Project Manager

Dore & Whittier Architects is a full-service architectural firm that specializes in public sector projects that are designed to be inspiring, functional and contextually responsive to their environment.  Our firm is nationally recognized as a Top 300 firm by Architectural Record and a Top 100 Green Design firm by ENR.  We believe strongly that the design profession needs to be at the forefront of sustainability and therefore, D&W has accepted the 2030 challenge.

Our team of approximately 50 dedicated individuals are committed to the profession and to the communities we serve. Our ‘work hard, play hard’ philosophy results in a positive work environment and instills a progressive team atmosphere in our office.  We are committed to the professional development of our employees and support growth opportunities within our firm.

We are currently seeking Project Managers with experience in the education and public safety markets to join our Newburyport, MA office.  The success of this position requires strong leadership, communication, effective management and team collaboration skills.


  • 10 years of project management experience with an architectural firm is required
  • B.Arch. and/or M.Arch. is required
  • professional architectural registration is required
  • excellent communications skills and the ability to speak comfortably in public are required
  • excellent writing and organizational skills are required
  • MCPPO certification is preferred
  • experience with MSBA process is preferred


  • lead and coordinate the internal project team and consultants through project completion.  Our process involves feasibility and investigative work followed by typical design and construction administration phases
  • collaborate with the Owner to define the project’s building program and other key objectives: functional and aesthetic
  • oversee design charrettes with other team members
  • develop sustainability goals
  • manage business and administrative matters
  • play an active role in the firm’s business development
  • attend project meetings
  • mentor junior staff members
  • manage permit and approvals process