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Founded in Houston, Texas in 2001, Abel Design Group is a premier mid-size architecture and design firm with projects across the globe. In addition to its headquarters in Houston, the firm also has offices in Austin and Denver. Abel Design Group is always in search of bright and dynamic professionals; individuals who leverage their unique talent and point of view to redefine what’s possible through the power of design.

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Houston, Austin
Project Manager / Senior Designer

Founded in Houston, Texas in 2001, Abel Design Group is a premier mid-size architecture and design firm with projects across the globe. In addition to its headquarters in Houston, the firm also has offices in Austin and Denver.

Abel Design Group is seeking Designers to join its Austin and Houston offices. The ideal candidate will excel in innovative design solutions and be committed to design excellence. The candidate must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, and strong attention to detail.

This position will focus on Corporate Interiors.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Principal in Charge/Lead Designer to establish project concept and aesthetics
  • Implement all phases of projects, including client meetings, field verification, drawing production, material and furniture selection/specification, and construction administration
  • Coordinate multiple projects concurrently
  • Work with consultants, contractors, and regulatory agencies to meet project objectives
  • Manage client expectations regarding scope, budget, and schedule
  • Maintain existing client relationships and build new client relationships
  • Manage project staffing, fees, and schedule
  • Track and ensure project profitability
  • Support project team with various administrative duties and project correspondence
  • Contribute to office initiatives and learning programs
  • Participate in business development and marketing efforts
  • Recruit and mentor staff
  • Report to Senior Project Manager or Associate Principal

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of relevant architecture or interior design experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • Must be a Registered Interior Designer or a Registered Architect with current license
  • If Registered Architect, NCARB and AIA registration preferred
  • Proficiency in Revit required
  • Additional software used in the position may include Adobe In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, and SketchUp
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership, communication, and relationship management skills
  • Flexibility to focus on multiple projects at the same time
  • Extensive knowledge of building materials, construction, and building codes, including ADA

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and portfolio to employment@abeldesigngroup.com

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Houston, Denver
Senior Project Manager

Founded in Houston, Texas in 2001, Abel Design Group is a premier mid-size architecture and design firm with projects across the globe. In addition to its headquarters in Houston, the firm also has offices in Austin and Denver.

Abel Design Group is seeking Designers to join its Denver and Houston offices. The ideal candidate will excel in innovative design solutions and be committed to design excellence. The candidate must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, and strong attention to detail.

Responsibilities:

  • Guide team in establishing project concept and aesthetics
  • Implement all phases of projects, including client meetings, field verification, drawing production, material and furniture selection, and construction administration
  • Coordinate multiple projects concurrently
  • Work with consultants, contractors, and regulatory agencies to meet project objectives
  • Prepare client and consultant agreements for Principal review and execution
  • Manage client expectations regarding scope, budget, and schedule
  • Maintain existing client relationships and build new client relationships
  • Plan, organize, and manage project staffing, fees, and schedule
  • Ensure that project documentation and contracts meet standards
  • Track and ensure project profitability
  • Participate in business development and marketing efforts
  • Foster and maintain a positive, collaborative working relationship with team members
  • Recruit and mentor staff
  • Assist in development of fee proposals

Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of relevant architecture or design experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • Must be a Registered Interior Designer or a Registered Architect with current license
  • If Registered Architect, NCARB and AIA registration preferred
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD required; proficiency in Revit preferred
  • Management experience in all phases of projects through post-occupancy
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership, communication, and relationship management skills
  • Proven ability to prioritize, while focusing on multiple projects at the same time
  • Advanced knowledge of building materials, construction, and building codes, including ADA

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and portfolio to employment@abeldesigngroup.com

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Austin
Project Architect

Abel Design Group, an award-winning and growing design and architectural firm founded in 2001, is seeking a Project Architect to join its Austin office. The ideal candidate will excel in innovative design solutions and be committed to design excellence. The candidate must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, and strong attention to detail and have extensive experience in workplace design.

This position will focus on Corporate Interiors.

Responsibilities:
• Implement all phases of projects, including client meetings, field verification, drawing production, material and furniture selection, and construction administration
• Manage client expectations regarding scope, budget, and schedule
• Maintain existing client relationships and build new client relationships
• Manage project staffing, fees, and schedule
• Track and ensure project profitability
• Contribute to office initiatives and learning programs
• Participate in business development and marketing efforts
• Recruit and mentor staff
• Reports to Senior Project Manager or Associate Principal

Qualifications:
• 7+ years of relevant architecture or design experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Interior Design
• Proficiency in AutoCAD required; proficiency in AutoCAD Architecture preferred
• Additional software used in the position may include Revit, Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp, and 3-D Studio MAX
• Experience in MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills
• Strong leadership, communication, and relationship management skills
• Flexibility to focus on multiple projects at the same time
• Knowledge of building materials, construction, and building codes
• Licensure, or working toward licensure preferred

LEED AP preferred
Full understanding of ADA Codes required

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Houston, Denver
Designer

Founded in Houston, Texas in 2001, Abel Design Group is a premier mid-size architecture and design firm with projects across the globe. In addition to its headquarters in Houston, the firm also has offices in Austin and Denver.

Abel Design Group is seeking a Designer to join its Denver and Houston offices. The ideal candidate will excel in innovative design solutions and be committed to design excellence. The candidate must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, and strong attention to detail.

This position will focus on Corporate Interiors.

Responsibilities:

Work under the guidance of Project Manager/Senior Project Manager

  • May attend client planning meetings to take meeting notes
  • Perform field verification of existing conditions
  • Prepare design drawings, from schematic design through construction documents, with minor supervision
  • Implement technical resolution and coordination of design intent
  • Communicate with consultants, vendors, and contractors to ensure incorporation of all information into project documents
  • Assist in material selection and product specification
  • Support project team with various administrative duties and project correspondence
  • Contribute to office initiatives and learning programs

Qualifications:

  • 2-6 years of relevant architecture or design experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • Licensure in Architecture or Interior Design preferred
  • Proficiency in Revit required
  • Additional software used in the position may include AutoCAD, Adobe In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp, and 3-D Studio MAX
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills
  • Flexibility to focus on multiple projects at the same time
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently, and within budget in a fast paced environment

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and portfolio to employment@abeldesigngroup.com

Apply Now

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