Hoefer Wysocki Architecture

Design Architect

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Hoefer Wysocki is looking to add a highly creative Design Architect in our Kansas City office Design Studio. The Design Architect will be responsible for translating project requirements and programming into a clear design concept, as a leader with the project design team from concept throughout construction, design and deliver successful building projects through a proactive delivery process whether with in-house staff or outside AEC team members and according to office standards and processes. Previous experience with large scale projects in Higher Education, Large commercial projects and Healthcare preferred.


  • Conducts architectural studies, develop design concepts and design criteria, prepare reports, calculations, and detailed design
  • Supports, directs, and mentors staff within a team-building atmosphere
  • Actively collaborates with and coordinates the services of consultants and knowledge resources to ensure that project deliverables are integrated and support the design concept and performance goals of the project;
  • Focuses on client satisfaction and creating their interest and providing them with additional future project related services
  • Seeks creative and innovative solutions to assigned tasks and develops appropriate research and documentation to support these solutions;
  • Maintain an awareness of the scope, schedule, budget and status of all assigned projects and assist in probable cost
  • Develop and maintain client confidence in our staff and operations by maintaining a high level of professionalism, accountability, and performance
  • Participate in the presentation of plans and documents to governing and permitting authorities for land use, zoning and permit approvals



Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent in education or experience from an NAAB accredited program. 5+ years of experience with at least 3+ years focused in design and planning.


Certifications/Licenses/Registrations:  Architectural registration preferred but not required. LEED Green Associate Accreditation desired. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and willingness to use insured personal vehicle for employment purposes.


Qualifications/Skills: Candidate must be proficient in Sketchup, AutoCAD, and Revit. Excellent hand sketching skills, knowledge of computational design is a plus. Must have excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills, ability to work effectively in a team atmosphere, and meet deadlines. Verbal communication and ability to perform in client presentations. Experience with large scale and or international projects is a plus

  • Great leadership, decision making, delegation, and mentoring skills
  • Ability to provide high quality, responsive design solutions and documentation for construction in a variety of styles with a proven ability to provide exceptional client service
  • Self-motivated and with a strong work ethic and personally driven to consistently meet project design and performance goals
  • Ability to work independently as well as with various disciplines and types of people and committed to being an effective, contributing team player
  • Extensive knowledge of building materials and exterior finishes and experience with building façade technology is a plus


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