Project Architect

South Mountain Company South Mountain Company Employer:
West Tisbury, MA, USLocation:
Mon, Jul 25 '22Posted on:


South Mountain’s practice is uniquely integrated: architecture, engineering, building, solar and interiors – all under one roof. The design process is where these disciplines first meet. You will lead design for a wide range of clients and projects, shepherding each through the entire design/build process. A diverse team will support you in your effort to advance the architectural expression of high-performance building.


    • Inspire and solve project-specific challenges with design
    • Understand the impact of design choices on aesthetics, function, environment, health, durability, buildability, schedule and budget
    • Build trust through listening and open, honest communication
    • Produce all documentation necessary to effectively communicate your ideas and decisions
    • Ensure construction aligns with design documents and intent
    • Work with Production staff to enhance buildability, celebrate craft, identify risks, learn from past experience, and to create and manage project estimates



    • Positive energy
    • Creativity
    • Passion for design, beauty, craft, and quality
    • Familiarity with building science and light wood frame construction
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture plus a minimum five years of relevant experience
    • A license to practice in MA or are on track to licensure
    • Proficiency with BIM—ArchiCad (preferred) or Revit
    • Fluency with Mac operating system, Microsoft Office, and Adobe products
    • US citizenship or a US work permit (also called an employment authorization document or EAD)
    • Fluency in written and spoken English


    • Lifelong learning
    • Collaboration
    • Craft
    • Communication
    • Problem solving
    • Making a difference
    • Seeing design come to life


    • A regularly scheduled presence (two days a week minimum) at South Mountain headquarters and on Martha’s Vineyard project sites
    • A collaborative design atmosphere in which project design objectives, not personal preferences, guide decision-making
    • (Embracing new) technology
    • Consensus decision-making
    • Direct supervision
    • Our Operating Polices

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