PROJECT MANAGER – Communication, Collaboration, Independence, and Fun
Ankrom Moisan Architects is an award-winning client focused design practice with offices in Seattle, Portland, and San Francisco. We are an innovative and collaborative design studio with good benefits, flexible hours, and a great work culture.
Our mission statement is: “Create Places Where People and Communities Thrive”. Our culture is built on listening, respect and team work. We have faith in our professional staff to focus on client needs and to achieve client visions. The Seattle Team has a reputation for creative construction. The Seattle Team is a high energy fast paced group of design professionals who help our clients build the urban fabric. AMA does not support a prescribed architectural style or process, preferring to gain insight from project teams, site context, programs that meet demographic needs and client vision. We do emphasize a visioning process culminating in a strong story that supports our design concepts. We are searching for versatile, communicative & enthusiastic Project Managers that have several or all of these traits:
Artistically Enthusiastic & Technically Savvy; Inquisitive about materials, appreciates a great detail & knows how to care for a fine parti.
Process Savant; Understands when decisions need to be made but doesn't rush the team.
Planner; Visually Models work-loads to anticipate milestones for the team.
Organizer; Sorts out the work to create quality outcomes and stretches team members so they grow.
Inspiring & Enthusiastic about the profession.
Project controller; The buck stops w/ you. You have the responsibility and the authority.
The Ideal Candidate Is:
A natural leader, confident w/ clients and not afraid to work hand-in-hand with them.
Someone who builds trust by doing what you say you’re going to do.
A great communicator, coordinating project teams, consultants & clients.
We’re Looking for Someone Who Knows:
How to celebrate little victories, congratulate improvements and keep a positive atmosphere.
Enough about Local zoning, entitlements and building codes that you can bend them to your will!
How to plan the work of your project team then sell your miraculous plan to a client.
How to fail, adapt, and try again w/o fear of reprisal.
We’d Like Someone with Proficiency In:
Communicating staffing needs & project schedules using software.
Autodesk Revit modeling and documentation, so you can understand project team challenges.
Collaboration; through Pin Ups, Team Meetings, Charrettes & video links.
Running a meeting.
Telling a room full of people, in an RFP, they’re going to sleep great while you’re on the job.
Your Daily Work Would Consist of:
Rolling your sleeves up & sharing responsibility for design excellence on your projects.
Managing design and documentation by starting on the inside and working to the outside of the building.
Mentoring junior staff by asking great questions and giving them real responsibility.
Sharing your joy in building great ideas, investigating new materials & getting things done.
Why You Should Apply:
You want to work in a firm with good pay, great benefits, and reasonable hours.
You want to share ideas in a fun environment with other design professionals, and not take yourself too seriously.
You want to do great work that meets your clients’ goals and gets built.
You want opportunities for mentorship and career development.
Ankrom Moisan's mission is to create places where people and communities thrive, and that includes creating workplaces where our own employees succeed. Plus, we offer competitive benefits and an array of on-site perks that people love.
Candidates only. No phone calls please. We regret we cannot respond to every applicant.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
About Ankrom Moisan Architects
At Ankrom Moisan Architects, we are committed to creating places where people and communities thrive. When you are part of our team, you are part of something big. From high-rise housing to the newest boutique hotel, we are positively changing our surroundings through thoughtful design. AMA is all about people; we are a full-service design firm with an entrepreneurial spirit, grounded in building strong relationships with coworkers and clients.