Project Manager - Workplace

Job Locations US-CA-Santa Monica | US-CA-San Diego
Job ID 2021-1934
# of Openings
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(6/2/2021 3:46 PM)
Architecture / Interior Design / Landscape


If you have an interest in expanding your passion for making a positive and lasting impact through design, we have a great opportunity for you at HGA. As Project Manager, you will collaborate with our award-winning thought leaders on exciting projects that involves thoughtful planning, research, sustainability and architectural innovation! We are looking for an individual who enjoys actively managing project teams and has confidence building long-term strategic relationships with our workplace interiors clients in Southern California. 


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 Principals, Senior Designers, Project Architects and other Project Managers 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. Collaborates with Principal in evaluation of project requirements and helps to negotiate an acceptable owner-architect agreement including the fee and time schedule.
  2. Demonstrates task-focused mastery of project scope, profitability, schedule and budget. Completes projects on schedule, within budget and with maximum client satisfaction.
  3. Negotiates critical issues with top-level architects, engineers and officials of other organizations and firms.
  4. Utilizes past experience and technical knowledge and monitors quality of the construction documents keeping in mind schedules/budgets and provides coaching/communication as appropriate with team leaders and/or team members who are responsible for work flow/timelines, etc.
  5. Develops discipline cost and work-hour budgets for each project and monitors project costs, completion status against budget schedules/timelines.
  6. Oversees all correspondence and pertinent documents, making sure they are accurate, signs or obtains signatures and seeks legal counsel as appropriate
  7. Coordinates review and evaluation of contractor bids and works with Principal so that award recommendation can be submitted to owner
  8. Provides day-to-day leadership in the absence of and as delegated by the Principal and/or Practice Group Leader keeping lines of communication open with all office management leaders and assists with preparation of client billings prior to submittal for signature.
  9. Collaborates with Principal and Practice Group Leader as requested in the pursuit of projects including pre-positioning meetings, development of proposals and participation in client interviews
  10. Sets an example for team effort through the spirit of cooperation while directing, organizing and mentoring junior staff.


  • Registered Architect with Bachelor's or Master’s degree with 10 + years of professional experience working on small- to large-scale project types
  • Workplace Interiors and/or adaptive reuse project experience preferred.
  • Experience with content media, entertainment and technology clients preferred. 
  • LEED accreditation preferred
  • Experience with Lean and Evidence-based design a plus
  • Revit experience required
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, 3D Max, SketchUp and other industry accepted software as well as expertise with project management software and Microsoft Office Suite products is required


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