Project Architect

MG2 is seeking a talented Project Architect to join our Washington, DC office in our Client Programs Market!

At MG2, we value our employees with great benefits and worthwhile programs. We are proud of the many initiatives at MG2 such as our focus on Sustainability, our passion for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, and our fifty-year anniversary celebration. We promote MG2 culture firmwide and within each of our offices through bi-weekly all-office meals, monthly recognition, happy hours, summer events, and an end of year Holiday Party to celebrate our accomplishments. People make the place at MG2 – Join our growing firm today! 

Role Introduction 

You will be working in our Client Programs (CP) Market, where you will have the unique opportunity to work on global and national building programs with a focus on project and client leadership through all phases of design and delivery.

What your day will look like:

  • Assembles and coordinates deliverables
  • Oversees and mentors others in a production role
  • Forecasts and prioritizes personal workload and workload of support staff
  • Keeps projects focused in design delivery
  • Seeks ways to improve quality and streamline effort of design + delivery
  • Projects budgeted hours on a task basis
  • Performs work within budgeted hours
  • Actively works with manager to achieve scope requirements within budget
  • Performs code research and applies code as directed
  • Coordinates with project consultant team and jurisdictions in project delivery
  • Participates in sustainable design process and management of project LEED requirements
  • Trains junior level staff
  • Produces well-organized and well-coordinated work
  • Develops professional knowledge base
  • Possess strong foundational skills in the basics of design, interior design, technical design, and management
  • Meets budgets and schedule
  • Produces work that demonstrates understanding of intent
  • Ensures that support staff stays utilized and within assigned budget hours

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in architecture, interior design or related field
  • Strong experience within Construction Administration
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Interior Design or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience in assembling deliverables
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating work of others (junior staff and consultants)
  • Prior experience managing the work of others
  • Ability to define and develop project documentation
  • Is licensed or certified or actively pursuing licensure or certification within field
  • Is a LEED Green Associate or equivalent
  • Exhibits MG2 Practice Values of Integrated Approach, Design Excellence, Social Responsibility, Leadership, and Results.

MG2 Benefits & Salary

MG2 offers competitive benefits that support our employees in their life and career. This position is eligible for company benefits including but not limited to:

  • Employer provided employee healthcare plan and reduced cost premium plans, life insurance, and short and long-term disability coverage
  • Paid Time Off, 9 paid Holidays, and an additional Floating Holiday
  • Employer sponsored Family Planning Program and employer Paid Parental Leave
  • Learning & Career Development opportunities
  • Employee Wellness and Employee Assistance Program
  • Participation in a 401K program including eligible company match percentage, after waiting period

…and many other additional voluntary benefits!


No specified closing date; applications accepted until position is filled.

National Salary Ranges: 

  • Associate 3: $67,000 – $95,000
  • Associate 4: $81,000- $109,000

If position is eligible for remote status, ranges may be adjusted. Acknowledging the time employees typically spend in the role, compensation is dependent on applicable years of experience and skillset.