Senior Designer
Job Type

Kirksey is an award-winning architecture firm with a culture that values great design, environmental stewardship, diversity, and most of all, our employees. 

In addition to great design, hard work, and having fun in the process, Kirksey values the personal and professional development of each employee by supporting individual initiatives and ambition. This empowerment, freedom, and entrepreneurial spirit 

supports long-term careers at Kirksey. The firm’s work, national and international, ranges from Commercial Office, Mixed use, Healthcare, Education, Science and Technology, Residential, and Community projects. 

Kirksey is looking for a Senior Designer who is passionate about all things design to join our Austin office. This role provides an incredible opportunity to work in a collaborative environment on a wide variety of project types, including Commercial Office, Mixed Use, Healthcare, Education, Science and Technology, Residential, Community and Religious. This position provides an opportunity for the designer to engage in all aspects of the design process from programing and visioning, through construction as well as collaborate with all Kirksey offices on design and projects. 


· Professional degree in Architecture 

· 10+ years of relevant experience preferred

· Familiarity with Austin code and design guideline requirements preferred 

· Excellent collaboration, communication, and presentation skills. 

· Outstanding design sensibility and graphic ability. 

· Excellent Organizational skills and ability to manage several projects in design. 

· Demonstrates an experienced understanding of building materials, systems, codes, and technical strategies to enrich design solutions.

· Proficient in 3D modeling, Revit, and Adobe Suite. 

· Registration strongly preferred  

Position Responsibilities: 

· Leading the design process and involvement at all project stages. 

· Marketing design and research efforts of the firm.

· Collaborating with other designers, team members, and consultants. 

· Actively participate in design discourse. 

· Leading project pursuits and responding to RFP responses.

· Actively participating in business development efforts.

· Manages time and workload of own work efforts and those of others to meet project task deadlines and commitments.