Architectural Project Manager

Placement By Design

The Architecture Project Manager is responsible for all phases of design and construction of projects from beginning to completion, while performing a supervisory role in assigning and reviewing the work of other team members

  • Ability to handle multiple large projects or one or two accounts with diligence and commitment
  • Review and develop construction plans requested by the client
  • Oversee the work done by assistant project manager and draftsperson
  • Oversees drafting, review shop drawings and respond to RFIs
  • Analyze and estimate project cost for labor, equipment and material
  • Monitor progress of all construction phases in compliance with building plans and deadlines
  • Manage correspondence with clients, vendors, consultants, building departments, landlords, construction team and other personnel involved in projects
  • Review and research state and local code compliances
  • Prepare reports and presentations for client meetings
  • Execute site surveys on a need basis
  • Manage people on the team and their expectations and review and approve time cards of the team in a timely manner
  • Perform miscellaneous tasks as assigned by the Senior Project Manager/Studio Director/Director of Operations


  • Bachelors degree or higher in Architecture Required
  • Minimum 8 years experience as an Architecture Project Manager in an architectural firm
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Retail Architecture required
  • Ability to interpret construction data, engineering calculations and drawings
  • Preferred Software skills: Revit, AutoCAD, with basic knowledge of Sketch up, Photoshop or Illustrator preferred
  • Strong skillset of Excel, Word and Power point and plus
  • Experience drafting retail or commercial construction documents in Autocad and Revit preferred
  • Must possess strong time management and people management skills and have the ability to handle the pressure of tight deadlines
  • Must be able to travel on need basis