Senior Lead Architect - ML Group Design & Development LLC


ML Group Design & Development LLC / Skokie, Illinois United States


ML Group Design + Development is a dynamic and expanding design/build firm with a diverse range of projects in healthcare, contract, and residential sectors. We seek to continually raise expectations by crafting memorable spaces that redefine the user experience, with emphasis on comfort, luxury, and wit. Learn more at

We are looking for a Senior Architect to manage our architecture design department. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating, evaluating, and manipulating designs to meet the needs of our clientele. We are looking for a licensed architect with self-certification. The candidate will work with architects, interior designers, and construction project managers to realize projects from conception to completion If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to join a growing team, we are interested in meeting with you.

Please submit resume along with portfolio.


Create architectural designs based on customer input and feedback
Lead and develop projects from early concept through design development
Prepare drawings, specifications, and construction documents
Consult with clients to determine their requirements
Coordinate preliminary architectural studies for major new structures and alterations to existing structures and site development
Organize and manage permit documents
Work with teams across business lines, in remote locations, and coordinate with subcontractors
Modify existing plans and elevations to fit client needs
Oversee and manage architectural staff


10+ years architectural / design experience.
Licensed Architect (NCARB certified preferred) + LEED AP Self-Cert.
Articulate, capable of clearly communicating design intent to clients, consultants, & staff.
Strong leadership and mentoring skills.
Excellent working knowledge of design documentation, building materials, construction techniques, building systems, etc. (we work hard to create inspirational architecture that adheres to our client’s budgets, schedules, and performance criteria)
In-depth experience in one or more of our key market segments: Healthcare, Multi-family, and commercial
Proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD.
Willingness to work hours as required under time and budget pressure.
Occasional Travel


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