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Posted: Sunday, March 18, 2018 12:04 AM


Hyphae (pl. noun): The fine, weblike, branching tubes which make up the body (or mycelium) of a multicellular fungus, responsible for symbiotically sharing nutrients between soil and plants. Hyphae Design Laboratory is a consulting, design, and engineering firm dedicated to bridging the gap between innovative architecture and applied biological sciences. In the sustainable design community, we embody the biological functions of a hyphal network. We provide the link between disciplines to bring about deeply sustainable collaboration.

Hyphae’s strong brand and professional reputation are ready to take off with the right clarity in communication of our diverse and holistic services portfolio.

Hyphae is seeking a broad minded creative with an excellent understanding of positioning in a professional services context. We are a small company which values cross-discipline expertise and seek employees who are able to integrate multiple approaches in their role. Hyphae has an immediate need for a professional who can help manage our growth into consulting services in the AEC industry.

An ideal candidate for this position will have substantial background and talent in visual and written communication; excellent capacity with graphics, composition, brand story-telling; high confidence in efficient production on a wide range of platforms; experience managing consultants; a knack for and enjoyment of fostering great relationships with clients and subcontractors.

Skillsets that would add significant value to a candidate include familiarity with or training in architectural or engineering design process; fluency with front end computer language(s) such as javascript, php, or others; excellent hand illustration skills.

Characteristics that will be essential to success in this position will include self-direction; excellence with time management and prioritization; talent and experience in collaboration and cultivation of strong professional relationships.

Roles and objectives in the short term will include establishing Hyphae’s voice in the national conversation around designed ecologies; placing Hyphae’s story in major web and print outlets; coordinating opportunities for conferences and speaking engagements; managing and launching a web presence to grow into; coordinating brand narrative across various outlets; managing subcontractors where appropriate; assisting in development of a 5 year strategic plan.

Compensation is negotiable based on experience. We are looking for the right individual to match company culture -- that may be a professional early in their career or more advanced. We are looking forward to talking with you!

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• Location: East Bay, Oakland

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