Full-Time

Director of Quality

CannonDesign

CannonDesign

1,001-5,000 employees

Integrated design firm enhancing human life

Consulting
Social Impact
Education

$190,000 - $220,500

Discretionary bonuses, Medical, Dental, Vision coverage, Flexible spending account options, Voluntary insurances, Paid time off, Flex-time summer hours, Remote work options, 401k plan, Employee perk programs

Expert

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Quality Assurance (QA)
Requirements
  • Minimum 20 years of related professional experience.
  • Current Architectural Registration in the US OR
  • Current Professional Engineer License in the US or Canada
  • LEED accreditation preferred.
  • Demonstrated focus on quality.
  • Exceptional technical design skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Exceptional communication, client leadership and team leadership skills.
  • Ability to be creative and innovative.
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with individual office leadership to align and address quality issues and process by office.
  • Collaborate with firm engineering quality leadership to ensure integrated quality processes.
  • Working with firm technical design leaders (all disciplines in A/I/E), ensure that technical goals, standards, procedures, practices, and systems are consistently implemented to achieve a high level of performance.
  • Work with project teams, both virtually and via travel, to ensure best practices and advance the design and delivery of our work.
  • Continuously evaluate the firm’s QA/QC program and technical standard resources and initiatives, and lead efforts to ensure they meet the highest standards.
  • Establish benchmarks for ongoing design and technical initiatives and activities, and measure progress.
  • Working with the Executive Director for Practice Integration lead and implement changes in the practice that result in high quality, efficient project delivery, profitability, and client satisfaction.
  • Champion the development of technical expertise and the use of design technology in delivering our services to clients.
  • Coordinating with firm design, sustainability and specification leadership ensure alignment of priorities and the continuous improvement of every aspect of design excellence and the quality of our executed work.
  • Work with Construction Administration to advance the delivery of our professional services during construction. Work to enhance the feedback loop from construction to best practices.
  • Develop and drive a process to identify and disseminate best practice technical strategies to the firm.
  • Coordinating with risk management/legal team to coordinate best practices and assess risk on projects as well as develop firm quality standards to respond to those risks.
  • May have direct project involvement, ensuring technical quality leadership.
  • Work with project teams as an internal consultant to support decisions regarding process and the development of technically sound and innovative design solutions.
  • As required, work with project teams to identify and implement performance goals, monitor work in progress, and ensure that proper reviews are conducted.
  • Speak and write professionally in the industry and represent the firm at the highest level of technical excellence.
  • May perform other duties as required.

CannonDesign stands out as a leading integrated design firm, employing over 1,000 creative thinkers dedicated to addressing complex societal challenges through their unique Living-Centered Design approach. This approach focuses on the intricate interdependencies between people, businesses, communities, society, and the environment, aiming to improve human life. The firm's commitment to equity in education, accessible healthcare, and inclusive communities, alongside its continuous exploration of new ideas, has earned it recognition as one of the world's most forward-thinking companies.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$2.7M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

1945

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

6%
INACTIVE