We are a leading Southern California Staffing & Recruiting Agency, and one of our best clients, a San Diego-based Architectural Firm is looking for an Architectural Project Architect AND an Architectural Project Manager with experience in Type-I Mid-Rise and Type-III & Type-V Multi-Family and Mixed-Use projects. From Them:


  • Development-oriented firm with an equity stake in real estate developments and long-range plans to develop our own projects

  • In the process of developing a program for employees to participate in the company Real Estate Investing Venture, expected launch in early 2019

  • Competitive compensation package, including 401(k), 22 days PTO, Company sponsored Health, Dental and Vision insurance, and semi-annual profit sharing

  • Downtown office close to urban amenities

  • Casual work environment

  • Flexible work hours, including option to work 9 HR days M-Th + half day Fridays (starting January 2, 2019)

  • Opportunity to play a significant role in the growth of a young firm with high and sustained growth

  • Great Benefits Package

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING: (Dependent on Project Architect or Project Management Role)

  • Develops a thorough understanding of projects’ design philosophy and provides major input in developing a design and building performance strategy and effectively conveys this to assigned team members when appropriate.

  • Provides technical design input. Responsible for a project’s technical design effort, subsequent detailed design development, project coordination and quality control efforts during all phases of project work, in close collaboration with Senior Designer.

  • Seeks creative and innovative solutions to assigned tasks and develops appropriate research and documents to support these solutions.

  • Actively collaborates with and coordinates work of consultants and knowledge resources to ensure the project deliverables are coordinated, integrated and support the design concept and performance goals of the project.

  • Contributes to the preparation of design documents and leads the detailed development of construction documents during all project phases, delivering complete, accurate and coordinated project documentation.

  • Advances the production of schematic, design development and construction documents drawings and specifications in compliance with project scope, schedule, cost and design intent.

  • Maintains awareness of evolving building technology and systems.

  • Reviews shop drawings, material samples and CD’s for conformance with design.

  • Performs construction administration duties (e.g. RFI’s, RFP’s, change orders, etc.)

  • Prepares reports and specifications; reviews completed reports, plans, cost estimates and calculations.

  • Executes applicable agency review analysis (accessibility, zoning, life-safety, etc.)

  • Maintains contact with clients, consultants and contractors during all project phases, participating in marketing, client and owner presentations as required.

PM Role:

  • Represent our client as the client liaison.

  • Work with firm leadership to develop strategies for expanding the current client base and to increase our market presence.

  • Management of projects including coordination, conflict resolution, schedule, and budgets on projects.

  • Manage a staff of architects and drafters as required to perform the work.

  • Provide technical oversight on all San Diego area projects.


  • 10+ years’ Architectural Experience with 5 years minimum managing Type-I Mid-Rise, and Type-III & Type-V Multi-Family and Mixed-Use projects.

  • Design and production experience, from coordinating conceptual design through contract documents and construction.

  • Able to complete projects on schedule and on budget.

  • Advanced knowledge of California Building Codes, construction types, ADA/FHA.

  • Extensive experience with the building permitting process at Building and Fire Departments

  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • AutoCAD and Revit skills are required.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suite Apps.

  • Licensed Architect and Accredited Degree in Architecture preferred.


  • Salary commensurate with experience and market demands

  • 10 days paid vacation

  • 5 personal days

  • 7 paid holidays

  • Company offered 401(k)

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Studio Lead will be eligible to earn equity stake in Sacramento architecture firm