Project Manager


We are looking for a Project Manager to join our talented and energetic Palo Alto team.


Who We Are

Valerio Dewalt Train is a 90+ person national architectural and design practice with offices in Chicago, San Francisco, Palo Alto and Denver. Since 1994, the firm has based its practice on the simple idea that whatever the question, design is the answer.

Job Requirements

  • 7 to 10 years of architecture practice experience.

  • Strong design portfolio.

  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple clients and projects.

  • Maintaining relationships with clients to provide a high level of service.

  • Maintaining project schedule fee development and billing.

  • Involvement with pre-design and programming phases of a project.

  • Overseeing the production of design documents.

  • Guiding and producing all document phases of a project, SD, DD, CD and CA.

  • Coordinating project consultant efforts.

  • B.Arch or M.Arch from an accredited school of Architecture.

  • Experience with Revit is preferred.

  • Knowledge of the California Building Code is required.

  • U.S. Architectural License is required.

  • Strong collaboration and organizational skills are a must.

  • Ability to manage large and small project teams with a hands on approach and flexibility.

How We Work

At Valerio Dewalt Train, we are curious by nature, our process is focused on discovery, leading to an understanding of the questions design should answer. Discovery begins with interviews and observations, where we identify aspirations alongside concerns, from the top down and bottom up. VDT is committed to the success and increased adoption of sustainable design and construction practices. By integrating sustainable design approaches & technology from project conception, these ideas become intertwined with our designs, creating environments that perform as an integrated whole.

Our Culture

We are a proactive, creative and high energy firm. Our commitment to the practice of architecture creates powerful design solutions that suit the specific needs of each client. Every project begins with an open mind so we may best understand the values and needs of our clients. Our diverse staff enjoys the close knit character of our company culture, where they are encouraged to take responsibility for making VDT an exciting and rewarding place to work.


We offer competitive wages and benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, transit benefits, 401K plan and profit sharing. Our office is located in the heart of Palo Alto, just blocks away from Caltrain.  For more information about our practice, visit


Application Requirements 

Email your resume and portfolio (PDF, max 10MB) to Include a cover letter indicating the requested position and how you heard of this advertisement. Please, no phone calls or office visits.