Licensed Project Architect

La Jolla, CA 92037

Posted: 10/28/2020 Industry: Architectural Job Number: 3269 Pay Range: $82-90k

Job Description

Our client is an award-winning custom residential and historic preservation architectural firm based in La Jolla.  There is an immediate opening for a licensed Project Architect  who will be responsible for all aspects of project design, planning and execution, including leading the client and project team through the architectural services from preliminary design through construction administration. 

Responsibilities include:
  • Provide strong technical detailing and coordination skills within a variety of construction materials and building types.
  • Prepare fee proposals and negotiate contracts and fees.
  • Set, monitor and maintain project budgets, work plans, and schedules through all phases of the design process.
  • Employ a Quality Control process for all milestone submissions .
  • Work closely with Clients, managing relationships and day-to-day individual project needs.
  • Participate in Business Development and Marketing activities, independently and in conjunction with others, including RFPs and Interviews.
  • Lead and mentor internal teams and consultants from initial programing and design through to the production of well-detailed and coordinated documents using Revit & AutoCAD.
  • Responsible for QA/QC processes; evaluates and assures intent of recommendations are implemented; assures “ lessons learned” are communicated to all staff.


  • Have a professional degree in Architecture, Bachelor’ s or higher, from an accredited architecture program.
  • Have 10+ years of full-time work in an architecture firm, with 5 years’ experience managing internal teams and external consultants.
  • Have a California Architect license, or NCARB certificate.
  • Experience with custom residential projects.  Historic preservation experience is a plus.
  • Strong creative design capabilities and comprehensive understanding of the building and municipal codes.
  • High Proficiency and technical knowledge in Revit & AutoCAD.
  • Experience developing proposals and participating in client interviews and development of marketing collateral.

Meet Your Recruiter

Katy Barker

Katy has been recruiting for the A/E/C industry for the past 10 years. She grew up in the East Bay Area and graduated from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga. Katy enjoys hiking, camping, jet skiing and scorekeeping for her daughters’ little league softball team.
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