Project Manager w/ 10 yrs.+ Multi-Family Housing Experience

ignition architecture ignition architecture Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Apr 18 '18Posted on:


Potential candidates should have extensive (10+ years) experience in the design of multi-family housing, modern sensibilities, excellent communication skills and solid toolbox of technical know-how. The studio atmosphere at Ignition Architecture is a fun, positive, innovative, collaborative and energetic. 

The ideal candidate should be a self-starter, who is eager to work closely with the Senior Project Manager and the President, while managing Junior Staff and coordinating with consultant teams in all aspects of project design, documentation and construction administration for multiple projects. We are looking for a project manager to join our innovative studios in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood and on Park Street in Alameda.

Specific desired qualifications include:

  • Minimum B.Arch. in Architecture, M. Arch preferred
5+ years of experience as a Project Manager in an Architecture office.
10+ years minimum experience working on Type I and Type V multi-family and/or mixed-use projects. 
  • Affordable and Senior Housing project experience (preferred, but not required) 
  • Proven ability to develop, coordinate and manage complex project schedules in order to successfully meet deadlines for project deliverables. 
  • Current knowledge of building codes and housing accessibility guidelines and a proven ability to analyze/incorporate applicable requirements into project designs. 
  • Strong working knowledge of structural and environmental building systems and an ability to direct and coordinate associated consultant teams. 
  • Experience researching, assigning and detailing a wide range of exterior building envelope systems and interior finishes. 
  • Experience in leading and coordinating complex project specifications. 
  • Willingness to share your sense of humor with the rest of the office (or at the very least...appreciate ours). 
  • LEED Accreditation and/or ‘green building’ design experience (preferred, but not required) 
  • History of successfully managing teams for complex projects utilizing BIM platforms. 
  • Proficiency in Revit, Autocad, MS Office, MS Project, Bluebeam, Sketch-Up, In Design, Photoshop, Asana, Slack

This is a permanent full-time position. Competitive compensation, benefits and advancement opportunities are dependent upon candidate abilities, experience and gumption. 

How to Apply:

Please forward a cover letter highlighting your qualifications, including a current resume and relevant portfolio samples (5 Mb maximum file size) to

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