Senior Project Manager 15+ years

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Hacker is an architecture and interiors studio united by a desire to create spaces that enrich the world – spaces that make us feel more connected to the landscape, each other, and ourselves. Our devotion to craft and 30+ year history of environmentally progressive design, our expressive use of materials and natural light – above all, our reputation for seeking clarity and meaning in every aspect of the work – has earned us international, national, and regional design awards, top prizes in national design competitions, and publication internationally. Want to learn more? Check out our website:

Hacker Architects is an equal opportunity employer and champion social equity and mentorship. We value diversity, are active in our community, and seek to be a workplace where diverse voices are represented and heard. Hacker is a Just Organization and is actively working on issues such as diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace; corporate social responsibility; and combating climate change. We look for employees who are interested in joining us in this important and challenging work.

Why Work at Hacker?

  • We offer competitive salary and generous benefits including paid family and medical leave; 401k with socially responsible investment options and employer contributions; company paid volunteer time; continuing education stipends;100% medical, dental & vision, company paid disability insurance and life insurance; and FSA/HSA, and PTO, 3 weeks in the first 3 years.
  • We promote a work life balance and are sensitive to family and medical needs
  • As a firm our drivers are climate justice and design justice.
  • We focus on community architecture – libraries, academic, civic, cultural, and private commercial projects.
  • We work with companies that align with our values and whom we believe can make a positive difference in the industry and beyond.

We are currently seeking highly qualified and experienced Senior Project Managers to join our creative teams. Individuals should demonstrate well-rounded experience including excellent management, design, and communication skills, and technical proficiency in project process and documentation. Candidates should be a licensed architect and have minimum 15+ years of relevant experience. For this role, we are seeking experienced Project Managers with an emphasis on education-related experience.

Basic Qualifications:

  • NAAB-accredited degree in Architecture (or similar program)
  • Registered Architect in Oregon (If registered in another state, willingness to register in Oregon)
  • Experience managing complex projects (preferably for institutional and/or public clients)
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to plan complex schedules
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple consultants and team members
  • Ability to manage teams within set fees
  • Experience managing and mentoring junior staff
  • Ability to manage complex scopes of work with minimal oversight and to distill information into clear goals and objectives
  • Experience with jurisdictional reviews and processes
  • Familiarity with various contract delivery methods
  • Ability to build relationships and support business development efforts of the firm
  • Ability to communicate with and present information to a variety of client, team, and community audiences
  • Ability to apply design thinking in support of design direction

Desired Qualifications:

  • Sustainable design credential(s) such as LEED, WELL, LFA
  • Knowledge of, or interest in learning about, Critical Race Theory or other anti-racist / equity frameworks
  • Relationships with higher education, library, and/or other institutional clients
  • Experience using Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, and planning software such as Deltek

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