Project Manager

Gnich Architecture Studio Gnich Architecture Studio Employer:
Portland, OR, USLocation:
Sat, Nov 20 '21Posted on:

Project Manager  

Gnich Architecture Studio, LLC is a multidisciplinary (Architectural / Engineering) firm located in close-in SE Portland, Oregon. Locally owned, we work both locally and nationally. Our specialty area is Franchise based commercial kitchen /food service clients and coffee shops.  

Job Description: 

Projects are fast paced, require a self-directed person who can run and manage multiple projects and the competing deadlines while coordinating effectively with colleagues of other design disciplines. 

This position requires an individual with excellent management, verbal and written communication skills as it will require direct interaction with staff, coordinating with other disciplines, direct client/contractor contact, coordination with municipalities having jurisdiction, and design communications with colleagues to formulate needs into comprehensive plans and specifications. 

  • Project Manager will co-manage rapidly growing, coffee shop franchise locations from Entitlements through Construction Administration.   

  • Ability to manage a workload of multiple small and medium sized commercial tenant improvement and freestanding building projects.  

  • Candidate will spend a portion of their time working with other project managers to schedule projects and balance staffing needs. 

  • We are looking for someone who enjoys working at a quick pace, who enjoys the small-office atmosphere, and who desires a good work-life balance.  


  • Proficiency in AutoCAD required

  • Construction Administration experience required. 

  • Ability to consult with the client and its agents to establish project requirements 

  • Working knowledge of State and local building codes, Energy Code, and zoning codes, standards, and regulations and ability to prepare documents for submission with all applicable code requirements.   

  • Respond to code authority questions and comments, interact with contractors and inspectors as necessary. 

  • Manage Project Deadlines and ability to delegate work amongst staff with associated tasks/scopes of work. 

  • Work with other Project Managers to manage staffing firm-wide (15-20 staff members)  

  • Previous retail experience desirable 

  • Studio Leader/Manager experience/ability desirable. 



  • BS in Architecture. 
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in with a professional architectural firm.   
  • Ability to prepare complete, concise and organized estimates, reports, drawings and specifications. 
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload based on competing demands. 
  • U.S. Citizenship required 



  • Commensurate with experience; competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including matching retirement contributions, company paid medical insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, FSA plan, and short and long term disability.


To apply:  

  • Please include resume or CV with your application 


We know our people are the heart of our success! We recognize the importance of diversity and inclusiveness, and we are truly a firm where all our employees can feel comfortable being themselves.  

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