Project Architect

SmithGroup SmithGroup Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Aug 22 '22Posted on:

SmithGroup is an award-winning, multinational integrated design firm with a team of 1,300 experts across 19 offices in the U.S. and China. We employ research, data, advanced technologies and design thinking to help clients solve their greatest challenges. Our specialists develop beautiful, sustainable, future-focused solutions for healthcare providers, science and technology organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, urban environments, diverse workplaces, mixed-use and waterfront developments, and parks and open spaces. We are deeply committed to our promise to Design a Better Future - for our clients, communities and employees. Are you ready to help us get there?

The Los Angeles office of SmithGroup is looking for a Project Architect to join our team. 

 Working with us, you will:

  • Play a key leadership role and be an essential part of a project team working on all phases of a design project from Programming and Schematic Design through Construction.
  • Demonstrate technical skills on major projects.
  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and team-building skills.
  • Develop, review, and approve proposals, reports, and contract documents
  • Develop and maintain industry relationships and visibility with current and prospective clients, sub-consultants, competitor/teaming partners, and potential recruits. 

An ideal candidate has:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Architecture or equivalent.
  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience.
  • LEED AP preferred. Architectural Registration preferred.
  • Working knowledge of engineering systems; can successfully engage with professionals in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with clients and build client relationships and trust.
  • Strong mentoring, written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • High proficiency with Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

SmithGroup offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We offer 3 weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment, with the option of purchasing additional time off, and pay for 8 federal holidays. We also promote a healthy work/life balance for our staff which includes an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays), as well as hybrid work options that give our team the flexibility to work within our vibrant office culture or remotely, as needed. 


Please apply directly to the SmithGroup Career website:

Project Architect

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