RS&H Talent Acquisition

Studio Leader - Aviation

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
# of Openings
Job Level
Project Management

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking a Studio Leader for our Aviation Practice in our Dallas, TX office location!

Aviation Architecture - Jax


For additional information about our work, please click the link to review our Aviation Architecture



Job Summary:


If you are looking to make an impact within an organization that is committed to you and bringing extraordinary architectural solutions to our clients through the promise of imagination, ingenuity, and innovation – apply today! We are consistently ranked among the nation’s top 50 design firms and have worked in over 50 countries across the globe. Every day, we’re working to shape the future.


In the Studio Leader role, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the expansion of RS&H's Texas and National footprint in the aviation industry and be a part of our voice in the market.  This position oversees and leads a team that delivers a wide range of building projects that support expanded client relationships and growing our building’s portfolio. This position drives creativity and innovation through architectural design that enhances operational excellence, profitability, and operational efficiency.  The Studio Leader position focuses on team building, improving client relationships, personnel management, mentorship and growth, while ensuring quality deliverables and providing subject matter expertise. If you have a history of long-term working relationships within the Aviation market, strong technical architectural acumen, a desire to impart your knowledge on evolving architects, and the drive to elevate design…then your skills are in alignment with our position.


Essential Functions:

  • Provides leadership and oversight to a team of architectural professionals with a shared focus of ensuring client satisfaction and quality outcomes. Leads the development of a top-in class design and production team by developing and retaining existing associates and recruiting new talent and capabilities to the firm. Fosters a diverse knowledge of appropriate discipline principles and techniques
  • Oversees and leads the delivery of multiple, high-profile design projects that are critical to expanding client relationships and growing our portfolio. Drives operational excellence, including profitability, operational efficiency, resource management, and quality deliverables. Provides subject matter expertise throughout the project.
  • Creates an engaging and empowering work environment for team, including communicating clear expectations and providing effective performance feedback through regular meetings, recognition, rewards, coaching, and disciplinary action, when needed.
  • Leads client relationship development activities while working closely with client managers and business development teams to drive top line sales growth
  • Leads and oversees direct sales activities for the discipline, including submitting qualifications, LOIs, and proposals, and conducting presentations for winning new work. Encourages and supports new technologies, tools, and training, that will increase the output efficiency of proposals and presentations. Consults with strategy leaders to develop and implement pursuit strategies and techniques to improve sales performance, particularly for strategic/large (LPPs) pursuits. Consults with operational leadership to identify key hires to support strategic pursuits and market and geographic expansion. Consistently administers go/no go process to improve win rate and increase sales. Ensures pursuit quality management approach is consistently followed.
  • Collaborates effectively with leaders, teams, and associates across the firm to help drive success. Creates an environment that promotes teamwork. Coordinates and reviews resource level with other Studio Leads to ensure client needs are satisfied and associates are exposed to diverse and escalating project responsibilities
  • Ensures adherence to all client and regulatory requirements. Provides expertise on codes, quality assurance, and construction methods and materials
  • Completes all other tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in architecture, interior design, or related field from an accredited program or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Requires professional registration/certification in discipline
  • 10+ years relevant experience
  • Must possess thorough knowledge of architectural design, drafting, detailing, building materials, building codes, construction techniques, and costs. Must also have a solid knowledge of the relevant market sector. Must be capable of marketing services to existing and new clients, and adept at mentoring and encouraging a team to maximize their abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field, from an accredited program


Please note: no agency representation or submissions will be recognized for this vacancy. Candidates should apply directly to this role to be considered. It is the responsibility of all third-party recruiting and employment agencies to know and adhere to our recruiting policy.

The Team

Our architectural design teams create facilities for clients in the Aviation, Corporate, Healthcare, Science and Technology industries. By working with our clients and listening to their needs, we gather a deep understanding of their desired outcomes, practicing creativity and innovation along the way. Become part of a team that’s redefining client service and success in a rapidly changing world.

The Company

Employee-owned, RS&H is one of the nation’s leading architecture, engineering, and consulting firms whose associates work hard every day to create a more connected future where everyone can thrive. We offer an exceptional journey from start to future. Our integrated teams translate experience into insight, turn challenges into opportunities, and build relationships that are as strong as the buildings and infrastructure we deliver together. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, caring, forward-thinking, creativity, inclusivity, and ownership.


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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