Project Manager

KTGY KTGY Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Jul 15 '21Posted on:


KTGY Architecture + Planning is one of the nation’s foremost residential and mixed-use firms delivering innovation, artistry, and attention to detail across multiple studios, nationwide. As place-makers, we plan and design with care, intelligence, and responsiveness. Blending client goals, design efficiency and resident experience we create thriving, memorable and sustainable neighborhoods of the future.


KTGY Los Angeles studios: high-density, for-sale, independent living, hospitality and mixed-use are built on the collaborative energy of design and technically minded architects and planners who know thriving communities are created through great architecture. Innovation and a desire to create sustainable and energetic urban environments drive us to embrace new techniques and technologies. Join us today and positively impact the communities in which we live, work and design.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead projects and teams, across multiple projects
  • Ensure that the project conforms to the contractual agreement the firm has made with the client and in accordance with company quality standards and code requirements
  • Understand the client program requirements, including deliverables
  • Manage and oversee the progression of projects
  • Establish regular client meetings and attend with appropriate team and consultants as required by contract scope.
  • Ensure projects conform to standard of care and quality of the industry
  • Review contract drawings and specifications for completeness, accuracy, and coordination. Confirm that corrections and clarifications are made, if required
  • Control project profitability and liability exposure on behalf of KTGY
  • Direct, lead, and mentor staff to ensure professional development
  • Ensure staff is effectively & efficiently utilizing time
  • Determine amount and type of staff to execute the projects
  • Create additional service directives and sign additional services with approval of studio leadership
  • Function as the main point of management contact with the client and city agencies
  • Review project billings and update studio projections regularly
  • Monitor project receivable and assist in the collection of receivables.
  • Participate in writing proposals
  • Create and monitor project schedules
  • Establish and monitor project budgets along with project progress
  • Perform other duties as assigned

General Expectations

  • Be a source of KTGY knowledge within the office, the industry, and to clients
  • Achieve successful results for the firm and the client through overall management techniques
  • Continuously strive to improve knowledge by keeping updated on industry trends and competitor practices
  • Display positive attitude about the work to be done, co-workers, clients, management, and firm policies
  • Show initiative by being proactive and taking prompt action to accomplish objectives
  • Participate as an active and contributing member of a team to achieve team goals and work cooperatively with other team members
  • Use creativity and imagination to develop new insights into situations and apply new solutions to problems

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and maintain effective communication and quality control
  • Strong ability to plan, schedule, direct work of self and others
  • Intermediate understanding and proficiency using the following software:
  • AutoCAD and/or Revit
  • SketchUp
  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign)
  • MS Office


Minimum of 7 years industry experience

Education and Knowledge

  • 4-year Architectural degree and/or combination of required education and experience
  • Licensed Architect (Preferred)
  • Advanced understanding of building codes, including national and state local codes
  • In depth knowledge of various product types, code requirements, and construction practices and how to apply, detail, and specify them
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