Industrial Project Architect
San Jose/San Francisco, CA.

Are you a passionate and innovative Architect with experience on large-scale complex projects? Do you possess a commitment to document accuracy, design excellence, and sustainability? Do you enjoy meeting the client needs and building strong relationships, internally & externally? Do you thrive in an environment of collaboration, entrepreneurship and innovation? If yes, apply NOW to RMW.

RMW architecture & interiors, is an innovative, award-winning architecture and interior design firm, with a collaborative culture. Our mission is to design engaging workplaces for great companies. We are currently experiencing exciting growth and seek a Senior Project Architect to play a pivotal role in RMW’s Peninsula and South Bay Industrial portfolio. 

Essential Function:
The Senior Project Architect leads throughout the project in design, production, and construction. This position can operate out of San Francisco or San Jose studios,

Responsibilities:

  • Meets with Client in collaboration with Project Principal and directs development of client’s program.
  • Defines and plans design of work to meet project requirements.
  • Coordinates with Project Principal on program, budget, and schedule for timely and appropriate design development.
  • Coordinates consultants’ work during all project phases.
  • Develops design alternatives to meet the client’s programmatic requirements, assures compliance with building codes, and assures technical suitability.
  • Presents design alternatives at in-house design reviews.
  • Develops presentation techniques that communicate the design concept(s) to the client.
  • Manages the Project Documentation to ensure that design documents are in appropriate format to allow reuse in subsequent phases.
  • Conducts construction observations, reviewing construction for general conformance with the design concept and technical requirements.
  • Prepares, reviews, and evaluates cost estimates during all project phases.
  • Manages production of Construction Documents with project team, including material/product research and technical detailing.

Education / Certification / Experience Requirement:

  • Licensed Architect with Professional degree or recognized equivalent with 10+ year experience involving design, production, construction, and management.
  • Design experience in industrial facilities including manufacturing, process, or distribution facilities is a must
  • Experience on projects of at least 100,000 sq. ft.+, and/or projects of a highly complex nature with construction budgets of $5-50 million.
  • Experience coordinating project resources, including an expanded consultant team, as well as in-house team staff of all levels.
  • Demonstrable portfolio of high quality design projects.
  • Broad understanding of profession, including design, technical, and regulatory requirements.
  • Proficient knowledge of Revit and SketchUp software.
  • Requires substantial experience in design development and detailing of all aspects on a wide variety of project types.
  • Substantial knowledge of construction documents and ability of coordinate and set up project schedule, file system, and budget.
  • Substantial knowledge of site-cast, tilt-up construction technique and entitlement process.
  • Substantial knowledge of architectural planning, drafting, detailing, and building materials.
  • Substantial knowledge of site design and a general knowledge of building codes and approvals process.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and to work within a team structure.
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.

For consideration, please email your resume and work samples to hr@rmw.com referencing the position title on the email subject line. No phone calls please. RMW architecture & interiors is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.