Senior Architect – Project Manager

The Onyx Group is an architectural, planning, and interiors firm looking for a Senior Architect/Project Manager with 10+ years of practice to help modernize, energize, and lead our architectural division. We are a locally-based firm with over 35 years of experience serving a savvy client base of primarily federal, state, and commercial clients. This is a great opportunity for a seasoned licensed architect to work with a passionate and professional team in a studio environment that fosters continuous learning, effective problem-solving, professional development, and client satisfaction. We are looking for someone who wants to work closely and collaboratively with the leadership team to develop systems of efficiency, creativity and relationship-building. The successful candidate will possess the following characteristics:

  • Hands-on attitude towards all facets of architectural practice
  • Management ability: ability to collaborate, work well with a range of personality types, mentor staff, make thoughtful decisions in response to challenges
  • Knowledgeable, organized, excellent follow-through
  • Consistently meet deadlines and ensure project quality
  • Interest in technology
  • Foster visioning and planning for the future
  • Successful owner relationships
  • Successful consultant relationships
  • Participate in business development and marketing activities as required
  • Occasional travel to project locations within the US


  • Professional degree (B.A. or M.A.) in Architecture
  • Licensed architect required, in Virginia preferred
  • 10+ years’ experience working in office environment
  • AutoCAD and Revit experience
  • Strong architectural design
  • Strong technical skills
  • IT skills a plus
  • Knowledge of building codes/Federal government design guidance
  • LEED Accredited Professional preferred
  • Current active security clearance or eligibility to obtain one preferred

If interested, please send email resume and cover letter to