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 #: 1792
Job Title: Project Architect
Position Location: Worcester
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Western MA based green building and energy efficiency consulting firm with expertise in multifamily housing, is seeking an Project Architect for our clients design division who will be required to use Autodesk Revit software to create architectural construction documents for multi-family housing enterprise software. Our client works with development and construction teams throughout Western Massachusetts, and the greater Northeast Region to make better multifamily buildings, with a specific focus in ENERGY Star Homes, LEED for Homes, Enterprise Green Communities, Passive House, HERS Rating, State Incentive Programs, and Code Compliance. The Project Architect will work with architects and developers to develop building plans with an eye for sustainability. Proficient in Autodesk Revit BIM Modeling. Proven ability to read and interpret architectural plans and specifications. Knowledge of applicable building codes and interpretations. zoning/development or regulatory experience.
Degree Required: :Bachelor of Architecture
Years of experience required: 10-15 years
License Required: Registered Architect Registration preferred but not required

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Job #: 1791
Job Title: Sr. Interior Designer / Project Manager
Position Location: Greater Boston/ Newton Wellesley
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Our client’s firm is recognized for imaginative and custom solutions based on a sophisticated, worldly approach to create welcoming living spaces. The candidate will be a part of a small office of interior designers of varied levels of experience. The candidate will provide leadership, support. collaboration and creative "chops" to develop, implement and be responsible for projects for high-end residential firm. The candidate will actively communicate with all trades, clients and colleagues, wearing many hats. Knowledge of the history of architecture, design and art important plus. Proficiency in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Plangrid, MS Suite required; Design Manager is the office enterprise
Degree Required: :Bachelor of Architecture or Interior Design degree
Years of experience required: 7+ years minimum professional experience preferably with high-end residential clientele.
License Required: NCIDQ preferred but not necessary

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Job #: 1790
Job Title: Job Captain
Position Location: Greater Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire
Position Description: : mid-level architect / project manager for full-time employment. This is a great opportunity for career growth, as project managers are given significant responsibility, while being supported through all design phases with our collaborative team of junior and senior architects. Ideal candidate has 5+ years of experience in the architectural field. Required Skills and Experiences. Must have advanced experience with REVIT and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). The successful candidate has proficiency in all design phases, building code, and construction administration with proven technical skills in building construction detailing. Demonstrate strong experience with customer relations and the Ability to communicate effectively with clients, consultants, and construction professionals within a collaborative work environment. Be able to assume a lead position in scheduling meetings, coordinating team members, and guiding the design process. Ability to multi-task, provide support, and track multiple projects simultaneously. Have strong verbal and written skills with ability to build relationships with clients and consultants, as well as mentor junior architects. High degree of understanding of creating, developing and manipulating documents Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign) is a plus. Experience in a fast-paced business office environment is a plus.
Degree Required: :Bachelor of Architecture degree required; Master of Architecture preferred
Years of experience required: 5+ years minimum experience in architecture.
License Required: Architectural license preferred or on track.

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Job #: 1789
Job Title: Project Architect/manager
Position Location: Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Seeking a registered Project Architect/Project Manager with experience on large, commercial development projects (specifically urban multifamily housing), involving client interaction and leadership responsibilities. The Project Architect/Manager will oversee project schedules and budgets, supervise junior staff and lead the technical documentation aspects of our projects. Prior experience with wood frame over podium multifamily housing experience; new construction, renovation and/or adaptive re-use is preferred along with a solid understanding of state and local building codes and ordinances. The successful candidate must be flexible and able to work collaboratively within a high-performing team to support the work and advancement of the firm as a whole. New Role: Working collaboratively with designers, consultants, contractors and owners to achieve mutual project goals. Engaging in ongoing coordination with engineering disciplines and design-assist subcontractors. Managing technical coordination and project scheduling. Experience with the development of construction documents (specific experience with wood-frame multifamily housing strongly preferred). Organize and direct the architectural and contract engineering team to execute the work in an orderly, timely, and coordinated manner. Responding to Requests for Information (RFIs). Reviewing and coordinating submittals and shop drawings. Coordinating and detailing technical solutions in support of the design intent. Interfacing with Regulatory Authorities and inspectors concerning code compliance. Interfacing with Owner-provided inspectors and project managers concerning quality control.
Degree Required: :Bachelor of Architecture degree required; Master of Architecture preferred
Years of experience required: 10+ years minimum experience in architecture.
License Required: Architectural license preferred, LEED Accreditation a plus.

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Job #: 1788
Job Title: Wetland Scientist / Project Manager
Position Location: Greater Boston (south shore)
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Our client is looking for a talented wetland scientist /project manager to join their growing team. The company offers an opportunity to work on a wide range of challenging and exciting projects. Our client provides an environment that promotes learning and professional growth, a competitive base salary, a retirement plan with a company match, a commission-based bonus program, and health and dental insurance. Responsibilities: Conduct natural resource evaluations including, but not limited to wetland delineations, wildlife habitat evaluations, and rare species surveys. Develop permit strategies for projects in various market sectors. Lead federal, state, and local wetland related permitting efforts. Develop and/or review technical reports and documents. Perform construction oversight and environmental monitoring. Mentor and train staff as the company grows. Manage budgets and write proposals. Qualifications: Demonstrated experience with local, state, and federal wetland regulations in Massachusetts is required. Experience in other New England states is preferred. Must have the ability to conduct tasks independently. Expertise in identifying plants, insects, birds, reptiles, and/or amphibians. Rare species experience is preferred. Ability to use and make maps with GIS is required. This position may involve working in remote field locations, and may include night/weekend shifts, and/or working in challenging weather conditions. A vehicle is required. This position requires the ability to work cooperatively as part of a team.
Degree Required: : B.S. in environmental science, natural resources, wetland science, or a related field is required. M.S. is a plus.
Years of experience required: Minimum of 10-20 years professional experience required
License Required: PWS Certification required. Certifications such as CWS, RPSS, CPESC are a plus.

Job Description

Job #: 1787
Job Title: Wetland Scientist
Position Location: Greater Boston (south shore)
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Our client is looking for a talented wetland scientist to join their growing team. The company offers an opportunity to work on a wide range of challenging and exciting projects. Our client provides an environment that promotes learning and professional growth, a competitive base salary, a retirement plan with a company match, a commission-based bonus program, and health and dental insurance. Responsibilities: Conduct natural resource evaluations including, but not limited to wetland delineations, wildlife habitat evaluations, and rare species surveys. Develop permit strategies with project team for projects in various market sectors. Conduct federal, state, and local wetland related permitting efforts. Develop and/or review technical reports and documents. Perform construction oversight and environmental monitoring. Qualifications: Demonstrated experience with local, state, and federal wetland regulations in Massachusetts is required. Experience in other New England states is preferred. Must have the ability to conduct tasks independently. Expertise in identifying plants, insects, birds, reptiles, and/or amphibians. Rare species experience is preferred. WPIT required, PWS Certification preferred. Ability to use and make maps with GIS is required. This position may involve working in remote field locations, and may include night/weekend shifts, and/or working in challenging weather conditions. A vehicle is required. This position requires the ability to work cooperatively as part of a team.
Degree Required: : B.S. in environmental science, natural resources, wetland science, or a related field is required.
Years of experience required: Minimum of 5-8 years professional experience required
License Required: Certifications such as CWS, RPSS, CPESC are a plus.

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Job #: 1786
Job Title: Architect / Project Manager
Position Location: Greater Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: :Full-service architectural design firm with offices in Massachusetts and New Jersey, serving municipal and educational clients for over 60 years. Our client has been recognized for its design excellence by the Council on Educational Facilities Planners, Mass Networks Education Partnership, The National School Board Association, American School & University, School Planning and Management, College Planning and Management, Mass Technology Collaborative, and the Mass School Building Authority. Proven experience related to the investigation and documentation of existing buildings including the management of consulting engineers related to these investigations and documentation. Leadership role preparing design, construction and scheduling documents for various phases of new and existing projects including project budgets. As part of the design process, manage the development of specifications and coordination of various engineering consultants. Assist in development of graphic presentation materials. Responsible for management of Construction Administration duties. Proven experience in public bidding and contract negotiations process with contractors and public/municipal agencies. Qualifications: MCPPO certified in Commonwealth of Mass. Background in municipal, institutional/commercial projects. Proven Construction administration experience for existing and new projects. Graphic skills including computer drawing and Revit modeling. Ability to work collaboratively in a management role.
Degree Required: :Bachelor or Master’s degree in Architecture
Years of experience required: 6+ years
License Required: Registered Architect or on track to be licensed, Certified LEED BD + C and project experience a plus.

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Job #: 1785
Job Title:Landscape Architect / Project Manager
Position Location: Portland Maine area.
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: :Come join our clients award-winning design studio! Just minutes from the ocean, mountains, and the City of Portland, our client is looking for the right people to join their expanding team. The studio environment values design, collaboration, innovation, and quality. The projects are diverse in scale and type and typically include working on integrated teams with a variety of like-minded allied professionals. Our client is currently looking to fill a project manager position. They are looking to not simply fill this role, but to find the right fit for their office. Their collaborative environment values design, innovation and high-quality work. With an office full of a dynamic range of quality projects (and people!) both roles offer the right applicants experience in a hands-on process of design from inception through in-field construction administration. Excellent written, graphic (hand and computer), and technical skills. A strong design sensibility, Management experience with all aspects of a project through implementation, strong communication skills and comfortable coordinating with consultants and clients, Comfortable managing a diversity of tasks, as well as be self-motivated, articulate and willing to take initiative, Proficiencies in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and Sketch-up are required. Experience in other design programs such as Procreate, and Rhino are a plus.
Degree Required: :A Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture is preferred.
Years of experience required: 4+ years minimum experience in a landscape architecture firm, with 2 years’ experience managing projects.
License Required: N/A.

Job Description

Job #: 1784
Job Title:Architectural Project Manager
Position Location: Cambridge/ Boston.
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: :Well-balanced design professional with good design and technical skills and flexibility in handling multiple projects is essential. Ability to interface with clients, mentor younger staff, and participate in project interviews is highly desirable. Experience in private residential work is required and experience in multi-family and institutional work is strongly desired. Revit proficiency highly desired. Should also have Adobe Suite platform proficiency.
Degree Required: :Bachelors or Master of architecture degree.
Years of experience required: Minimum of five years’ experience
License Required: N/A.

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Job #: 1783
Job Title:Senior Marketing Coordinator
Position Location: Greater Boston.
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Full-service architectural design firm with offices in Massachusetts and New Jersey, serving municipal and educational clients for over 60 years is seeking a Senior Marketing Coordinator based in our office north of Boston. Your Role will be an integral and important member of our firm, identifying and establishing new relationships and opportunities while maintaining and serving existing clients. You will play a leading role while partnering with other marketing coordinators including senior architects and leaders within the firm to establish strategies in the pursuit of new design opportunities. Collaborate with your marketing team while overseeing the development of proposals in direct response to RFQs and RFPs, Writing, layout, content, design and production of final proposals; as the senior team member responsible for careful coordination of all aspects of the proposal, Participate with senior architects in the preparation and presentation of the firm’s qualifications to potential clients in the interview process, Participate with senior architects and staff in the creation of original written and graphic material, Maintain and update existing statistics, resumes and narratives for marketing proposal submissions, Maintain and assist in the creation of the firm’s library of projects, Track project opportunities for new work while also maintaining existing contacts and current firm data software. Proficient in the use of Adobe In Design, PowerPoint presentations and related graphic presentation software. Knowledge of Lumion, Rhino etc. is a plus.
Degree Required: :Bachelor degree in Marketing, Communications, English or allied field of study. Architectural background a plus.
Years of experience required: Minimum of five years’ experience; Experience in the role working in an Architectural firm, professional services firm, or in the role of marketing leader of similar profession.
License Required: N/A.

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Job #: 1781
Job Title:Project Architect
Position Location: Boston.
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : We are seeking an architect with 10+ years’ experience and must possess strong design, graphic and technical skills. The ideal candidate shall be proficient with BIM preferably (ArchiCAD)and or AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Illustrator and Photoshop. The candidate will have a strong design sense, understand how a building goes together, strong exterior envelope detailing experience, 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 leadership, direction and be a mentor to jr. team members a plus. Projects include; educational, municipal and institutional. Massachusetts public bidding experience and K-12 projects is preferred.
Degree Required: :Bachelors in Architecture Degree
Years of experience required: 10+years
License Required: Preferred; Registration and/or LEED certification.

Job Description

Job #: 1780
Job Title:Architectural Project Designer
Position Location: New Hampshire
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : 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 Required: :A Bachelors or Master's Degree from an accredited program of Architecture
Years of experience required: 5-10years’ experience
License Required: N/A.

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Job #: 1779
Job Title: Job Captain
Position Location: Greater Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Looking for Job Captain to help execute and coordinate architectural and planning projects for Private Development and Public Sector clients. Qualified candidates should exhibit the following: Strong understanding of architectural documents and detailing for both residential and commercial work. An enthusiastic and energized daily approach to the work. Experience in coordinating and support of projects, with project consultants and clients. Excellent communication skills and an ability to collaborate in a small architectural firm setting. Interest in representing the firm in professional organizations and areas of community engagement. A desire to contribute to the development of firm culture including thought leadership, design processes and firm growth. Proficient in Revit / BIM software.
Degree Required: :Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from an accredited Architectural Design Program.
Years of experience required: 5-10years’ experience
License Required: Should have an architectural license or be actively pursuing licensure.

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Job #: 1777
Job Title: Residential Interior Designer
Position Location: Greater Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Full time residential interior designer with a minimum of 5-10 years of experience. The ideal candidate has exceptional organizational and problem solving skills, is meticulous with details and enjoys collaborating in a team environment. Candidates will work directly with the Design Principals and a larger team to manage and lead projects. Proficiency with a BIM/CAD program. ArchiCad preferable, Adobe Photoshop, BlueBeam Revu and the Mircosoft Suite. Deep knowledge of the design process and available resources, including custom millwork and cabinetry, construction, specifications, colors and materials. Exceptional level of attention to detail and a mastery of organizational and time management skills. Proficiency at sourcing items online and in showrooms. Experience working with the contractors on site. Highly-refined design sense aligned with the C&M brand aesthetic, including an understanding of Classical Architecture as well as current industry trends.
Degree Required: :Bachelors or Masters of Architecture
Years of experience required: 5 to 10 years
License Required: N/A

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Job #: 1776
Job Title: Residential Project Architect
Position Location: Greater Boston, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : We are seeking an experienced Residential architect/Arch. Designer for a full time position with an award winning, integrated architecture and construction firm. The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of experience working in the residential arch. or design industry and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment. The primary focus of the position includes the preparation of architectural design drawings, construction documents and details for multiple, concurrent, high profile projects. The position will also require project related administration and coordinating with the inhouse construction and woodworking departments to ensure quality production and ultimately, client satisfaction. Candidates must be skilled CAD user (ArchiCad+) and be comfortable taking the lead on major projects including residential interior detailing. The role will offer the ability to work on some exceptional homes with a truly talented team of in house builder, architects, designers, cabinetmakers and more.
Degree Required: :Bachelors or Masters of Architecture
Years of experience required: 8 to 10 years
License Required: :5-10years

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Job #: 1774
Job Title: Architect / Lead Designer / Project Manager
Position Location: Cambridge, MA
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Small, high-end residential design firm seeking Architect/Lead Designer/PM. Candidate should have a professional degree and AIA membership. LEED AP for homes and/or Passive House Certification a strong plus. Proficiency in AutoCAD (Sketch-up and Photoshop desired), as well as, a strong background in REVIT to coordinate potential office transition. Candidate must be self-driven and have the ability to coordinate all phases of a project from inception to completion including design, contract documents, and construction administration. Excellent skills in client relations are paramount. Social media and marketing savvy a plus. Important attributes include very strong design skills, communication skills (both verbal and in writing), organizational skills, and interest in a creative, collaborative, design environment. Enthusiasm and a good sense of humor required! The position offers strong potential for growth, including partnership, and ultimately potential ownership.
Required Qualifications: 10+ years of professional experience in one or more of the following disciplines: Architecture, Engineering, Vertical Construction and/or Commercial Construction Cost Estimating. Sound construction and construction administration knowledge. Ability to organize and manage multiple project assignments according to deadlines and within budget. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Ability to travel on short notice and overnight. Physical demands include sitting, standing, walking long distances, climbing stairs/ladders, navigating construction areas, including in inclement weather. Proficient computer skills including advanced Excel, MS Word, and Outlook.
Degree Required: :Bachelors or Masters of Architecture
Years of experience required: 8 to 10 years
License Required: : Licensed and preferably AIA membership

Job Description

Job #: 1769
Job Title: Arch. Designer/Job Captain
Position Location: Greater Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Temp to Hire
Position Description: : Strong architectural background and a minimum of 5 to 7 years of architectural work experience. Documented biotech/biopharma and/or R&D laboratory design experience preferred. This position requires strong organizational, communication and personal management skills.
Required Qualifications: Revit, SketchUp, 3D Software
Degree Required: : Bachelors or Masters of Architecture
Years of experience required:5+
License Required: On track to become registered preferred

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Job #: 1768
Job Title: Residential Construction Estimator
Position Location: South of Boston
Approx. Length of Position: Direct Hire
Position Description: : Estimators are responsible for preparing complete project estimates and will manage estimating, coordinating documents and proposals for project packages, and preordering materials. Will Package or oversee packaging job binders for all projects. Reports to Production Manager / Owner, supports Project Managers and interfaces with the Design and Accounting Departments.
Required Qualifications: 5-10 years’ experience in estimating, packaging and purchasing in residential construction, college graduate or technical school certificate in business, construction, or related fields, analytical or accounting background, proficient in excel and Other Microsoft programs including Access; knowledge of Softplan or Autocad, Revit a plus.
Degree Required: : Bachelors in Residential Architecture, Construction Management or Civil Engineering
Years of experience required:5+ years in residential construction estimating experience
License Required: n/a

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Job #: 1767
Job Title: Residential Project Architect (Design-Build).
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 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. Main objectives of role: Provide design and drafting, successfully manage design process, Assist clients in understanding the design process, assist in comprehensive construction specification packages, maintain client contact throughout design and construction.
Required Qualifications: 10+ years overall professional experience and 5+ in residential design and construction (design-build). Bachelors or Master Degree in Architecture. Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft programs including Access; AutoCAD proficient and, Revit a plus.
Degree Required: : Bachelors or Masters in architecture
Years of experience required:10+ Years overall experience (5+ residential design-build) .
License Required: preferred