Project Manager / Project Architect

Johnson Fain Johnson Fain Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Thu, May 16 '24Posted on:
$95,000 - $120,000 annually Pay:

Johnson Fain is seeking a self-motivated, highly-skilled Project Manager / Project Architect to work collaboratively with our design and technical team on a variety of project types.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for design excellence and a minimum of 10 years experience working in an architecture firm on medium to large scale projects such as residential, corporate offices, mixed-use developments, educational projects, and/or large-scale cultural projects.  Candidate must possess a strong work ethic and outstanding client interface and communication skills.  

Job Requirements:

  • Ten to Fifteen years of Architecture experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture.
  • Licensed CA Architect, preferred.
  • Knowledge of California building codes
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Proficiency in Autodesk REVIT is required, it is the documentation software used on all projects
  • Fluent knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.


  • Manage client relationships and external and internal team communications
  • Resolve complex technical and design issues.
  • Manage multiple aspects of client, team and project coordination
  • Interface with building and permitting officials during the permitting and construction phases of the project.
  • Manage typical construction phase tasks including but not limited to submittals, RFIs, substitution requests, on-site observations and site reviews.

Johnson Fain offers an intellectual and creative work environment with state-of-the-art computer software integration, with 3D print modeling, virtual reality technology, and a spacious open studio. The firm offers a competitive benefits package, half day Fridays, remote working days, guest speaker and social events, professional development support and more. Competitive salaries offered commensurate with level of experience. Candidates will have strong involvement in the firm’s future growth.

Interested and qualified candidates:  Please email your resume, work samples and references to [email protected] with the subject heading “Project Manager / Project Architect”.  No phone calls, please.

About Johnson Fain:

For 40 years Johnson Fain has remained a fully integrated, “boutique” architectural, urban design + planning, and interiors firm with one office in Los Angeles, CA and has established itself as an award-winning studio known for its creative approach to the built environment and attention to client service. Founding Partners, Scott Johnson and William Fain, lead a diversified office of 40 professionals with Partners Juan Begazo, Amber Langlois, Suma Spina, and James (JED) Donaldson. The firm has received numerous awards for design excellence, including the 2023 ULI Americans Award for Excellence for the First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City, OK. The American Institute of Architects has also recognized Johnson Fain with multiple awards at the national, state and local levels. The American Institute of Architects California Council honored Johnson Fain with their 2018 Firm of the Year Award.


Interested and qualified candidates:  Please email your resume, work samples and references to [email protected] with the subject heading “Project Manager / Project Architect”.  No phone calls, please.

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