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Project Architect, Architecture & Design

Royal Caribbean Group

Royal Caribbean Group

IT, Design
Miami, FL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Journey with us! Combine your career goals and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees. Royal Caribbean Group is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.

Position Summary:

The Project Architect plays a pivotal role in the architectural design process, overseeing the development and execution of projects from inception to completion. This position involves collaborating with consultants and contractors, and ensuring that architectural designs meet technical, aesthetic, and functional requirements within a given budget.

The candidate should have extensive experience with remote destination projects and is knowledgeable with technical detailing associated with construction within hurricane zones. Assures final documents aligns with design and operational goals of RCG and their key market users. Ensures all consultants comply with local codes and regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead a multidisciplinary consultancy team to perform layout and detailing on architectural projects
  • Independently oversees the coordination of work of a multidiscipline team through multiple phases of a project
  • Participate in internal meetings and reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance. May lead development of code analysis and confirms code and zoning requirements for assigned projects.
  • Conduct work sessions at project site in conjunction with Project Manager and other disciplines
  • Serves as the main liaison between the consultant and technical teams and the internal design, product and construction teams to provide guidance on project priorities through multiple phases to complete documents on schedule.
  • Performs product research; assists project leadership team with materials and systems evaluation to report on effectiveness and viability to the organization.
  • Review architectural documents for areas of conflict with all disciplines and leads the efforts from the ownership side of resolving these issues with the consultants
  • Leads ownership review and coordinates feedback documents to consultants, including verifying implementation documents conform to QA/QC and Royal Caribbean standards, best practice and quality expectations.
  • Oversees ensuring appropriate application of products and materials available on the market and best practices
  • Coordinate with and assist affected disciplines with addenda, RFIs, change orders, etc.
  • Communicates agreed-upon changes to consultants and ensures incorporation into project documents
  • Lead projects in a dual management role as needed
  • Answer construction bid period questions and respond to and resolve field issues and questions
  • Provide construction contract administration as needed
  • Work independently with supervision by a lead Architect, and able to thrive in a highly-collaborative, multi-disciplinary project team environment
  • Perform other duties as needed

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills:

  • 8+ years of professional experience and certification as a licensed professional required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture; Master's degree in Architecture preferred
  • Registered Architect
  • 7 years of related design experience hospitality, Retail / Dining / Entertainment (RDE), theme park projects, as well as a minimum of 5 years of project management experience
  • Experience on campus style developments (multiple buildings)
  • Experience and/or interest in sustainable design/LEED desired
  • Write and edit architectural specifications
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project Schedule)
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in use of AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit and familiarity with related tools and process
  • Demonstrated graphic presentation skills
  • Must have experience in preparation and layout of architectural contract documents and specifications
  • Strong knowledge of codes and good planning skills
  • Ability to travel

We know there's a lot to consider. As you go through the application process, our recruiters will be glad to provide guidance, and more relevant details to answer any additional questions. Thank you again for your interest in Royal Caribbean Group. We'll hope to see you onboard soon!

It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Royal Caribbean Group and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.