Senior Project Leader / Austin Studio

15+ Years of Experience

Austin, Texas

GFF is seeking a Senior Project Leader to join our Austin office located in the heart of downtown in our new space for our growing team!  GFF Austin combines the close-knit, comfortable, yet trendy vibe of Austin with the exciting and diverse culture of an award winning mid-sized design firm. We are seeking a Senior Project Leader who values Austin’s rich history and desires to participate in crafting an environment with other architects who value a work environment emphasizing innovative design and sustainability.

  • 15+ years’ experience
  • A Professional Degree from an accredited university (B.Arch or M.Arch preferred)
  • Professional registration required
  • Experience leading entire Project team including consultants
  • Must exhibit highly-developed design sensibilities as well as technical prowess including at a minimum exterior skin, in-depth waterproofing, vertical transportation, life-safety systems, and current building codes and standards.
  • Working knowledge of specification writing and editing required
  • Revit, BIM 360, Architectural Desktop (ADT) and Sketch-Up proficiency required
  • 10 years experience working on high-rise projects as a Project Manager
  • Participates in client contact, proposal development and contract negotiations
  • Responsible for meeting project schedules and budgets across all design/construction phases
  • Passionate about working collaboratively with others and empowering others to use their talents
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills for multiple project assignments
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Working knowledge of standard business software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) required

Available Positions

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Our People

Our firm is a dynamic and multi-disciplinary practice with expertise in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and planning.

Jim West

Principal + Managing Director – Austin

Allison Hubbard

Principal + Chief Operating Officer

Evan Beattie

Principal + Chief Executive Officer / Chairman

Sara Good

Associate + Studio Director / Project Leader

Our Work

Our designers are dedicated to Creating Memorable Places.


Austin, Texas

Magnolia Heights

San Antonio, Texas


Austin, Texas

Heritage Plaza

San Antonio, Texas


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Designing Spaces that Reflect Our Clients’ Mission

In honor of Historic Preservation Month, GFF will be a Bronze Sponsor for the 2023 Preservation Dallas Preservation Achievement Awards on May 17th, 2023.

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We Are Hiring!

We offer a dynamic and stimulating work environment, competitive salary/benefits and advancement potential at all levels for Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Planners and our Operations Team.


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New Project Opportunities

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