Sr. Project Architect/Project Manager

LEVER Architecture LEVER Architecture Employer:
Portland, OR, USLocation:
Fri, Nov 20 '20Posted on:

LEVER Architecture is mid-sized architecture firm based in Portland, Oregon. We are seeking candidates to contribute to and grow with an award-winning office dedicated to design, research, and impactful projects across many different scales, regions, and typologies. The firm brings international experience and design excellence to diverse range of building types including institutional, creative office, and multi-family housing, as well as being nationally recognized for technical innovation with mass timber. The best candidates will have a demonstrated enthusiasm for design, good communication skills, and experience with all design phases.

LEVER is looking for a Senior Project Manager /Project Architect to lead and manage design teams and engineering consultants responsible for the design and delivery of mid and large-scale projects. As a Project Manager, you will be highly involved in all phases of project delivery, manage day-to-day communications with the client, consultants and team members to produce an outstanding design and exceptional client satisfaction.


  • Act as lead project architect/manager and drive project delivery during all phases
  • Advance creative design direction for the project team.
  • Develop and maintain project schedules, budgets, and work plans
  • Lead the relationships with the contractor, engineering and specialty consultants
  • Prepare and review proposals, contracts, and consultant agreements
  • Review internal project accounting documents and process draft project billing
  • Participate in project marketing, proposal writing, and project interviews
  • Manage mid-size to large project teams, assign and monitor completion of tasks
  • Mentor junior staff
  • Oversee the coordination and document preparation for the project and provide quality assurance via review of project documentation


  • 10-15 years of Project Management experience in an architecture firm, working on a variety of project types, including corporate campus and/or institutional clients  
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture
  • Licensed Architect a plus
  • Extensive experience in all phases of architectural projects
  • Ability to provide excellent client service and assure project profitability
  • Desire to lead teams and to mentor junior staff
  • Strong programming and space planning skills
  • High level of design competence and expertise in corporate and/or mixed-use developments
  • High level of knowledge of state and local building codes, including accessibility
  • Computer savvy with moderate or better skills in Microsoft Office, and Revit
  • Interest in ongoing learning and action to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the profession and community

This is an excellent opportunity to pursue your design career in a growing, award winning firm. LEVER Architecture is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive studio. LEVER provides competitive salaries, benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.


If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume and work samples online to Please include the job title in the subject line. We welcome applications from candidates willing to relocate to Portland. Relocation stipends may be available for new employees moving to Oregon from another state. 

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