Senior Designer / Project Architect

UNUM collaborative


Full time

$75-90k (annually)


Apr 27

At UNUM:collaborative we pride ourselves on an ethos of pushing the limits of design thru emerging digital techniques and fabrication methods to achieve impactful and distinctive designs. We are a tight knit; rapidly growing architectural studio and the applicant will have the opportunity to be an integral team member with the potential for growth and advancement. The ideal candidate enjoys working in a small collaborative team, and is eager to work on fast paced, multifaceted projects. The position will require the ability to multi-task, lead, and successfully execute across a broad spectrum of roles. Candidate must be creative and enthusiastic about design, adding to the innovation and collaborative spirit of the firm.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing complex tasks on medium to large size projects.
  • Plans, organizes, and directs the work throughout the life of the project to successfully deliver the project to the client.
  • Keeps the Principal in Charge informed of progress on project expectations, deadlines, and deliverables and understands the limits of the decision-making responsibilities of the role and respects the boundaries of the Principal in Charge’s responsibilities.
  • Leads the client and project team to assure that the project design meets the client budget, schedule, program, and design intent.
  • Assists in the negotiation and development of project agreements.
  • Develops and manages project budget, schedule, and overall work plan to realize target financial performance.
  • Mentors Assistant Project Managers and motivates project teams.
  • Assures that Project Management Framework tasks are timely completed and properly documented.
  • Leads project coordination and owner/site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors.
  • Manages and tracks change orders, applications for payment by contractors and other contractual modifications impacting budget and schedule.
  • Works with Operations Manager in determining project staffing needs and recommending personnel.
  • Directs client invoicing and effectively manages collections.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Capable of simultaneously supporting one or more Principal’s in Charge on multiple projects.
  • Thorough understanding of accessibility codes, life-safety codes, building construction systems, means and methods, materials, and industry associated standards.
  • Takes direction well, however proactively takes appropriate action without requiring continued direction.
  • Effectively manages multiple deadlines and priorities.
  • Team player with the client, entire project team and contractor.
  • Effective negotiator and communicator.
  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, experience with Revit, Rhino, SketchUP.

*Compensation will be based on skill and experience level.

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