Project Designer/Architect

Perkins Eastman
San Francisco, CA
Job Type
Years of Experience
10+ Years


Perkins Eastman is a global architecture and design firm guided by the belief that design can have a positive and lasting impact on people’s lives. With more than 1,000 employees in 17 locations around the world, we collaborate seamlessly across borders, barriers, and disciplines to connect people and ideas. Whether conceiving of new healthcare models, reviving a local landmark as a boutique hotel, or helping communities become more resilient, we are united in a dedication to progressive and inventive design that enhances the human experience. If everything is design, everything we do is HUMAN BY DESIGN.

The Opportunity: Project Designer/Architect is a project leadership position with responsibility for architectural design and technical production of projects. We are seeking an individual with strong technical and communication skills working within the design team to create exemplary buildings to suit clients’ and users’ needs. Assist Manager with managing projects from inception through completion including all design phases, client interaction, schedule and financial performance. Self-starter with strong organizational and communication skills are essential. Experience with hands on work with senior living projects and or hospitality, multifamily residential and mixed use.
Primary Responsibilities:
• Lead/assists a project team in development of the aesthetic and technical design and the preparation of architectural design and construction documents including drawings and specifications.
• Collaborates with or serves as the Project Designer for the design of the project.
• Develops, checks and coordinates technical aspects of the design of a project.
• Leads in organizing the drawing, BIM modeling efforts.
• Prepares the project code review.
• Coordinates the work of Consultants.
• Meets with clients.
• Responds to RFIs and field questions.
• Reviews show drawings and submittals.
• Mentors junior staff.
• Follows established standards for project production and review.
• Keeps Project Manager and Principal in Charge informed of progress or need for assistance.
• Assist the studio and leaders with generating Design Services Proposals.
• Coordinates work with consultants.
• Prepare project code review.
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
• Develops, checks and coordinates technical aspects of the design of a project.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture is required.
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience
• Substantial CA experience (submittal, RFI, ASI review/response and consultant coordination), ability to detail (exterior) is required.
• Strong communication skills, articulate, graphic, organization, technical verbal and written skills.
• Proficient with computer-assisted design software such as Revit AutoCAD, Adobe, Photoshop, Illustrator, In-design; 3D software such as Sketchup is required.
• Proficient with other data management software such as Word and Excel.
• Demonstrated experience in and readiness to lead the technical details of projects.
• LEED Accreditation preferred.
How to Apply:

If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, please visit our career page and apply with your cover letter, resume and/or portfolio (Adobe PDF preferred). No phone calls please.

Link: Human By Design

Perkins Eastman is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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