Project Architect - Workplace Interiors
Santa Monica, CA 
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Job Description
Project Architect - Workplace Interiors
Job Locations US-CA-Santa Monica
Job ID 2021-1826
# of Openings 1
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/19/2021 3:14 PM)
Category Architecture / Interior Design / Landscape

HGA has anexciting opportunity for a talented Project Architect to join our Public|Corporate practice group, working out of our Los Angeles office on a variety of workplace interiors projects.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 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.

    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
  1. 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 the client and project team
  2. Seeks creative and innovative solutions to assigned tasks and develops appropriate research and documents to support these solutions 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
  3. Contributes to the preparation of design documents and leads the detailed development of construction documents during all project phases, delivering complete, accurate and coordinated project documentation
  4. Advances the production of schematic, design development and construction documents drawings and specifications in compliance with project scope, schedule, cost and design intentMaintains awareness of evolving building technology and systems
  5. Performs construction administration duties (e.g. RFI's, RFP's, change orders, etc.)
  6. Executes applicable agency review analysis (accessibility, zoning, life-safety, etc.)
  7. Maintains contact with clients, consultants and contractors during all project phases, participating in marketing, client and owner presentations as required
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree with 7 + years of professional experience working on small- to large-scale project types
  • California Architectural registration required
  • Workplace Interiors and/or adaptive reuse project experience required.
  • Experience with permitting in Los Angeles and adjacent building departments required.
  • Experience with content media, entertainment and technology clients preferred.
  • Strong design skills are important
  • Revit experience required
  • Knowledge of SketchUp and other industry accepted software and Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, able to communicate clearly with team members and clients
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and be responsible for project delivery which may be multiple, large or complex in scope

HGA is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered without discrimination with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other statuses protected by state, local or other applicable laws. This policy extends to all aspects of employment, including recruitment and hiring.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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