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Director of Operations

Architecture firm specializing in traditional and contemporary residential design work, seeks a Director of Operations to uphold the firm's overall vision
  • Salary: US $120,000-150,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Sector: Business Support
  • Job Ref: 41017

About this role

Our client is a Los Angeles based architecture firm specializing in traditional, restoration, and contemporary residential design. The practice has been in business for over 20 years and is continuing to grow it's team of dynamic design professionals. With an overall relaxed studio, comprehensive benefits package, and plenty of career growth potential, this is a great opportunity for a qualified Director of Operations with architecture experience to join the firm's leadership team. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement strategies and oversee the execution of operating budgets set by the CEO 
  • Support PMs and their teams in staffing, project distribution, and scheduling
  • Conduct all PM reviews and oversee all Design Associate reviews
  • Ensure company policies are followed and quality of work product is upheld


  • Licensed architect or 10-15 years minimum experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD, and MS Office Suite
  • Significant team building and leadership experience with an architectural practice 
  • Demonstrable business operations and strategic financial planning experience

The ideal candidate will have previously served as a Managing Director with an architecture firm (custom residential design) and have extensive, practical operations experience. This person will have impeccable interpersonal skills and open to do whatever is needed to help grow the practice.  

Talk to Louie about this position

Bio: Louie has over 10 years of professional experience in administration and business operations. Most recently, he worked for SWA as the office manager in their Los Angeles studio. At SWA he was able to make many contacts and gain invaluable industry knowledge which has helped him in his recruitment career. Louie is a Los Angeles native and brings his knowledge of LA culture and geography to the team.

+1 (213) 436 0909

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