Huitt-Zollars, Inc.

Architectural Project Manager/Lead

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(2/24/2020 2:41 PM)
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Huitt-Zollars’ Dallas, TX office has a dynamic Architectural Project Manager/Lead opportunity for a Texas-registered architect. This role supervises the entire project team and works directly with the principal-in-charge and/or design director on multiple projects throughout all project phases including business development, proposal writing, contract negotiations, design and production, and construction observation while maintaining strong client relationships.


The successful candidate will have at least 15 years of professional experience in commercial and institutional architecture. They will have very good communication and leadership skills, and the ability to ensure exceptional project delivery for clients. This is an excellent opportunity for a design expert to further their expertise, manage notable projects and mentor project teams at a premier design firm.


HZ is a leading full-service design firm providing innovative planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery to our clients in the public and private sector. We provide quality solutions for our clients and employment opportunities to qualified talent




  • Act as primary contact for client and is responsible for overall project management.
  • Plan, direct, and monitor all aspects of projects with a high degree of technical complexity.
  • Supervise project team cooperatively with the project designer.
  • Coordinate workload within project teams and work with other project directors to manage workload across the office.
  • Ensure project development process, documentation and project completion is done on schedule and within budget.
  • Ensure compliance with contract terms and conditions.
  • Reviews work and propose changes in regards to design, code and budget.
  • Prepares plan of action to resolve project issues.
  • Maintains project budgets and schedules while meeting client needs, business objectives and design guidelines.
  • Mentor project team and foster positive team spirit that supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Ensure staff adheres to HZ’s policies, practices and procedures.
  • Monitor internal staffing needs and coordinate client staff and their internal customers, architects, engineers, contractors and vendors.
  • Write proposals, recommend appropriate fees, and participate in contract negotiations with clients and consultants.
  • Manage bid or contractor selection process.
  • Actively pursue new business opportunities by utilizing their network.
  • Assist market sector teams in preparing proposal, calling on new and prospective clients, and participating in new project presentations as requested.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from a NAAB accredited program
  • Registered Texas Architect or state with reciprocity
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in architectural design, construction and project management
  • Solid business development experience
  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to coordinate consultant teams
  • Good verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize and deliver multiple projects with varying deadlines
  • Strong technical capabilities with code knowledge and ability to convey technical issues and design ideas
  • Ability to prepare architectural documents and specifications for projects
  • Proficient in Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCad, other 3D Modeling and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Positive leadership and mentoring abilities that foster a motivated team environment
  • Advanced knowledge of building design and construction means, methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of architectural history and current architectural design discourse
  • Awareness of sustainable design approaches
  • LEED Accredited is a plus


We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, life, long/short term disability plans and two retirement plans: 401(k) and ESOP.


Please apply online at:

Job ID No: D322


Huitt-Zollars is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or any other legally protected status. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company will make reasonable accommodations to assist in the application process upon the request of an applicant. No question on this application is intended to secure information to be used for discriminatory purposes.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 60-300.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. 


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