AIA Fort Worth Job Board

Posted 2-10-2021


Dallas, TX

Are you passionate about architecture, community, and working with the most talented and fun people in all of Texas?  Then we would like to speak to you!  We are seeking a Project Leader for our Planning Studio who desires to participate in crafting an environment with other architects who value creating memorable spaces emphasizing innovative design and sustainability.

Position Qualifications and Requirements:
  • 8-10+ years’ experience
  • A Degree from an accredited university (B. Arch or M. Arch preferred)
  • Registration required (APA/AICP, ASLA/RLA, and/or AIA/RA)
  • Working knowledge of typical commercial building types (multi-family, office, retail and mixed-use), experience in site and master planning, concept design, SD and DD phases required, CD and CA experience a plus, experience in coordination of consultant engineering work required (civil, landscape) required
  • AutoCAD, SketchUp and Revit proficiency required
  • Ability to manage and mentor less senior staff
  • Participates in client contact, business development, proposal development and contract negotiations
  • Participates in planning and zoning meeting preparation and presentations
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills required
  • Familiarity with City of Dallas planning and zoning ordinances and requirements, processes and procedures required
  • Evidence of significant community/civic and/or professional involvement and leadership
  • Evidence of thought leadership in planning and zoning trends
  • Responsible for meeting project schedules and budgets
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills for multiple project assignments and considerable autonomy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent graphic and visual communication skills, including sketching, colored site plans, elevations and 3D renderings preferred
  • Working knowledge of standard business software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) required
  • BIM 360 proficiency a plus

Please send resume and portfolio/job samples to:

Attn:  Ms. Taylor Catalano

About GFF:

GFF is an award winning, fast-paced, business-centered and design-focused practice that includes; retail, multi-family, office, mixed-use, corporate projects, churches, schools, restaurants, automobile dealerships, master planning, landscape architecture and interiors. We offer an energetic and stimulating work environment, competitive salary/benefits and advancement potential at all levels. We are always interested in discussing opportunities with talented, well-qualified, energetic, and highly-motivated individuals! We are Texas Society of Architects 2019 Architecture Firm Award Recipient.