Registered Architect / Project Manager (mixed-use & multi-family)

Coscia Moos Architecture Coscia Moos Architecture Employer:
Philadelphia, PA, USLocation:
Mon, Dec 31 '18Posted on:

Based in Center City, Coscia Moos Architecture (CMA) provides architectural design, interior design and planning across a broad range of project types, serving clients throughout the United States. Founded by principals with over forty years of experience in both large and small firms, CMA combines professional integrity with the collaborative ingenuity of a tight-knit team. We offer a highly creative learning environment while maintaining a culture distinguished by collaboration, professionalism and a solution-oriented mindset.

Driven by a dedication to excellence in both design and client relations, CMA is seeking a Project Manager / Project Architect to lead mixed-use, multi-family projects from design through close-out.  The ideal Project Manager / Project Architect has a good design sense, a solid technical knowledge base, effective project organization skills and an intelligent client management approach.

CMA was created to support the pursuit of design and service, and as such demands a professional dedication from its employees.  It was also created with a vision to support a work/life balance. We believe that through creative thinking and effective client management, we can achieve both of these goals.  


  • Manage and direct each phase of project from pre-design through construction administration:

    • Provide functional layout/design consultation, working directly with the design principal

    • Research and document zoning restrictions and opportunities; work with design principal to maximize as-of-right buildable scope

    • Provide technical guidance to staff on project execution; liaise with Technical Director on challenging conditions and new systems

    • Solicit and evaluate proposals from consultants

    • Oversee preparation of deliverables; monitor work of consultants to seamlessly deliver drawings and specifications for permit and construction

    • Prepare project manual and specifications

    • Oversee technical staff during construction administration; attend construction phase meetings when required; evaluate change orders, RFIs, submittals and payment certificates

  • Act as client liaison for design, goals, budget, modifications:

    • Build and maintain client relationships

    • Prepare proposals for architectural design services

    • Act as primary point of contact with client during project execution

    • Manage client relationship to protect project fees from scope creep

    • Create and maintain project schedule

    • Devise work plan, allocating hours and monitoring progress

    • Manage contracts with consultants

    • Articulate design concepts or solutions to clients

    • Negotiate critical issues with representatives from other organizations

    • Lead project meetings and prepare meeting minutes

  • Provide mentoring for junior staff to grow the institutional capacity of the firm

  • Participate in Quality Assurance process on projects across the office

  • Participate in business development activities with principals

Essential Requirements:

  • Professional Degree in Architecture (B. Arch or M. Arch)

  • 7+ years of architectural design and project experience

  • Registered Architect

  • Experience with mixed-use, multi-family projects

  • Strong writing and organizational skills; solid knowledge base of technical architectural systems

  • Working proficiency in both Revit and AutoCAD platforms


  • Compensation commensurate with experience, competitive with midsize firms

  • Full benefits package including health, dental, PTO, long/short-term disability

  • Direct connection to principals

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