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Project Manager (10-15 years)

STUDIOS Architecture is world-renowned for unique and creative design; for master planning, architectural and interiors design projects that enhance innovation and enliven community for our clients.

Our San Francisco studio is seeking passionate and talented people capable of working with complex programs, who have deep understanding of technologies and sustainability in design and construction, and who can develop architectural solutions tailored to the projects’ and clients’ unique culture and context.  We are currently looking for Project Managers who can deliver large-scale, fast-paced, highly complex architecture and interiors projects within a design-focused practice.

Qualifications /Responsibilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Interior Design required, Master’s preferred.
  • Strong portfolio is required with professional and academic projects demonstrating intelligent, innovative design conceptualization skills, as well as thorough and coordinated construction documentation.
  • 10-15 years’ experience working in an architectural or interior design firm is required. 3 years’ minimum experience demonstrating proven leadership of design teams as a project manager is required.  Experience in highly complex project types, large commercial office, mixed-use, civic, academic, and/or cultural projects is preferred.
  • Experience with project planning, project scheduling, developing proposals and contracts, managing and delivering projects within budget is required.
  • Ability to lead multiple projects independently as well as collaborate on larger-scale projects as part of a team. Able to work effectively, balancing demands on multiple projects at various stages of development.
  • Work with Principal and design team in collaboration. Able to develop and present initial design concepts. Able to develop designs with understanding of building systems, sustainability requirements, accessibility and code compliance for solutions that are unique and engaging while tailored to client’s vision and project requirements.
  • Experience in all phases of Architectural services from Programming and Pre-Design through Construction Documentation and Construction Administration is preferred.
  • Strong collaboration and effective communication internally (with team) and externally (with clients, consultants, contractors, and vendors) is required.
  • Strong technical knowledge of Type I, Type II construction, construction detailing, building materials and systems.
  • Proactive attitude with excellent analytical, problem-solving, and presentational skills is required.
  • Experience in LEED documentation and certification, space programming, space planning, workplace strategy, entitlements, planning approvals, and other relevant facets of commercial architecture and planning are desirable.
  • Experience managing complex projects with BIM process is required. Revit experience is desired.
  • Ideal candidate is licensed Architect in State of California. LEED Accreditation or pursuit of license and LEED accreditation is desired.

STUDIOS’ collaborative spirit leads to transformative design.  Our process engages the full team in the design, based upon our belief that the best ideas can come from anywhere.  We enjoy a strong studio culture, a community of friends and colleagues who are passionate about creating world-class design.   Mentorship, professional growth, and continual learning and improvement are emphasized. We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits, and support for IDP, ARE, LEED, and continuing education.

STUDIOS Architecture is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.

Please submit resume, cover letter and work samples to sf-career@studios.com