Project Architect
San Francisco

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 Project Architect to play a pivotal role in our San Francisco studio.

This hybrid position overlaps the duties of the Project Manager, Architectural Designer, and Architectural Job Captain at a senior level. The Project Architect will lead throughout the project in design, production, and construction.


  • Direct development of client’s program.
  • Define and plan design of work to meet project requirements.
  • Coordinate program, budget, and schedule with Project Manager for timely and appropriate design development.
  • Manage and direct Designers and Job Captains on the project team.
  • Coordinate consultants’ work during all project phases.
  • Develop design alternatives to meet the client’s programmatic requirements, assures compliance with building codes, and assures technical suitability.
  • Develop solutions that integrate building systems and structure.
  • Present design alternatives at in-house design reviews.
  • Develop presentation techniques that communicate the design concept(s) to the client.
  • Conduct construction observation and review for general conformance with the design concept and technical requirements.
  • Assist in preparing, reviews, and evaluate cost estimates during all project phases.
  • Monitor production of Construction Documents with Job Captain, including material/product research and technical detailing.

Education / Certification / Experience Requirement:

  • Licensed Architect with professional degree or recognized equivalent with experience involving design, production, construction, and management.
  • Experience in large scale projects of 100,000 sq. ft.+, and/or projects of a highly complex nature with budgets of $15-20 million in construction and 10+ years of experience.
  • Experience coordinating project resources, including an expanded consultant team and staff team of 4-6 persons.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects or phases simultaneously.
  • Ability to direct high levels of design.
  • Proficient knowledge of Revit and SketchUp software.
  • Understanding of alternative project delivery processes and ability to communicate dynamics of delivery system to project team and clients.
  • Substantial experience in design development and detailing of all aspects on a wide variety of project types.
  • Substantial knowledge of construction documents and ability to coordinate and set up project schedule, file system, and budget.
  • Substantial knowledge of architectural planning, BIM, detailing, and building materials.
  • Substantial knowledge of site design and a general knowledge of building codes and approvals process.
  • Experience in understanding of major consultant’s work, and ability to interpret their plans and specifications.
  • 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 referencing the position title on the email subject line. No phone calls, please. RMW architecture & interiors is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.