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01/27/2015 Office Engineer. 1-3 Years of Experience

A  San Francisco based architecture firm is seeking an Office Engineer with 1-3 years of experience working in the Engineering/Architecture/Construction Management field. Aviation experience a plus.

This position will be at a Bay Area jobsite, and consists of the day-to-day management of important construction documents, and internal communications including, but not limited to drawings, plans, and permits.

This position requires candidates with:

  • 1-3 years’ experience. College Degree in Architecture/Engineering/Construction Management preferred.
  • Comprehensive understanding of construction record keeping
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, as well as A360 Autodesk, Revit, Bluebeam, and others.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a Project Management team, General Contractors, and other consultants, when communicating status updates, document flow and permit status.
  • Strong Organizational skills to ensure that permit related files, data, documents, plans and reports are properly recorded and maintained.
  • Detail Oriented, able to discern submittals and supporting documents for accuracy and completeness.

Serious Inquiries Only! If you are interested in a dynamic work environment that is collaborative and team-oriented, then AE3 Partners is looking for you.  This position *requires* someone with a good work ethic and a collaborative mindset that who works well with others!  We also may provide a test for software listed above during the interview process.

Our firm has offices in San Francisco and the East Bay.  Compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits for full time employees include Health, Dental and Vision and 401K/IRA. We are an equal opportunity employer. To apply please contact the Hiring Manager at: ae3@ae3partners.com

01/27/2015 Job Captain. 5+ Years of Experience

TCA specializes in design-driven planning and architecture for high density multi-family housing and mixed-use developments.  Our offices in Los Angeles and Irvine, California are open environments in which Studio Directors and senior personnel interact directly with teams at all levels.  Collaboration and cooperation are emphasized together with training, personal responsibility and professional growth.  Excellence is pursued in every aspect of our work. We are currently seeking a Job Captain for our Irvine and Downtown Los Angeles offices. This successful candidate will be responsible for the design development and construction document preparation & team coordination on multi-family projects.

Job Duties:

  • Able to manage, coordinate, and direct a drafting staff Assist Project Managers with  project and client management Assist Project Managers in monitoring and reporting project status (budget & schedule) to Studio Director.
  • Assist the Project Manager in maintaining client satisfaction.
  • Review, coordinate, and integrate all podium issues; i.e. drainage, waterproofing, water table, structural elements, connection requirements, vertical circulation, Landscape and Civil requirements, methane, fire rated separations, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience on multi-family projects Minimum of 2 years of construction administration involvement Strong understanding of UBC, CBC, disabled access requirements, and consultant drawings.
  • Have good working understanding of consultant drawings and systems Proficient in all drafting techniques, having a complete understanding of working drawings.
  • Proficient in use of building materials & related construction techniques & general construction costs.
  • Hand sketch details prior to producing Revit drawings.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills (prioritize & multi-task)

Computer/Graphic Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years Revit experience
  • Organize and manage computer generated documents Enforce Company Revit standards with drafting team Manager, track and up-dating all Revit files, FTP site and consultant backgrounds

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Architecture required Licensed Architect preferred or on track to be licensed

Benefits offered.  EOE Only local and qualified candidates please apply. No phone calls please.

Apply at https://tcaarch.applicantpro.com/jobs/184442.html

01/27/2015 Account Manager. 5+ Years of Experience

Essential Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Mastery of the sales cycle from lead generation through close and post-sale account management
  • Assessing customer needs and proposing software/consulting solutions to help them reach their goals
  • Adopting trusted advisor role with clients to establish long-term partnerships
  • Maintaining detailed notes of all client communications within our CRM database

Required Skills:

  • Strong qualifying, demonstration of proof of concept and closing skills
  • Ability to manage opportunities within prospect company at all levels, i.e. end-users, IT, managers and C-level
  • Ability to facilitate and conduct presentations with technical team to potential clients
  • Willingness to represent Ideate at user group and industry related events
  • A strong team player with respect to Ideate’s Technical, Administrative and Support Team functions
  • Ability to keep pace with and be knowledgeable about Autodesk software offerings, pricing and services
  • Ability to be knowledgeable about Ideate’s software, training and consulting services

Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of high tech software and consulting services sales experience
  • A proven track record of consistent quota attainment or overachievement of sales targets
  • Previous participation in formal sales training programs such as TAS, SPIN, Solution Selling a plus

Character:

  • The discipline to be able to work independently with a minimum of supervision
  • Ability to learn and add value quickly
  • Maintain a sense of urgency and goal orientation

Benefits:

  • Company paid Medical, Dental, and Vision for employee and family members, 401K, company paid life insurance policy, company paid short-term and long-term disability, Paid Holidays, PTO.

To apply please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@ideateinc.com for immediate consideration.

01/23/2015 Intermediate Architectural Designer. 3+ Years of Experience

Established San Francisco firm with a broad range of building types and sizes is seeking an Intermediate Architectural Designer with a strong background in graphic presentations, utilizing a broad range of techniques to the convey ideas of other project designers. The successful candidate must be able to lead a team of junior designers in creating clear and convincing presentations.

We are searching for a talented individual to fill a demanding position on a complex public project that will require incremental approvals by multiple agencies. The work may include presentation of 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional graphical images, architectural views, detailed assemblies, building systems, material selections, photorealistic images, or a combination of any of these. An eye for graphical qualities, and the ability to manage a team of junior designers in the production of presentation packages, from designs by senior project designers is a critically important requirement.

Considerable experience at this level of responsibility is required in the following:

  • Expert knowledge and experience in architectural and graphic presentation software: 3d Studio Max, SketchUp, Rhino, Adobe CS (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), MS PowerPoint
  • Expert knowledge of and proven practical background in Autodesk AutoCAD and REVIT and related BIM software.

We are a small firm that values a broad skill set in all phases of design and architectural production, utilizing the latest technologies. Quick advancement is likely for the qualified candidate. A permanent position and eventual partnership are potentially available.

Qualifications include:

  • Accredited professional degree in Architecture with history of increasing responsibilities, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects, to set priorities and maintain schedules
  • A basic understanding of building materials, details, and construction techniques
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with confidence and professionalism
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage the work of others while performing your own duties
  • A proven and obvious ability to grow professionally, and the motivation to continue to advance.

Applicants must have no less than 3 years of experience with responsibilities at this level. Salary is dependent upon experience. The benefits package is tops. Long-term employment, leading to potential partnership is available. Submit letter of interest and résumé to LDA Architects, Human Resources at ldaarch@pacbell.net.

01/22/2015 Architect/Designer. 3-5 Years of Experience

Ohashi Design Studio is an architecture firm located in Emeryville, specializing in projects throughout the S.F. Bay Area.

We are looking for an architectural designer with 3-5 years of experience with proficiency in Autocad, production drawing and detailing – experience with Sketchup is a plus.  We will only consider applicants who provide examples of their design work accompanying their resume.

You will be involved in all aspects of the projects from design through construction.  Our work is varied and eclectic and we work all over the region from San Jose to Marin County, and is split between high end custom residential new homes and remodels and commercial-institutional work including the remodel of a small college and recently completed a 10,000 sf. museum learning center in the Presidio of San Francisco.  Currently in design is a prototypical triathlete training center in Mountain View. With some thirty-odd projects going on at any one time, we are looking for applicants who can learn fast and multi-task in an open creative environment.

Salary is commensurate with experience – benefits package include a 401k profit-sharing plan.

We are looking for someone with demonstrable design and production skills who can be trained in our system and help us to elevate our standards.

To see our work, please visit us at www.ohashidesign.com.  Please submit your documents (no telephone calls or drop-in visits or deliveries, please) via email to info@ohashidesign.com, by fax to 510-595-1313 or mail to:

Alan Ohashi
OHASHI DESIGN STUDIO
5895 Doyle Street
Emeryville, California 94608

01/22/2015 Job Captain, Commercial Architecture. 3+ Years of Experience

Ware Malcomb is an international design firm offering integrated services to clients throughout the world. Founded in 1972, Ware Malcomb offers planning, architecture, interior design, civil engineering, graphic design and sustainable design services to diverse clients.

Ware Malcomb is booming in Northern California and adding a Job Captain to our Commercial Architecture team in Pleasanton! The Job Captain assists the Project Manager/Architect coordinating multiple architectural projects.  Achieve repeat clients through great customer service (great attitude, pride, deliver, inspire, follow-up). Ware Malcomb is an award winning design firm. Check out our project portfolio on our website to see our amazing work. www.waremalcomb.com

Job Requirements: Candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree  in architecture, preferred or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in a commercial architecture Project Coordinator/Job Captain role working on commercial/industrial architecture projects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong AutoCAD & Revit skills required
  • Big box project experience a plus

To apply please visit: http://www.waremalcomb.com/careers.html.

01/22/2015 Project Architect, Commercial Architecture. 7+ Years of Experience

Ware Malcomb is an international design firm offering integrated services to clients throughout the world. Founded in 1972, Ware Malcomb offers planning, architecture, interior design, civil engineering, graphic design and sustainable design services to diverse clients.

Ware Malcomb is growing and hiring a commercial architecture project manager in our Pleasanton office. Project Managers are responsible for the successful management of multiple commercial architecture projects. Ware Malcomb is an award winning design firm. Check out our project portfolio on our website to see our amazing work. www.waremalcomb.com.

Job Requirements: Project manager candidates must have:

  • degree in architecture
  • 7+ years of experience managing commercial architecture projects – distribution centers, medical office buildings, manufacturing facilities preferred
  • excellent communication skills – able to listen to clients’ needs and communicate needs and direction to consultants and staff
  • ability to be a team player and work independently
  • AutoCAD and Revit proficiency required
  • great attitude, ready to hit the ground running

Registered architect and LEED accreditation a plus.

To apply please visit: http://www.waremalcomb.com/careers.html

01/21/2015 Senior AutoCAD and Revit Drafters. 3+ Years of Experience

Established San Francisco firm with a broad range of building types and sizes is seeking an experienced Senior AutoCAD & REVIT Drafter with a proven record of successfully providing architectural production for projects larger than $20 million.

We are searching for experienced AutoCAD and BIM/Revit drafters to fill multiple openings throughout the firm.  In this position, you will be responsible for the simultaneous work on REVIT large models as well as the seamless integration of consulting engineering design and construction model information from our consultants.  A thorough knowledge of REVIT and AutoCAD technology is a must.

Considerable experience at this level of responsibility is required in the following:

  • Responsible and significant participation of at least 2 complete BIM/Revit projects of $10 million or greater.
  • Expert knowledge of and proven practical background in Autodesk AutoCAD and REVIT and related BIM software.
  • Experience on a Fast-Track Construction Project larger than $10 million.

We are a medium-sized firm that requires a skill set that should include proficiency in all phases of design and architectural production, utilizing the latest technologies. Quick advancement is likely for the qualified candidate. A permanent position and eventual partnership are potentially available.

Qualifications include:

  • Accredited professional degree in Architecture with history of increasing responsibilities, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Extensive experience detailing Type I and II construction
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects, to set priorities and maintain schedules
  • An understanding of building materials, details, and construction techniques
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with confidence and professionalism
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage the work of others while performing your own duties
  • Familiarity with applicable Codes and regulations, including ADA, and including interpretive capabilities.

Applicants must have no less than 3 years of experience with responsibilities at this level.

Salary is dependent upon experience. The benefits package is tops. Long-term employment, leading to potential partnership is available.

Submit letter of interest and résumé to LDA Architects, Human Resources at ldaarch@pacbell.net.

01/21/2015 Job Captain. 3+ Years of Experience

Established San Francisco firm with a broad range of building types and sizes is seeking an experienced Job Captain with a proven record of successfully managing architectural production for projects larger than $20 million.

We are searching for experienced AutoCAD and BIM/Revit drafters to fill multiple openings throughout the firm.  In this position, you will be responsible for the simultaneous work on REVIT large models as well as the seamless integration of consulting engineering design and construction model information from our consultants.  A thorough knowledge of REVIT and AutoCAD technology is a must.

Considerable experience at this level of responsibility is required in the following:

  • Familiarity with applicable Codes and regulations, including ADA, including interpretive capabilities.
  • Direct and responsible experience in a broad range of building and construction types.
  • Familiarity with CSI Specifications, including writing and editing of Product Specifications.
  • Self-Managing capabilities. Capacity to plan and manage all aspects of architectural document production, including the management of architectural production staff., while performing your own duties.
  • Experience on at least 3 Fast-Track Construction Project larger than $10 million each.

We are a small firm that requires a skill set that should include proficiency in all phases of design and architectural production, utilizing the latest technologies. Quick advancement to Project Management is likely for the qualified candidate, and partnership is potentially available.

Qualifications include:

  • Accredited professional degree in Architecture with history of increasing responsibilities, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Extensive experience detailing all Construction Types, utilizing a broad variety of structural materials.
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects, to set priorities and maintain schedules.
  • An understanding of building materials, details, and construction techniques.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with confidence and professionalism.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage the work of others while performing your own duties.
  • Familiarity with applicable Codes and regulations, including ADA, and including interpretive capabilities.
  • A proven and obvious ability to grow professionally, and the motivation to continue to advance.

Applicants must have no less than 3 years of experience with responsibilities at this level, and no less than 10 years of meaningful experience in architectural drawing production. Salary is dependent upon experience. The benefits package is tops. Long-term employment, leading to potential partnership is available. Submit letter of interest and résumé to LDA Architects, Human Resources at ldaarch@pacbell.net.

01/21/2015 Project Manager for National Rollout. 7-10 Years of Experience

Martinkovic Milford Architects is seeking a Project Manager to coordinate, manage and perform light design work for multiple tenant improvement projects in various U.S. cities, the majority of which shall be for a single client.  The Project Manager’s work will be performed primarily in our San Francisco office, with light travel to other U.S. cities.

The Project Manager will be responsible for design, planning and directing each phase of assigned projects through to completion.  The PM shall direct creative personnel, resources, processes, and is accountable for the design quality of each project managed, adherence to established budgets and schedules, and rationalization of design solutions to decision makers.

Primary Duties:

  • Lead the design and development of national tenant improvement projects
  • Communicate with clients with a friendly, professional demeanor
  • Effectively manage projects, project budgets, project schedules, architect’s fee
  • Manage junior staff

All candidates applying for the position shall be a graduate of an NAAB accredited school of architecture.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills, both interpersonal and written
  • Superior management skills; Ability to manage multiple small projects simultaneously
  • Ability to build trust and rapport with clients
  • Design talent, including keen ability for floor plan layouts
  • Comfortable assuming responsibility to bring in each project within architect’s fee and construction budget constraints
  • Ability to work efficiently, effectively and independently to create successful projects and happy clients

Values:

If you are in alignment with the following values please apply:

  • We offer exceptional service to our clients
  • We work as a team
  • We believe thoughtful design creates extraordinary experiences

 We hire articulate, professional, well-rounded architects at all levels who exhibit a can-do attitude and display an aptitude for design.

 Martinkovic Milford Architects is a vibrant and thriving architecture firm providing high levels of client service and architectural design.  Our projects range from highly conceptual experience-driven designs to high-end residences and commercial work.  Our team is professional, friendly and driven.  Our clients include large institutions, entrepreneurial businesses and developers, and discerning home-owners.

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume and work samples to taune@martinkovicmilford.com. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace.

01/21/2015 Intermediate Designer/CAD. 5+ Years of Experience

International Parking Design, an employee owned company and a leader in the design of award winning parking facilities, seeks an individual to join us at our Oakland office.  We are looking for a detail oriented, well organized, and motivated person, with a minimum of five (5) years of architectural experience and enthusiastic to work in our fast paced A/E environment.  The position offered requires that one have the ability to prepare concept through construction documents utilizing applications such as Autocad 2014, Revit 2014, and MS Office Suite.  Candidate should have excellent communication skills, be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and be able to work directly with project architects to develop working drawings and production details.  We have an excellent compensation and benefits package and an easy access East Bay location.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Bachelors degree in architecture or related field required.  Please e-mail a letter of interest and resume to Raju Nandwana at rnandwana@ipd-oak.com or fax to 510-473-0312.

01/20/2015 Intern I. 0-3 Years of Experience

Group 4 Architecture, Research + Planning, Inc. seeks a full-time intern architect with up to 3 years of professional experience. We utilize a team-oriented approach to architecture, interior design and planning that integrates architects, planners, users and clients into the design process. Within the office, we work in a collaborative, studio-driven environment. Our interns are an integral part of our team, regularly participating in client meetings, multidisciplinary charrettes, and community engagement activities. A medium-sized firm, Group 4 offers interns the opportunity to work with architects who are dedicated to mentoring and employee development. For more information on Group 4, please visit our website: http://www.g4arch.com.

Requirements for this position include a degree from an accredited architecture program and up to three years of experience. Successful candidates will demonstrate:

  • Familiarity with 3D/BIM modeling platforms
  • Strong Adobe CS and sketching skills
  • Strong written/oral communication skills
  • Collaborative outlook and the ability to work effectively within a studio environment
  • Ability to complete project-specific tasks including BIM modeling, detail development, and design research

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and a portfolio. Email your materials as a single PDF file (maximum 10MB) with the subject line “Intern I Position” to dlarossa@g4arch.com.

01/20/2015  Intern III. 3-7 Years of Experience

Group 4 Architecture, Research + Planning, Inc. seeks a full-time intern with 3 to 7 years of professional experience. We utilize a unique team-oriented approach to architecture, interior design and planning projects that integrates architects, planners, users and clients into the design process. Within the office, we work in a collaborative, studio-driven environment. Our interns are an integral part of our team, regularly participating in client meetings, multidisciplinary consultant charrettes, and community engagement activities throughout the project life cycle. As a medium-sized firm, Group 4 offers interns the opportunity to work closely with principals and senior architectural staff who are dedicated to mentoring and employee development.

For more information on Group 4, please visit our website: http://www.g4arch.com.

Requirements for this position include a degree from an accredited architecture program and minimum of three years of experience. Successful candidates will demonstrate:

  • 3D/BIM modeling skills
  • Excellent Adobe Creative Suite and hand sketching skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with clients and project consultants

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and a portfolio. Email your materials as a single PDF file (maximum 10MB) with the subject line “Intern III Position” to Daniel LaRossa dlarossa@g4arch.com.

01/20/2015  Project Architect. 5-10 Years of Experience

Group 4 Architecture, Research + Planning, Inc. seeks a full-time project architect with 5 to 10 years of professional experience. We utilize a unique team-oriented approach to architecture, interior design and planning projects that integrates architects, planners, users and clients into the design process; this approach produces a diverse portfolio of vital facilities that reflect the unique attributes of their communities. Our collaborative studio environment provides significant opportunities for professional advancement through our design-driven project delivery model. Our project architects are responsible for internal team management, consultant coordination, and client engagement.

For more information on Group 4, please visit our website: http://www.g4arch.com.

Requirements for this position include professional licensure in California and at least five years experience. Successful candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • Manage project schedules, budgets, and staff within a studio environment
  • Strong design sensibility and commitment to sustainability
  • Thorough understanding of documentation, detailing, and building systems
  • Familiarity with the public bid process
  • Thorough understanding of building/accessibility codes
  • Proficiency in BIM/3D modeling

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and a portfolio. Email your materials as a single PDF file (maximum 10MB) with the subject line “Project Architect Position” to dlarossa@g4arch.com.

01/20/2015 Interior Designer/Architect. 7+ Years of Experience

Hibser Yamauchi Architects, Inc. is an architectural firm founded in 1977 with a commitment to design projects with integrity, creativity, sustainability and cost effectiveness. Since our inception, we have successfully provided clients with comprehensive services to our clients.  Maintaining communication and great relationships are the hallmarks of our success.  Our office is a welcoming and exciting place to work.  We develop our projects with teams that work collaboratively with our consultants, clients and contractors.

Our firm’s philosophy of architectural practice is very simple: Every client has needs that must be equally balanced.  The intent is to produce high quality design solutions with emphasis on delivering a functional and efficient final product.  We are looking to add people to our team who share our collaborative approach. Our salaries are competitive with great benefits, including health, vision, dental and retirement plan. This position is available for our office in Oakland, CA.

Qualities: Strong time management and organization skills with the ability to work independently and efficiently to manage multiple projects. Knowledge of finishes and furniture standards for different market segments.  Must be driven to excel under pressure and meet project deadlines.  Ideal candidate will have a “can do” attitude with good analytical, problem-solving, presentational and excellent written/verbal communication skills.

Responsibilities: Manage multiple projects independently; assist with programming, space planning, construction documents, construction administration, project closeout, specifying finish selection, signage, and FF&E.  Assist with contract writing and maintaining project budgets. Coordination of consultant drawings, vendors and client interaction.

Requirements: 7+  years of related work experience in education and corporate design environments, additional experience with healthcare facilities a plus.  Must be proficient in AutoCAD 2012 and Revit 2014.  Experience with In-Design, Sketch-Up, Photoshop, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel is a plus.  Must be able to complete a set of construction documents independently and be familiar with CBC and CalDAG.  NCIDQ is a plus.

Please forward your resume by email to: cfriedman@HY-arch.com

We invite you to visit our website, www.hy-arch.com.

01/15/2015 Senior Project Manager/Architect. 10+ Years of Experience

The Senior Project Manager/Architect is responsible for managing a project team to design and build one or more multi-family residence or mixed-use developments. Coordinates all project efforts to ensure effective execution and liaison with City officials, outside consultants, construction and purchasing.

  1. The Architect of Record for assigned project(s).
  2. Handles complex multi-family and mixed use design  projects
  3. Responsible for coordination of all project efforts to ensure most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.
  4. Responsible for bringing projects to completion on schedule and within budget.
  5. Assigns and monitors project team assignments.
  6. Provides oversight and monitoring of work of less experienced project managers.

Qualifications:

  1. Current California Architects License mandatory
  2. Min. 10 years of experience in multi-family residences
  3. Min. 10 years of experience in Type 5A/podium construction.
  4. Min 5 years REVIT experience; Sketchop, Autocad, Indesign preferred.
  5. Min 10 of years of experience as the Project Manager of multi-family residence design teams

Please email your resume and portfolio to:  careers@siliconsage.com

01/14/2015 Intermediate Designer/Job Captain. 4-7 Years of Experience

YHLA Architects is a 10-person architecture firm with work in multi-family residential, commercial, clinic, and institutional sectors.  We are well regarded for providing thoughtful design and excellent service to clients and communities in an atelier setting.

Our office is looking to add an Intermediate Designer. Responsibilities will be production drawings from Schematic Design through Construction Documents, with some project management.

Minimum Qualifications are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture;
  • 4-5 years of professional experience in an office setting;
  • Strong communication and organizational skills;
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Photoshop.

We are seeking well-rounded individuals that work well independently and within a team, are motivated to learn, and have strong work ethic. Flexibility is a must for the various protocols required by different project types. The office is a fast-paced, but casual and collaborative environment.  Our portfolio is diverse and provides opportunities for professional development.

Salary is commensurate with experience; benefits include medical, PTO, and 401(k).

If you feel that the position and our office is a good fit, please email resume and samples in PDF format (8MB max) to resume@yhla.net.  No calls, please.

01/14/2015 Marketing Manager. 10+ Years of Experience

AE3 Partners, Inc. is an architectural/construction management/engineering firm, based in San Francisco, CA. To further support our growing firm, we are seeking a Marketing Manager to join our team in our Oakland office. We will pay competitive compensation to a qualified person for this position.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manages and coordinates the process of identifying, tracking and developing business opportunities with new and existing customers.
  • Provides support to the business capture process including development of win strategies, competitor analysis, client relationship management, strategic relationships, submission and management of agency certifications, company registrations, qualifications, proposals and selection interviews.
  • Manages our company agency certification.
  • Participates in the development of marketing plans, business plans and strategies.
  • Provides input, coordination and support to marketing communication activities (branding, brochures, newsletters, press releases, websites, award submissions, conference participation, etc.)
  • Provide new business and prospect reports to management on a regular basis.
  • Experience researching, designing, writing, and producing business proposals, presentations, and;

Other collateral:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge of the business development proposal process (RFP/RFQ/SOQ)
  • Graphic design experience
  • Ability to support Principals and Senior Staff in business development efforts, by participating in client interaction, relationship building, and follow-up.
  • Ability to manage multiple marketing efforts simultaneously, with constant attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and perform effectively under tight deadlines
  • Strong communication, organization, team-building and relationship management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate and communicate with clients, senior staff, and coworkers

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 10+ years with similar experience in the A/E/C Industry.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, English, Marketing, Communications or other Business-Related.

Specialty preferred:

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suites (Advanced InDesign Skills), and Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint.
  • Strong writing/editing/grammar skills.
  • Ability to understand, write, and assimilate technical material from architects and engineers.
  • Excellent communication, organization and attention to detail.
  • Enthusiastic attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills.

To apply for this position, please contact the AE3 Partners Hiring Manager at ae3@ae3partners.com. Compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits for full time employees include Health, Dental and Vision, 401K. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please no phone calls or recruiters.

01/12/2015 Project Architect. 5-7 Years of Experience

Welcome to Koch Architects!  We are an architecture and design firm that is committed to delivering both an exceptional experience and a beautifully designed project to our clients.  We focus on modern, and some traditional, high-end residential projects throughout California and the West.

We’re a well-established, award winning firm that works in an open / collaborative environment that encourages inventive ideas and creative solutions. We have a strong interest and commitment to incorporating sustainable design solutions into each of our projects.  The nature of the office is casual and flexible in feel, but the work is rigorous in quality and detail.

We are looking for an individual with a passion for design and detailing.  Someone who can focus on the small details while keeping an eye on the big picture.  Candidates must have a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in an architectural office.  A minimum of 2 – 3 years of residential experience is desirable.  Candidates will manage for projects from Schematic Design through Construction Administration.

  • Self-motivated, able to work independently, with a team and directly with the principal in a small (5 person) office environment
  • Excellent graphic, rendering and verbal communication skills is a must.
  • Ability to develop complete sets of construction documents, including detailing building components and interior casework and  finishes.
  • Provide coordination with consultants & contractors
  • Construction Administration / experience on job sites is a plus
  • Working knowledge of CBC California Building Code & oversee permitting process
  • A thorough knowledge of AutoCAD 2010-13, 3D modeling (Sketchup),  Revit experience is a strong plus.
  • Candidates should have a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Reliable transportation for driving to/from project sites

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited US architecture school,  and be available in the next 2-3 weeks.

Compensation includes a base salary and full benefits package.

Please email a single PDF file with a cover letter, resume, and portfolio demonstrating design skills and construction drawings to jobs@kocharchitects.com,  Max. size of 7MG. No phone calls please.  We will respond directly to all inquiries

01/12/2015 Healthcare Project Architect. 7-10 Years of Experience

RATCLIFF is seeking a talented, technically-orientated team player to join our healthcare group to work as a Healthcare Project Architect. The candidate will have the opportunity to work from initial design through construction administration and contribute towards a quality healthcare portfolio for the Bay Area’s top healthcare providers.  Must be well organized, have strong follow through and provide attention to detail.  We offer a creative environment, opportunities for career growth, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a supportive and collaborative place to work.

  • Minimum 7-10 years professional experience in design and production of small to medium-sized healthcare projects.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture is required.
  • Solid working knowledge of California Building Codes and ADA. OSHPD experience desirable.
  • California license required or significant progress toward.
  • Strong presentation skills and exceptional graphic abilities using Revit, AutoCAD, and all Microsoft programs.

Please send resume with cover letter to: hr@ratcliffarch.com (NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE).  All responses will be held in confidence.

RATCLIFF, conveniently located in Emeryville, between Berkeley and Oakland, is just across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco with easy access to freeways and public transportation.

01/12/2015 Junior Healthcare Designer. 3-5 Years of Experience

RATCLIFF is seeking a junior designer to join our healthcare group to work in a variety of capacities from feasibility studies and design work to construction administration.  The candidate will have the opportunity to work from initial design through construction administration and contribute towards a quality healthcare portfolio for the Bay Area’s top healthcare providers.  Must be well organized, have strong follow through and provide attention to detail.  We offer a creative environment, opportunities for career growth, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a supportive and collaborative place to work.

  • Minimum 3-5 years professional experience / internship in design and production of small to medium-sized projects.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture is required. Masters in Healthcare Design a plus.
  • Working knowledge of California Building Codes and ADA with desire to learn and understand how code affects design.
  • Strong presentation skills and exceptional graphic abilities using Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, In-Design and all Microsoft programs.  Rhino, Grasshopper and 3D Max a plus.

Please send resume with cover letter to: hr@ratcliffarch.com (NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE).  All responses will be held in confidence.

RATCLIFF, conveniently located in Emeryville, between Berkeley and Oakland, is just across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco with easy access to freeways and public transportation.

01/12/2015 Intermediate Designer. 3-7 Years of Experience

ELS Architecture and Urban Design is looking for a creative, collaborative, and motivated intermediate level designer to join our team for a full-time assignment. We are one of the largest architectural and planning firms in the East Bay, dedicated to design excellence utilizing sustainable technologies and practices. Our award-winning portfolio includes retail mixed-use projects, historical renovation, theatres, and recreational facilities. ELS is located in downtown Berkeley, a block from BART and two blocks from the UC Berkeley campus. Desired qualifications:

  •      BA in Architecture, BArch or MArch degree.
  •      3 to 7 years architectural work experience.
  •      Strong detailing skills, preferably in Revit.
  •      Required: proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit.
  •      Preferred: experience with Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and SketchUp.
  •      Progress toward California registration preferred – full registration a plus.
  •      Competence in architectural drafting and detailing; knowledge of building materials and codes.
  •      Ability to work well in a team environment and individually.

Please email cover letter, resume, and samples of work (PDF format) to: hr@elsarch.com or mail to:

ELS Architecture and Urban Design Attn: Human Resources 2040 Addison Street Berkeley, CA 94704

No Phone Calls Please.

01/09/2015 Architect. 5+ Years of Experience

Long-established, award-winning San Francisco firm specializing in California public K-12 educational facilities is interested in individuals who have these attitudes, experiences, and qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience within the practice of an architectural firm. Architectural license preferred.
  • Responsibility for coordinating overall execution of technical documentation, including managing consultants.
  • Experience in construction administration phase activities. List relevant projects and information including timelines, project size, and budgets.
  • Belief that the best architects lead by example. Ability to provide immediate, exemplary results in Sketchup, Revit, Rhino, and/or Adobe CS in addition to Autocad. Passion for design excellence and personal advancement within the profession of architecture.

Compensation based on experience. Our firm is an equal opportunity employer. Please forward your qualifications to receptionist@dlm.com with ‘AIA East Bay’ in the subject line. Thank you for your interest.

01/09/2015 Residential Architect, Project Manager. 5-6 Years of Experience

The firm Gary Earl Parsons, Architect is looking for a new full time employee to start immediately.  We are a small (4-5 people), award-winning firm located in Berkeley and specializing in residential architecture. The nature of a small firm means that all members work on all aspects of a project – from conception and schematic design to construction documents through construction observation. This includes client and contractor interaction to clerical tasks.

The successful applicant will have 5-6 years of work experience with knowledge of wood framed construction, will have an architectural degree, will be a good designer, and will have familiarity with Mac-based programs. We use VectorWorks; and experience with VW will be very helpful. An architectural license is not required as the office has become a place of learning for young architects.

The work environment is casual, but professionalism is paramount. We aspire to sensibly ecological designs, and strive to implement this in our workplace as well. There are times when a car is necessary for getting to meetings, dropping off drawings at the City or a client’s house. Some of us ride bikes to work on days when this isn’t required. The firm offers medical benefits and PTO / holiday pay.

More information about the firm can be found at:  www.garyearlparsons.com

Please email the following to gary@garyearlparsons.com: Cover letter describing yourself and your salary expectations, resume, pdf of work sample (no files larger than 3MB), and references.

01/09/2015 Job Captain/Junior Designer. 2-4 Years of Experience

Dougherty + Dougherty is a collaborative, award-winning architectural firm with offices in Northern and Southern California.  Our Oakland office is currently seeking a confident and organized designer to captain projects under the mentorship of senior staff.  Dougherty + Dougherty values creative problem-solving, strong communication skills, and an enthusiasm to join our small, but intrepid, design team.  This position promises diverse experience, active mentorship, and well-rounded skill development, with initial building types focusing on public education (K-12 and Community College) and municipal projects.  Responsibilities will involve all aspects of the design, documentation, and construction process.

 Qualifications:

  • US Professional degree in Architecture (B.Arch or M.Arch)
  • Strong design skills
  • Licensure Track
  • REVIT experience
  • Adobe and PowerPoint skills a plus
  • DSA experience a plus

 About Dougherty + Dougherty:

  • Established 1979 (Oakland Office in 2008)
  • 5 employees in Oakland; 20 in Costa Mesa
  • Moving to a new Downtown Oakland office near 19th Street BART
  • Award Winning Design
  • Actively Supports IDP/CIDP
  • Excellent Benefits (401k, Health/Dental/Vision Insurance)

 Please include the following in your application:

  • Introduction Letter: Dougherty + Dougherty encourages a balanced lifestyle and appreciates the benefit that strong outside interests bring to the workplace and to your design work.   At some point in your letter, please tell us about an extracurricular activity or interest that is important to you.
  • One Page Resume
  • Two references including email and phone number
  • Work samples:  Please limit to a single 8-1/2 x 11 sheet.  Include 5-7 images and brief captions, as follows:
    • 1 photograph
    • 1 hand sketch
    • 1 digital rendering
    • 1 diagram
    • 1 Revit architectural detail
    • 2 additional images (optional)

Contact Information: Email your application to vanessaw@ddarchitecture.com

Go ahead and like us on Facebook, but no phone calls or visits, please. http://ddarchitecture.com/contact/employment/openings/

01/08/2015 Architect. 7-10 Years of Experience

Mary McGrath Architects, a small but emerging, design firm in Uptown Oakland, with projects throughout the State of California, is seeking an Architect (or soon to be architect) with a broad range of experience in Design, Design Development and preparation of Construction Documents for publicly bid projects. Technical knowledge in building systems and green building design approaches is a must. Must have a current working knowledge of CA building codes and ADA regulations. It is important to have or be taking the tests toward your architectural license. A proficiency in AutoCAD is required. Knowledge of Revit, Photoshop and Sketchup is desired. Must be a well-organized and responsible individual that is a self-motivated team player with good communication skills.

This position is full time and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Qualifications:

  • Architecture degree from accredited college/university
  • Licensed in state of the California or approaching licensure
  • 7-10 years architectural office experience
  • Excellent knowledge of codes and regulations
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit and Sketchup
  • Experience in coordinating with engineering consultants
  • Motivated by the development of design details that enhance the initial design concept to a higher level

How to Apply:

Email – mmcgrath@marymcgratharchitects.com

01/06/2015 Architect/Designer. 3+ Years of Experience

Kava Massih Architects is a multi-disciplinary firm.  Our project types include multi-family housing, retail, commercial, interiors and healthcare.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for an Architect/Designer position.
Candidates must be proficient in Revit and AutoCAD.

Please email resumes to:
Kava Massih
kavam@kavamassiharchitects.com
(please, no calls)
For more information on the firm and our work visit our website:
http://www.kavamassiharchitects.com/

01/06/2015 Facilities Planner (Construction Management). 3+ Years of Experience

The Judicial Council of California has an opening for a Facilities Planner with the Facilities Management Unit (FMU) in Real Estate and Facilities Management (REFM) in Sacramento, CA. REFM manages the state judiciary’s portfolio, and the ongoing operational needs for more than 500 court judicial branch facilities, as well as site selection and acquisition for new capital projects. The FMU manages the operations and maintenance in all state owned and managed court facilities throughout California.

Equivalent to possession of a bachelor’s degree, preferably with major course work in architecture, city and regional planning, engineering, construction management, or interior design and three years of professional experience as a facilities planner for a court, county, state, or judicial branch agency is required or four years of varied and increasingly responsible experience in facilities project management, regional planning, real property leasing, architectural design, or construction management. For full details, Please Click Here.

One year of directly related postgraduate education may be substituted for one year of required experience.

To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 4, 2015.

For more information on the opportunity, please visit our courts website, www.courts.ca.gov/careers and look for JO#3937.

01/05/2015 UPM Project Manager, San Francisco State University. 5+ Years of Experience

We are looking for an energetic engineer or architect with knowledge of building design and construction, excellent project management skills and comfortable coordinating consultants.  Candidates should be comfortable in working on all facets of a project in a team and collaborative environment.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in engineering or architecture or five (5) years of education, training, and experience commensurate with the requirements of this position. California licensed architect or engineer preferred. Must possess a valid, unrestricted California Driver’s License.

For complete job description and to apply online visit:
https://cmsweb.sfsu.edu/psc/HSFPRDF/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL

Job Number 5616
SF State is Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act employer and has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity.

01/05/2015 Senior Project Manager, San Francisco State University. 10+ Years of Experience

We are looking for an energetic engineer or architect with knowledge of building design and construction, excellent project management skills and comfortable coordinating consultants. Candidates should be comfortable in working on all facets of a project in a team and collaborative environment.

Qualifications: A college degree in engineering, architecture or related field and more than ten years of professional experience or such additional experience is deemed appropriate in lieu of a professional degree. In addition, thorough working knowledge of the methods, practices, and procedures of construction, design, and preparation of construction documents and budgets, together with the ability to relate technical problems of construction and cost estimate development to long and short term capital needs are desirable. Knowledge of contract management, project scheduling, and architectural and engineering practices required.

Required: Must possess a valid, unrestricted California Driver’s License

For complete job description and to apply online visit:
https://cmsweb.sfsu.edu/psc/HSFPRDF/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL

Job Number 5611
SF State is Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act employer and has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity.

01/05/2015 Senior Designer. 7+ Years of Experience

MWA Architects is looking for a Senior Designer with a minimum of 7 years of experience. We are looking for a talented professional to help us create a new vision for urban infrastructure design. We value power and water facilities as important public resources, where function and form much come together, blending seamlessly into urban environments. We hope to find an individual who shares our passion for this work, for a full time position in our San Francisco studio.

The ideal candidate will be a proactive and effective collaborator in a complex team environment. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills are essential. This position requires experience in a phases of design and production, a thorough understanding of building materials and construction methods, proficiency in 3D modeling and design presentations, and confidence leading a small project team. Applicants should hold a professional degree from an accredited university. Licensure is preferred, but not mandatory.

MWA Architects is a collaborative design practice with a firmly held belief that innovative design is inherently sustainable and enriches the community. Since 1988, MWA Architects has been dedicated to excellence in our design of the built environment. We continue to build on our successes to be an urban, housing, infrastructure, and interior architecture firm making our mark on significant projects, and leaving our cities better places to live and work.

Please send your resume and portfolio sample to resumes@mwaarchitects.com

01/05/2015 Senior Architectural Designer. 6-8 Years of Experience

TCA is seeking a highly creative and skilled Senior Architectural Designer who is passionate about design and takes leadership in design concept. He/She adeptly uses a high level of design software and architectural skill to turn ideas into buildings.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Be able to quicky generate design concepts for multi-family and mixed-use projects in an exciting, fast paced environment
  • 6-8 years plus experience in architecture
  • 4-6 years of experience in new construction multi-family residential design
  • Proficiency in Sketch-Up, Rhino, 3D Studio Max and/or Revit
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbally and in writing
  • An exceptional portfolio representing recent multi-family projects
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • A minimum of BA in Architecture required, B. Arch or M. Arch preferred
  • Licensed Architect or on track for license

This role is for our new downtown Oakland office. A comprehensive benefits package is offered to full time employees.  EOE

Apply at https://tcaarch.applicantpro.com/jobs/159395.html

01/05/2015 Intermediate Architectural Designer. 4-6 Years of Experience

TCA specializes in design-driven planning and architecture for high density multi-family housing and mixed-use developments. Our offices in Los Angeles, Irvine, and Oakland, CA are open environments in which Studio Directors and senior personnel interact directly with teams at all levels. Collaboration and cooperation are emphasized together with training, personal responsibility and professional growth. Excellence is pursued in every aspect of our work.

TCA Architects is currently seeking a highly creative and skilled Intermediate Architectural Designer who is passionate about design and takes leadership in developing design concepts. . He/she adeptly uses a high level of design software and architectural skill to turn into buildings.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Be able to quickly generate design concepts for multi-family and mixed-use projects in an exciting, fast paced environment
  • 4-6 years plus experience in architecture
  • 2-4 years of experience in new construction multi-family residential design
  • Proficiency in Sketch-Up, Rhino, 3D Studio Max and/or Revit
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbally and in writing
  • An exceptional portfolio representing recent multi-family projects
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • A minimum of BA in Architecture required, B. Arch or M. Arch preferred
  • Licensed Architect or on track for license

This role is for our new downtown Oakland office. A comprehensive benefits package is offered to full time employees.  EOE

Apply at https://tcaarch.applicantpro.com/jobs/159403.html

12/31/2014 Interior Design Project Coordinator. 3 Years Experience

Ware Malcomb is hiring an Interior Design Project Coordinator for our Pleasanton office. The Interior Design Project Coordinator assists the Project Manager or Architect in the management of multiple interiors architectural projects.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture, or equivalent
  • 3 years’ work experience in commercial interior architecture
  • AutoCAD/Revit experience required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience related to the responsibilities of the Interior Design Project Coordinator position.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the project coordination with the consultant team for each phase of the project (typical; Field Verification, BOMA Calculations, Programming support in documentation, Space Planning, Pricing Plans, Schematic, Design Development, Construction Document and Construction phase services) to deliver a set of contract documents that will be used for permits and construction.
  • Provide AutoCAD support for the preparation of project documents.
  • Utilize the company’s resource groups for design, preparation of design and construction documents. Assist the Project Manager with construction services (site visits, review shop drawings, etc.).
  • Perform project code searches and analysis for each project.
  • Assist the Project Manager in the preparation of project schedules, and review of budgets.
  • Provide assistance for submittals for jurisdiction agencies.
  • Communicate with clients, contractors, consultants, and Ware Malcomb employees.

Submit resume: http://www.waremalcomb.com/careers.html