Senior Project Architect

HansonLA HansonLA Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Jun 11 '24Posted on:

HansonLA creates solution-driven architecture based on our understanding of culture, politics, business, and technology. We are dedicated to respecting and improving the community with deference to our clients’ agenda through construction. We are committed to executing our craft with beautiful and intentional design, from high rise towers to special projects.

HansonLA is currently seeking a Project Architect with 10+ years’ experience and demonstrated leadership skills to join our growing team. The appropriate candidate will be proactive, self-motivated, and will have the capability to work efficiently within a collaborative studio. This is an advanced position at HansonLA and is responsible for project management and delivery. As a project lead, the PA will effectively move projects forward, lead the internal team, coordinate with consultants, and develop all items agreed to in the contract.


  • Responsible for various portions of project development in the following phases: Concept Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Documents
  • Perform code review and work with various governing agencies for code compliance
  • Coordinate engineering consultants, clients, and other members of the team for medium to large scale projects
  • Assist in supervising project document control tasks and maintain quality control of such tasks
  • Lead and assist project teams in preparing construction documents, permit documents, and bidding documents
  • Lead Construction Administration tasks including checking shop drawings, samples, and submittals
  • Knowledge of major building systems and ability to proactively lead coordination with engineers to maintain design intent and project goals
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to support the professional development of junior staff
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills

All team members are expected to contribute to the positive, inclusive organizational culture at HansonLA. We value and prioritize team success over individual agendas. We are committed to doing good work and are accountable for the outcome and the end results. We value professional curiosity, proactive professional growth, and holding oneself and team accountable to assure project success.


  • Completion of five or six-year professional architectural degree program
  • 10+ years’ experience in design development, architectural design, documentation, detailing; High-rise residential and Construction Administration experience is a plus
  • Ability to think and draw in 3D
  • Strong graphic skills and technical capability to critically think through the development of a design and its documentation
  • Must be detail-oriented and highly organized
  • High level of proficiency in multiple applications including Rhino, AutoCAD, Revit, and Adobe Creative Suite Programs
  • Licensed in the state of California is a plus
  • LEED certified is a plus
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