Project Architect - Multifamily Housing
Los Angeles, CA 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

The Project Architect (PA) role requires an individual with a passion for housing across a wide spectrum from market rate to affordable to senior housing and who is familiar with the nuances and complexities of each. This individual is nimble and enjoys applying his/her/their talents through all phases of the project, from the earliest of stages including pursuits and proposals, through the construction administration and close-out phases. HED is looking for an architect who thrives in a collaborative working environment, has strong technical and detailing skills, is a critical thinker, fluent in BIM and who possesses the leadership skills necessary to guide the architecture team and the foresight for effective coordination with project collaborators.


  • Leader and coordinator of small to large scale projects and diverse architecture teams
  • Responsible for overall project delivery and oversight to ensure design and technical quality
  • Collaborate with engineering and other consultants.
  • Monitor staff to produce quality architectural and engineering services as defined by the HED Design Process guidelines.
  • Mentor staff as necessary within teams to improve project performance and encourage staff professional growth
  • Direct staff and develop strategies for project delivery.
  • Responsible for the communication of design intent through documentation across schematic design to construction administration phases.
  • Responsible for document required code research for project.
  • Responsible for material and product research as required for project development.
  • Schedule and participate in internal and/or external project meetings as required by scope and schedule.
  • Coordinate with team to provide written documentation where needed.
  • Document interpretation and submittal reviews during bidding and construction administration.
  • Prepare and monitor project status reports as required.
  • Create and manage the project work plans and schedules
  • Establish and monitor discipline hour budgets and staffing needs with the assistance from the discipline leaders to meet the profit goals established.
  • Schedule, coordinate and manage all required design and technical reviews through all phases of the project to meet HED expectations for quality and project performance.
  • Manage the bidding and construction administration and close-out phases in accordance with the requirements of the Owner/Architect Agreement.
  • Assist the Principal-in-Charge with the professional services proposal process and execution of the Owner/Architect and/or Sub-Consultant Agreements as required.
  • Review invoices for conformance with work progress
  • Support Principal-in-Charge and the Business Development team in new pursuits
  • Balance project quality with financial performance.
  • Maintain excellent project communications with clients and their representatives. Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal in Charge or Architecture Discipline Leader.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree
  • Architecture license required by successfully passing the ARE.
  • California Licensure preferred
  • Proficiency utilizing the California Building Code
  • LEED Accredited preferred.
  • Minimum seven years' experience in A/E industry with at least five of those in housing
  • Understanding of housing funding mechanisms preferred
  • A comprehensive understanding of the coordination aspects and related requirements of all design disciplines.
  • Experience in detailing of Types I, III, and IV
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Possess the ability to motivate and mentor staff and delegate work assignments.
  • Proficient in BIM/Revit as well as Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Experience in Revizto, Rhino, Bluebeam, MS Project, Concept Board and Deltek preferred
  • Very detail-oriented, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and flexible.
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations.
  • A desire to grow, contribute and make a difference


  • Capable of traveling to and from project sites for attending client, project and construction meetings.
  • Ability to access existing and new project sites for observation, investigation and evaluation purposes.
  • Ability to use equipment for communication and documentation purposes.
  • Visual acuity to perform responsibilities.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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