• Project Architect

    Job Locations US-CA-Santa Monica
    Job ID 2018-1233
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(6/27/2018 7:46 PM)
    Architecture / Interior Design / Landscape
  • Overview

    HGA is an award winning, interdisciplinary design firm with architects, engineers, planners, lighting designers, landscape architects, and interior designers working together to create holistic designs for healthcare, the arts, community, education, corporations, government and district/campus energy clients.

    This is an exciting opportunity for a talented Project Architect to join our Public|Corporate practice group, working out of our Los Angeles office on a variety of projects throughout the country. At HGA we work to foster an environment where diversity of thought, background and experience creates new energy. Through your curiosity, tenacity, creativity and unique insights you can make an impact every day. That impact is felt by your colleagues, by our clients, and by those who inhabit the spaces we create.

    The position requires excellent communication, time management and technical skills as you will work closely with a Senior Designer and Project Manager developing non-routine and complex design concepts in a manner responsive to the client's needs and deadlines. Depending on project type and scope, you must be able to determine the right amount of effort needed to generate mid- to high-level documents in an efficient and timely manner. The candidate will also have multiple opportunities for client interaction and will help our team maintain a commitment to design and quality for all types of projects.


    1. Develops a thorough understanding of projects’ design philosophy and provides major input in developing a design and building performance strategy and effectively conveys this to assigned team members when appropriate.
    2. Provides technical design input. Responsible for a project’s technical design effort, subsequent detailed design development, project coordination and quality control efforts during all phases of project work, in close collaboration with Senior Designer.
    3. Seeks creative and innovative solutions to assigned tasks and develops appropriate research and documents to support these solutions.
    4. Demonstrates strong project team leadership skills with an interest in project management.
    5. Actively collaborates with and coordinates work of consultants and knowledge resources to ensure the project deliverables are coordinated, integrated and support the design concept and performance goals of the project.


    • Bachelor’s degree in architecture; Master’s degree preferred
    • Architectural registration required
    • LEED accreditation preferred
    • 6-8 years of experience on small- to large-scale project types
    • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, 3DS Max, SketchUp, and other industry accepted software as well as expertise with project management software and Microsoft Office Suite products is needed


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