Senior Architect/Project Manager

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Senior Architect/Project Manager


DAHLIN is an award-winning architecture, planning, and interior design firm with 180+ multi-cultural professionals. We offer more than 45 years of experience building communities where we live and work, driven by the vision of creating places that promote human fulfillment and well-being. This same Passion for Place®  starts with our own working environment—a positive community where people thrive. Please visit our website ( to learn more.

This same Passion for Place starts with our own working environment—a positive community where people thrive. At DAHLIN, we recognize that our diverse, talented people are key to the success of our business, our design approach, and philosophy. Please visit our website ( to learn more.

We are currently seeking a SENIOR ARCHITECT / PROJECT MANAGER in our AUSTIN, TX location, responsible for directing, coordinating, and administering Multifamily and Mixed-Use projects through all phases of development, including Design, Construction Documents, and Construction Administration. 

This is a hybrid role based from our Austin, TX location.  This is a fantastic opportunity with high potential for growth!



  • Coordinate all project efforts, administrative and technical, to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects through all phases of development, including Design Development, Construction Documents, and Construction Administration
  • Estimate fees, determine scope of work, prepare proposals and contracts, and monitor adherence to terms of the most complex projects
  • Actively manage client budgets, schedules and programs, and project communications, documentation, and team assignments
  • Serve as primary contact liaison to bring the schedule, budgets, and scope of work to completion and to the client’s satisfaction
  • Provide oversight and monitor the work of less experienced technical staff
  • Attend networking events, seminars, and conferences, as needed, to promote the Austin location and to engage with other professionals to learn about new trends in the field of Multifamily housing
  • Presents directly to the client on technical and design solutions
  • Directs schematic design and construction documents.


  • Multifamily & Mixed-Use design experience a must, including expert knowledge of building code
  • Extensive knowledge of the City of Austin planning and permitting requirements for high-profile developments
  • Exceptional client relationship, project management and leadership skills
  • Self-motivated; ability to work independently and in a team environment to coordinate with other design professionals
  • Self-confident; tenacious while maintaining positive working relationships with clients, outside consultants, and technical staff
  • Excellent problem solver and independent thinker with good listening skills and strong follow-through
  • Able to effectively and positively provide direction and lead architectural staff
  • Strong skills and talent in Revit/BIM, SketchUp modeling, and AutoCAD
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and collaborative skills 


  • Minimum 10 years experience as a licensed architect
  • 10+ years of demonstrated experience in all phases of architecture, including substantial and varied experience in project planning, for Multifamily Residential projects
  • 5+ years of experience responding to RFI’s, reviewing submittals and change orders, and issuing ASI’s
  • Graduate of a NAAB accredited 4- or 5-year architecture school
  • Texas architectural license is required
  • Must be legally authorized to work for any employer in the United States without any restrictions or visa sponsorship

We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage. We also offer the opportunity to participate in a pre-tax Flexible Spending plans for medical, childcare, and commuter expenses, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, and 401k.

Please note…  

Including a link to an online portfolio is a huge plus! Real people review every application, so we regret that due to the large volume of inquiries, we are unable to accept phone calls regarding the status of applications. We'll be sure to contact you if we need more information. Apply now!

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to welcoming and supporting a diverse community of professionals. As such, women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply. Our firm participates in E-Verify.

We do not accept resumes from recruiters, placement agencies, or other staffing vendors who have not signed an agreement with us. Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.