Project Architect/Architectual Designer

JacobsWyper Architects
Location: Raleigh, NC, USA
Added on: 11 Feb 2024, Job offer expires on: 30 Mar 2024

Project Architect


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in architecture

REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATIONS: Professional architectural license preferred but not required EXPERIENCE: 5 years+ architectural firm experience.

Salary: $65,000 – $80,000 

About JacobsWyper Architects: We are in the business of transformation. Together with our clients and partners, we envision spaces where people are freed to work more productively, make discoveries, and live healthier and more joyful lives.

We love what we do. And we work not just for the love of architecture and design, but to satisfy our calling to improve the quality of life in our communities, both today and in the sustainable future. Our process is collaborative by design.

We value and develop long-term partnerships with clients across a broad range of industries and institutions. By leveraging the design intelligence of the group, and making connections across industries and disciplines, we see farther than any of us could alone. That’s how innovation happens.

We have a culture that values responsiveness, hard work, creative problem solving and design excellence, and a respect for the environment we inhabit. We are able and responsible designers and partners, creating environments that we need and use, supporting the life of our community.

Why we’re looking for you: We are looking for a qualified Project Architect that is aligned with our values to join our award-winning architectural, planning, and interior design firm. We seek professionals to work across our Philadelphia, PA, Raleigh, N.C and Austin, TX offices that will bring knowledge, experience, and expertise to the role of Project Architect. The Project Architect will be an integral part of the design team for learning environments, workplace design, and other specialty types for a broad range of clients from Science & Tech, Industrial to Educational and Cultural Institutions.


The Project Architect will focus on planning and execution of projects from inception through completion. Direct, mentor, and/or review work of team members and/or consultants while developing design and technical solutions throughout all phases of a project.


  • Project experience or an eagerness to work with clients across multiple sectors, including Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Higher Ed, Workplace, Science & Technology.
  • Involved in all phases of a project, from concept to close-out, with proven expertise on projects of various scales and technical complexities.
  • Supervises small to medium projects; with the ability to produce, delegate, and coordinate the work of internal designers and external consultants.  Understands the required scope of work and is responsible for the team’s execution of the work in an efficient but thorough manner
  • Collaborate and contribute to construction document production
  • Supports Deign Quality Management tasks and goals.  Identifies and employs methods for improving the quality of documentation for the firm to mitigate risk
  • Attend and lead client meetings and regularly interfaces with clients and consultants
  • Meet with Project Manager or the Partner-In-Charge on a regular basis to ensure projects are executed according to clients’ goals and expectations.
  • Communicates staffing deficiencies and needs to the Project manager or Partner-in-Charge.
  • Is an advocate for teamwork, superior client service and design excellence and encourages team members and consultants to keep these as a priority throughout the duration of a project


  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Architecture
  • Professional architectural license preferred but not required
  • 5+ years’ experience in an architecture office
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience writing specifications and the ability to teach this skill to less experienced designers
  • Ability to use sound and independent judgment
  • Solid understanding of building and life safety code
  • Proven ability to design, product technical documentation, and understanding of the construction administration process
  • An interest or expertise in sustainable design is a plus
  • Familiarity or willingness to learn Enscape
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) is a plus


  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Architecture


  • Project related travel 1-4 times a year; local travel within the Southeast Region

Note: Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are currently unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employmen

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