Elevate the human experience through designTM






Project Architect

Department: Architecture
Location: Austin, TX
Job ID: 2785

DLR Group is an integrated design firm with a promise to elevate the human experience through design. This fuels the work we do around the world and inspires our mission to improve the lives of our clients, our communities, and our planet. If this sparks your interest, you’re in the right place.

DLR Group's Texas team has an opening for an Architect/Project Architect. We operate within a hybrid work model, supporting flexibility between office time and work from home.

Considering this model, this role could be based in the following cities:

  • Austin
  • Dallas
  • Houston

Position Summary

As a Project Architect at DLR Group you will be responsible for managing all aspects of project document development and coordinating with all project team members to maintain the quality of the work product within the established project schedule for large and small complex projects in multiple sectors.

As part of our integrated design team, you create buildings that elevate the human experience through design. You will partner directly with the Project Manager to ensure the financial health of the project, the quality of project documents, claim prevention, team collaboration and communication. Additionally, you will lead the cross-functional design disciplines in developing technical solutions.

If you are a collaborative thought leader with a strategic mindset this might be the position for you. DLR Group is 100% employee owned and as such you’ll enjoy the opportunity to have ownership in the Firm. We rely on all our employee-owners to apply their financial acumen to grow the Firm profitably.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of, and the ability to coordinate and lead, the design disciplines in developing technical solutions.
  • Have knowledge of all aspects of professional practice from schematic design through project close-out.
  • Be able to work and present ideas in a team environment as well as self-manage and self-motivate in a creative environment.
  • Possess a high level of technical proficiency in the production of drawings.
  • Work directly with project managers and designers in the conceptual development of project documents.
  • Grow as a leader of the in-house team, coordinating with engineers, interior designers, project managers, and consultants.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or related field.
  • Registered Architect.
  • 5-15+ years of experience as a Project Architect.
  • Have a demonstrated portfolio.
  • Proficient in the use of REVIT and CAD computer modeling and rendering software.
  • The ability to travel occasionally to support project tasks.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without need for work visa or residency sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sustainability Certification/Accreditation (LEED, WELL, etc.) and a demonstrated interest in sustainable building design.
  • Experience with projects over 25,000 sf and/or $10M in construction cost.


DLR Group is an integrated design firm delivering architecture, engineering, interiors, planning, and building optimization for new builds, renovations, and adaptive reuse projects.

We are 100% employee-owned: every employee is literally invested in our clients’ success. At the core of our firm are interdisciplinary teams engaged in every step of project lifecycles. Our teams champion true collaboration, open information sharing, shared risk and reward, value-based decision making, and proficient use of technology to deliver exceptional design. We are pursuing the goals of the 2030 Challenge, the ME2040, and the SE2050, and are an initial signatory of the China Accord and the AIA 2030 Commitment.

Our ambition is to use our collective design voice to bring about a better society and create stronger communities by recognizing and addressing longstanding inequities in our nation. Leading this change – to deliver a more equitable culture – aligns with DLR Group’s Core Values and our brand promise to elevate the human experience through design. By exploring, discovering, sharing, and ultimately resolving inequities identified within our firm and the broader A/E/C industry, we can develop a more diverse and inclusive design culture to better fulfill our brand promise.

Our comprehensive Benefits at DLR Group include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401(k) plan, employee stock ownership, and bonus opportunities. Compensation considerations are based on location, experience, and skills.

Through our values – commitment, creativity, environmental stewardship, fun, integrity, ownership, sharing, teamwork – we elevate the human experience through design, together.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.






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