5910 N. Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75206

Job Post Date: November 30, 2017

Project Architect

SmithGroupJJR is an international idea-oriented design firm that is committed to creating inspiring places that enrich the human spirit. We believe that extraordinary projects are created when the design process is based on the principles of exploration, experimentation, innovation, sustainability, research, and collaboration. Our expertise in providing thoughtful and innovative solutions keeps SmithGroupJJR at the forefront of architectural, engineering and planning firms around the world. According to the 2017 Building Design + Construction magazine “Giants” ranking, SmithGroupJJR is the 7th largest architecture/engineering firm in the U.S.

The Dallas office of SmithGroupJJR is looking for Project Architects to join our team.


Working with us, you will:
•Manage one or more small to medium-sized projects and/or manage a portion of a large-sized project.
•Perform architectural drawings, renderings and design assignments.
•Produce and coordinate a complete set of construction documents for permitting and bidding for small projects.
•Lead coordination of consultants of all disciplines.
•Prepare, develop, and edit specifications.
•Lead day-to-day construction administration activities.Provides oversight and monitoring of the work performed by junior staff.
•Establish and execute project work plan and staffing requirements.
•Develops trusted relationships with clients.


An ideal candidate:
•Is technically competent and has proven growth in schematic design through construction administration.
•Is detail oriented and self-motivated.
•Is proficient with technical detailing.
•Possesses working knowledge of engineering systems; the ability to understand and communicate with professionals of other disciplines.
•Is knowledgeable of the design and construction process, applicable building codes, detailing methods, and product specification methods.
•Has a demonstrated ability to communicate with clients, and build client relationships and trust.
•Is proficient with Building Information Modeling and 3D Skills; Proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD required.
•Has a Bachelor’s degree and minimum 7 years of experience. RA preferred. LEED AP preferred.


SmithGroupJJR offers competitive compensation and excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We also offer a flexible work schedule, which provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays) to help with work/life balance.

Please submit resume, portfolio (if applicable), and salary requirements to:

No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

SmithGroupJJR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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