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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 AutoCAD drafting software
  • Ability to understand CAD project structure & implementation.
  • 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, CAD drafting, 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 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.