Current Job Listings

We have various openings with our clients in Boston and across the Boston metro area. We are always 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 #: 1751
Job Title: Residential Project Architect
Position Location: South of Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: :Our client is an award-winning design/build company located 40 minutes south west of Boston. We are seeking an energetic Architect in residential renovations and remodeling projects. Our client provides unique design,quality workmanship, and an unparalleled commitment to customer service. Their work focuses on providing a seamless experience from an in house design center through to project completion. Our client is known for their top of the line craftsmanship, team, and product. The project architect will perform tasks to fulfill deliverable related to every stage in the design process. The Architect will report directly to the Design Director and will work closely with other Designers and members.
Required Qualifications: 10+ years overall professional experience and 5+ in residential design and construction ( design-build). AutoCad, Revit
Degree Required: A Bachelor’s or Master's Degree from an accredited program of Architecture
Years of experience required: 10+ years of experience in architecture and managing projects. ( 5+ residential design build)
License Required: Licensed preferred

Job Description

Job #: 1750
Job Title: Architectural Project Manager
Position Location: Greater Boston (30 minutes west)
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire/Direct Hire
Position Description: :We're looking for candidates with a strong talent to lead the development of projects and coordinate project criteria, consultants, and code requirements. Our Project Manager position will include work on a range of multi family and commercial projects. 5+ years of experience with multi family residential projects preferred. Position will also require someone who can work collaboratively with a team in projects from concept to completion, with true passion, creativity and acute attention - to - detail. This role will provide tremendous opportunities and involvement throughout the design and implementation processes. The project manager will work in unison with project architects and designers to lead the project design.
Required Qualifications: Enthusiastic commitment to he design process and team environment. Experienced with a variety of building types. 10+ years of experience in all phases of architectural projects. Preliminary, SD, DD, CD and CA. Construction Admin lead and/or assistant on projects. Wood frame and steel construction design experience on multi-family and commercial building types. Heavy Timber, Podium and or stick wood frame experience preferred. Knowledge in management of project business: scop, fee, schedule, work plans and budgets. Proficiency in Microsoft Project and Excel is required. Proven experience with Revit, Sketchup and Adobe Creative Suite.
Degree Required:A Bachelor’s or Master's Degree from an accredited program of Architecture
Years of experience required: 10+ years of experience in architecture and managing projects.
License Required: Licensed preferred

Job Description

Job #: 1749
Job Title: Architectural Designers and Job Captains
Position Location: Greater Boston (30 minutes west)
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: :We're looking to fill multiple roles with architectural designers and job captain level. At least 3-5 years of full-time architectural firm experience for designer and at least 5 years’ experience for job captains. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in architecture and a proven knowledge of building systems. .
Required Qualifications: Experienced with a variety of building types. Experience using Revit in a professional setting in putting construction document sets together. Strong design and detailing skills for both new construction.
Degree RequiredA Bachelor’s or Master's Degree from an accredited program of Architecture
Years of experience required: 3-5+ years of experience in architecture and managing projects.
License Required: Licensed prefered

Job Description

Job #: 1748
Job Title: Project Manager
Position Location: Greater Boston (30 minutes west)
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: :We're looking for a self-motivated project manager with 10+ years of experience in architecture. The ideal candidate loves working with clients and is excellent at planning, budgeting, and driving complex, highly detailed projects to successful completion.
Required Qualifications: Experienced with a variety of building types. Experience managing and producing clear and effective construction documents. Approaches work with creative curiosity. Seeks to improve quality of project design and documentation. Experience using Revit in a professional setting highly desired. Strong exterior detailing skills for both new construction And renovations. Demonstrated design ability. Clear writing and verbal communication skills. Efficient problem solving and time management skills.
Degree RequiredA Bachelor’s or Master's Degree from an accredited program of Architecture
Years of experience required: 5-8 years of experience in architecture with focus on becoming a Registered Architect.
License Required: Licensed preferred

Job Description

Job #: 1747
Job Title: Architectural Project Designer
Position Location: New Hampshire
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: :We are looking for an Architectural Project Designer with a passion for architecture and design to be part of our team based in New Hampshire. This position will be responsible for supporting Project Managers and Architects on all project types and complexities. This role is responsible for project management of small to medium projects and will report to Project Managers and/or Architects. Develops planning and creative-design concepts for Commercial and Residential Projects.
Required Qualifications: Able to prioritize and understand the order of importance of tasks with no instruction. Able to incorporate the work done by consultants, assists in coordination and provide consultants with documentation. Able to develop detailed plans, sections, elevations, door schedules, wall sections, and miscellaneous details as required for a complete set of Construction Documents. Able to evaluate and research code issues in production of Construction Documents. Evaluates, selects and applies architectural techniques/procedures and criteria using judgment in making adaptations/modifications; information is cross checked prior to being sent out. Learns and adheres to established company standards for work quality and conduct. Prepares presentation and design drawing details. Requires substantial experience in developing details, providing planning and design support in preparation of Design Development.
Degree RequiredA Bachelor’s or Master's Degree from an accredited program of Architecture
Years of experience required: 10+ years of experience in architecture and managing projects.
License Required: Licensed Preferred

Job Description

Job #: 1746
Job Title: Architectural Designer/ Job Captain
Position Location: Newton
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: :We are seeking a highly motivated and talented designer with 2-6 years’ experience to join our collaborative team. A professional degree in Architecture is a must. Must exhibit skills and experience in all phases of design and Contract Documentation. If you are someone with a great eye for graphics and design we offer you an excellent opportunity to develop your skills, work with an enthusiastic team of people, and make a positive impact in your community. We would like to fill the position immediately to handle multiple residential scale projects. We offer competitive compensation and a flexible work schedule. Full or Part-time employment opportunities. Our office is accessible to public transportation.
Required Qualifications: Must be highly proficient in Revit and familiar with using it for the development of construction works in professional setting. Fluent in Adobe Creative and experience with 3D software. Experience with working through multiple phases of projects, from schematic design through the development of construction and field observation. Previous experience in renovation and new construction is a plus. Great team player with excellent communication skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and projects. Positive attitude and independently motivated with good time management skills. Ability to lead and coordinate consultants throughout the project.
Degree RequiredA Bachelor’s or Master's Degree from an accredited program of Architecture
Years of experience required: 2-6 years of experience in architecture with focus on residential scale projects; single family, multi-family, housing.
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1745
Job Title: Architectural Project Manager / Job Captain
Position Location: North of Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: :We are seeking a talented Architectural Project Manager/Job Captain to join our clients growing company. Adapt, reconfigure and improve existing properties, help envision possibilities for acquisition candidates; Collaborate with our in-house team of real estate and design professionals to help assess user needs of current and prospective corporate tenants and then translate those needs into functional, attractive, and cost-effective projects; Participate on project teams with outside professionals, engineers, and contractors; Take projects through all phases of design, pricing and construction.
Required Qualifications: A talented, hard-working, versatile professional experienced in planning, design and architecture; Proven Revit experience with producing models, work flows and CD’s for complex projects. MUST be proficient with using Revit through CD’s. Adept at generating fit up plans, elevations of building interiors and exteriors with AutoCAD. A creative problem-solver, adept at balancing form, function, budget, quality, schedule; Up to date on building systems, codes, green alternatives; A stickler for constructability, able to “think with your tool belt on;” Passionate about nailing the details as well as dreaming up the big picture; In possession of excellent written, visual and oral communication and presentation skills; Conversant with the variety of property uses across our portfolio, and perhaps others beyond;
Degree Required:A Bachelor’s or Master's Degree from an accredited program of Architecture, or acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience.
Years of experience required: 5-10 years of experience in architecture, including Project Management experience on multiple projects. .
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1744
Job Title: Millwork Engineer
Position Location: North of Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description: :The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to use creative solutions using cutting-edge technology and a lot of imagination to turn high-end concepts into reality. Must have experience working in a woodworking shop and work in a fast-paced environment.
Degree Required:Associates or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in architectural design, millwork design. The ability to create and coordinate shop drawings of custom cabinets, Organization, attention to details and have excellent time management skills. Understanding/ reading blueprints. Work independently as self-starter. Excel spread sheets & formulas. Basic Quickbooks knowledge.
Required Qualifications: Creating drawings of existing interior spaces using AutoCAD 2010 or greater software. Microvellum / Sketch up experience is a plus. We are looking for someone who can: Create shop drawings using AutoCAD software. Have the ability to create shop drawings of custom cabinets and millwork from project beginning. Be organized, detail oriented, and have excellent time management skills and able to order materials efficiently. Knowledge of AutoCAD 2010 or greater software. Microvellum experience is a plus. Have an understanding of shop practices and how things go together. Thrive in a project and team-oriented environment while also being able to work independently. Be flexible, understanding of change, and willing to share information and decisions with the rest of our team. Be a true team player with the capacity to foster and maintain positive working relationships with clients, colleagues, and vendors and our craftsmen.
Years of experience required: 5+ years’ experience ideally in millwork design industry.
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1743
Job Title: Millwork Drafter
Position Location: North of Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description: :The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to use their creative solutions and imagination to develop space concepts into working drawings under the direction of the design-build team. Through their attention for detail, they will be able to process daily/ weekly project paperwork to assist in the responsibilities of the Project Management/ Operations team. They will to be involved and manage smaller projects “complete” under direction and teachings of senior staff. They will field verify project scope and attend site meetings. Candidate must have knowledge and passion for the building industry. This is a commercial construction company working with businesses of all types through the Boston area.
Degree Required: Associates or Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in architectural design, millwork design. The ability to create basic shop drawings of custom cabinets, Organization, attention to details and have excellent time management skills. Understanding/ reading blueprints.Work independently as self-starter.Excel spread sheets & formulas.Basic Quickbooks knowledge.
Required Qualifications: Creating drawings of existing interior spaces using AutoCAD 2010 or greater software. Microvellum/ Sketch up experience is a plus.
Years of experience required: 1-3
License Required: N/A

Job Description

Job #: 1740
Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Position Location: North Shore
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: :Serve as the primary point of contact with the client and their representatives throughout the life of the project. Projects for the educational, public safety, and private commercial markets.Attend meetings; preparing and making presentations, sometimes in a public setting. Serve as the project lead in matters of broad and finite project program development. Arrange and attend meetings with the client and their project stakeholders to develop a complete program for the building and its features. Convey information developed to the Project Architect / Job Captain and others as appropriate. Participate in securing government agency approval of developed program and design concept. Monitor the project through subsequent design phases for adherence to program.
Degree Required: A Bachelor's and/or Master's Degree from an accredited program of Architecture, or acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience
Required Qualifications: Excellent communications skills and a proactive, collaborative personality. The ability to speak comfortably and present to clients is imperative. Excellent writing skills; ability to produce narrative language for existing conditions assessments, feasibility studies, and similar documents. Excellent organizational skills. Familiarity with Massachusetts Public Bidding laws (Massachusetts MCPPO certification preferred).
Years of experience required: 8-10 years of experience in architecture, including 8 years of Project Management experience on multiple projects. Experience on Public Safety and Educational sectors preferred.
License Required: Architectural Licensure in MA / LEED Certification Preferred

Job Description

Job #: 1738
Job Title: Architectural Project Designer
Position Location: Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: :our client studio provides a dynamic collaborative setting that supports innovation and creativity, allowing each team member to significantly contribute to the design process. This position entails working closely with principals and clients on a range of project types and scales that include both private and public projects. Should have strong design and 3D visualization skills, strong problem-solving skills and consistent attention to detail, excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills with clients, consultants, and architects, ability to prioritize multiple tasks, collaborate on large teams, and work well under deadlines, personally dependable and a self-starter with creative intelligence, some experience preparing architectural specifications. Project Types: Transportation, Academic, Institutional, Housing Master/Urban Planning, Historic, Performing Arts.
Degree Required: Bachelors or Masters of Architecture Degree
Years of experience required: 4+ years
License Required: Architectural Registration Preferred, or on track for Licensure.

Job Description

Job #: 1737
Job Title: Job Captain
Position Location: Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire/ Direct Hire
Position Description: :We are currently seeking resourceful Job Captains with a keen eye for detail and an exceptional work ethic to add to growing team. Participate in design activities of multiple projects from concept to development of detailed design ideas to construction documents, including coordination, Participate in programming, space planning, and selection of interior finishes and furniture, Prepare graphics and presentation materials for public approvals and client meetings. Experience with both ground-up and renovation construction projects. Strong construction administration experience and knowledge of construction methods, Proficient in Revit Modeling, AutoCAD drafting skills, SketchUp, Adobe CC, and Microsoft Office Suite is required.
Degree Required: Bachelors or Masters in Architecture Degree
Years of experience required: 3+ years
License Required: Architectural Registration Preferred, LEED Accreditation a plus.

Job Description

Job #: 1736
Job Title: Project Architect/Designer or Interior Architect
Position Location: Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire/ Direct Hire
Position Description: :We have an immediate need for energetic and inspired Project Architects / Designers. Project Architects / Designers are responsible for producing compelling design concepts and working closely with firm principals to provide design leadership and ensure design objectives and deliverables are met. Translate the program, scope, and design vision into exceptional design concepts, Provide design leadership to junior design staff, Participate in client meetings, presentations, and community meetings as needed, Self-managing and prioritizing tasks to accomplish project requirements while meeting the design budget.
Degree Required: Masters in Architecture Degree
Years of experience required: 7+ years
License Required: Architectural Registration preferred

Job Description

Job #: 1735
Job Title: Technical Project Architect
Position Location: Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire/ Direct Hire
Position Description: :We are seeking a technical detail oriented architect with wood-frame design experience on multi-family housing projects. The ideal candidate shall be proficient in BIM Revit and AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Illustrator and Photoshop. The candidate shall have experience with project / team support in developing, detailing and producing a complete package of construction documents as well as construction administration support. The successful candidate shall be a self- motivated problem solver with strong design skills and the ability to provide direction to other team members experience a plus. Projects include; multi-family housing (wood-frame construction).
Degree Required: Bachelors in Architecture Degree
Years of experience required: 10+ years
License Required: Not required

Job Description

Job #: 1734
Job Title: Jr. Architect
Position Location: Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: :We are seeking an architect with 2+ years' experience and must possess strong design, graphic and technical skills. The ideal candidate shall be proficient in BIM (ArchiCAD)and or AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Illustrator and Photoshop. The candidate shall have experience with project /team support in developing, detailing and producing a complete package of construction documents as well as construction administration support. The successful candidate shall be a self- motivated problem solver with strong design skills and the ability to provide direction to other team members experience a plus. Projects include; educational,municipal and institutional..
Degree Required: Bachelors in Architecture Degree
Years of experience required: 2+ years
License Required: Not required

Job Description

Job #: 1733
Job Title: Project Architect
Position Location: Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: :We are seeking an architect with 7-10 years' experience and must possess strong design, graphic and technical skills. The ideal candidate shall be proficient in BIM (ArchiCAD)and or AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Illustrator and Photoshop. The candidate shall have experience in developing, detailing and producing a complete package of construction documents as well as construction administration. The successful candidate shall be a self- motivated problem solver with strong design skills and the ability to provide direction to other team members experience a plus. Projects include; educational, municipal and institutional.
Degree Required: Bachelors in Architecture Degree
Years of experience required: 7+ years
License Required: Preferred; LEED certification and/or Registration.

Job Description

Job #: 1730
Job Title: HVAC Project Manager
Position Location:Boston, MA - MetroWest
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: :We are looking for a talented person with a strong work ethic; driven individual who enjoys the process of projects, strong communications skills, ability to collaborate with clients and various consultants and convey concepts, ideas and goals to team members. Must be able to work well with a team but also very good at working independently. Potential for growing into a leadership role and/or Associate / Principal track..
Required Qualifications:Client and consultant interface. Performing heating and cooling load calculations, heat transfer, pressure calculations, and equipment selections as related to building engineered systems. Developing system options and making recommendations for improvement. System’s evaluations, analysis and reporting, including energy analysis and life cycle cost analysis. Providing HVAC design support for engineering studies and analysis, equipment sizing/selection, code review, field investigations, and various other tasks related to the design of HVAC systems. Coordinating design elements with other design disciplines and Architecture. Working with AutoCAD in production of HVAC design drawings
Degree Required: BSME, or equivalent.
Years of experience required: 5-15 years of professional engineering experience; Minimum of 5 years.
License Required:FE or PE, PE preferred but not required.

Job Description

Job #: 1713
Job Title: Architectural Designer
Position Location: Greater Boston Northshore
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position DescriptionArchitectural Designer to lead a small team in the production of design and construction documents for international projects. Prior field work experience in Latin America, the Caribbean or East Africa, and related language skills. International building and construction experience preferred but not mandatory. Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of relevant architectural work experience. High level of proficiency creating and managing Revit models and drawing in Revit, and some experience with AutoCAD. Experience creating and working on a construction document set. Basic knowledge of MEP / FP systems for design purposes. Knowledge of current residential building codes and international building codes. Experience drafting and coordinating drawings between architectural and engineering disciplines.
Required Qualifications:Revit/AutoCAD
Degree Required: Bachelors and or Master Degree
Years of experience required:2+
License Required:Not required

Job Description

Job #: 1708
Job Title: Interior Designer
Position Location: Wellesley Ma
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire or Direct Hire
Position Description: Creatively nimble, seasoned, energetic designer who is detail oriented, friendly, fearless, supremely organized, and motivated. Our work is contemporary with a solid foundation in art and design history. We are a small team that works collaboratively in a fast paced environment. This is definitely not a corporate atmosphere. We are looking for an individual who can communicate effectively with colleagues and high achieving clients.
Required Qualifications: Must be proficient in Sketch-Up Pro & Layout Be able to use in 2D & 3D capacity. Be able to generate presentations for submittals using Layout (includes dimensioning & noting drawings). Must be proficient in Adobe InDesign. Used to generate presentation boards. General understanding & knowledge of millwork construction, especially bathroom and kitchen
Degree Required:Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture
Years of experience required: 2+ years
License Required: N/A