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Project Designer / Project Architect

Department: SFO - Studio
Location: San Francisco, CA

Perkins Eastman is currently seeking a talented and experienced individual to be a Project Designer/Architect in our San Francisco, CA office to help expand our Hospitality, Multifamily Residential, Mixed-Use and/or Senior Living sectors and capabilities in the local and regional markets. This position will assist manager with managing projects from inception through completion including all design phases, client interaction, schedule and financial performance.

Perkins Eastman San Francisco Office provides clients full design services from strategy, to programming and planning, to high-performance buildings with design excellence across a variety of practice areas in the local and regional market. This position will be a key individual in the office, working with the current leadership and talent to help continue to grow our presence and capabilities in San Francisco and the West Coast region.

What You Will Do:

  • 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.


  • 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.

About Perkins Eastman:

Perkins Eastman is recognized as “a Global Design Giant” with 17 interdisciplinary design studios around the world and a dedicated staff of over 1000 people from 70 different countries. We focus on all aspects of design and planning in the built environment, and are driven by our core belief that great design has a positive impact on people’s lives. We design for people and capture this in our ethos “Human by Design”.

We are an integrated firm with our professional roster consisting of architects, interior designers, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, graphic designers, construction specification writers, construction economists, environmental analysts, resiliency experts, traffic and transportation engineers, and several other professional disciplines.



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