Job Details

Divisional Vice President of Architecture & Urban Design

Location NEW YORK, New York, United States
Category Operations
Job Opened May 11th, 2021
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 210001WV
Job Type Full Time
Remote No

job description

What This Position is All About:

The Divisional Vice President (DVP) of Architecture & Urban Design is a registered or non-registered architectural graduate with a minor in a varied field of education. The ideal applicant has 15 to 25 years of experience, and will maintain overall project management responsibility for a variety of aspects in design innovations, project/prototype creation, oversight to a variety of internal and external projects, team members, and coordination with senior management.  Typical project efforts support full design of a prototype, exploration and pursuit efforts, project entitlements through full site plan approvals, and the execution of architectural projects in the next 5-7 years. The DVP of Architecture & Urban Design is responsible for supporting senior leadership in all areas of design creation to execution. This role has a high level of expectation in strategic and 3D Modeling  production within Revit.

Who You Are:

  • Creativity
  • Presentation Skills
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Dealing With Ambiguity
  • Drive for Results
  • Time Management
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Innovation Management
  • Approachability
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Strategic Agility
  • Managing Vision And Purpose

You Also Have:

  • 15-25 years of Work Experience in Mixed-Use Projects across all asset classes
  • MUST have hands on design experience with master planning creation across all primary asset classes (residential, retail, office, hotel, f&b) and must exhibit and execute design ideas through their skills utilizing sketches and direct implementation of design ideas through Revit 3D modelling and rendering
  • Professional Degree in Architecture and/or Urban Design
  • Progress toward license preferred—full registration a plus
  • LEED AP or Green Associate encouraged
  • Technical expertise using Revit, Enscape, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Cloud required

As The Divisional Vice President of Architecture & Urban Design, You Will:


  • Develop new concepts and strategies with senior leadership for prototype/project program
  • Develop design guidelines and site planning for prototypes/projects related to open space, building form, site planning, placemaking and community design (includes but is not limited to the building, the street and public spaces associated with these principles)
  • Gather and evaluate relevant design typologies and compareables. Summarize current/”state-of-tomorrow” requirements in architecture and urban design with descriptions of how/where they fit into the creation of prototypes/projects
  • Perform site development drawings, context evaluation. Identify potentialities along with constraints to maximize good urban design potential and the sites conditions and constraints
  • Hand drawing, sketching and concept development
  • Develop 3-Dimensional massing, and visual intent across all assets of urban design and architecture; implement design requirements best suited for project type
  • High level of competency in Revit, AutoCAD, Enscape Adobe Creative Cloud and other visualization software to draft design 3D models and drawings
  • Maintain design technique in respect to the latest trends and evolution in technology and innovation

Project Management and Coordination:

  • Ability to communicate verbally, in writing, and through drawings
  • Submit drawings, designs and presentations for senior management to review. Coordinate concept approval revisions in a timely manner
  • Oversee the development and execution of design ideas
  • Evaluate consultant development proposals in compliance with local zoning regulations
  • Coordinate and participate in design reviews developed by professional consultants
  • Manage, support and guide designers involved in preparing drawings
  • Participate in team meetings to coordinate design options and ideas
  • Redline consultant drawings, and identify creative/innovative solutions to problems in design
  • Maintain, consolidate and organize all consultant drawings
  • Coordinate with development filter on entitlement specific documentation


  • Promote collaboration among team members
  • Seek out leadership roles and speaking opportunities in professional organizations
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Participate in community engagement capabilities
  • Work well in a collaborative environment and individually
  • Ensure to follow best practices and company standards

Your Life and Career at HBC:

  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
  • An amazing employee discount

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing non discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,compensation and training.

HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.