Project Architect

Location: Las Cruces, USA
Added on: 27 May 2024, Job offer expires on: 30 June 2024

AL : A  is a small, progressive, architectural design firm located in downtown Las Cruces, New Mexico. Guided by principles of craft and innovation, AL : A creates building designs that inspire and resonate with their place.

We are seeking a Project Architect with a passion for great “design”, its execution, and the craft of construction. The position offers a key role in the firm working on various building types.


  • Execute / coordinate project drawings, specifications, and documentation from early design phases through final construction inspection
  • Prepare project code analyses and local ordinance applications
  • Interaction and communication with anyone in a manner that reflects the firm’s core values
  • Lead regulatory agency and consultant meetings as required
  • Prepare and oversee agency submittals
  • Prepare/lead bid documentation and value engineering as necessary
  • Track project budget through all phases of the project
  • Prepare redlines and reviews of junior/remote staff work
  • Demonstrate ability to problem-solve using design skills and construction experience
  • Travel (as necessary) for job site visits and project related activities


  • Architectural license
  • An accredited First Professional Degree equivalent to a Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture
  • 9 – 12 years of work experience through all phases of the building design and construction process
  • Well versed in the analysis of Building Codes and Municipal Ordinances
  • An inherent curiosity and motivation to always continue learning and to stay current with advancements in building design and construction
  • Strong project management skills for an efficient workflow and the ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects and design phases simultaneously
  • Strong verbal communication skills, a sense of humor and a desire to contribute to a small, dynamic design firm

Knowledge, Character, Abilities

  • Management, drawing documentation, and construction experience with various project types to include custom homes, multi-family residential, and commercial building types
  • Ability to create construction details as necessary for the project
  • Ability to convey design solutions through graphic representation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills and self-motivated
  • Capable of multi-tasking and meeting deadlines
  • Punctual and organized
  • High proficiency with Autocad, Revit & Bluebeam
  • Proficiency with Sketchup
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Suite applications

Please send an email or cover letter indicating your interest in the position. Include a CV / resume, project portfolio (pdf or web-link) and pdf “construction document” samples (plans, sections, details – no more than 15mb)

Send to: and type “project architect” in the subject line

AL : A
221 N. Main St., Studio E
Las Cruces, NM  88001


We welcome out of town applicants but no relocation expenses will be paid

No phone calls, please


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