• Full Time
  • Oakland
  • Zip Code: 94607
  • Years of Experience: Array

Website HKIT Architects

Immediate opening for a project manager with creative talent, management and production skills. Join our dynamic, diverse and award winning 45+ person design firm conveniently located in downtown Oakland.  Work on a variety of affordable housing, senior housing and educational projects. HKIT Architects is committed to sustainable design, a collaborative workplace and to architecture that enriches the community and the environment.  For further information, visit us at www.hkit.com.

The position requires a motivated design and technically minded individual with a minimum of 10 years of experience leading complex multi-family residential, senior living projects or K-12 educational projects.  Candidates must combine considerable design and construction detailing experience, strong communications skills, an interest in sustainability, a record of excellent client collaboration, with an ability to manage internal production teams and external consultants.



§  Work with project principals to oversee all phases of multiple projects from conceptual design through construction administration.

§  Serve as the main point of contact with the client and participates in team meetings throughout the project phases including construction.  Actively manages client’s budget, schedule, program, and scope.

§  Manage the design, detailing, research and full documentation on selected projects, providing expertise across multiple projects. Oversees agency approvals.

§  Assign tasks to staff members and manage deadlines for all production phases including renderings, meetings and presentations. Oversee assigned project team(s).

§  Produce and manage project schedules, work plans, client correspondence and documentation. Maintain project integrity including design.

§  Assist in development of and manage project budgets and fees.

§  Construction Administration



§  Licensed architect in California.

§  Minimum of 8 years of experience designing, documenting, detailing and coordinating multi-family residential projects or senior living projects, affordable and market rate, or K-12 educational projects.

§  Minimum bachelor’s degree in architecture or similar discipline from an accredited program.

§  Proven experience leading, mentoring & training junior and intermediate staff in all phases of project detailing and documentation.



§  LEED AP is a plus

§  Knowledge of high-performance building design and related software is a plus

§  Work on certified green building projects is a plus


HKIT offers competitive compensation with full employee medical, dental & vision insurance, FSA and 401k plan.  We provide support for licensure, and AIA membership.  Compensation is dependent on experience & education.


Please submit your resume, project examples/portfolio via email to: careers@hkit.com

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