Careers

Seeking the right individuals for HapstakDemetriou+ PLLC

 

HapstakDemetriou+ PLLC is an Architecture & Design firm with a fresh and focused perspective that brings together Olvia Demetriou and Peter Hapstak, whose careers have long been celebrated for their innovation and timelessness. HapstakDemetriou+’s multidisciplinary practice includes: Hospitality, Restaurant, Retail, Cultural, Residential, Buildings, Interiors, Multi Use and hybrid projects. HapstakDemetriou+’s studio produces design solutions that are inventive, eye-catching, and award winning, including Pineapple & Pearls, Park Chelsea, CAVA, Convivial, Oyamel and the Podesta Residence to name a few. We are always looking for the right people to join our team and become part of our open environment and collaborative workplace. Open positions are outlined below.

 

Applicants should have excellent communication, presentation, technical and organizational skills as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced, changing work environment. HapstakDemetriou+ offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including 401K and Healthcare. Submit letter of interest, resume and work product samples in PDF form to careers@hd-ad.com. Please state in the subject line which position you are applying for and please, no phone calls.

 

Current Openings

Senior Project Manager

HapstakDemetriou+ is currently seeking Senior Project Managers with 10 (ten) or more years of experience, licensure preferred but not required, bachelor's degree in architecture from an accredited program; coordinates all project efforts in order to ensure effective execution, prepares strategic plans, and serves as primary client liaison. Estimates scope of work and oversees less experienced project managers and staff.

• Handles the most complex projects of the largest magnitude.
• Responsible for the coordination of all project efforts, administrative and technical, to assure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.
• Prepares strategic plans for project success.
• Serves as primary liaison contact with clients to bring projects to completion on schedule, within budget and with maximum client satisfaction.
• Actively manages client budgets, schedules, and programs; project communications and documentation; office administrative tasks; and project team assignments.
• Estimates fees, determines scope of work, and prepares proposals and contracts on the most complex projects. Manage Additional Service Request process.
• Provides oversight, mentoring and monitoring of work of less experienced project managers and staff.
• May act in a team leader capacity in the absence of the Principals.
• Good working knowledge of Codes and Regulations nationally and locally.
• Managing consultants including reviewing and processing of consultant invoices.
• Problem solving through all aspects of the design process.
• Working collaboratively in a cross discipline environment.
Proficiency in Building Information Modeling (BIM) preferred. Proficiency in ArchiCAD is preferred, but not required.

Project Manager

HapstakDemetriou+ is currently seeking Project Managers with 8 (eight) or more years of experience, licensure preferred but not required, bachelor's degree in architecture from an accredited program; manages multiple small/medium projects, coordinates all aspects of assigned projects, and estimates scope of work.

• Has full responsibility for managing all aspects of multiple small to mid-sized projects.
• Prepares strategic plans for project success.
• Responsible for the coordination of all project efforts, administrative and technical, to assure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.
• Serves as the primary client liaison to bring the schedule, budgets, and scope of work to completion and to the client's satisfaction.
• Actively manages client budgets, schedules, and programs; project communications and documentation; office administrative tasks; and project team assignments.
• Estimates fees, determines scope of work, and prepares proposals and contracts.
• Meeting project goals including profitability, design, technical quality, schedule and client satisfaction.
• Good working knowledge of Codes and Regulations both nationally and locally.
• Preparing, monitoring, and updating budgets, work plans and schedules.
• Identifying and issuing Additional Service Requests.
• Managing consultants contracts.
• Problem solving through all aspects of the design process.
• Working collaboratively in a cross discipline environment.
• Providing leadership on projects and mentor staff.
Proficiency in Building Information Modeling (BIM) preferred. Proficiency in ArchiCAD is preferred, but not required.

Project Architect

HapstakDemetriou+ is currently seeking several Project Architects with 5 (five) or more years of experience, licensed architect who exercises independent judgment in evaluation, selection, and use of standard techniques, solves problems when encountered, and receives guidance on complex projects.

• Licensed architect who is competent in all conventional aspects of architecture.
• Performs work requiring independent judgment in evaluation, selection, and adaptation/modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
• Independently solves problems encountered.
• Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex issues and supervisory approval on proposed project plans.
• Responsible for overall management for a variety of projects with the assistance of team members including; design, documentation, scheduling, budgeting, and project coordination
• Strong knowledge of the design process with the ability to assist Project Managers with projects from conception to completion
• Assist in making contributions to developing and maintaining clients
• Problem solving through all aspects of the design process.
• Excellent presentation design and technical skills 
• Ability to communicate clearly and professionally 
• Naturally collaborative, responsible, motivated and professional 
• Proficiency in Building Information Modeling (BIM) preferred. Proficiency in ArchiCAD is preferred, but not required. 

Senior Designer

HapstakDemetriou+ is currently seeking several Senior Designers with 10 (ten) or more years of experience, licensure preferred but not required, bachelor's degree in architecture from an accredited program; creates project designs and plans for all phases of projects and coordinates building design consultants while monitoring drawings.

• Develops solutions and creates project designs and plans to client.
• Initiates and creates project designs and plans of all phases of one or more projects and has responsibility for preparing presentation and design drawings.
• Coordinates all trades and agencies related to the design while monitoring drawings.
• Involved in all phases of architecture and design, including substantial and varied experience in project planning.
• Ability to work in a team environment with good collaboration skills.
• Excellent presentation abilities.
• Knowledge of FF&E, furniture systems and specifications, color and materials.
• Flexibility to focus on multiple clients with a variety of project types or multiple, concurrent projects in various stages of development.
• Ability to communicate design ideas and direction quickly.
• Knowledge of manufactures, vendors and product costs.
• Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills.
• Proficiency in Building Information Modeling (BIM) preferred. Proficiency in ArchiCAD is preferred, but not required.

Intern Architects and Designers

HapstakDemetriou+ is currently seeking several Intern Architect’s and Designers with two to three years of experience, works from the designs of others under supervision, and performs routine and limited architectural and design assignments.

• Performs specific/limited portions of assignments using prescribed methods.
• Under general supervision, works from the design of others and performs routine architectural assignments.
• Assignments may include higher-level work for training/development purposes.
• Ability to work in a team environment with good collaboration skills.
• Excellent presentation abilities.
• Knowledge of FF&E, furniture systems and specifications, color and materials a plus.
• Flexibility to focus on of project tasks or multiple, concurrent projects in various stages.
• Ability to communicate ideas and take direction quickly.
• Strong, organization, communication and relationship skills.
• Self motivated.
• Ability to work under leadership and take direction.
• Understands the importance of good research.
• Proficiency in Building Information Modeling (BIM) preferred. Proficiency in ArchiCAD is preferred, but not required.

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