Project Architect

San Antonio, TX
Architecture – All Studios /
LPA is seeking a passionate Project Architect to join our integrated team of architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects and master planners. Our San Antonio studio is continuing to grow, and you’ll have the opportunity to be a central part of our development. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with team members across studios on projects that are both local and across Texas and California. Our clients are both public and private and represent nine different market segments allowing your career to take many different trajectories.
We walk the talk in changing lives by design. Our sustainability commitment is real−we are the only large firm in the nation to comply with the 2030 Challenge for the past two years running. Our award-winning projects aim to have a positive and enduring environmental, economic, and social impact.
We’re committed to diversity, wellness, and work-life balance which is neatly summarized in our Just label. We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement and financial, wellness and other work/life plans.
As a studio we work hard, have fun, and strive for excellence. We are looking for teammates who have the same drive and hustle.
You will be working with directors and principals in the studio and across the firm. We are looking to you to help us continue to develop our talented designers and engineers.

What you will do:

    • You will lead, craft, and execute the project documentation and contract administration on projects
    • Lead the technical execution from concept design and documentation process with your team of designers and engineers
    • Work in unison with the Project Designer and Project Manager and lead the realization of the project
    • Oversee documentation for schematic design, design development and construction documents
    • Quality control research for product and construction methods related to projects
    • Lead the construction administration process
    • Cultivate and maintain excellent relationships with clients, builders, governing authorities, stakeholders, and team members
    • Mentor your team members and help to train and upskill them

What we will do:

    • Provide mentorship from Managing Directors and Design Directors as well as other in-house disciplines on all projects
    • Provide career growth opportunities including professional development grants and our professional development process
    • In-house management and leadership training opportunities
    • Education opportunities including LPA+U and LPA Tech Talks
    • Provide study grants for exploration including Catapult and LPA Foundation

Project Architect Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture required
    • 10+ years of experience in all phases of architectural projects
    • Strong Revit knowledge
    • Expertise in building codes and construction as it relates to design and construction services
    • Architectural license required
LPA is an integrated design firm with offices in California and Texas. We specialize in creating innovative, sustainable environments that work better, do more with less and improve people’s lives. We provide a vibrant and rewarding work environment—one that values and fosters creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, community engagement and ongoing career development and growth. LPA is also committed to diversity, wellness, and work-life balance. LPA offers competitive salaries and generous benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement and financial, wellness and other work/life plans.
The salary range for this position is $83,000 - $125,000 and is eligible for annual bonus. If you are hired at LPA, your base salary is based on factors such as geographic location, skills, education, experience and/or project complexity. We believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as part of any final offer.
Please note that LPA does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed contract, LPA will not agree to pay any recruiter fee. In the situation an agency or recruiter submits a candidate or resume without a previously signed agreement and/or without LPA’s request, LPA explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of LPA.