Join the JLA Team
JLA’s growth and continued success is undoubtedly due to our team’s well-rounded experience and commitment to providing exceptional client service. Investing in our team’s professional & personal development is a top priority. Whether you’re a creative project designer or technical REVIT-guru, we’d love to hear from you!
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Architectural Project ManagerJob Description
JLA Architects fosters a collaborative work environment to help eliminate barriers.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health & dental insurance, long term disability, a 401k offering a 4.5% match and generous paid time off.
In addition, we believe in work / life balance and offer flexible work schedules to help maintain that balance.
JLA Architects provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and promotional opportunity to all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. JLA Architects is committed to recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting persons in all job titles, as well as ensuring that all other personnel actions are administered, without regard to the protected characteristics outlined above.
What’s it like to work at JLA?
"A work / life balance is really important to me and I really appreciate that good relationships are crucial to the culture of JLA including those with your colleagues, your consultants, your clients, and your community. "Leah T.JLA Team Member Since 2012
" I enjoy the family atmosphere and flexible work environment created in both our Milwaukee and Madison offices. Our clients needs are our main focus as we include them in our JLA family."Jerry W.JLA Team Member Since 2016
"As a project manager, I really value the depth of knowledge of the JLA staff and the collaborative format in which we operate. Everyone brings their unique perspective and ideas to the table to allow JLA to produce exceptional designs and service at every stage."Marc O.JLA Team Member Since 2017
"I feel like I work ‘with people’, not ‘for people’ at JLA. There is a laid back, yet productive atmosphere. People can be themselves here."Sal I.JLA Team Member Since 2017
"At JLA, I'm loving my experience. At a smaller firm, you're more hands-on. You don't have as many people, so you're covering more aspects of the design, from sketching and schematics, all the way through construction documents."Rafeeq A.JLA Team Member Since 2018
"I enjoy the JLA culture that emphasizes a 'TEAM', 'WE', 'OUR', approach to everything."Ed C.JLA Team Member Since 2013
"The people here are all interesting to talk to and helpful at work and outside of work. Plus, each project is interesting and unique, and I usually learn something new during each project."Camron B.JLA Team Member Since 2017
“Besides having a great team to work with, I love that I get to work on something new every day. I’m constantly learning and growing.”Andy L.JLA Team Member Since 2014
“Everyone on our team is down to earth and approachable; there are no big egos here. I feel like everyone is willing to help me and support my career development.”Megan B.JLA Team Member Since 2019
Located on the Yahara River in Monona, JLA’s Madison area office is in “The Current” part of the Yahara Commons development. Employees are within walking distance of True Coffee Roasters, Buck & Honey’s restaurant, Belle & Bleau salon, and The Tasting Room (a wine & cigar lounge). Employees can enjoy the on-site fitness center, easy river access, and an adjacent city park that offers a variety of seasonal activities including an ice rink in the winter months.
Just a 15-minute drive to the Capitol square downtown, you’ll find plenty of options for shopping, restaurants, outdoor festivals, and concerts. Set between lakes Mendota and Monona, Madison has also been recognized as a top canoe town by Paddler magazine, as well as one of the ten best bicycling cities by Bicycling magazine.
Our Milwaukee office is located in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward, just south of downtown Milwaukee. Known as the city’s eclectic arts and fashion district, you’ll find nationally and locally owned restaurants, spas, theaters, galleries, and boutiques all in a historic warehouse setting.