Senior Architect / Studio Leader

Firm Name: 
Wamhoff Design Build

Wamhoff Design Build, an award-winning design/build firm that specializes in residential projects across the state of Texas, is seeking a Senior Architect with 7–10 years’ experience to lead the Houston Studio. We are interested in finding a person with great character and integrity who can utilize their design skills and leadership experience in serving our clients through designing and delivering great architecture with excellent service.

The Senior Architect's primary responsibility is design and plan production of high-end residential and commercial projects. While leading most of the design work, the Senior Architect is mainly responsible for seeing to it that all major operations and functions within the office space are carried on in order and with proper management.

We are based out of Houston but are starting a Central Texas Studio based out of Austin. This position would be to lead that division and help with the future hiring practices for new employees to work under the Studio Leader.


  • Manage Austin Design Studio, including design, budgets, and architectural team.
  • Interact with clients throughout the design process through permitting.
  • Coordinate the design department's workflow and make sure all projects are on track.
  • Collaborate with project teams to ensure budgeting for specification production, and coordinate scheduling and production of project specifications.
  • Maintain proficiency in construction products, techniques and sequences by staying abreast of product developments, new materials, code changes, and current industry trends.
  • Assist in the Takeoff/Bidding process.
  • Manage multiple projects and deadlines – phases, milestone deliveries and various project delivery types.
  • Review in-progress drawings, ensuring complete and coordinated technical specifications and offering modifications and improvements when appropriate.


  • 7+ years of experience with an architectural firm, including high-end residential and commercial projects.
  • Architectural License or close to finishing.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Demonstrate computer skills including knowledge of Autodesk Revit, Adobe Suite Products, and Excel
  • Proficient in multiple construction types
  • Candidate should have excellent communication skills and have demonstrated an ability to delegate and lead effectively.


Wamhoff Design Build is a quickly growing, multi-faceted company specializing in residential, but also works heavily on development and commercial. Wamhoff Design Build stays on the forefront of architectural design technology. We encourage all innovative solutions and compensate accordingly.

All our projects, whether in Texas or other states, get the full architectural treatment including a 3D walkthrough via Oculus. We are headquartered in Houston, but also work heavily in Austin.

Please send all resumes to for consideration. Please submit your qualifications with a list of references as well as portfolio of your design work for consideration.