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DREAM Collaborative is hiring!

DREAM Collaborative offers the flexibility to work on design-oriented, mission-driven projects, as well as large, mixed-use commercial projects in the central business district. Our approach is collaborative and inclusive, and focused on improving outcomes for clients and the community.

We offer competitive salaries, benefits, professional growth, and a fun & busy work environment. We are currently seeking highly-motivated, experienced professionals who embody our Core Values.

 CORE VALUES

Equity + The Greater Good

Authentic Relationships

Uncompromising Excellence

Entrepreneurship

Current Openings:

PROJECT DESIGNER / VISUALIZATION 

DREAM has an immediate need for an energetic and inspired Project Designer. The Project Designer will be responsible for producing compelling design concepts and graphics, and working closely with firm principals to provide design leadership ensure design objectives are met.

Responsibilities:

  • Translate the program, scope, and design vision into exceptional design concepts
  • Setting up visualization for architecture, urban design and landscape architecture and successfully incorporating client requirements, a sense of “event” and “place”, via graphic modalities
  • Define program requirements and establish design parameters based on client requirements
  • Create and develop overall design concepts, formulate design presentation strategies, and make presentations
  • Manage project design processes while leading and directing the work of assistant designers
  • Participate in client meetings, presentations, and community meetings as needed
  • Self-managing and prioritizing tasks to accomplish project requirements while meeting the design budget

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred and 5+ years of experience
  • Solid understanding of ADA, MAAB, FHA and other applicable Codes
  • Knowledge of construction methods
  • Proficient in Revit Modeling, AutoCAD drafting skills, SketchUp, Adobe CC, Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop and Lumion is required
  • Multifamily residential and large-scale mixed-use experience is required
  • Master planning experience is a plus
  • Currently pursuing Massachusetts architectural registration a plus
  • Urban redevelopment experience a plus
  • LEED Accreditation a plus
PROJECT MANAGERS

DREAM has an immediate need for exceptional Project Managers for commercial and community-based projects of various types, scales, and budgets. Project Managers are responsible for managing multiple projects and deadlines with minimal supervision. The ideal candidate must have a track record of meeting schedule deadlines and budgets and forging strong relationships with clients. You must be passionate about executing world-class design projects and enthusiastic about leading and mentoring staff and contributing to a collaborative, team-oriented work environment. You should be extremely organized and detail-oriented, skilled in the latest industry software, and possess excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and managing schedules and project budgets
  • Writing and revising proposals and managing additional services
  • Managing and coordinating subcontractors
  • Managing all phases of design and construction, from inception to construction completion
  • Managing multiple project teams including junior staff, subcontractors, and client representatives

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in architecture required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Current architectural registration preferred
  • Proficient in Deltek/Ajera, NewForma, Procure, MS Office Suite, AutoCAD drafting skills is required; SketchUp, Adobe CC, and Revit Modeling is a plus
  • Excellent client management skills
  • Experience with both ground-up and renovation construction projects
  • Solid understanding of ADA, MAAB, FHA and other applicable Codes
  • Experience working with municipal authorities and making public presentations
  • Solid construction administration experience and knowledge of construction methods
  • Chapter 149A experience / public work experience a plus
  • Urban redevelopment project experience a plus
  • LEED Accreditation is a plus
PROJECT ARCHITECTS

Job Description:

DREAM has an immediate need for energetic and inspired Project Architects / Designers. Project Architects / Designers are responsible for  ensuring design objectives and deliverables are met.

The ideal candidate is a strong architectural designer who is passionate about bringing world-class design to commercial and community-based projects of various types, scales, and budgets. You must be enthusiastic about leading and mentoring design staff and contributing to a collaborative, team-oriented work environment. You should be extremely organized and detail-oriented, skilled in the latest industry design software, and possess excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Translate the program, scope, and design vision into exceptional design solutions
  • Provide design leadership to junior design staff
  • Participate in client meetings, presentations, and community meetings as needed
  • Self-managing and prioritizing tasks to accomplish project requirements while meeting the design budget

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred and 7+ years of experience
  • Current  architectural registration
  • Solid understanding of ADA, MAAB, FHA and other applicable Codes
  • Demonstrated project management skill highly desirable
  • Construction administration experience and knowledge of construction methods
  • Proficient in Revit Modeling, AutoCAD drafting skills, SketchUp, Adobe CC, and Microsoft Office Suite is required
  • Excellent people skills and positive attitude
  • Multifamily and large-scale mixed-use experience is required
  • Master planning experience is a plus
  • Chapter 149A experience / public work experience a plus
  • Urban redevelopment experience a plus
  • LEED Accreditation a plus
HOW TO APPLY

Submit your resume, cover letter, and work samples via our Contact Form.  No phone calls please – we’ll call you!

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