KAI is excited to announce the hiring of Jason Keung, AIA, NCARB, NCIDQ, as Project Manager at its Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, office.

With more than 15 years of industry experience, Keung has engaged in a diverse range of projects, clients, environments and challenges within the architectural and construction industries. His area of expertise includes designing overall concepts, developing construction documents based on clients’ needs and coordinating with consultants in the development of the design.

“KAI is delighted to have Jason join our design team in Dallas-Fort Worth,” said KAI Managing Partner Brad Simmons, FAIA. “Jason is a result- and client-oriented architect with a proven track record of working collaboratively with team members to achieve goals. His industry experience across a diverse range of project types coupled with his design and construction background is exactly the mix of talent that continues to elevate the KAI resource toolbox.”

As a project manager for KAI Design, Keung is responsible for the internal and external success of project design, schedules, deliverables and budgets. He will act as the primary point of contact and liaison between the owner/client and design team while facilitating a collaborative team within a multi-discipline environment. He will maximize the use of resources to improve design and build collaboration, increase profit per project and improve the value-added building strategies provided by KAI.

Prior to KAI, his expertise included restaurant, retail and general construction. He worked as a senior project manager for ENTOS Design and as a project manager for CallisonRTKL, both headquartered in Dallas, and LBL Architects in Arlington, Texas. His portfolio of projects includes restaurants, such as MOD Pizza, Pie Five, On The Border, Chilis and Red Lobster; high-end custom homes; animal shelters; Caliber Collision and Target.

He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Texas at Arlington. When not working, Keung enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and traveling.