Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Description:

Guidon Design is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). Led by veterans who understand how to listen and collaborate, the firm was founded by Luke Leising—licensed architect and engineer, Combat Engineer Army Officer, qualified Ranger, and service-connected disabled veteran. We are proud of our history of employing veterans and of supporting veteran causes.

Guidon Design is a dynamic +50 person A/E firm located in Indianapolis. We are known for our sustainable designs and focus on healthcare and high-profile governmental projects. We offer an energetic, young, and growing work environment with unlimited potential. As multidisciplinary designers, we collaborate to develop creative, cost-effective, and sustainable solutions that help realize our clients’ goals. Typical projects include healthcare, government, housing, federal and education facilities.

As an Project Architect with Guidon Design, you will be creating high-quality construction documents and design details, supporting project managers, and traveling to job site for on-site construction administration and site inspections to assess the quality of work. You will be working in a company that listens to its clients and provides exactly what they need.


  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in assigned field
  • Professional license or certification/registration within discipline
  • Requisite experience in their field


  • Ensure all project needs are met.
  • Achieve or exceed your profitability goals
  • Strong experience managing high-quality set of construction documents.
  • Proactive and assertive in problem solving
  • Good written, oral communications, staff management and client relationship skills
  • Create, communicate, implement, and manage design solutions
  • Strong work ethic and a drive to exceed client expectations
  • Write proposals and establish project budgets and managing staff to meet these budgets
  • Manage, invoices and revenue recognition
  • Develop, maintain and meet project schedules and deliverables
  • Work with Team Leader to assign tasks to staff and coordinate resource needs
  • Assist with quality control and risk management
  • Maintain a technical expertise in your profession and area of work to include new products, software and tools that will assist you in better meeting our client’s needs
  • Be willing to put in the effort to meet schedules and deadlines
  • Assist in selection of sub-consultants
  • Familiarity and experience working with applicable codes, rules and/or AHJs
  • Participate in the sales and marketing of Guidon’s services to existing and new clients
  • Look for opportunities to add to and upsell Guidon services with our clients


  • Extensive experience working within professional services firm
  • Ability to mentor, provide guidance and be a technical educator for staff
  • Broad understanding and experience with design and office related computer software and operating systems. Software proficiency related to discipline required
  • Comfortable with designing and overseeing a broad range of project types
  • Proactive and assertive in problem solving
  • Experience managing parallel assignments
  • Good written, oral communications, staff management and client relationship skills
  • Comfortable in making group presentations
  • Act as a leader to project team
  • Support teammates and act as a mentor and educator where needed
  • Create, communicate, implement, and manage design solutions

Evaluation Metrics:

  • Average/Overall Project Profitability
  • Managed Project Volume
  • Meeting Client Schedules (on time submittals)
  • Client Satisfaction
  • Quality Deliverables

Professional Development, Technical Education & Training:

  • Establish annual education and training plans and goals for self
  • Meet or exceed professional standards of work
  • Actively pursue personal continuing education

Applicants can submit a formal resume/portfolio to: