Project Architect | Asheville, NC

The Position:  The MHAworks Asheville, North Carolina office is currently seeking a full-time, Project Architect with a minimum of 5 years of licensed, professional experience.  The candidate should be a self-motivated, resourceful professional who values a high quality of client service and advocates for project success through collaborative design.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leadership and coordination of project team members, consultants and clients, from project inception through completion
  • Assist in developing and mentoring staff
  • Assist firm leadership in representing firm to Clients and Consultants
  • Deliver projects that meet Client’s budget and schedule
  • Plan and execute concept-based design processes and all facets of project documentation
  • Assist with the implementation and continued development of Revit and BIM documentation standards
  • Analyze and answer technical and design issues with the project team to produce constructable and positive solutions
  • Manage and organize team and project coordination and communication; internally and with consultants
  • Assist in developing project scope, schedule and fees with Project Managers

Job Qualifications:

  • 10 years professional experience with at least 5 years as licensed architect
  • Building code proficient
  • Project specification proficient
  • Building envelope design and detailing proficient
  • Knowledge of materials, construction techniques, systems, specifications, and codes
  • Construction Administration proficient with experience in costing review and value engineering
  • Proficient in Revit
  • Comfort working on multiple projects of various scales and types
  • Open communicator with a positive attitude towards problem solving and a desire to mentor junior staff

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and .pdf portfolio to and



MHAworks is a commercial architecture firm serving clients in North Carolina from offices in Durham, Asheville, and Greenville. Founded in 1988, the firm has a staff of 45 professionals providing architecture, interior design, and planning services. At MHAworks, we provide a diverse range of architectural and interior design services for mixed-use/multi-family housing, workplace and office space, health care, worship and community centers, government, education, and more. We are a service-focused firm that pursues long-term, successful relationships with clients. MHAworks is committed to excellence in all that we do – especially in providing superior client service. To ensure this, we believe a healthy work-life balance for our entire team is necessary for them to achieve excellence. We provide flexible work hours to ensure our team members do not miss out on family events and important life milestones. It is our belief that our team gets more out of the work that’s done when they have a healthy work-life balance and feel close to their coworkers and the clients they serve.

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 paid days of personal leave per calendar year; additional days awarded at five and ten-year service marks
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance policy
  • Life insurance policy ($10,000)
  • 100% paid health insurance policy for employee; dental, vision, and dependent coverage available
  • 401K retirement plan with 3% employer-match
  • Quarterly bonuses based on firm profits
  • Reimbursed professional dues
  • Upon approval, reimbursed continuing education costs