Licensed Architect

Job Title: Licensed Architect
Location: New Orleans, LA
Status: Exempt
Posting Date: October 11, 2023

Founded in 1940, Perez provides a full range of services including architecture,
landscape architecture, interior design, design-build, construction, and real estate
development services. We offer a diverse portfolio of experience spanning nearly every
building and project type imaginable. Recent work has emphasized disaster recovery,
multi-family housing, education, hospitality, offices, historic preservation, rehabilitation,
and landscape architecture.

Perez offers a flexible work environment that emphasizes the well-being of each of our
employees while simultaneously providing excellent service to our clients.


Perez is seeking to fill the position of Licensed Architect, a permanent position offered by
Perez, A Professional Corporation in New Orleans, LA. The selected candidate will be
responsible for:

> Producing all aspects of schematic, design development, and construction
drawings and details as a Licensed Architect.
> Independently performing professional architectural services on behalf of Perez
as a Licensed Architect.
> Will be responsible for complex projects ranging from small to large in magnitude
from project startup and pre-design through construction and occupancy.
> Actively setting and managing client budgets, schedules, and programs; budget
and schedule; project communications and documentation; and project team
> Preparing estimates, determining scopes of work, and preparing proposals and
contracts on projects of varying size and complexity.
> Creating quality project designs and Construction Documents and plans for all
phases of projects.
> Coordinating building design consultants while monitoring the production of

> Signing, stamping, and certifying drawings, renderings, specifications, and
designs used in residential and commercial building and construction projects
using License.
> Coordinating and finalizing professional architectural services using proper and
up-to-date software.
> Solving problems and finding alternate solutions.
> Translating design ideas into clear and concise details and construction
> Taking direction, initiative and working both independently or on a team,
depending on the project type and magnitude.
> Maintaining strong team communication, problem-solving, and organizational
> Acting as Project Manager during the Construction Phase of projects.
> Client, team, and project coordination including full coordination with structural,
civil, MEP, and landscape consultants.
> Maintaining organization of project records and specifications.
> Checking completed reports, plans, estimates, and calculations for accuracy.
> Signing, stamping, and certifying drawings, specifications, and design changes at
the construction stage.
> Conducting and documenting site visits, and reviews and processes submittals,
RFIs, and substitution requests during construction.
>Managing and supervising an Architectural Drafter/Intern.

o Directing the Architectural Drafter/Intern to perform routine and limited
architectural assignments.
o Exposing the Architectural Drafter/Intern to most aspects of the
architectural profession guiding the individual to become a Licensed
o Providing training in researching building codes and the use of software in
the industry.
o Responsible for all work performed by the subordinate Architectural
o Providing performance review of the Architectural Drafter/Intern.
o Making suggestions to the Board of Directors when it comes to
promoting, retaining, or firing the subordinate Architectural Drafter/Intern.

> Leading client meetings and communication.
> Coordinating and integrating professional architectural elements into a unified
design for client review and approval.
> Serving as primary liaison contact with clients to bring projects to completion on
schedule, within budget, and with maximum client satisfaction.
> Developing design solutions and presenting project designs and plans to clients.
> Leading Building and Life Safety code research.

> Maintaining working knowledge of building codes, standards, building
construction, and structure.


> 2 years of verifiable experience as an Architectural Drafter/Intern.
> Master’s degree in architecture.
> Must be a registered architect in Louisiana with an architecture license from the
State of Louisiana Board of Architectural Examiners.

Please submit a résumé. Please list license or certification numbers.
Materials shall be emailed in pdf format to Include your name
and the job title for which you are applying in the subject line and in all application
material document names. (For example: “JaneDoe_Intern Architect”).
Perez is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, age, national
origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender (including gender identity and sexual
harassment), sexual orientation, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview
will be contacted.