The award-winning team at GGLO, a collaborative design firm in Seattle and Los Angeles, seeks a Project Manager for our Seattle location.
We are an innovative firm designing buildings, landscapes, and places that weave together a vibrant mix of uses to embrace the communities in which we work. Our dynamic team of interdisciplinary professionals crafts solutions for our clients by asking the right questions, diving deep into understanding their needs and the context of our projects, and by pursuing new ways of thinking about the future. We are recognized in the design community for the quality and thoughtfulness of our work, and for being focused on outcomes that build healthy communities and cities.
What You Have (Requirements)
9 or more years of professional experience including 4+ years of direct project management, with 3 years minimum relevant US work experience
Demonstrated proficiency with Deltek Vision
Demonstrated proficiency with Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp and Windows OS
Degree from an accredited University in the United States
Expertise providing leadership to ensure successful fee, schedule and budget management
Expertise in developing work plans, fee proposals and project schedules in response to RFP’s and other opportunities
Ability to develop and execute contracts between GGLO and its outside consultants and clients for services
Experienced facilitator and present at public meetings and forums, with clients and managing groups
Ability to effectively manage team members to maintain positive interaction, while ensuring the highest quality, and meeting client expectations
Expertise in writing reports, business correspondence, contracts, and business development proposals
Demonstrated ability to define, monitor and maintain control of the scope of work and services for the project including project schedule and work plan
Experience in managing jobs profitably
Understanding of all aspects and phases of the architectural production process
Understanding of and ability to respond to the technical implications of design decisions
Authorization to work in the United States
Successful GGLO Project Managers Have:
LEED accreditation (BD+C or ND)
Experience in our core markets
Participate in marketing opportunities and facilitate multi-disciplined collaboration within the firm
Ability to effectively manage team members
Ability to mentor less experienced staff
Proven history of excellent interpersonal, leadership, communication and presentation skills
Experience building, maintaining and expanding client relationships
Additional Salary Information: We offer paid licensure and industry memberships, professional development, mentorship programs, flexible schedules, remote work, generous time off, transit subsidies, bicycle parking, casual dress code, relaxed atmosphere, pet friendly atmosphere, and a collaborative, stable environment. Along with competitive salaries, we offer a generous benefit package including fully paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-Term Disability, and Life Insurance, 401K with employer match program, annual Profit Sharing contributions, as well as an annual discretionary bonus opportunity for all employees.
Our office culture is friendly and informal. Our collaborative style is reflected in our integrated multi-disciplinary approach to design and our open office environment. Our leadership is active, involved, and approachable.Sustainability is one of our firm’s core values, and we have established an in-house Sustainable Design Group to help focus our knowledge and skills on sustainable approaches to our operations, as well as our projects. Our downtown Seattle office provides a healthy, comfortable working environment that is close to public transportation, community services, and entertainment. We value community involvement. Our principals and staff serve on boards for housing providers, community service organizations, and cultural groups. We encourage participation in neighborhood groups, volunteer organizations, and charitable events. We contribute to civic life in many diverse ways. With every project, we measure our success not simply by the function and beauty of the completed designs, but by our client’s satisfaction with each phase of the work. Because we believe a space should say something about its inhabitants, as well as the region it is a part of, we take factors like... client personality and community culture into consideration, designing for today’s needs and tomorrow’s possibilities.