Open Position

Project Architect 7-10 Years

We are seeking talented and well-rounded staff to join our team full time and collaborate on exciting new commissions. We offer candidates the opportunity to be involved in every phase of the design and construction process, and we value, encourage and are inspired by the individual talents each of our staff brings to the architectural design process. The ideal candidate would draw upon their experience and expertise to lead and mentor project teams, coordinate with consultants, and develop design solutions. LMSA offers a competitive salary based on candidate qualifications and experience, plus full benefits.


7-10 years of professional architectural experience.

A professional degree in Architecture from an accredited US architecture program.

License to practice architecture is strongly desired.

Well-rounded professional background that includes creative architectural design and documentation experience at all project phases, technical research and detailing.

Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills.

Self-motivated within a multi-disciplinary team context.

Proficiency in REVIT, AutoCAD and presentation graphics software (i.e. Sketchup, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and hand sketching) is required.

Knowledge and implementation experience of sustainable design practices; LEED Accreditation is desired.

Construction administration and project management experience.

Familiarity with state and local building codes and accessibility requirements.

How to Apply

LMSA is an award winning 35-person architectural practice established in 2001 in San Francisco. We are a nationally recognized mission driven practice and the 2017 National AIA Architecture Firm Award Recipient. We are a diverse group of designers who share a common belief in the transformative power of architecture to help lead the way to a just, healthy and regenerative future. We work with leading non-profit, educational, housing and social justice organizations to create sustainable new environments that advance their important missions.

Please include your name in the email header and forward the following to careers[at]lmsarch[dot]com:

Cover letter


Portfolio samples (including academic and professional work- if applying for an architectural-related position)

Send via email only, PDF format, 10MB max.

No weblinks, phone calls, recruiter inquiries, or drop-ins please

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

LMSA conforms to all the laws, statutes and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, National origin, disability status, Genetic information & testing, Family & Medical Leave, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

We are always looking for talented professionals to join our firm.

If you wish to inquire about employment opportunities, but you don't see an open position matching your experience level, please forward the following to careers[at]lmsarch[dot]com:

Cover Letter


Examples of work, preferably in color, 8.5 x 11 in. format

Please send only materials we can keep. Due to the volume of inquiries we receive, we cannot reply to everyone. When a position becomes available that matches your experience level, we will contact you. Thank you for your interest.

LEDDY MAYTUM STACY Architects is an equal opportunity employer.