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Project Architect (Interiors)

IBI Group

IBI Group

San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Company Description

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

    Job Description

    Our Global Architecture & Urbanism Division combines the expertise of IBI’s Buildings and Placemaking practice, our Arcadis’s Places capabilities, and CRTKL’s multi-sector design leadership to offer a diverse range of solutions focusing on human-centric design, sustainability, and technology.

    Arcadis is seeking a project architect with project delivery experience in corporate workplace interiors to join our Workplace Practice Group in the San Francico Bay area. The successful candidate will support projects in San Francisco and San Jose, among others. This position is focused on overseeing the projects' technical design and serving as a resource to the project team from schematic design through construction administration.

    At Arcadis, you will be a vital member of a network of design professionals who value collaboration, fresh insight, and bold talent. You will also be part of a sought-after work culture that supports dynamic career advancement and prizes work/life balance.

    Role Accountabilities:

    This job requires someone who's not only a whiz at problem-solving but also adept at building relationships with both clients and colleagues. Juggling multiple projects simultaneously is par for the role, so prioritizing tasks effectively is key. The ideal candidate will need to be a master multitasker with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

    • Understanding of all phases of design documentation and construction.
    • Understanding of compliance with applicable building codes and regulations, jurisdiction review, and accessibility standards – specifically in the state of California and Bay Area local jurisdictions.
    • Planning, coordinating and managing the project development process of corporate workplace interiors projects.
    • Managing and mentoring staff for design quality, technical detailing, and presentations.
    • Negotiating critical and controversial issues with appropriate parties.
    • Coordinating and collaborating with other lead professionals to ensure design and documentation are in accordance with project expectations.
    • Serving as a key contributor during client meetings and presentations.
    • Traveling as needed for client meetings, conferences, and internal strategic meetings.
    • Supporting proposal development process, as needed.
    • Adopting company-wide processes for customer databases, relationship management, and customer experience.


    • Licensed Architect in California.
    • 6-10 years of related experience.
    • Strong technical background.
    • Revit proficiency throughout conceptual, schematic, design, and construction phases.
    • Solid working knowledge of building codes.
    • Experience with Sustainable Design and Energy Modeling preferred.
    • LEED and/or WELL accreditation preferred.
    • Must be geographically located in the San Francisco Bay area for travel to active project sites in San Francisco and San Jose.
    • Must be a US citizen.

    Additional Information

    The salary range for this position is $90,000 - $125,000 year.

    Why Arcadis?

    We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

    You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

    Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

    Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women's Network, and Diversity & Inclusion Council. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We also like to have fun with office social events to enhance connection, interaction and local culture.

    We request that applicants submit a portfolio of work either as a PDF of less than 10MB or as a web link.

    As part of Arcadis selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer (as applicable under state law). These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence, drug testing and driver’s license record.

    We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Join Arcadis. Create a legacy.