Senior Designer, Technical Specialist

Los Angeles, United States
Design – Technical Design
Permanent Full Time
Who We Are

We’re Unispace and we believe that everyone should work in an environment that inspires productivity, peak performance and delivers well-being. We see that positive work environments foster open, collaborative and supportive cultures populated by highly independent, motivated people. While our core business is strategizing, designing and building workplaces for some of the biggest brands in the world, we know our people are our #1 asset. We look after our people ensuring we provide rewards and recognition, career development and a focus on well-being. If that sounds like an environment that would bring out the best in you, then keep reading!

Key Responsibilities

    • Creates contract documents (CDs)
    • Review CDs to ensure compliance with firm standards, mechanical, building systems, codes and ADA requirements
    • For smaller projects may oversee all CD production and review
    • Coordinates with Senior technical staff and design staff to provide technical solutions for design dilemmas
    • Manages project through contract administration phase
    • Coordinates engineering consultant’s work to ensure compliance with design solution and timely submission of documents
    • May be required to assist with support for field surveys
    • Manages contract administration budget for assigned projects
    • Ensures adherence to set budget and immediately informs Senior Designer/ Project Manager/or client of any potential variances to the budget
    • May mentor the work of Junior and Immediate Designers
    • Oversee tasks and provide feedback on work product
    • Conducts client interviews to determine technical requirements for the design

Critical Knowledge

    • Tertiary qualification or equivalent in design-related discipline
    • Knowledge of local codes
    • Understanding of best method procurement
    • Resource management understanding
    • Broad technical understanding of codes, details, specifications etc.

Skills and Qualifications

    • Qualifications
    • Graduate of architecture or design school: equivalent experience may be substituted
    • 5+ years’ experience
    • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Intermediate documentation and field observational skills
    • Working knowledge of CDs and procedures
    • Working knowledge of building systems, codes and ADA requirements
    • Working knowledge of space requirements
    • Working knowledge of contract administration
    • Intermediate MS Office Suite skills
    • Advanced Revit skills
    • Advanced Adobe Creative Suite skills
    • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
    • Intermediate presentation and graphic communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead junior staff through a combination of direct authority and subject matter expertise
Sound like we’ve just described you and all you’re passionate about? Apply today!

What We Will Offer

You’ll gain exposure to the design and construction industry in an agile and collaborative global firm. This is a great opportunity to work within a friendly, design-oriented, and creative culture while growing your career.

Sound like you? Don’t wait, send us your resume and portfolio !