Senior Architect

Dietz & Company Architects is growing! We are seeking a Senior Project Architect with a desire to lead project teams and develop their career in a creative and collaborative studio environment in our main office in Springfield. This position offers the potential for firm and practice group leadership through the development and implementation of firm initiatives. 

You should consider this role if you:  

  • Hold a professional degree in architecture (B-Arch or M-Arch) from a NAAB accredited school 
  • Are a licensed Architect with 10+ years of direct architectural experience,  
  • Have strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills,  
  • Are dedicated to quality project management, 
  • Have a desire to lead a team through complex project tasks, 
  • Have an interest and ability to mentor and supervise less experienced staff, 
  • Have proficient knowledge of building science, sustainable technologies, construction methods, building code, and zoning principles  
  • Can work in Revit, and are proficient in Microsoft Office suite, Have design experience on multi-family housing, hospitality, and/or publicly funded projects. 

As a member of our team, you will:  

  • Collaborate with company leadership to realize the creative vision of projects,    
  • Manage and coordinate collaborative, integrated design teams through all phases of design, 
  • Act as the primary client contact for projects, 
  • Prepare and deploy strategic plans to lead and manage production teams to complete one or more projects simultaneously, 
  • Potentially lead a design practice group within the office, based on your experience. 


In addition to a competitive salary and generous benefits package, we are dedicated to supporting your professional goals. In fact, we have been named an “Emerging Professional Friendly Firm” by AIA New England every year since 2018. We provide a yearly education stipend, in-house continuing education, and staff mentoring program.   

Our benefits package also includes:  

  • Health and dental coverage with employer contribution  
  • A 401k retirement plan  
  • Employee stock ownership program   
  • Profit sharing (based on firm profitability)  
  • Employer-paid short and long-term disability insurance  
  • Employer-paid life insurance  
  • Paid AIA dues and license fees for registered architects  
  • Paid volunteer hours for community service  
  • Options for hybrid work schedule  

The Company  

We are an employee-owned (ESOP), Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) providing architecture, planning, and design services to clients in throughout the region. We are dedicated to high quality design that enriches the communities where we live and work. As one of the largest architectural firms in Western Massachusetts, our project types include: multi-family housing, entertainment, hospitality, commercial, K-12 and higher education, historic preservation, and municipal.   

Dietz & Company Architects is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion within our firm. We believe diversity makes us stronger and our backgrounds and experiences improve our designs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   

If a collaborative environment with a variety of project types and potential for career growth sounds like the right place for you, please send cover letter, resume, and work samples to