Laney LA is an emerging architecture and design studio specializing in luxury homes. Positioned for further growth, Laney LA is seeking an amazing Studio Director to join our expanding team.
The Studio Director’s main responsibilities will be to oversee architectural services, lead a team of project managers, and partner with firm leadership in identifying and implementing growth strategies. This position requires a thorough understanding and appreciation for the life of a project, as well as an ability and inclination to think creatively about the tools, processes, and interpersonal dynamics involved in leading a growing studio.
- Demonstrate leadership through design direction- Contribute to strategy and execution for firm goals- Lead, manage, and hold accountable architectural staff- Mentor and empower staff in professional development - Manage the relationship between project schedules and financing - Manage projects schedules, budgets, and resourcing- Oversee client, consultant, and vendor relationships- Provide QAQC for projects
We believe that a cultural fit is the highest priority. Therefore, we have outlined several items that define our studio culture.
Laney LA’s core purpose is to DELIGHT THROUGH DESIGN. In all that we do, we seek to spark delight for our clients, our staff, and our collaborators, through both the process and the final result.
Laney LA shares the following five core values.
- Designer’s Passion: We care about good design.- Servant’s Heart: We desire to serve others.- Rookie’s Advantage: We embrace a steep learning curve.- Detective’s Curiosity: We demonstrate active listening.- Warrior’s Spirit: We bravely overcome obstacles.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Licensed architect- At least 10 years experience in residential architecture- Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in architecture- Knowledge and experience in all phases of projects- Strong interest in firm management - Highly skilled in construction technology- Strong awareness of industry trends and innovations- Knowledge of California Residential Building Codes- Excellent written and verbal communication skills- Punctual & organized