Project Architect

McFarlane Architects McFarlane Architects Employer:
San Diego, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Jan 6 '21Posted on:

McFarlane Architects (MA) is a nationally recognized expert in its field and an award winning full-service architectural, planning, and interior design firm located in a new office in the University City area of San Diego. MA specializes in corporate, commercial, and industrial projects for the largest real estate developers, pharmaceutical, biotech, and advanced technology companies in the country.

This highly specialized field is currently the fastest growing sector and the only growing sector of the economy and is poised for continued growth due to current events that has refocused the industry to grow domestically versus internationally. Additionally, this sector is insulated from regional and national economies as the sector’s success is based on the success of the science, which places MA on the forefront of tomorrow’s cures, vaccines, treatments, and technologies and able to offer steady employment.

MA’s portfolio includes architectural design, master planning, and interior design. MA’s expertise, experience, and industry knowledge have positioned it as a leader in the San Diego and San Francisco regions. MA’s success has been built by a team of passionate, dedicated individuals that are committed to design excellence and providing superior customer service. It is our commitment to our clients that has not only set us apart but has contributed to our solid reputation in the industry. 

MA values individuals with passion, creativity, and technical expertise. We encourage team members to take initiative in our collaborative and synergistic studio environment. We promote professional development through bi-weekly training sessions and advancement opportunities.

MA is potentially seeking to hire a self-motivated Project Architect for architectural and interior design of ground up and shell renovations. MA strives to provide excellent opportunities for individuals to excel in a dynamic collaborative environment where personal growth is encouraged. Candidates must have a passion for design, excellent interpersonal abilities, strong communication and organizational skills and enjoy working in a team-oriented studio environment.

MA offers benefits and compensation that are above industry standards including 11 paid holidays a year, health insurance, dental insurance, paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, and company matched 401K Plan.

Responsibilities and duties may include:

  • Assist with the translation of program requirements into creative design solutions;
  • Coordinate efforts in the preparation Construction Documents and specifications;
  • Coordinate architectural designs with engineering consultants;
  • Resolution of complex design issues, and intricate technical problems;
  • Assist with the translation of program requirements into creative design solutions;
  • Produce design presentations for clients;
  • Research and selection of products and materials;
  • Make submittals to regulatory agencies and the processing thereof;
  • Coordination of Construction Administration responsibilities;


  • Bachelor of Architecture Degree from an accredited school;
  • 5-10 years of experience;
  • Strong creative design skills, graphic presentation skills, capacity for conceptual design thinking;
  • Ability to develop design solutions for complex design problems;
  • Knowledge of engineering disciplines;
  • Proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD 2020;
  • Strong organizational, communication, documentation, and management skills;
  • Ability to work independently, follow directions, work with a team, complete tasks correctly, accurately, and meet deadlines.

For consideration, Email resume and portfolio to; No calls or drop-ins.

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