Director of Architecture Resume Samples

The Director of Architecture is mainly responsible for ensuring the technical quality in business development efforts relating to architecture projects. The job title is solely responsible for ensuring technical quality and developing strong technical relationships with the management. Job responsibilities listed on the Director of Architecture Resume are – leading technical proposals, writing technical components, and developing technical packets; identifying new market spaces and cultivating innovative ways, generating high impact innovative ideas, anticipating trends and impacts, implementing strategic direction and management to projects; driving and inspiring technical excellence, and implementing the technical agenda.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – technical knowledge and skills in the planning, design, and construction oversight; experience in leading technical initiatives through cross-functional, matrix environment using strong program and project management tools and practices; and technical eminence, and skillful in practical problem solving and translating knowledge into implementation. A relevant Engineering degree is commonplace among job applicants. Work experience is as well needed.

 

Director of Architecture Resume example

Director of Architecture Resume

Objective : Highly collaborative development Director of Architecture professional with extensive experience and passion for hands-on Solutions Architecture, overseeing the architectural vision, and driving a development effort to completion. In-depth experience setting and driving long-term strategic road maps. Enterprise Architect experienced with providing Executive level support, as well as shaping immediate and far-reaching architectural vision.

Skills : Hospitality Design-Boutique Hotel Exterior and Interior design, Restaurant Design-Exterior and Interior Design, Museum Design, High-end Custom Residential Design.

Description :

    1. Established architecture community of Green Dot, supporting multiple teams of developers and analysts (FTEs and off-shore) in a shared code base.
    2. Set technical vision for all aspects of system advancement.
    3. Set the far-reaching direction of technical road maps, involving all tiers of the enterprise system, as well as day-to-day adjustments in response to internal and external changes.
    4. Advised Green Dot executives (CEO, COO, CFO, etc.) on stakeholder business, providing insight into current system capabilities, as well as areas of concern.
    5. Addressed IT department regularly, laying out initiatives, plans, highlighting advances, as well as post-cut back motivation.
    6. Orchestrated a SOA solution capable of handling 100s of millions of calls a day.
    7. Led team to architect database capable of handling millions of transactions per day.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Director of Architecture Resume

Summary : Director of Architecture with over 18 years of interior design, architectural, construction, project management and facilities experience in the retail and commercial sectors. Thorough understanding of all phases of construction projects and hands-on experience from project inception (real estate / landlord coordination), budgeting, scope creation, through permitting, construction, project closeout and building lifecycle.

Skills : Architecture, Project Management, Specification Writing, Cost Estimating, Proposal And Fee Development/Negotiation, LEED AP Green Building Practices, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, ICC Certified Accessibility Inspector, Plans Examiner.

Description :

    1. Responsible for Capital improvement projects ranging from small $100k deferred maintenance renovations, through $5 million major remodels and $20+ million ground up single and multi-level new store construction (including several LEED certified locations).
    2. Reviewed all ADA and brick-and-mortar facilities related lawsuits with in-house legal team and 3rd party legal counsel.
    3. Provided recommendations and strategy to address repairs as required.
    4. Provided initial $/SF analysis as well as Square Footage Analysis (Guidelines - non-sell to forward-sell) for project approval.
    5. Worked with construction team and peer's to establish project budgets, including costs for general construction, professional fees, information technology, loss prevention and visual fees.
    6. Created prototype Site Improvement Requirements (SIR's) and landlord / developer coordination to ensure cost, construction, schedule and facility needs are met.
    7. Ensured that landlord and developer requirements for site conditions are met: geotechnical, environmental studies (Phase 1 Studies), site utility coordination, civil requirements, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED


Director of Architecture Resume

Summary : A multi-faceted Director of Architecture professional with 20 years of experience in architecture, facilities management, construction, commercial real estate, interiors, engineering, property management and sustainability, with a keen knowledge of planning processes, budgets, costs, methods, materials, OSHA, BOCA, ADA, IBC, and local, state, and federal regulations.

Skills : Strategic Planning, Project Planning, Project Scheduling, Architecture and Interior Design, Process Improvement, Vendor Management.

Description :

    1. Facilitied and Operations Assisted Asset Management Department in evaluating building improvements to reposition properties and to conduct cost-expense analysis.
    2. Established and oversaw capital improvement budgets and oversaw construction management for various project types.
    3. Worked with Leasing Department to determine Tenant Improvement allowances for new leases.
    4. Advised Property Management Department staff on signage, landscaping, housekeeping, vendor contracts, and tenant-related issues.
    5. Evaluated vendor contracts and maintenance proposals.
    6. Created new Architecture and Construction Department policies and procedures for tenant improvement specifications, design, and construction as they relate to methods, materials, finishes, construction documents, and recycling program.
    7. Reviewed lease agreements in conjunction with Real Estate and Legal departments to ensure contracts are properly created and site exhibits are in accordance with company standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Architecture

Director of Architecture Resume

Headline : Director of Architecture has acquired over 28 years of experience in the Design and Construction Industry. For the past seven years, Christoper has been the managing Principal of Architectus and has been providing architectural and interior design services to those in the Hospitality Industry, Museum and Residential communities.

Skills : Customer Relationship, Implementational Skills.

Description :

    1. Designed Management Served as primary contact on design issues, external and internal departments during design development construction document and through to construction phase.
    2. Evangelized company design philosophy based on project program scope on design data, facts, and conclusions with external and internal departments.
    3. Negotiated Master and Specific Agreements with all Design Consultants.
    4. Implemented effective and efficient design space allocation studies, room adjacencies, and exterior elevation studies and needs to meet project program from schematic and design development through to construction documents.
    5. Advisesed and assisted viable design solutions to CEO and VP of Marketing and VP of Operations.
    6. Partnered with Forward Planners and Director of Purchasing during feasibility process in design to ensure quality and costs were within budget.
    7. Knowledgeable in the various construction types in multi-family - Types I, III, and V.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Architecture

Director of Architecture Resume

Summary : Having practiced Director of Architecture for over 31 years with proven expertise in programming, planning, design, and construction management services on a variety of technically complex building types, I am experienced in managing new base building construction projects, major renovation projects including building evaluations, commercial and corporate interiors, phased renovation and adaptive reuse through data collection and comprehensive data analysis to produce quality designs, programs, and construction documents.

Skills : Java, Perl, PL/SQL.

Description :

    1. Presented Lead daily operations focused on emerging technology and practical application.
    2. Monitored data management and cloud strategies to ensure optimization.
    3. Tested and deployed useful software tools to enhance performance.
    4. Offered reliable resolutions related to critical operations issues and escalations.
    5. Guided infrastructure capacity planning, forecasting and budgeting to support ongoing title.
    6. Directed scalability for several important game launches, including the Disney Infinity platform.
    7. Architected private cloud environments using Citrix Cloud Platform, consisting of 450 hypervisors and thousands of virtual machines.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Architecture

Director of Architecture Resume

Summary : As a Director Of Architecture, responsible for Crafting domain roadmaps that guide technical architectures and drive priority conversations, Partnering with delivery leaders on technology and vendor assessments.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Apple IOS.

Description :

    1. Established the first Corporate Architecture and Design Department for Unisys Corporation, serving 120,000+ clients and budgets exceeding $100M annually.
    2. Initiated, organized, and administered (12) National Furniture Contracts, Furniture Reuse Program, and Copier Program saving corporation over $4M annually.
    3. Managed major training, manufacturing, and office construction projects for Burroughs Corporation in four foreign countries.
    4. Collaborated and drived the technical vision for the Data Platform (and the Platform in general).
    5. Engaged with multiple teams both inside and outside the Data Platform to work on the execution of the technical vision.
    6. Drived architecture as a discipline within our group.
    7. Built strong, collaborative relationships with our partner organizations, helping to align our technical efforts with external needs.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            7-10 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Management
            Education
            Education
            MS In Architecture

            Director of Architecture Resume

            Headline : Extensive experience as a professional Director of Architecture including client representation, marketing, office management, leadership, mentoring, research, and technical drawings. I currently hold a license to practice in California and in Hawaii. As a sole proprietor, I am versed in all phases of professional service, technical research, detailed drawings, and specification writing.

            Skills : Program Management, Project Management, Logistics.

            Description :

              1. Contracted administration.
              2. Taught use of specific software Generate regulatory requirement reports.
              3. Instructed staff and team deployment.
              4. Maintained staff and personal continued education.
              5. Managed backup private cloud in a data center in partnership with Metacloud (Openstack).
              6. Designed Storage as a Service platform, including both object and block storage.
              7. Managed consultants and internal project managers responsible for expediting master plan check permit/construction applications/RFI.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            Bachelor's Of Architecture

            Director of Architecture Resume

            Objective : Director of Architecture with comprehensive experience providing commercial and corporate real estate development services, project management, and construction management services. Experienced team leader with excellent problem-solving skills. Assisting clients as an Owner's Representative, Tenant Representative, Program Manager, Project Manager, Construction Manager, A/E Service Provider, and General Contractor.

            Skills : Security Clearance, Clerical Skills.

            Description :

              1. Developed strategic short and long range resource planning.
              2. Trained and supervised architectural and engineering staff up to eight persons.
              3. Effectively managed staffing schedules and assignments; established milestones, project budgeting, quality assurance, and production schedules.
              4. Oversaw and developed project scope of work, zoning and code analysis, concept development, design refinement, document production, and construction administration.
              5. Developed client proposals and made presentations to clients' selection committee.
              6. Projects completed within the budget specified by the client without compromising on design or quality.
              7. Coordinated corporate internal and project revisions with external departments.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            BBA

            Director of Architecture Resume

            Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Director of Architecture professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

            Skills : MS Office, Coordinating Skills.

            Description :

              1. Included coordination and direction of a staff of 2 to 8 persons and client point of contact.
              2. Extensive experienced in Construction Document preparation and review, weekly project meeting and field review of work in progress as well as punch list preparation and close out procedures.
              3. Included the renovation of the corridors and 375 rooms of a major Caribbean resort.
              4. Included Full project management, preparation and coordination of contract documents and construction administration and closeout.
              5. Created RFP process for selection of professional consultants: Architectural, Interior, Mechanical, Plumbing, and Electrical Engineers.
              6. Rescued a troubled Headquarters Project in Amstelveen, Netherlands, by reorganizing the team to complete the project on time and 25% under budget.
              7. Planned, directed, supervised and controlled the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of assigned projects to include property entitlement, conceptual and schematic design, MEP consultant's selection/coordination, permit and acquisitions and finally construction support.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            Bachelor Of Architecture

            Director of Architecture Resume

            Summary : Director of Architecture with over 25 years project management experience. Work included code review of proposed projects, site investigation/assessments, conceptual site plan development, building design, budget and schedule preparation and monitoring, public meetings with city councils and neighborhood groups, and construction document preparation.

            Skills : Public Relations, Administrative Skills.

            Description :

              1. Established the first Corporate Architecture and Design Department for Unisys Corporation, serving clients and budgets exceeding $100M annually.
              2. Directed the internal programming, design, and project management activities on 100+ office and computer facility projects per year.
              3. Wrote policies and procedures, and implemented effective Standards Programs in space planning, furniture, signage, art, and copiers.
              4. Initiated, organized, and administered (12) National Furniture Contracts, Furniture Reuse Program, and Copier Program saving the corporation over $4M annually.
              5. Established and administered Corporate Design and Construction Specifications as a guideline for Unisys project managers worldwide.
              6. Reduced costs 25% on Netherlands Headquarters and $1.6 million on Scottish computer factory (received Corporate Achievement Award).
              7. Clearly and crisply communicated architectural decisions, plans, and standards for the products we create and support.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            10+ Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Senior
            Education
            Education
            BS In Architecture