Project Architect

South Mountain Company South Mountain Company Diversity Badge Employer:
West Tisbury, MA, USLocation:
Tue, Sep 19 '23Posted on:


South Mountain’s practice is uniquely integrated: architecture, building, energy technology, and interiors – all under one roof. The design process is where these disciplines first meet. You will shepherd a wide range of clients and projects through the entire design/build process. A multi-disciplinary 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
  • Ensure construction aligns with design documents and intent
  • Work with Production staff to enhance buildability, celebrate craft, identify risks, learn from past experience, and 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 of five years of relevant experience
  • A license to practice in MA, or you’re 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


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


  • 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 Policies


  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance (SMCo pays full deductible)
  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off
  • Profit Sharing
  • Medical, Family & Parental Leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Physical & Mental Health Support
  • Housing Grants & Rental Subsidies
  • Electric Vehicle & Solar Incentives
  • Financial Planning Assistance
  • Professional Development
  • Paid Volunteer Time

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