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Senior Lead Architect (m/​f/​d)

Job profile

For an international airport project, we are currently looking for a Senior Lead Architect to join our team.


  • Design & Technical leadership of project teams together with the Project Architect to support the Studio Lead
  • Perform and deliver full construction documents packages on all phases including concept design, design development, construction documents and specifications
  • Responsible for the process of design, the functional and technical conception of the project, the coordination of the team and the documentation of the project
  • Ensure alignment with project goals and client expectations, analyze project and client requirements and develop architectural and technical solutions together with the Project Leader
  • Present and coordinate projects through all phases to client, stakeholder and consultants
  • Ensure that all architectural and engineering plans comply with the respective local building codes and standards.
  • Engage and integrate the Coop Himmelb(l)au working methods, procedures and workflow of architecture in the design process

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Professional degree in architecture
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience, preferably in an international context
  • Experience in design & planning geometrically complex, large-scale projects in all work phases, preferably in airport related projects
  • Highly experienced in leadership and team coordination
  • Strong Project Management competence e.g. quality control, document management, cost management
  • Excellent communication, presentation and organization skills
  • Strong conceptual and design qualities, functional and technical understanding
  • Proficiency with analog and digital tools: Rhino, Grasshopper, Rhino Inside, Revit/​BIM, CAD, Adobe Suite, ability to be open to further software applications
  • Fluent in English and German (a plus) spoken and written, further languages advantageous.
  • Willingness and availability for international travel would be beneficial

What we offer:

  • High level of personal responsibility, perspective, and a great deal of creative freedom
  • Dynamic and international working environment within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Innovative and versatile area of work

Starting date of work: Immediately

For this full-time position (40h/​week), a minimum salary of € 3.788,- gross per month applies according to the Austrian collective agreement; overpayment is possible depending on education, qualification and professional experience.


Did we spark your interest? Please send your application (CV and portfolio) to Ms. Nina Heschl. Subject title Senior Lead Architect: