21 days old

Senior Project Architect

JacobsWyper Architects
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift


The Senior Project Architect will provide design leadership. This role will be a resource for mentoring and developing staff through project work. Successful candidates will be able to manage the design deliverables for multiple projects at a time, coordinating with external consultants as well as the internal production team, and make sound technical decisions for building design and construction.



  • Lead projects in building, life safety, accessibility codes, and sector guidelines.
  • Assist with proposal development and estimating fees and scope of services with the Partner-In-Charge.
  • Prepare work plans with the Partner-In-Charge, communicate plan to project team and verify progress.
  • Regularly manage client budgets, scope, and schedule expectations.
  • Attend client meetings and regularly interface with clients and consultants.
  • Coordinate with Project Architect(s) on a regular basis to ensure projects are executed according to clients’ goals and expectations.
  • Collaborate and contribute to construction document production as needed, which requires strong experience with Revit.
  • Serve as the primary client liaison to bring the schedule, budgets, and scope of work to completion.
  • Research new and different interior and exterior building materials.



  • Manage all aspects of a project with expertise on projects of various scales and technical complexities.
  • Advocate for teamwork, superior client service and design excellence and encourages team members and consultants to keep these as a priority throughout the duration of a project.



  • Track project financial performance indicators through Mosaic including the monitoring of design fees.
  • Execute quality control assurance in the project plan and ensures measures for quality control are included within the project fee.



  • Project management experience with clients in a variety of sectors.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Demonstrate experience with complex building types in both new construction and renovation projects.
  • An eagerness to learn and the motivation to self-educate.
  • An ability to read consultant’s documents and provide feedback for coordination.
  • Exhibit technical proficiency and experience in detailing and specification writing, and act as a resource to others.
  • Exhibit technical proficiency in building science, envelope design, and detailing and act as a resource to others.
  • A solid ability to produce a set of construction documents, including life safety sheets, typical and specific details, plans, reflected ceiling plans, interior and exterior elevations, sections, and schedules.
  • An understanding of typical interior and exterior building materials with respect to comparative costs; key performance and installation concerns; contributions to sustainable design goals; and other crucial features.
  • Accepts responsibility for project commitments like milestone deadlines and expected deliverables.
  • The ability to write architectural specifications and to coordinate these with the drawings.
  • Professional architectural license preferred but not required.
  • A commitment to pursuing continuing education requirements to maintain your professional license.
  • 10+ years’ experience in an architectural office
  • 2+ years’ experience managing projects.
  • An interest or expertise in sustainable design is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to plan and organize a project as well as track progress and redirect resources as needed.
  • Ability to evaluate and guide the work of others on the team, as well as educate.
  • Strong presentation skills, both in the development of a visual presentation, as well as the ability to verbally present well.
  • Excellent client service and relationship skills.
  • Proficient in Revit. Enscape experience is a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Projects.



  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Architecture


  • Located in Raleigh, NC travel between Raleigh, NC, Philadelphia, PA, Raleigh, NC and Austin, TX 4 times a year up to 8 as needed.

Annual Salary Range: $95K-$120K


Posted: 2023-03-01 Expires: 2023-03-31

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Senior Project Architect

JacobsWyper Architects
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

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