Project Architect

San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Dec 18 '18Posted on:
Scion Staffing ( has been engaged to conduct a search for a Project Architect (Design) on behalf of our client, a successful architecture firm headquartered in San Francisco, CA. The Project Architect role is one of design, leadership, and a continual refinement of all your talents as a well-rounded architectural professional.
The Project Architect is a key component to the success of every project. You will be afforded a high degree of autonomy to work with clients to establish and understand their goals, set a design direction that addresses those goals in a meaningful way, lead a team of talented and ambitious junior architects in executing a vision through on-going mentoring and fostering development, and manage to the financial success of your projects.
You will be working on projects where the successful application of your design and management talents will enrich the lives of all manner of people: vulnerable patient populations, health-conscious foodies, office workers seeking maximum productivity, home owners looking to improve their lifestyle, and entrepreneurs seeking to create meaningful customer experiences. 
  • This is an autonomous design role.
  • You will be offered a competitive salary plus full benefits.
  • This is a full-time opportunity based out of the San Francisco (financial district) office.
What you will be doing
  • Leading the design vision for projects.
  • Managing projects and mentoring junior staff members as they progress in their careers.
  • Contributing meaningfully to the success and growth of the firm.
  • Guiding your own professional development and interests through continuing education benefits.  
What you have to offer
  • A degree from an NAAB accredited school of architecture.
  • Software proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD.
  • An understanding of office systems, standards and best practices.
  • The ability to inspire and lead a team of junior architects in the execution of a design vision.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage time and resources.
  • Strong technical skills and an ability to oversee the production of construction documents in an accurate, complete and timely manner.
  • Superior interpersonal and written English communication skills.
  • You thrive with autonomy and self-directed work.
  • You understand how and when to delegate and in busy times you can triage work effectively and set expectations appropriately.
  • In less busy times you create ways for yourself and others to be productive.
  • You understand what it means to make a difference.
  • You have a natural desire to do things right. You don’t need or want external motivators.
  • You strive to communicate clearly and effectively with others. You recognize when details are left vague and you seek to clarify.
  • You volunteer yourself when you see others need assistance.
  • You put the interests of the client and the team first.
  • You are pleasant to work with. You add to each interaction.
  • You make and keep commitments.
  • You have a passion for mentoring junior staff through sharing your skillset and expertise.
  • You support others, not by waiting to be directed but through a deep understanding of how the firm works and what it takes for everything to work well together. Your daily focus is to make those around you even more successful!
Compensation & Benefits
This opportunity offers a competitive base salary + benefits including paid vacation, sick time, seven paid holidays, a health insurance contribution, 401K plan with firm contribution, a professional development stipend and discretionary bonuses.

Scion Staffing ranked on the 2017 and 2018 Forbes Best Executive Recruiting Firms list.

How to Apply
Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our client has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and to maintaining working and learning environments that reinforce these practices. We welcome and encourage applications from women, minorities, people of color, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ community.
All those interested should send their resume, a cover letter and portfolio describing their interest to We look forward to reviewing your qualifications.

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