Architectural Project Manager

KAA Design KAA Design Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Fri, May 2 '14Posted on:

An Architectural Project Manager at KAA Design is responsible for managing projects and project teams through all phases of design.  



  • Approach all tasks with an eye for design
  • Help organize and lead the design vision process
  • Assure that project vision is carried through all phases of design
  • Help develop design direction through sketches, imagery, diagrams, and other media
  • Translate schematic design sketches into tangible design development drawings and construction document
  • Programming and initial project research, including code requirements


  • Manage client relationship through phone calls, emails, meetings, meeting minutes, etc.
  • Clear communication of client and project goals to the team
  • Communicate/resolve project inconsistencies with contractor
  • Professional and concise correspondence with team members and consultants


  • Manage project time/budget/schedule goals
  • Review contract terms, prepare total cost breakdown, review billing
  • Prepare project projections and estimate time requirements


  • Lead project team towards common goals
  • Mentor junior staff by delegating work and providing constructive feedback
  • Encourage teamwork and positive team communication
  • Inspire team with sincere work ethic


  • Identify career goals and actively pursue them
  • Continue educational endeavors through lectures, product research, conferences, and keeping up to date on current issues and technology
  • Take an active interest in Architecture and the design field in general
  • Be responsible for your own development.  Ask for what you want and search our ways to make your mark on each task you undertake


  • Accredited professional degree in Architecture (Bachelors or Masters of Architecture)
  • Licensed Architect preferred
  • 10+ years experience in high-end, single family residential design
  • Must be proficient in CADD (BIM Preferred)
  • Must have knowledge and experience preparing permit, bid, and construction documents
  • Must be able to communicate design/construction intent via computer generated sketches or hand drawings
  • Must have highly developed written as well as interpersonal skills

Submit cover letter, resume and portfolio samples, with indication of your role on the projects submitted, via email only – combined size not to exceed 5MB. We will acknowledge receipts of your information, but due to the volume of resumes received, only candidates being considered for a position will be contacted.

Please no hard copies, drop-ins or telephone calls.

KAA Design
4201 Redwood Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066

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