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Senior Design Architect

Jacobs Entertainment Inc - San Antonio, TX

Senior Design Architect


San Antonio


Senior Design Architect


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

Reporting directly to the Discipline Director, Senior Project Architect, or Discipline Specialist, this role researches, programs, plans, designs, and administers building projects for clients, applying knowledge of architectural design, construction detailing, construction procedures, zoning and building codes, and building materials for clients according to their desires, needs, and financial resources.

May supervise design exploration activities of others or lead project design teams with guidance by an Architectural Design Principal

Plans and programs layout of project(s); coordinates and integrates all other discipline elements into unified design for client review and approval

Performs work of complex scope

Conducts periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with detailed design documents

Prepares quantitative data (e.g. material take-offs) to support construction cost estimates

Monitors architectural project scope development and changes, tracking adjustments to the projected project construction cost

Prepares client project presentations studies, and reports

Represents organization, with internal and external personnel, on significant matters

Utilizes computer-assisted design software and equipment to prepare project designs and plans

May direct activities of workers engaged in preparing drawings and specification documents for the Conceptual Design Phase, Schematic Design Phase, and/or the Detailed Design Phase of a project

Perform business development, networking and marketing activities related to securing clients and winning programs/projects within the specified market as required

Periodic travel to construction sites and other Jacobs offices should be anticipated


Minimum 10 years of relevant architectural experience leading multi-discipline teams and developing multi-discipline design solutions required

BA/BS or Bachelors in Architecture is required

Architecture registration in the U.S. and other countries with applicable requirements is required

Demonstrated design experience in the usage of Revit required

Familiarity with building code requirements is required

Project Management and project production team lead experience is required

Strong organizational, communications (both verbal and written) skills, and leadership abilities are required

Ability to effectively coordinate with internal architectural and engineering team members is required

Design/Program experience in Institutional or Corporate programs preferred

General knowledge of AutoCAD preferred

Proficiency with Navisworks, Sketch-up and Adobe Creative Suite preferred

Masters in Architecture preferred

Participation in professional organizations is preferred

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location

United States-Texas-San Antonio


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Jacobs Entertainment Inc


Senior Design Architect Jacobs Entertainment Inc - San Antonio, TX, United States


Location: San Antonio, TX

Company Profile:
Jeffrey Jacobs is President of Jacobs Entertainment Inc, a film buying and marketing firm. He has 35 years of experience in the exhibition, marketing and distribution of American independent and international cinema in the U.S. He is perhaps best known as the founding film buyer for the Angelika Film Center in New York City which under his supervision (from opening day in 1989 until 1997) became the highest grossing art cinema in the country. He was the Managing Director and Film Buyer of the Paris Theatre from 1998 to 2009. At present, he programs over 50 movie theatre screens across the country.