Project Architect (Remote - CA, TX, GA only)

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Mon, Feb 5 '24Posted on:

Artistree Home is looking to hire a remote Project Architect (PA) for a number of upcoming nature-centered hospitality projects and award-winning treehouses.  The PA must be licensed to practice architecture in the state of California, and will be an Architect-of-Record for select Artistree Home projects throughout the US and beyond.  Candidates will start as an hourly employee on a project-to-project basis, with future possibilities of full-time employment if mutually beneficial.  Our ideal candidate is value-aligned with Artistree Home’s mission and interested in growing with us.

The PA provides technical expertise for Artistree’s design services. Reporting to the Head of Design, the PA shall act as the Architect-of-Record for select Artistree design projects that require licensure and oversee completion of submittal plan sets in compliance with the applicable codes.

Main Areas of Responsibility:

  • In tandem with Head of Design and Project Manager(s), oversee the completion of drawings and presentation materials and associated management of draftspeople

  • Review plan sets for quality control and compliance

  • Provide technical direction, red-lines, and coordination in the preparation of architectural designs, specifications, applications, and permit-ready drawing sets

  • Coordination with design team and external consultants to ensure a successful permit documentation and application process (to the best of your ability)

  • Production of design drawings as part of the broader design team’s efforts

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable building codes, state procedures, and other government regulatory requirements

  • Lead the team in the use of various softwares and best practices for effective, efficient delivery of design products

  • Inform graphic styles, templates, etc for Artistree plan sets


  • Experience as a registered Architect, including preparation of contract documents and overseeing the permitting process

  • Experience in construction, construction administration, working in design-build teams, latest building science trends, and/or detailing preferable

  • Working and communicating with other designers and consultants

  • Any experience with permaculture, alternative / earthen building, ecological site planning, or boutique structures (tiny houses, treehouses) a plus


  • Detail oriented with the big picture in mind

  • Clear, efficient, and kind communication

  • Managing multiple tasks and projects simultaneously

  • Taking initiative and seeing things through to completion

  • Strong “team first” work ethic


  • 5-10 years of experience in architectural design and/or construction; experience as architect-of-record for projects strongly preferred

  • Active licensure in the state of California

  • Strong technical skill in creating and managing plansets of various scales for submittal

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, and Bluebeam; experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, rendering softwares, or Google applications (drive, sheets, docs, etc) preferred but not required 

  • Knowledge of and dedication to sustainable design principles

  • Preferred experience working with and within tight project budgets

Compensation: Commensurate with experience


Artistree is based out of Sonoma County, CA and Austin, TX, with a fabrication workshop near Chattanooga, TN.  This position is remote but requires residency in CA, or TX.  Ideal applicants are able to travel to perform Construction Administration tasks as needed (likely 1-2x in 2024). Applicants must have excellent written and spoken English proficiency and be authorized to work in the USA.

Fill out an application here.

About Artistree Home
We are more than just builders, artists, and hoteliers. We are stewards of place—reconnecting humans to nature and doing so in partnership with our planet. Each Artistree project is a vehicle to protect, share, and plant forests. Artistree has been designing and building award-winning treehouses for its clients nationwide since 2012, with offices in Sonoma County CA, and Austin, TX. 

Artistree Home is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


Fill out an application through our online portal here.

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