Architectural Project Manager

Chatham, Cape Cod

SV Design is an award-winning architecture and interiors firm with offices on the North Shore and Cape Cod. Residential specialties include custom homes, renovations, interiors, and furnishing services. SV Design has an extensive and growing portfolio of commercial, multifamily, academic, institutional, and educational work. For over three decades, SV Design has been transforming lives through exceptional design, earning a reputation for elevating the communities in which we work. 

Job Summary:

SV Design is looking for a personable, motivated, and organized individual to join our Chatham residential team. As an architectural project manager, you will be working primarily on mid to large-sized high-end residential projects. You will be the clients’ primary liaison and responsible for your projects’ quality, coordination, team management (in-house, consultant, and construction-based), and schedule.


  • This is an in-office position at our Chatham, MA location. Any interested candidate must be within reasonable commuting distance of this location.
  • A professional degree from a U.S. accredited architecture program or equivalent, licensure preferred but not required
  • 7-12 years of professional architecture experience with a focus on residential projects
  • Strong management skills with an ability to mentor
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, and Microsoft Office are required
  • Collaborative, team mentality, and open to listening to and considering the views of others
  • Clear communicator with a proactive mindset
  • Proficiency with best construction techniques, documentation, and drafting standards
  • Detail-oriented with regards to the quality of work, review of other’s work, and field conditions
  • Excellent time management skills and the experience to be efficiently productive
  • Must take pride in producing high-quality work and be motivated to do your best


  • Has full responsibility for managing all aspects of multiple small to midsize projects. Prepare strategic plans for project success
  • Ensure SV Design’s project standards, professionalism, and creativity are carried out for all work
  • Collaborate with principals and associate principals to create the best design solutions
  • Oversee measurement and documentation of building’s existing conditions
  • Produce or oversee design development drawings in CAD or Revit from hand drafted SD drawings
  • Create red lines for items that designers can assist with
    Create hand sketches to work through design details

    • Follow project through DD/CD phase
    • Draw/redline or provide direction to more junior staff to produce floor plans, RCP’s, finish plans, elevations, sections
      Coordinate with consultants
      Create and review architectural details in house
      Demonstrate understanding of construction materials and work with manufacturer reps as needed
      Create window and door schedules
      Draft interior elevations as needed

      • Work through CA phase answering client/contractor questions.
      • Review shop drawings.
        Create and issues SKs as needed
        Attend regular site visits depending on project

        • Create project documentation, including programs, regulatory reviews, meeting notes, specifications, construction drawings, and construction schedules
        • Demonstrate technical competence of all work and manage code compliance
        • Prepare and lead design presentation meetings, attend all client meetings, provide meeting minutes, act as direct point of communication with client, consultants and contractor.
        • Manage project schedules and extended project teams
        • Prepare and attend town hearings for regulatory approvals
        • Review construction documentation for accuracy and completeness, including construction sets and shop drawings
        • Assist owners with construction bidding and contractor selection
        • Serve as owners’ agent during construction, review payment applications, attend site visits and construction meetings and maintain a record of such, and prepare related documentation
        • Ensure projects meet expectations of quality, time, and cost; review monthly billing and manage project staffing appropriately

        To apply, please email with your cover letter and resume.