to solutions that help improve their performance.
You excel at financial performance and financial project tracking.
You would enjoy representing Little in the community, creating a strong regional reputation for Little and yourself through speaking writing and bringing exposure to progressive new ideas.
Requirements for this role:
Integrity, honesty, and selfless leadership;
A minimum 10 years of experience in the design profession;
Little, nationally and locally recognized as a “Best Firm to Work For”, is dedicated to enhancing client performance by orchestrating the right mix of expertise, creativity and innovation to deliver results beyond architecture. Over 300 employees across the nation specialize in a variety of market types, including Community (Civic, College & University, Schools, Justice), Retail (Brand Experience,... Supermarket/Hypermarkets, Service Retail (inc. banks & health care), and Corporate Rollout) and Workplace (Interiors, Mission Critical and Office), and deliver results beyond architecture through a complete array of diversified architectural Consulting Services such as: • Architecture • Engineering • Interior Architecture • Land Development Services • Branded Environments • FM Strategies (Facilities Planning and Space Management Consulting) • Building Technology Applications • Skyscraper Services (Computer Animation and Internet Application Services) Originally started in Charlotte, NC, Little has locations in Costa Mesa, CA; Orlando, FL; Durham, NC; Washington, DC; and Beijing, China. Our culture is energetic, collaborative and open. We value people who are fun to work with and who have a positive impact on those around them. We are proud to offer outstanding benefits, compensation, and growth opportunities. To learn more about Little, please visit us at www.littleonline.com. Little is an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice. - See more at: http://careercenter.aia.org/hr/jobdetail.cfm?job_id=7828506#sthash.Pzti47vE.dpuf