Project Architect At Flad Architects

  • Full Time
  • San Diego, CA
  • 120,000 – 175,000 USD / Year

Website Flad Architects

Job Overview

If you enjoy solving complex challenges in a collaborative environment that celebrates each person’s ideas, experience, and creativity, this might be the opportunity for you. Flad is a national architectural firm with ten offices across the country, specializing in science, healthcare, academic, and workplace spaces. Flad is a team of creative, intelligent, energetic people who help our clients tackle the issues that change people’s lives.


  • Minimum of ten years of architectural experience, with at least five years of recent Project Architect experience on relevant, large-scale projects leading multi-disciplinary teams required.
  • Experience with one of Flad’s market segments is preferred.
  • Significant knowledge of tenant improvements/remodel or ground-up core and shell construction preferred.
  • Excellent presentation, written, verbal, and graphic communication skills are essential.
  • Revit proficiency is required.
  • AutoCAD preferred.
  • A professional degree in architecture required
  • Registration required
  • Sustainability accreditation preferred


  • Responsible for leadership and coordination with project team members and consultants from project inception through completion.
  • Assist the Project Manager in directing and managing the project team, mentoring staff, and representing the firm to the client. Help to ensure the client’s vision, goals, and objectives are understood by all team members and consultants.
  • Deliver design-sensitive projects on schedule and within budget while making authoritative decisions and recommendations of significant impact related to specific pieces of the project.
  • Responsible for the technical planning, quality, and execution of the project documents for specific portions of the project.
  • Conduct internal project team meetings in partnership with leadership. Lead technical and consultant meetings. Participate in client presentations and/or meetings.
  • Schedule and coordinate the Flad in-house QA/QC project phase reviews to ensure documents are in compliance with applicable codes and industry standards.


  • Hybrid work environment
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Financial health and wellness benefits – retirement savings plan; fiduciary advisor; identity theft plan; Section 125 flexible benefits, including mass transit and parking; income protection – life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability; Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Continuing education and career development – internal programs; funds set aside for external programs, licensure and sustainability support, annual professional registration, and organization reimbursement


Annual base salary range is currently: $120,000 – $175,000. Actual starting salary will be within that range and is dependent upon job-related education, knowledge, and experience.

Flad Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Flad will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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