Current Job Listings

We have various openings with our clients in Boston and across the Boston metro area. We are looking for talented Designers, Architects, Interior Designers, Electrical and Mechanical/HVAC Engineers, Graphic Designers and Marketing Specialists ranging in levels of experience from 5-15 years. Bachelors and or Master’s degree preferred. Immediate openings vary from temp, temp to hire and direct hire opportunities. Proven Revit | BIM project experience in a professional setting is highly desired. Please submit your resume and a separate PDF of your work samples no larger than 5 megs to jobs@dakotadesignstaff.com for review. If your experience and skill sets align with our client's needs we will contact you.


Job Description

Job #: 1431
Job Title: Project Architect
Position Location: Boston, MA
Building Type: K-12
Rate of Pay (range): Commensurate with Experience
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: 7-10 years experience, preferably with educational design or similar public construction projects. Bachelor of Architecture degree from an accredited college. Position requires strong design and production skills. The ideal candidate shall be proficient in CAD, Sketch-Up and Photoshop. Revit/BIM experience is ideal. The candidate shall have experience in developing, detailing and producing a complete package of construction documents as well as construction administration.
Required Qualifications: Experience in all phases and aspects of a project desirable. Proficient/Experience in Revit is a plus.
Degree Required: Bachelors and or Masters Degree
Years of experience required: 7-10 years professional experience
License Required: Registered or pursuing registration preferred. Has experience with MA-CHPS and LEED AP a plus.

Job Description

Job #: 1434
Job Title: Senior Interior Designer / Project Manager
Position Location: Boston, MA
Building Type: Corporate Interiors, Hospitality, Commercial, Retail, Restaurant, Mixed-Use,
Rate of Pay (range): Competitive
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: Significant Experience in all phases of project implementation for corporate interiors and/or hospitality design.
Required Qualifications: Proven design talent on high quality projects; ability to interface with clients, landlords and contractors in the design process. Skilled at managing the production of construction documents with a seasoned team. Experience in furniture selection, specification and bidding, ability to manage the interior design and consultation teams; experience and savvy at managing the overall construction administration with project architect and job captain. Proficiency with AutoCAD and or Revit
Degree Required: Architecture or Interior Design
Years of experience required: 10-15 years
License Required: Preferred architectural license or certified interior designer.

Job Description

Job #: 1441
Job Title: HVAC Designers
Position Location: Providence, Rhode Island area.
Building Type: Hotels, High-End Residential, Mixed-Use, Commercial, Retail, and Healthcare 
Rate of Pay (range): Competitive.
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: HVAC Designers needed to support the design and engineering of building type projects of various scale and complexity. The successful candidate will apply mechanical engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to the process and expect to constantly advance their design capabilities. Documents will be produced using AutoCAD.
Required Qualifications: Qualified candidates should hold a BSME, or equivalent. Minimum of 5 years of experience FE or PE. PE not required. Proficiency with AutoCAD is required. Candidate must show excellent communication skills and be eager to take on new challenges.
Degree Required: Bachelors
Years of experience required: 5+ years professional experience
License Required: Not required.

Job Description

Job #: 1451
Job Title: Interior Designer / Architect with strong Revit experience
Position Location: Boston, MA
Building Type:Corporate office design and residential apartment tower interiors.
Rate of Pay (range): Commensurate with Experience.
Approx. Length of Position: Temp/Temp to hire or Direct Hire
Position Description:Professional interior or architecture experience with Revit proficiency. Preferably backgrouns/experience with corporate office design and residential apartment tower interiors. Developing design with team and carrying into interiors construction documentation.
Required Qualifications:Revit, AutoCAD
Degree Required:NBachelor or Master degree in interior Design or Architecture
Years of experience required: 4-6 years
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1452
Job Title: Designer (Interior or Architecture)
Position Location: Boston, MA
Building Type:Corporate office design and residential apartment tower interiors.
Rate of Pay (range): Commensurate with Experience.
Approx. Length of Position: Temp/Temp to hire or Direct Hire
Position Description:Experience in contract furniture selection, specification, bidding and ideally Revit capable.
Required Qualifications:Revit, AutoCAD
Degree Required:NBachelor or Master degree in interior Design or Architecture
Years of experience required: 3-5 years
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1472
Job Title: Assistant Project Manager
Position Location: Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description:The Assistant Project Manager will maintain constant and effective communications with all team members, internal/external customers and vendors. This position will be the go-to person on the project. This position is the Hub of the project that all things must go through.
Required Qualifications: 2 to 3 years experience in construction management, buildings and infrastructure. Fundamental knowledge of Mechanical Engineering (to include plumbing, HVAC, and electrical), Structural engineering and Energy Rating Systems-effectiveness of energy conservation aspects of various assemblies. Thorough knowledge of construction practices, procedures, design, and materials; architectural and engineering principles and practices related to projects including programming, planning and development, design and construction, operation and maintenance; techniques for project management as it applies to projects including reviewing design documents, plans, specifications, estimates, schedules and reports.
Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or comparable degree required.
Years of experience required: 2-3+ years
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1473
Job Title: Designer
Position Location: Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description:Draw all required drawings from plans to details per project. Execute scope sheets are required for further defined information. Research materials/appliances/ product literature on each phase of the design for the client to understand what they are approving. Answer all RFI’s with ASI’s to each project to keep the project up to date. Daily phone contact with the field to confirm they have all the information requires.
Required Qualifications: Previous experience in a design firm; preferably residential firm.
Degree Required: Bachelors in Architecture, Interior Architecture or Construction Management.
Years of experience required: 3+ years
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1474
Job Title: Construction Administrator
Position Location: Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description:Customer Relations. Maintain change orders request forms. Maintain committed cost spreadsheets. Execute Exhibit C “Scope of Work”. Design decisions & questions tracked & documented-(end of day reports).
Required Qualifications: OSHA
Degree Required: Bachelors in Architecture, Interior Architecture or Construction Management.
Years of experience required: 3+ years
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1489
Job Title: Project Architect
Position Location:Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position DescriptionWe are looking for an experienced Project Architect to generate compelling and relevant design concepts for various project types. You will manage the design progress for multiple projects through all phases from inception through construction documents.The ideal candidate will be an energetic and inspired professional who is passionate about good design. They should be extremely organized and detail-oriented, skilled in the latest industry design software, and possess strong communication skills. The candidate should also be comfortable mentoring junior staff and enthusiastic about playing a key role in shaping the future of our firm.
Required QualificationsCurrent Massachusetts architectural registration. Solid understanding of ADA, MAAB, FHA and other applicable Codes. Construction administration experience and knowledge of construction methods. Proficient in Revit Modeling, AutoCAD drafting skills, Sketch Up, Adobe CC, and Microsoft Office Suite is required. Excellent people skills and positive attitude. Chapter 149A experience / public work experience a plus Urban redevelopment experiences a plus. Some travel may be required
Degree Required:Masters
Years of experience required:7+
License Required: Architecture license and LEED preferred, not required

Job Description

Job #: 1491
Job Title: Project Architect
Position Location:New York, NY
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:The ideal candidate will be an energetic and inspired professional who is passionate about good design. They should be extremely organized and detail-oriented, skilled in the latest industry design software, and possess strong communication skills. The candidate should also be comfortable mentoring junior staff and enthusiastic about playing a key role in shaping the future of our firm.
Required Qualifications: Master’s degree preferred and 7+ years of experience. Current New York and or Massachusetts architectural registration preferred.Solid understanding of ADA, MAAB, FHA and other applicable codes. Construction Administration experience and knowledge of construction methods. Proficient and or able to manage in Revit Staff, AutoCAD drafting skills, SketchUp, Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office Suite is required. Excellent people skills and positive attitude. Chapter 149A experience / public work experience a plus. Urban redevelopment experience a plus. LEED Accreditation a plus. Some travel may be required.
Degree Required:Masters Degree.
Years of experience required:7+
License Required: LEED Accreditation a plus.

Job Description

Job #: 1492
Job Title: Project Manager
Position Location:Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to oversee projects in all phases from concept through close-out. You will handle scheduling, coordination with clients, vendors, outside architects and other design teams for multiple projects through all phases from inception through construction documents. The ideal candidate will be an energetic and inspired professional who is passionate about good design and has strong management experience on large scale, sophisticated projects. They should be extremely organized and detail-oriented, skilled in the latest industry design software, and possess strong communication skills. The candidate should also be comfortable mentoring junior staff and enthusiastic about playing a key role in shaping the future of our firm.
Required Qualifications: Solid understanding of ADA, MAAB, FHA, and other applicable codes. Construction Administration experience and knowledge of construction methods. Strong understanding and or hands on experience with Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUP, Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office Suite.
Degree Required:Bachelors or Masters Degree.
Years of experience required:10+
License Required: MA Architectural registration, LEED Accreditation a plus.

Job Description

Job #: 1493
Job Title: Laboratory Designer/Planner
Position Location:Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:Our client a leading design firm with a national reputation in the planning and design of science facilities for academic and life science clients, is currently seeking a lab designer/ planner.
Required Qualifications:Revit, Sketchup, AutoCAD, Rhino.
Years of experience required:3+ years
License Required:Must be licensed or in process of getting licensed.

Job Description

Job #: 1494
Job Title: Licensed Residential Architect
Position Location:Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:The Architect will perform tasks to fulfill deliverables related to every stage in the design process. The Architect will report directly to the Design Director and will work closely with other Design, Sales and Production team members. The Architect is instrumental to the company’s success because he/she is often involved in the initial meetings with potential construction clients. The service provided must be first rate and professional. Due to the continual changing nature of the industry, the Architect must be committed to consistent improvement and self-education.
Required Qualifications:Customer service focused. Strong listening and communication skills. Strong organizational skills and detail oriented. Ability to translate client’s intent into meaningful designs. Good understanding of all trades relevant to residential construction. Ability to multi-task and prioritize in order to meet deadlines. Team oriented; works well with others to accomplish goals. Results oriented, quick learner, and able to process work quickly and accurately. Desire to develop skills related to design through learning. Willingness to assist broadly. Motivated, positive attitude. Extensive computer experience and aptitude and willingness to learn new programs. Desire and ability to put in an appropriate number of hours to accomplish responsibilities. Professional demeanor and appearance. Minimum 10 years design and/or architectural experience. Advanced training and knowledge of a broad range of construction methods and techniques. Proficient in Revit or AutoCAD. Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft programs.
Years of experience required:10+ years
License Required: Registered Architect in Massachusetts

Job Description

Job #: 1495
Job Title: Interior Designer
Position Location:Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:We seek an interior designer for our client a high-end residential interior design firm having 3-6 years of related professional experience. Candidate will have the skills to be part of a design team supporting senior designers and will assist in the design development of interior projects. Candidate must have a strong mixture of creativity, communication and problem solving skills while being able to thrive in a team environment. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting the design team to determine scope, budget and schedule of projects; prioritize, delegate and coordinate tasks with project team members; manage and implement the preparation of client presentations; select furniture, lighting, fabrics and materials; enter information into Studio IT software; prepare for reviews by senior designers and manage all purchase orders for vendors and proposals for clients.
Required Qualifications: proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, Studio IT or related software, Word and Excel.
Years of experience required:3-6 years professional experience
License Required:not required

Job Description

Job #: 1496
Job Title: Entry Level and Project Designers
Position Location:Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description:Project Designer role with ownership of project life cycle. Excellent opportunity for fast track career growth to manage projects.
Required Qualifications: 1+ years of Revit, Sketch-up.
Degree Required:Bachelors or Master Degree of Architecture from accredited program.
Years of experience required:Entry Level and 3+ years of experience
License Required:not required