Project Architect

Hiring Organization: hayes inc. architecture/interiors

Job Description:

This is an opportunity to become a part of a small, collaborative, excellence-focused team as a Project Architect/Architect at hayes inc. architecture/interiors in Phoenix, Arizona. It’s an opportunity to work with masters in the field and with clients that appreciate and expect great design.

It is a place that you can make an immediate impact, grow your career, and flourish in the field.    

The ideal candidate will have an architecture degree with 5 + years of professional experience developing and designing a variety of commercial and residential projects within a small to medium-sized firm.  Since you’ve been a part of a small team before, you inherently understand the importance of being a good communicator within a team, you are a self-starter, a problem solver, and thrive in a studio with multiple deadlines.

Ownership and accountability are second nature to you because you understand what it takes to work in a small firm.

If you are driven, collaborative, committed to design, budget, and deadlines, it would be great to hear from you. Up for the challenge and opportunity?

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with both commercial and residential projects.
  • Ability to relate project information between consultants, internal team members, and contractors from design through construction. Work with the team to maintain project schedules.
  • Solid 5 + years working knowledge of architectural design documentation, detailing, building materials and codes, construction techniques, as well as building material compatibility and characteristics. The principal and lead production director are very knowledgeable and willing to guide, teach, help resolve and work together with you on design, drawing development and production.
  • AutoCAD expertise and in-depth working knowledge of the program along with a strong understanding of drawing standards and structure.
  • Understanding of how buildings are constructed and ability to create technical documents that accurately describe the work to be done;
  • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines developed together in weekly production meetings.
  • Model maker, hand-sketcher, and strong communication skills and strong computer skills with Photoshop/InDesign

A day in the life may look like:

  • Manage multiple small to medium-sized projects
  • Develop architectural drawings and work up alternative designs
  • Produce and coordinate complete sets of construction documents
  • Coordinate consultants
  • Coordinate team work flow with principal of firm and review work of team

Important Notes

We set the bar high for each team member because of the nature of our work and our commitment to our clients – are you ready to keep raising the bar on your personal best and thrive in a quality design-committed environment? Please apply.

Application Instructions & Contact Info: Please apply online or email

Location: Phoenix, AZ


Start Date: open