Project Architect/Architectural Designer

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

Project Architect/Architectural Designer 


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.


· Produce construction documents, including life safety sheets, typical and specific details, plans, reflected ceiling plans, interior and exterior elevations, sections, and schedules.

· Maintain selection and specification of furniture.

· Contribute to and inform construction document production

· Support Deign Quality Management tasks and goals.

· Identify and employ 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.


· Basic understanding of interior and exterior building materials, with respect to comparative costs; key performance and installation concerns; contributions to sustainable design goals; and other crucial features

· An eagerness to develop your ability to produce a set of construction documents, including life safety sheets, typical and specific details, plans, reflected ceiling plans, interior and exterior elevations, sections, and schedules.

· Experience writing specifications and the ability to teach this skill to less experienced designers.

· Solid understanding of building and life safety code

· Proven ability to design, product technical documentation, and understanding of the construction administration process.

· Familiarity with what’s involved in the selection and specification of furniture and what’s key in selecting upholstery, finishes, ergonomic options, power/data integration, etc.

· An interest or expertise in sustainable design is a plus

· Familiarity with Enscape. Proficient use of AutoCAD and Sketchup.

· 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

· Professional architectural license preferred but not required


· Project related travel 1-4 times a year out of state; local travel in city of Philadelphia and surrounding areas for onsite meetings and project needs

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 employment Visa.

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