Senior Director, Architecture

Date: 
Property:  111 INNOVATION (0010)
Location: 

Irvine, CA, 92617

Division:  Office (Office)
Req ID:  31545

Position Summary:

Manage and coordinate the design and execution of architectural projects for Irvine Company Office Property (ICOP) development and re-investment projects.

Job Duties:
  • Interface with the Vice President of Architecture for project design strategy as it relates to ownership or divisional design perspective.
  • Responsible for the design implementation process for new development and re-investment  architectural projects located in our key project regions of Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, and Chicago.
  • Represent company interests throughout the design,  production,  and construction process with all architectural design consultants and their sub-consultants.
  • Coordinate on a project-by-project basis with consultant designers, project managers, construction administrators, and ICOP development and construction teams to track programming and project requirements.
  • Review architectural design consultant’s and sub-consultant’s design and construction documents and specifications for conformance to ICOP and industry design, programming, and technical requirements.
  • Coordinate with consultaant and construction teams the ownership review of project submittals, shop drawings, ASI's and RFI's for project design conformance.
  • Support development and construction teams with on-site field coordination on a project-by-project basis interfacing with all members of the project team.
  • Oversea and manage Office Planning and Design workflow priorities and manpower allocations, development and implement process management  tools, as required, for effective project communication and coordination for all architectural, interiors, amenity, and landscape projects.
Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:
  • Undergraduate professional degree in Architectural Design.
  • 15+ years of related work experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of AutoCad, Sketchup, BIM, Adobe Photoshop and MS Office (Word and Excel).
  • Google apps experience a plus.
  • Licensed architect strongly preferred.
  • Professional Construction Administration  experience in projects beneficial.
  • Knowledge of wayfinding signage, retail and advertising graphics, and graphic design is beneficial.
  • General knowledge of building and zoning codes beneficial.
  • General knowledge of LEED and sustainability guidelines beneficial.


About Us:
Irvine Company Office Properties (a division of Irvine Company) offers a portfolio that includes more than 550 office buildings in premier locations: Orange County, Los Angeles, San Diego, Silicon Valley, Chicago and New York.

We’ve evolved the traditional office to something much more: a modern working community. Featuring innovative workplace design, quality craftsmanship, dedicated management and a collection of memorable experiences that seamlessly combine to build a vibrant workplace community.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.


Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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