Bigfork, MT / Vancouver, WA

Project Manager

LSW Architects is currently seeking a Project Manager with 8-15 years of experience and a resume of projects that clearly demonstrate your ability to effectively manage teams, communicate clearly and deliver excellent work on time and within budget in support of an array of public and private owners. This is a critical that will be instrumental in helping lead a team of passionate architects, designers and creatives who thrive on serving the community through innovative design solutions. To apply, please submit your resume along with a cover letter to

What You'll Bring


  • A professional degree in Architecture 
  • 8 to 15 years of professional experience 
  • Experience in all phases of project design, including construction documentation production and construction administration 
  • Strong understanding of building and accessibility codes, specifications, materials, building and engineering systems 
  • Multi-family housing/mixed-use experience preferred
  • Committed to design excellence 
  • Strong understanding and comprehension of building components and detailing 
  • Understanding of project management processes 
  • Ability to open and navigate a Revit model to interpret and review drawings and project progress
  • Demonstrated commitment to maintaining and expanding design software skills, including Revit, while remaining proficiency to work within drawings (draw), if required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to create and maintain a world-class client experience through front stage relationship management skills and backstage technical project expertise
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare strategic plans and approaches for project success based on individual client and project demands
  • Highly proficient in managing client budgets, schedules, and programs
  • Ability to direct or coordinate work efforts of less experienced staff 
  • Strong desire to mentor and grow others, especially in technical design skills development, project approach methodologies, client relationship manager, and project management
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic
  • Ability to proactively problem-solve and constantly seek continuous improvement opportunities for project approach and design in ways that materially benefit the client and individual projects
  • Ability to think creatively and efficiently in resource-constrained environments
  • Familiarity with scheduling and project management software
  • Licensure preferred 
About LSW Architects:

We are a firm dedicated to building active and inspired communities through innovative design solutions and ideas. With almost 70 years of history, LSW strives to expand our legacy of designing for people, creating meaningful experiences of place that empower and inspire.

How do we do this?

We create and innovate through architecture, entrepreneurial ventures and exquisite interior environments that elevate the human experience. Our deep Pacific Northwest roots and humble, hungry and smart mindset have driven us to be flexible and future-focused, always raising the bar for traditional and new clients alike.

We’re different – and That’s What You’ll Like About Us

LSW can only be as successful as the talented people who work here. To give every team member the support and resources they need to thrive and deliver excellence, we offer a unique environment that blends professional development with opportunities for growth. This includes a wide range of learning opportunities, in-house groups and events that provide fertile ground to learn, grow, and connect with peers.

Every staff member works with a coach to develop a personalized growth plan, establish and reach quarterly goals, and ultimately create a long-term vision that feels rewarding and life-giving.

To build hyper-functional teams and help everyone at LSW feel motivated and energized by projects they’re working on, we use the Kolbe™ and PRINT® systems to identify individual motivators and strengths.

We encourage (and financially support) volunteer work with local nonprofits, collaborative endeavors with our creative partners at Riff_ Creative Studio, and always welcome opportunities to pitch entrepreneurial ideas. Expect to be looked after and challenged in equal measure.

More In-House Ventures and Opportunities

Design CoMission LSW’s bi-annual internship program for aspiring designers and design-minded students from high-schools around SW Washington.

LSW: GO An international program that allows our architects and designers to partner with firms and NGO’s on select projects.

In-House Awards Part ceremony, part celebration, the goal of these awards is to foster growth, show gratitude and celebrate the people and values that make LSW a firm that we’re proud to represent.

RYD LSW’s clean, green (100% electric) transport solution offers commuters front-door service in the downtown Vancouver area.

To apply, please send us your portfolio, resume, and a letter introducing yourself to