Senior Architect

Deadline: 09 August 2024

Employment term: Permanent

Category: Art/Design/Architecture

Job type: Full time

Location: Yerevan

Job description:

At TUMO we are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Architect to join our design team. As a Senior Architect, you will play a key role in collaborating with our design team to create cutting-edge solutions for our projects. Your responsibilities will include integrating design concepts with construction methods, optimizing expenditures, and ensuring compliance with regulations.

Job responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the design team to develop innovative and functional solutions for projects
  • Research material, supplier and construction methodology to ensure the best fit for the project
  • Seek out and recommend design efficiencies to optimize cost savings in labor, materials and ongoing operational costs of project designs
  • Liaise with suppliers, consultants and contractors to ensure works are specified in accordance with architectural intent
  • Review and assess contract variations and invoices submitted by design consultants
  • Conduct site inspection during the construction phase to ensure work is carried out in a proper and timely manner, in accordance with construction documentation and the requirements of permits
  • Mentor junior architects in the practice of architecture
  • Collaborate with construction teams to resolve design-related issues during the construction phase
  • Supervise team of architects in developing design and construction documents for various projects
  • Supervise coordination of design consultants to identify and resolve clashes and conflicts
  • Collaborate with Project Managers in the process of filling out and submitting the necessary applications for construction permits and other documents within the framework of the program
  • Providing support to the Project Manager and Construction Manager, compiling design schedules, and task assignments as needed
  • Organize and conduct meetings with contractors and designers to discuss project requirements and provide professional architectural consultations
  • Develop conceptual designs considering architectural trends and modern technologies
  • Monitor compliance with the architectural style and concept of the project at all stages of construction
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge in the field of architectural design and construction technologies
  • Ensure compliance of the project with all applicable construction norms, rules, and standards
  • Participate in the development of architectural documents and specifications for the project
  • Ensue compliance with the project budget and cost control
  • Seek innovative and environmentally sustainable solutions for integration into projects
  • Provide expert support on architectural issues to other team members and clients
  • Participate in the assessment and development of the studio's or company's project capabilities

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture or a related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in architectural design
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, and other relevant software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Proven experience in collaborating with multidisciplinary design teams to deliver successful projects
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and negotiate with suppliers, consultants, and contractors
  • Ability to conduct comprehensive site inspections and ensure compliance with construction documentation and regulatory requirements
  • Track record of successfully managing project progress, budgets, and timelines in collaboration with Project Managers
  • Strong problem-solving skills to address design-related issues during the construction phase
  • Experience in supervising architectural teams and coordinating design consultants
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with the process of obtaining construction permits and other necessary documentation, as applicable to Armenia
  • Experience in preparing documentation according to international standards is desirable

Required candidate level: Senior

Additional information


  • Health Insurance and discount on travelers insurance
  • Assistance with work permit and opening a bank account if needed
  • Extra New Year paid holidays: 3rd, 4th and 5th of January
  • 5 days of Personal Leave
  • Birthday Leave
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