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To post a position to the job board, simply send an email or Word document with the job posting (200 words maximum), title of position, years of experience required and contact information to info@aiaeb.org.

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7/25/2014 Intermediate Designer. 2-3 Years of Experience

YHLA Architects is an award-winning, 10-person architecture firm specializing in multi-family residential, commercial, clinic, and institutional projects.  We are well regarded for thoughtful design and excellent service to our clients in an atelier setting.

Our office has an opening for an Intermediate Designer. Initial responsibility will be production from Schematic Design through Construction Administration, but with potential to expand into project management.

Minimum Qualifications are:

-          Bachelor’s degree in architecture;

-          2-3 years of professional experience;

-          Strong communication and organizational skills;

-          Proficiency with AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office.

Our office is a fast-paced, but casual and collaborative environment.  Our clientele is extremely diverse and provides opportunity for professional development in many areas of practice. We are looking for well-rounded individuals that work well either independently or within a team, are curious and motivated to learn, and have strong work ethic. Additionally, candidates should be organized but flexible in adapting to different protocol as required by project type.

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

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

7/25/2014 Intermediate Architect/Designer. 3 – 5 Years of Experience

Noll & Tam has an opening for a Intermediate Architect/Designer.

Noll & Tam Architects is a design oriented medium sized, award-winning architectural firm, located in a light and spacious converted industrial building in West Berkeley. Our firm’s primary specialty is in public projects:  libraries, community centers, recreation facilities, animal care, science and technology, healthcare, K-12 schools, and higher educational facilities of various types.  Sustainability is a core element of our design approach.  Many of our projects are LEED certified, and we are currently working on two Zero Net Energy buildings.  Our working environment is team-based, cooperative, and friendly.

Position is a full-time hire. Compensation and benefits are competitive. Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, medical insurance, dental insurance, long and short disability insurance, FSA, transit reimbursement, professional development allowance, testing reimbursement, and 401(K) plan.

Qualifications:

- 5 Bachelor of Architecture from an accredited program (Master preferred)

- Working experience with Revit

- Graphic skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

- Rendering experience (Maxwell, Revit Cloud, etc…)

- IDP in process a plus

- LEED accreditation a plus

- Knowledge of the CBC and accessibility Codes

Design Portfolio should include:

- Examples of design process (diagrams, sketches, graphics, etc…)

- Renderings are preferred (do not submit renderings done by others)

- Working drawings showing knowledge of detailing, materials, and document organization

- Balance of design and technical content

- Portfolio should be well organized with consistent graphic treatment

- 10 pages max

Submit your cover letter with a salary range request, resume, design portfolio, and references in a single PDF attachment by e-mail.  Please limit size to 25MB. No phone calls, please.

Email: jobs@nollandtam.com

7/23/2014 Project Architect. 2-7 Years of Experience

SIEGEL & STRAIN ARCHITECTS has an opening for a Project Architect.

Siegel & Strain Architects is an award-winning, Emeryville based 16-person architecture firm with a diverse range of projects for an interesting mix of mostly institutional and non-profit clients. We are a design-oriented firm with a national reputation for advancing sustainable design; most of our projects focus on sustainable & site-sensitive design and/or historic preservation. We work with outstanding and innovative sub-consultants and often use forward-looking materials and systems. Our portfolio includes civic and educational projects camps and retreat centers, recreational buildings, and residential projects. See more at: www.siegelstrain.com.

We typically work in collaborative teams of 2 to 4 people and are looking for a project architect who can manage smaller projects from design through construction and/or work with a project manager on the development of larger projects.

Qualifications:

>   Minimum B.Arch. in Architecture; Master of Architecture preferred
>   2-7 years experience in architecture offices
>   Strong design ability
>   LEED accreditation, green design experience a plus (but not required)
>   Experience working on historic projects is a plus (but not required)
>   Experience working with codes
>   Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD & MS Office
>   Proficiency in Sketch-Up or other rendering programs a plus
>   Proficiency in In Design and Photoshop a plus
>   Strong organizational, writing and interpersonal skills

>   Please, do not send resume if 10+ years of experience.
>   Please do not send resume unless you do live in or are in the process of moving to the San Francisco Bay Area

We are Mac based but use Windows virtually to run Revit and AutoCAD.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, references and work samples to:
resumes@siegelstrain.com

Format: pdf format required. No compressed files please.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

7/22/2014 Project Architect / Job Captain. 5-7 Years of Experience

Gelfand Partners Architects in San Francisco, an award winning, sustainable design firm seeks a project architect/job captain with 5-7 years successful experience.

California license preferred.

You will work directly with firm principals designing and managing public interest projects. Our studio system depends on strong teams. We look for versatile architects with a track record of excellent and engaging design, strong technical, interpersonal and communication skills, and the desire to contribute to a variety of projects from higher education and public schools to supportive housing and community buildings. Self-motivated and talented people grow and thrive here in our B Corporation. Daylit SOMA studio close to BART and Muni Metro.

Please send resume and work samples to mail@gelfand-partners.com. No phone calls please.

7/21/2014 Architectural Project Manager. 5-8 Years of Experience

SKL Associates, Inc.

We have immediate openings for full-time architectural project manager. Persons must have 5-8 years experience in California architectural office after graduation with B.Arch or B.A. degree. This position requires ability to work with minimum supervision on design and construction drawings. Knowledge of California Building Code and CalGreen required. Computer proficiency to include: ArchiCAD 16, AutoCAD 12.0, Photoshop and MS Office on Macintosh platform. Person must have excellent graphic – hand drawing – and written communication skills. Experience on full-service hotels, parking garage, mixed-use, multi–family, retail and office/drawing -warehouse projects desirable. We offer competitive salary and benefits package with good career advancement possibilities.

Please send your resume, with salary desired and samples of previous work in PDF format - 5 pages – by email to (no phone contact please): sklajobs@gmail.com, Attn: Admin. Manager.

7/21/2014 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 and Revit are plusses.  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 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.  Recently completed or under construction are three five-thousand square foot plus new homes.

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

We are looking for someone with demonstrable design skills who can thrive and grow within our aesthetic parameters.

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

7/18/2014 Intermediate Architect/Project Manager. 5+ Years of Experience

BKBC Architects Inc., a 5-person design-oriented firm is currently seeking a full time Project Manager / Intermediate Architect. Our office is located in Walnut Creek near BART and our current projects include Retail Centers, Single & Multi Family Residential and Mixed-Use Unban in-fill projects, see our website for further details.

We are looking for a motivated self-starter capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously and independently managing all phases of the project. Must have minimum 5 years of local (S F Bay Area) experience in design, construction documents and consultant’s coordination for a small to medium sized project.

Minimum Qualifications:

•   Bachelor’s degree in Architecture
•   High proficiency in AutoCAD-14 and other graphic skills including Photoshop & Sketch-up
•   Through working knowledge of California Building Codes and ADA

This position consists of the following core responsibilities but is not limited to them:

•   Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
•   Manage all phases of project delivery – Schematic Design through Construction Administration.
•   Manage and coordinate client relationships and all project consultants.
•   Manage and maintain all project documentation.
•   Perform all project related research.
•   Oversee project permitting process with local agencies.
•   Work collaboratively and flexibly with Principal and team.
•   Experience with conceptual design through permitting and construction administration.
•   Excellent organization, communication, writing and interpersonal skills.

Please submit a cover letter with salary range request, resume, brief sample of your own work, and references in a PDF format to admin@bkbcarch.com

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and a positive, enjoyable work environment.

7/18/2014 Healthcare Job Captain. 6+ Years of Experience

Hibser Yamauchi Architects, Inc. is an architectural firm founded in 1977 with a commitment to design projects with integrity, creativity and cost effectiveness. Since our inception, we have successfully provided clients with comprehensive services, ranging from feasibility studies and master planning to building design, interior design, construction documentation and project coordination for a variety of building types.  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. Our goal is to combine those needs, budget requirements, and where appropriate the public’s interests, into a comprehensive architectural solution. 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 and look for all opportunities to improve a user’s experience no matter the project.

Our salaries are competitive with great benefits, including health, dental and retirement plan.

Available position is for our office in Oakland, CA.

Responsibilities: Design and assist in the development of new and ongoing projects from planning through construction, with construction costs ranging from $150K to $10M.  Project types will be primarily healthcare (OSHPD or MOB environment) but may include other building types.  The person who fills this position must be able to work collaboratively and have excellent communication skills.  We are looking for candidates who have a drive to succeed and improve in the profession.  The person who fills this position must have Revit and healthcare experience.  Candidates without this experience will not be reviewed.

Requirements: Architectural graduate with minimum 6 years experience.  Must be proficient in Revit and AutoCad.

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

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

No agency or phone calls please.

7/18/2014 Healthcare Project Architect/Project Manager. 8+ Years of Experience

Hibser Yamauchi Architects, Inc. is an architectural firm founded in 1977 with a commitment to design projects with integrity, creativity and cost effectiveness. Since our inception, we have successfully provided clients with comprehensive services, ranging from feasibility studies and master planning to building design, interior design, construction documentation and project coordination for a variety of building types.  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. Our goal is to combine those needs, budget requirements, and where appropriate the public’s interests, into a comprehensive architectural solution. 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 and look for all opportunities to improve a user’s experience no matter the project.

Our salaries are competitive with great benefits, including health, dental and retirement plan.

Available position is for our office in Oakland, CA.

Responsibilities: Design and assist in leading a team in the development of new and ongoing projects from planning through construction, with construction costs ranging from $150K to $10M.  Project types will be primarily healthcare (OSHPD or MOB environment) but may include other building types.  The person who fills this position must be able to work collaboratively and have excellent communication and management skills.  Additional skills required include effective and collaborative coordination with consultants, management of office staff, direct client interface and eventual office representation.  The person who fills this position must have OSHPD experience.  Candidates without this experience will not be reviewed.

Requirements: CA licensed architect with minimum 8 years experience.  Must have experience with healthcare organizations and be familiar with OSHPD requirements.

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

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

No agency or phone calls please.

7/18/2014 Intermediate Architect. 2-3+ Years of Experience

Komorous-Towey Architects is a well-established, award winning firm in downtown Oakland, steps from BART. We are currently working on a mix of public and commercial projects. Our portfolio includes a wide range of projects from very large to small, including residential. We offer the opportunity to be exposed to a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities for professional growth.

Qualifications:

•  A professional degree  from an accredited architecture program
•  Graphic design  –  Photoshop  (InDesign, Illustrator is a plus)
•  Rendering experience with SketchUp is a requirement
•  AutoCad proficiency
•  LEED  AP is preferred
•  Familiarity with the CBC and thorough knowledge of accessibility codes

Position is full time with comprehensive benefits including medical coverage and 401(k) retirement benefits.

Please submit a Letter of Interest, a resume, a concise design portfolio, references and salary range request by e-mail, 20 MB max. Local candidates only. No phone calls please.

E-mail:  Klara@ktarch.com

7/17/2014 Junior/Intermediate Architect. 5-7 Years of Experience

Come follow your passion at RATCLIFF, a long established firm specializing in quality design and service to clients in the region.  You will expand your professional experience by working with knowledgeable, supportive leadership and staff to implement design and documentation for a variety of clients.  Ideal candidate would be proficient in programs listed below, thoughtful, well-organized, flexible and a quick learner.  Minimum 5 years professional experience in design and production of small to medium-sized projects is required.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and a positive, enjoyable work environment.

•  Bachelor’s degree in Architecture is required
•  General working knowledge of California Building Codes and ADA with desire to learn and understand how code affects the design process
•  Evidence of progress towards California licensure
•  Revit, AutoCAD, Sketchup, MS Office, Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop, In-Design
•  Must be available locally to interview

Submit resume with cover letter addressed to hr@ratcliffarch.com

No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

www.ratcliffarch.com

7/17/2014 Healthcare Project Architect. 7-12 Years of Experience

RATCLIFF is seeking a bright, talented, energetic team player to join our growing healthcare group.

The ideal candidate would be a well-organized self-starter capable of strong attention to detail and follow through.  Minimum 7 years professional experience in design and production of small- to medium-sized healthcare projects is required.  Experience with outpatient services, medical imaging, radiation oncology or surgery suites would be a plus.

We are a long-established firm specializing in quality design and service to clients in the region.  You will expand your professional experience by working with knowledgeable, supportive leadership and staff to implement design and documentation for healthcare clients.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a positive, enjoyable work environment.

•  Bachelor’s degree in Architecture is required
•  Solid working knowledge of California Building Codes and ADA
•  CA/OSHPD/CBC/ADA experience mandatory
•  California license required or significant progress toward
•  Revit , AutoCAD, MS Office, Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop,
• Must be available locally to interview

Submit resume with cover letter addressed to hr@ratcliffarch.com

No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

www.ratcliffarch.com

7/17/2014 Principal Architect. 4 Years of Experience

For the complete description, please see: https://jobs.bart.gov/psp/JOBS/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=4612&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1.

A job at BART offers the satisfaction of providing an invaluable public service, while accomplishing your own career goals, earning highly competitive pay, and enjoying an unparalleled benefits program.  BART, a wonderful career opportunity.

Current Assignment: 

Performs the most complex architectural assignments demanding unique solutions to satisfy the growing demands of the District’s infrastructure; ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; administers District facilities standards for capital projects, may plan, supervise, assign and review the work of staff responsible for large complex architectural projects including modernization, rehabilitation and ADA compliance; may be responsible for overseeing the work of outside contractors or assisting higher level managerial staff in planning and evaluating the quantity and quality of work performed by subordinate staff; and performs related duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following criteria beyond the minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Education:
A Bachelor’s degree in architecture/architectural engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.

Experience:
Four (4) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable professional architectural experience, which must have included at least one (1) year of administrative and supervisory experience.

License or Certificate:
Must possess a license to practice architecture in the State of California issued by the California State Board of Architectural Examiners. Certified Construction Specifier by the Construction Specifications Institute is desirable.

Knowledge of:
Principles and practices in architecture and/or specialized field of architectural engineering.
Computer systems, and applications related to architecture, including construction specifications, construction documentation, and building information modeling.
Construction methods and materials related to architecture.
Environmental design and sustainability industrial and regulatory standards and design criteria in architecture and transportation.
Principles, practices, and techniques in architecture as related to the successful project administration that is sensitive to communities and civic groups.
Architectural principles and practices related to the planning, organization and implementation of varied projects in the design, installation, operation and modification of sites and facilities of a large transportation agency.
Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
Occupational health and safety rules and regulations.

Skill in:
Reviewing and evaluating the activities and the successful conclusion of major and multi-disciplinary  projects.
Working effectively with District staff and communicating effectively with others as a representative of the District.
Exercising sound independent judgment on design and contracting issues within general policy guidelines.
Selecting, supervising, training and evaluating staff.
Preparing clear and concise reports with effective graphical presentation.
Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing for both large or small audiences.

To apply, please see: https://jobs.bart.gov/psp/JOBS/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=4612&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

7/17/2014 Construction Administration Coordinator. 10 Years of Experience

Pyatok Architects is an award winning and nationally recognized leader in the design of multi-family affordable housing, market-rate housing, student and special needs housing, senior housing, and mixed-use developments.  We take pride in creating an enriching and collaborative work environment.  You can find more information at www.pyatok.com.

We are seeking a full-time Construction Administration Coordinator with experience in architectural construction administration including site observation, producing field reports, processing RFIs, ASIs and submittals, as well as extensive experience coordinating with project architects, clients, contractors and consulting engineers.  Experience with Type III and V wood-framed, podium-type buildings, both new construction and renovation, is required.

Minimum requirements

• Professional degree in architecture

• 10 years of experience in architecture

• 5 years of experience in construction administration

Other combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Pyatok Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Salary depends upon experience.

Email your resume and references (PDF format) to: office@pyatok.com.

No telephone calls PLEASE.

7/17/2014 Job Captain. 4-6 Years of Experience

Pyatok Architects is an award winning and nationally recognized leader in the design of multi-family affordable housing, market-rate housing, student and special needs housing, senior housing, and mixed-use developments.  We take pride in creating an enriching and collaborative work environment.  You can find more information at www.pyatok.com.

We are seeking a full-time Job Captain with experience in wood-framed construction, multi-family housing design and use of Revit.  The candidate should have a thorough understanding of construction documents, working with consultants, strong design and planning skills and good communications skills.  The candidate should also have experience using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and SketchUp.

         Minimum requirements

• Professional degree in architecture

• 4-6 years of experience in architecture

• Working toward licensure

• Strong Revit skills

Other combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Pyatok Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Salary depends upon experience.

Email your resume and references (PDF format) to: office@pyatok.com.

No telephone calls PLEASE.

7/17/2014 Project Manager. 5 Years of Experience

Anne Phillips Architecture, a small award-winning design-oriented firm, is currently seeking a full time Project Manager. See our website www.aparch.com for our firm profile and projects. The office has a fun & relaxed atmosphere (until deadline time!). We are currently in West Berkeley, but are putting the finishing touches on our new office in West Oakland. Our projects include new construction and renovation of affordable housing, private homes, office, retail, mixed-use and community space.

Qualifications:

Minimum B.A. in Architecture, Master of Architecture preferred

License-track or Licensed in the State of California

Minimum 5 years of overall project experience including design, construction documents and construction administration, including a minimum of 2 years of project management experience.

LEED AP preferred

Work experience including multi-family residential renovation projects including experience with Type I/II & V construction is preferred.

Candidates must exhibit a passion for design, initiative and strong collaborative abilities.

We are looking for a motivated self-starter capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously.

Candidates must be proficient in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, and MS Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Good design, organizational, and social skills required. Free-hand drawing ability a plus. Revit experience preferred.

Please email cover letter, resumes and samples of your work in PDF format to winston@aparch.com. Please no calls, drop-in visits or deliveries.

7/16/2014 Intermediate Designer. 3-5 Years of Experience

YHLA Architects is an award-winning, small architecture firm specializing in commercial, clinic, and multi-family residential projects.  We are well regarded for thoughtful design and excellent service to our clients in an atelier setting.

We are seeking a candidate in an Intermediate Designer role with the following responsibilities:

-          Schematic design (2D and 3D);
-          Construction documents;
-          Construction administration.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in architecture, and possess strong communication and organizational skills. We are looking for candidates with 3-5 years of professional experience and familiar with all phases of design. Candidates must be proficient with the following software: AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office.

Our office is a fast-paced, but casual and collaborative environment.  While we are small in size, our clientele is extremely diverse and provides opportunity for professional development in many areas of practice. We are looking for well-rounded individuals that work well either independently or within a team, are motivated to learn, and have strong work ethic. Candidates should be organized, but flexible in adapting to different protocol as required by project type.

Email resumes and samples in PDF format (8MB max) to resume@yhla.net.  No calls, please.

7/16/2014 Retail Architect/Space Planner. Experience Varies

Join a rapidly growing team of architectural professionals at The Argonaut US and provide creative services for a continually-expanding client’s worldwide market. Our candidate will manage and execute the design and documentation process for this major electronics manufacturer’s retail space. This position will be onsite in San Jose, CA and will be a full-time, staff position with benefits.

Work Responsibilities & Skill Set Requirements:

• Multiple years experience working in an architectural-related field
• Architectural degree from an accredited university
• Experience in specialty retail project development preferred
• Ability to manage multiple projects with variable timelines concurrently
• Must be able to work independently and possess a strong attention to detail
• InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Vectorworks, and 3D skills a plus.

Please e-mail your resume to steve.soares@theargonaut.us for consideration.

7/16/2014 Vectorworks Designer/Drafter. Experience Varies

The Argonaut US in San Jose, CA is looking for a high-energy Vectorworks design professional who will enjoy the fast pace of a rapidly growing client’s worldwide expansion. This is a full-time, on-site position in San Jose, CA.

For this position a demonstrated ability to work specifically with Vectorworks and InDesign is mandatory to produce design documents for the premier consumer electronic retailer’s interior store layouts. It’s preferred that our candidate have some professional drafting experience. An architectural degree is a plus. Work will be completed under the direction of a project lead on multi-disciplinary teams. Working knowledge of a 3D program is a plus.

Our candidate will be creating floor plans, elevations, sections and isometric views that follow the client’s guidelines; along with placing the approved plans into a short Design Kit for the client.

Please send your resume and samples to steve.soares@theargonaut.us

7/16/2014 Intermediate Designer. 2-3+ Years of Experience

Alexander Jermyn Architecture is an idea-driven design office based in Berkeley, CA. We approach each project individually with an artistic and technical rigor guided by a commitment to craft in architecture. Our office is currently working on a diverse set of commercial, residential, and institutional projects.

We are seeking a highly qualified Intermediate designer with a minimum of 2-3 years of relevant professional experience, knowledge of all phases of design and construction, and a portfolio of highly resolved built work. The position is full time.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in architecture

- 2-4 years of post-academic, professional architecture experience working on a diverse range of project types

- Proficiency in AUTOCAD drafting, detailing and construction drawing production. Proficiency in Revit desired

- Knowledge of architectural design, detailing, building materials and methods, building codes, and comprehensive understanding of the entitlement process

- Applicants must excel in working independently and effectively with the ability to lead fast-paced projects through all phases of project delivery

- Strong communication skills and proven project management skills are required

- Applicant must be currently located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Qualified candidates are to email a single PDF file containing cover letter, resume, and portfolio demonstrating design aptitude and construction drawings. Please email submission materials in PDF file format, 10 MB max file size, to info@aj-a.co with “Designer Position” in the subject field. Our office will respond directly to inquiries. Please do not call.

7/14/2014 Intermediate Architect/Designer. 5-7 Years of Experience

Noll & Tam Architects is a medium sized, award-winning architectural firm in Berkeley. Our firm’s primary specialty is in public projects:  libraries, community centers, recreation facilities, animal care, science and technology, healthcare, K-12 schools, and higher educational facilities of various types.

Qualifications:

- 5 Bachelor of Architecture from an accredited program (Master preferred)

- Working experience with Revit (including construction documentation)

- Graphic skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

- Rendering experience (Maxwell, Vue, LumenRT, Revit Cloud)

- CA license preferred

- LEED accreditation preferred

-Thorough knowledge of the CBC and accessibility Codes

Design Portfolio should include:

- Examples of design process (diagrams, sketches, graphics, etc…)

- Renderings are preferred (do not submit renderings done by others)

- Working drawings showing knowledge of detailing, materials, and document organization

- Balance of design and technical content

- Portfolio should be well organized with consistent graphic treatment

- 10 pages max

Position is a full-time, permanent hire. Salary range and benefits are competitive, and include paid holidays, vacation, medical, dental, professional development allowance, and 401(K) plan.

Applicant must be currently located in the San Francisco Bay Area, and be familiar with local practices.

Submit your cover letter with a salary range request, resume, design portfolio, and references in a single PDF attachment by e-mail.  Please limit size to 25MB. No phone calls, please.

Email: jobs@nollandtam.com

7/14/2014 Senior Environmental Designer. Experience Varies

John McNeil Studio is collection of strategists, writers, designers, filmmakers, technologists, musicians and photographers—all of whom believe in the power of ideas to make brands grow. We are currently seeking a talented, hardworking architectural/environmental designer to coordinate environmental design projects and artful brand installations.

The position requires someone with strong organizational skills, the ability to coordinate multiple projects and manage all duties associated with executing a design project. You will be responsible for developing design concepts and coordinating production within a growing creative studio. Must be deeply committed to architecture that is smart, engaging and refined.

Rhino, Creative Suite required. CADTools (Illustrator plugin), AutoCAD, rendering and graphic design skills a plus. Must be fluent in contemporary architectural design with a strong sense of space/materiality. Experience within a design or architecture firm required. Degree in Architecture, Industrial Design or Interior Design preferred. Must be able to read and create formal architectural drawings. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are expected.

This is a full-time position in our lively West Berkeley offices (no remote work). To start immediately. Pay is commensurate with experience and includes generous benefits. To apply please email your resume and portfolio to jobs@johnmcneilstudio.com. No phone calls about the job. Due to the amount of applicants we will not respond to each email.

7/11/2014 Project Manager (Healthcare focused). 10+ Years of Experience

Company Overview and Job Summary:

Distinguished healthcare architecture firm, Devenney Group Ltd., Architects, is seeking a Project Manager to manage healthcare projects out of our Oakland studio. This position will be responsible for the overall project management of assigned projects. This leadership position requires a “hands-on” mentality and will be responsible for creating a mentoring support structure for supervised employees. We are seeking a Project Manager who is comfortable administering all stages of assigned projects. This position will be responsible for projects budgets, schedules, client communication, construction documents and working closely with the project teams.

Job Requirements:

• Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture.
• Registered Architect.
• 10+ years experience in related projects- Healthcare experience is required.
• Strong knowledge of OSHPD.
• Proven leadership ability
• Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, etc.).
• Large project Revit experience preferred.
• IPD and LEAN experienced preferred.
• Business development experience is a plus

Devenney Group Ltd., Architects offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package including health and wellness benefits, 401k plan, and work/life balance program, as well as opportunities for career growth and development.

Devenney Group Ltd., Architects is a leading healthcare architectural firm with over 50 years of experience. As a firm that is 100% dedicated to healthcare design, we are innovative leaders in the use of Revit and Building Information Modeling, LEED, Lean Design Principles, and Integrated Project Delivery Methodologies. Our entire team is specialized in healthcare design issues, particularly in areas of code/regulation research, evidence based and sustainable design, construction processes, patient safety, and basic research.

Our experience includes the programming, planning, and design of numerous general and long term acute care hospitals, children’s hospitals, critical access and behavioral hospitals, women’s and children’s centers, oncology, ambulatory surgery and freestanding emergency facilities, and a myriad of medical office buildings.

To apply, please send resumes to: dcook@devenneygroup.com

7/8/2014 Project Architect. 5-10 Years of Experience

KUTH/RANIERI Architects of San Francisco is among an emerging group of innovative designers at the forefront of green building practices. The firm has earned an award-winning reputation for innovative works that integrate current cultural discourse with contemporary issues of design, technology and sustainability.

KUTH/RANIERI Architects has a position available for a Project Architect with 5-10 years of experience working on residential, commercial and institutional projects. Candidates for this position should be professional, flexible, self-motivated, articulate and amiable. We are looking for someone with strong design and graphic sensibilities as well as excellent organizational abilities. LEED accreditation and California state licensure are preferred, but not required. The candidate should be experienced in teaming on projects of varying types and complexities, and needs to be familiar with the specifics of day-to-day operations within a small office environment. Experience with project delivery for the City of San Francisco a plus!

This position consists of the following core responsibilities but is not limited to them:

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Manage all phases of project delivery – Schematic Design through Construction Administration.
  • Manage and coordinate client relationships and all project consultants.
  • Manage and maintain all project documentation.
  • Perform all project related research.
  • Oversee project permitting process with local agencies.
  • Proficient with Autocad and Revit.
  • Develop and draw digital renderings for ongoing projects. Programs: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Rhino, Vray.
  • Limited building of scale models and prototypes as required for projects.
  • Assembly and organization of promotional materials.
  • Work collaboratively and flexibly with Principals and team.

Please send resumes to info@kuthranieri.com.

7/8/2014 Design Architects. Experience Varies

TCA Architects, Inc. is a well-established California based architecture firm with a 20 year history and 3 design studios located in Orange County, Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area. Join our rapidly expanding Northern California studio and help us create a new architectural vision rooted in the Bay Area sensibility.

TCA specializes in design-driven planning and architecture for high density multi-family housing and mixed-use developments. Collaboration and cooperation are emphasized together with training, personal responsibility and professional growth. Excellence is pursued in every aspect of our work.

We are looking for highly creative Senior and Intermediate Designers who are passionate about design and take leadership in design concept. Proficiency in conceptual design, schematic design, space planning and presentation are necessary and the ability to describe architectural ideas by sketching and computer modeling is necessity. The qualified candidate must be able to quickly and readily generate concept sketches for multi-family and mixed-use design in a fast paced environment. These positions required excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbally and written. He/she will use their high level technical/computer design skills to turn ideas into reality. Technical skills in SketchUp and Adobe Creative Suite skills are required, while Revit knowledge is a big plus.

Qualifications for Senior Designers:

7-10 years of architecture experience required

5 years of high density multifamily housing experience is strongly preferred Generates exceptional client presentations Ability to work independently and in a teamwork environment is a must.

Ability to communicate ideas in an efficient and inspiring way Great leadership skills to lead the Design team

Qualifications for Intermediate Designers:

4-6 years architecture experience required

3 years of high density multi-family housing experience is strongly preferred Ability to work independently and in a team environment is a must

Education:
A Bachelors and/or Masters degree in Architecture required.

Licensed Architect preferred, not required.

POSITION LOCATION: The Senior Designer and Intermediate Designer will be located in our Oakland office.

BENEFITS: A comprehensive benefits package is offered to full time employees.

How to Learn More:
If you have the passion and qualifications listed, we encourage you to apply. To learn more about this opportunity, simply click on the “submit” button below and follow our simple “60 second” application process. Don’t worry, we know your time is valuable, so you will just be asked to answer a few simple questions, and give you the ability to upload your resume and sample portfolio or paste a weblink of your project work.

How to Apply:
To apply for this position, simply fill out the account information to the right and click on the “apply for this position” button. You will be asked to submit a resume and a sample portfolio (up to 4 MB maximum allowed per file).

To be considered for this position, a portfolio of recent project work must be included (up to 4mg max). You can attach as many documents as you like.

EOE. No phone calls please. No recruiters. Must be eligible to work in the USA.

Apply at https://tcaarch.applicantpro.com/jobs/94543.html

7/03/2014 Project Manager. 10 Years of Experience

Vanir CM is on the rise! And we are looking for Project Managers with the desire and motivation to not only manage projects but be a part of the growth and development of our organization. Ideal candidates are those that provide superb construction / project management services and also have interest in operations, marketing / business development, and other leadership development. These positions offer opportunities for continued advancement and progression for YOUR CAREER.

• Ideal candidates should possess 10 years of leading project / construction management teams and efforts on public facility projects and programs.

• Experience with construction administration processes, project development, and coordinating with internal and external clients is essential.

• Ability to review and update project budget, schedules, and reports is required.

• Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architecture, or related Engineering discipline is preferred.

By meeting new challenges and exceeding expectations we consistently rank as one of the top Construction Management firms in the nation by Engineering News Record (ENR). We provide industry leading benefits as our commitment to our employees and their families.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, We Participate in E-Verify

Apply to http://www.vanir.com/Careers/CareerOpportunities.aspx

7/01/2014 Project Manager/Architect

Qualifications: California Licensed Architect; LEED AP required
Experience with Educational projects and DSA

Responsible for administering all phases of a project through construction. Focus on k-12 and Community College Educational projects is desired. Primary responsibility for budgeting, planning, design, specification, and working drawings on a given project with authority to direct, control and monitor all activities, including client contact. Negotiates critical issues with top-level architects, engineers and officials of other organizations and firms. Works with the Principal of firm in developing and administering project-design requirements and solutions. Individual demonstrates a high degree of creativity, foresight, and judgment in planning, organizing and guiding extensive and /or unique architectural programs and activities. Registration as a licensed architect in California is required. LEED AP certification required.

BCA is a full service architectural firm founded in 1989 with five (5) offices in California. Throughout our history, client centered service has been the key to our successful projects and the core reason why our clients continue to utilize BCA Architects.

Send resumes to: kimc@bcaarchitects.com

7/01/2014 Project Architect. 5-15 Years of Experience

Immediate opening for an accomplished mid-level Project Architect  with creative talent, and strong graphic as well as production skills. Join our dynamic, diverse and award winning 40 person design firm conveniently located in downtown Oakland.  Work on a variety of housing, educational and municipal projects. HKIT Architects is committed to a collaborative workplace and to architecture that enriches the community and the environment.  For further information visit www.hkit.com.

This is a full-time position that will be dynamic and offer tremendous professional growth potential.  The ideal candidate will be a licensed California Architect with 5-15 years of well-rounded experience and a strong focus on production and detailing in a variety of building types, from multi-story wood frame to Type 1 concrete and / or steel, along with excellent communication skills, enthusiasm for the practice and a strong work ethic.  We highly value creativity, independence, attention to detail and a high level of client service.   We also value teamwork, clear decision making, follow through, and the ability to manage multiple project work scopes and meet rolling deadlines.

Please submit your resume, project examples/portfolio via email to: rcaldwell@hkit.com  (no phone calls please).

7/1/2014 Client Executive/Senior Project Manager. 10+ Years of Experience

Educational projects

Qualifications: California Licensed Architect; LEED AP required

Responsible for managing a significant number of K-12 and/or community college architectural projects in California. Must have the mind of a creative strategist, the personality to network with clients, and significant experience in the design of K-12 and community college facilities. Must also possess strong client leadership and project management skills, along with experience leading programming and presenting early design phases to school boards. Strong sustainability experience is desired. Will work with BCA Principals to develop relationships with key strategic clients in the K-12 and Community College markets throughout California with a particular emphasis managing clients in Southern California.

Areas of Responsibility:

• Business Development: Support and maintain client relationships and to develop organizational relationships between BCA Architects and the client organization.

 Marketing & Sales: Collaboration with the marketing department to identify and respond to opportunities with existing clients, coordinating with BCA Principals as needed. This includes development of the strategic approach and drafting of responses to RFQ and RFP requests. This position participates in the preparation of content for interviews and presentations, as well as demonstrates leadership in delivering interviews and presentations.

• Project Leadership: Leads the client through design and budget objectives with the project design team to satisfy the client goals. Does what it takes to get the project funded, contracted and started, and is the client leader for the BCA project team; monitors project progress throughout entire project delivery. May also serve as lead project manager and/or project architect where necessary to develop the project documents and design.

Requires experience in the Department of the State Architect plan review methods, Office of the Chancellor Funding requirements, OPSC Funding, State Grant Qualifications and Funding including HPI and FLS Grants and Joint Use Funding. Experience in Programming, Schematic Design and presentations to school Boards of Education. Knowledge of Traditional Project Delivery, Design Build and Lease-Lease Back Delivery methods and related contract administration. Requires Licensed Architect with 10+ years of related experience in K-12 and/or community colleges in design and/or field experience.

Please send resumes to Kim at KimC@bcaarchitects.com

6/27/2014 Sr. Draftsperson/Architect. 3+ Years of Experience

Seeking highly skilled senior draftsperson/architect who is familiar with the Entitlement Process in the San Francisco Bay Area/Marin County and Construction Documentation with a focus on residential projects.

Minimum 3 years in Architectural Drafting w/minimum 2 years Senior Draftsperson or Job Captain position.

Proficient in Revit and BIM workflows

Highly proficient in AutoCAD 2012 (and higher) including proper layer management, setting up sheets and plotting.

Proficient in Google Sketch-up and Layout

Experience with Macintosh systems, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Excel & Word.

Knowledge of building components and construction methods and the ability to represent them in a variety of CAD/BIM applications

Ability to create accurate Existing Conditions drawings (CAD) with minimal guidance in a timely and efficient manner

Complete familiarity with AIA standards

Must be willing to drive your personal vehicle for work, to and from job sites & various City Municipalities. You will be properly compensated for mileage.

Educational Requirements: BA in Architecture (or equal)

Compensation will be discussed at time of interview

Great opportunity to work on a variety of project types and scales to build your experience.

Please reply only if you meet all of the job requirements above

Please send resumes to info@theperfectbuilder.com .

6/26/2014 Architect/Designer. 5-7 years 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 a Architect/Designer position.

Candidates must be proficient in Revit and AuotCAD.

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

6/25/2014 Job Captain/Designer. 3+ Years of Experience

SiliconSage® Builders is proud to build quality multi-family residences for the San Francisco Bay Area community. Our love and respect for the environment is shown in our efforts to produce Green Pointed rated or LEED certified products. We measure our success by the satisfaction of our homeowners whose house has become a home.

 We are growing!  Qualified candidates (no recruiters), please send your résumé to: careers@siliconsage.com

Job Captain in Design & Architecture will work in collaboration with the rest of the Development team and other internal partners through the design and construction phases of new, remodels, and fixture updates. This candidate will be extremely flexible and enjoy a “startup” mentality and environment that changes day to day and will “assume positive intentions” at all times. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Put together planning, design development, construction documentation, drain ups and specifications.

• Provide design and technical support to our design team.

• Help to respond to field requests for design and technical information.

• Perform other projects and duties as assigned.

• Coordinate architectural and interdisciplinary work.

• Coordinate the work of in house project team.

• Work under the direction of Project Manager & Project Architect.

Requirements:

• Graduate of architecture school: equivalent experience may be substituted.

• 4-5 years of experience in residential projects.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Problem solving abilities.

• Extensive knowledge of design principles and standards.

• Architecture detailing skills.

• Working knowledge of planning, design development, team construction documentation.

• Working knowledge of building codes and ADA requirements.

• Working knowledge of space requirements.

• Intermediate MS Office Suite skills.

• Technical design, drafting and detailing skills.

• Proficient with Revit and Adobe Acrobat.

Architectural Designer

The Architectural Designer will support the development and documentation of primarily residential including some mixed- use residential and commercial projects under the supervision of Project Leaders in our expanding Silicon Valley office. Candidates must have an understanding of the built environment and strong proficiency in Revit.

Our energetic and collaborative office environment offers great growth potential for self-motivated professionals who aspire to advance their careers, be exposed to various phases of design, development and construction and enthusiastically take on responsibilities.

Qualifications:

• Degree from an accredited Bachelor or Masters of Architectural Program (LEED Accreditation is a plus, but not required).

• 3 to 5 years professional experience in design – including conceptual, schematic, detail and design development; and construction documentation required.

Experience in construction administration a plus but not required.

• Experience in residential design and construction highly preferred.

• Proficiency in Revit 3D modeling and rendering a must, with Adobe Creative Suites (InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator) experience strongly preferred.

• Proficiency in SketchUp and AutoCADD are pluses but not required.

Responsibilities:

• Perform drafting, 3D modelling and presentation work for projects.

• Develop conceptual sketches into design presentations.

• Coordinate materials and color palettes for presentation.

• Develop sketch details into Revit drawings and prepare Design Development and Construction Documentation.

• Research codes as required.

• Compose transmittals and other correspondences as required for the projects.

• Encourage teamwork and positive team communication.

Qualified candidates (no recruiters), please send your résumé to: careers@siliconsage.com

6/24/2014 Project Manager. 10+ Years of Experience

SDG Architects, a full service East Bay architecture firm with over 20 years of experience, is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Project Manager to join our firm.

The ideal candidate must have 10+ years of experience with Fast Food Restaurant/Commercial projects.  Candidate must have highly developed Autocad skills and must be able to show examples of significant project experience in design development, construction documentation and consultant coordination.  Excellent verbal and written skills are essential, as are strong problem-solving and follow-through abilities.  Our office environment is characterized by productivity, collaboration and a team oriented approach, and we are looking for candidates who will thrive in this type of setting.

Architecture degree and architecture license required.

This is a full time position offering excellent benefits and tremendous opportunity for future growth within the firm.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@straussdesign.com.

6/24/2014 Job Captain. 5-7 Years of Experience

SDG Architects, a full service East Bay architecture firm with over 20 years of experience, is looking for a motivated and experienced Job Captain to join our firm.

The ideal candidate must have 5 to 7 years of experience with Fast Food Restaurant/Commercial projects.  Candidate must be highly proficient in Autocad and should be able to show examples of significant project experience in design development, construction documentation and consultant coordination.  Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required, and candidate must be adept at problem-solving and follow-through.  Ours is a productive, collaborative, team oriented environment and we are looking for candidates motivated by this type of setting.

Architecture degree and architecture license preferred.

This is a full time position with excellent benefits and tremendous opportunity for growth within the firm.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@straussdesign.com.

6/24/2014 Project Architect. 6+ Years of Experience

ROBERT NEBOLON ARCHITECTS (RNA) has an opening for a PROJECT ARCHITECT.

RNA  is seeking an architect to take part in the development of new projects and current projects.  You will be expected to be involved in the design phase, be the primary preparer of Construction Documents, and participate in Construction Administration.

ROBERT NEBOLON ARCHITECTS, founded in 1993, is an award-winning design office with a diverse range of projects and clients consisting  smaller all scales of residential projects, and small-to-medium commercial projects.  See our website:  www.RNarchitect.com

Qualifications:

  • Good design skills.
  • Serious proficiency in AutoCAD (extra points for Revit experience too!).
  • Knowledge of wood-framing methods and means.
  • Project Management experience for residential and commercial projects.
  • Experience with conceptual design through permitting and construction administration.
  • Expertise in computer graphics and 3-D modeling (especially SketchUp!).
  • Excellent organization, communication, writing and interpersonal skills.
  • minimum of six years experience in an architect’s office.
  • Licensed or on license-track!
  • Architecture degree or Master’s Degree in Architecture.

Responsibilities and salary are commensurate to one’s abilities and motivation.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and benefits.

Our office is located just minutes from the Gilman Street Exit in North-West Berkeley.

Please email resumes, work samples and references to Robert Nebolon at robert@RNarchitect.com

 Indicate “Senior Design Architect” in subject heading. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

6/23/2014 Interior Designer. 2+ 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, dental and retirement plan.

Available position is for our office in Oakland, CA:

Qualities:  Strong time management, attention to detail, and organization skills with the ability to work in a group setting and independently.  Knowledge of finishes and furniture standards for multiple 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 written/verbal communication skills.

Responsibilities: Assist Project Manager with FF&E documents.  Knowledge and understanding of programming, space planning, construction documents, construction administration, project closeout, specifying finish selection.

Requirements: 2+ years of related work experience in education, corporate, or healthcare facilities is desired.  Must be proficient in AutoCAD 2012 and Revit 2013.  In-Design, Sketch-Up, Photoshop, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel is a plus.  Candidate must be familiar with furniture specifications and CBC and CalDAG Building Codes.

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

No agency or phone calls please.

6/23/2014 Architect. 10+ Years of Experience

Architectural Dimensions, a well-established 32  year old architectural firm in downtown Oakland specializing in commercial, retail, hospitality and historical projects seeks a self-motivated and aggressive Architect to join their firm.   Candidate must be detail oriented and have oral and written communication skills and extensive experience in production and management of CAD drawing sets; shop drawing review; meeting deadlines and most importantly juggling many projects in an active and sometimes hectic office.

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor or Architecture, Licensed
  • 10+ Years of related experience including demonstrated success in planning and project management
  • Extensive knowledge of Zoning and Building Codes, standards and structures
  • Manage all phases of a project including set-up, design, specifications and construction
  • Proven fiscal accountability and responsibility on projects
  • Ability to maintain existing client relationships and build new client relationships
  • Strong AutoCAD  skills
  • Experience in Commercial Architecture
  • Experience with MS Office products including word, project, excel and access database
  • Occasional Use of private vehicle required

Position is full time and salary will be commensurate with experience.   We provide a complete benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401k program and personal leave. Please email resumes to heidil@archdim.com.

6/23/2014 Job Captain. 5-10 Years of Experience

Architectural Dimensions, located in Oakland, CA, offers Project Management and Architectural Design services specializing in retail, commercial and renovation projects.  We are looking for a Job Captain whose responsibilities include production of design development through construction documents with the following qualifications.

  • 5 – 10 Years Experience
  • Architectural Degree
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Proficient in Photoshop
  • Proficient in Sketch-up
  • Thorough Knowledge of State, Local and ADA Codes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel & Access Programs

Position and salary will be commensurate to experience.  We offer a casual work environment and provide a complete benefits package including medical & dental insurance, 401(k) program, and personal leave. Please email resumes to heidil@archdim.com.

6/17/2014 Drafter. 2-4 Years of Experience

Harriman Kinyon Architects, Inc. is seeking an energetic, competent junior drafter. Harriman Kinyon Architects, Inc. is an established full-service architectural firm with over 30 years experience. Our company is small and energetic, staffed by people who enjoy their work and enjoy producing a high quality product for their clients. We offer a casual work environment, competitive benefits package and a chance to grow professionally. This position offers opportunities to work on a variety of projects from design through construction documents and into the construction phase.

Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years experience
  • Bachelors of Architecture degree required
  • AutoCAD proficiency

Please send a cover letter and resume to lisa@hka-inc.com. Please no phone calls.

6/17/2014 Project Architect. 8+ Years of Experience

We have an opening for a Full time Project Architect with minimum 8+ years of experience in healthcare, new building developments and multi-family residential.

Responsibilities include managing the preparation of drawings for all project phases, working closely with the client, design team, regulatory agencies and contractors to complete projects on time and on budget.

We are looking for a team player who is excited to work in an energetic small firm.

This position requires an experienced Project Architect, assigned to projects with client interaction and inter-team leadership responsibilities. The Project Architect will perform architectural design and development work for a variety of projects ranging from  complex alterations of existing buildings to new ground up building developments.  The position has responsibilities for overall coordination of architectural work with an extended consultant and client vendor team. The individual will work independently and/or coordinating the work of 3-4 staff members.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Works with clients to identify objectives, requirements and formulate options; conceptualizes total project and establishes key work priorities for development of design, scheduling and budgeting.
  • Communicates and translates project objectives into workable solutions; evaluates alternatives, and maintains quality, technical and design control.
  • Prepares code analysis of projects
  • Coordinates and communicates regularly with managers, consultants, and team members regarding project status; ensures work meets clients’ requirements, completed on time and on budget.
  • Prepares designs, working drawings, specifications and budget cost estimates for projects.
  • Performs project presentations to clients and regulatory agencies.

Required Skills and Credentials:

  • Licensed architect in the state of California
  • Knowledgeable and able to produce documents in AUTOCAD
  • Microsoft office
  • Strong leadership and presentations skills
  • Managing consultants and clients
  • Managing project team
  • Ability to travel to project sites
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong technical and construction document skills
  • Construction Administration
  • Information knowledge management and familiarity with the California Building Code.
  • LEED Accredited Professional a plus

Please send a cover letter and resume to lisa@hka-inc.com. Please no phone calls.

6/17/2014 Project Manager. 5+ Years of Experience

Harriman Kinyon Architects is seeking a Project Manager for our firm with 5+ years experience as a project manager in healthcare, new building developments and multi-family residential.    The position requires a fully competent professional who works independently to lead and direct the work of the project team. This position requires the management, development and completion of multiple projects in a manner consistent with office standards. This person will be responsible for overall project management including client relationship, scheduling, budgeting and construction administration and is accountable for the quality of work performed, client service and profitability.

We are looking for a team player who is excited to work in an energetic firm.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the client to establish the project requirements and project approach.
  • Work and manage with a variety of project types throughout all phases of design and construction.
  • Coordinate directly with all regulatory agencies to establish jurisdiction requirements, planning and code related requirements
  • Work closely with the Project Architect to establish throughout the project.
  • Understand contractual obligations with the client and manage client/firm relationship and all required contractor arrangements.
  • Works closely with staff and project architect in establishing the project schedule, technical requirements, and budgets;
  •  Work with the architect to write proposals.
  • Reviews Change Orders, Application for Payment documents. and generates field directives
  • Performs site visits, responses to RFIs, and performs punch walk duties.
  • Performs project presentations to clients and regulatory agencies.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Architectural licensure highly desirable but not required.
  • Minimum 5+  years experience as a project manager.
  •  Prior experience with building healthcare centers is preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction materials, standards and codes.
  • AutoCAD proficiency
  • Ability to Communicate clearly and concisely; both verbally and in writing.
  • Capability to effectively work within a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to complete tasks with accuracy and with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines, completing tasks as previously defined.

Ability to work with integrity, trust and commitment, setting an example for others.

Please send a cover letter and resume to lisa@hka-inc.com. Please no phone calls.

 6/17/2014 Intermediate Architect. 3-5 years experience

Koch Architects Inc., an architecture and design firm with a focus on high-end residential new construction and large scale renovations, has some exciting new projects underway and has an immediate opening for a full-time intermediate level architect.

We are a well-established firm that works in an open / collaborative environment that encourages inventive ideas and creative solutions for our clients.  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 3-5 years of experience in residential, Type V wood frame construction.  Candidates will provide support for projects from Schematic Design through Construction Administration working directly with Project Managers and the Principal.

Qualifications

  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and directly with the principal in a small (5 person) office environment
  • Excellent writing / communication & presentation skills is a must
  • Able to assist in developing complete sets of construction documents, including detailing building components and interior finishes.
  • Provide coordination with project consultants
  • Working knowledge of local building codes
  • Oversee permitting process
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in residential, Type V wood frame construction
  • A thorough knowledge of AutoCAD 2010-13, 3D modeling (Sketchup) & MS Office
  • Reliable transportation for driving to/from project sites

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

Compensation includes a base salary and benefits package.

How to Apply

Please email your resume and samples of your work to jobs@kocharchitects.com,  Max. size of 5MG. No phone calls please.

6/16/2014 Job Captain/Project Assistant. 4+ Years of Experience 

The Architectural Job Captain will work closely with internal and extended project team and be involved in all aspects of the project from design documentation through construction administration.
- Assist Project Managers in developing project documents for new and corrective work, to bidding and construction
- Responsible for the development and coordination of the drawings and specifications including: program compliance; code and agency compliance; schedule commitments; product research
- Support the development of as built plans based on site measurements and historical documents.
- Construction administration: Work with team members to document construction administration process.
- Support multiple projects concurrently.
- Capacity to effectively communicate ideas to clients (internal and external); manage email, telephone and face to face communications with clients, team members, co-workers, etc.
- Ability to work within budgets and schedules.

Job Requirements:
- Bachelors Degree in Architecture
- ARE in progress is a plus.
- Minimum of 4 years experience in Architecture
- Great communication skills, both oral and written.
- Able to develop preliminary design/concepts into a set of construction documents.
- Able to work well with and oversee work of a project team.
- Comfortable coordinating with external consultants.
- Able to tackle assignments with minimal supervision.
- Thorough, organized and able to stick to a timeline.
- Good level of knowledge of building systems, waterproofing systems, building envelope
-  Proficiency with Revit is a must, AutoCAD, Sketchup, Photoshop, MS Office
- A working knowledge of codes, zoning laws, fire regulations, and other ordinances is a plus.

W|A offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Chiropractic, 401(k) with employer matching, Cafeteria Plan, and paid garage parking.

Please e-mail your resume, references, and salary history to Melissa Reilly at Melissa@waassoc.com

6/11/2014 Design Director. 10+ Years of Experience

Martinkovic Milford Architects is seeking an experienced architect with a talent for design, creativity, innovation and leadership.  This opportunity is ideal for a visionary, creative, nimble thinker who enjoys involvement in a variety of project sizes and types and can lead a team as a project’s head designer or from “behind the curtain” as a design mentor.

Martinkovic Milford Architects is a young, vibrant and thriving architecture firm providing high levels of client service and architectural design.  We believe that great design can be transformative for its inhabitants.  Our mission is to create meaningful, extraordinary experiences, both for our clients in the design process, and for the users of our spaces.  Our projects range from highly conceptual, experience-driven commercial designs to high end residences.  Our team is professional, friendly and driven.  Our clients include large institutions, entrepreneurial businesses and developers, and discerning home owners. 

Primary duties:

  • Provide design leadership office wide to insure the firm-wide quality of design work and to make good design a greater part of the office culture
  • Interact with clients, staff and consultants to successfully design and manage architectural projects
  • Help insure quality of design office wide through mentorship, education and project involvement

Qualifications
The candidate should have 10 years of experience or more and should be a graduate of an NAAB accredited school of architecture.  The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate past design leadership roles and will exhibit a portfolio of work authored primarily by the candidate demonstrating quality design and innovation.

 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.

 6/11/2014 Project Architect. 7-10 Years of Experience

Martinkovic Milford Architects is seeking a graduate of an NAAB accredited school of architecture to join a talented, dynamic, collaborative team of architects and designers.

 Martinkovic Milford Architects is a young, 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.

Three primary duties:

  • Interact with clients, staff and consultants to successfully design and execute projects
  • Communicate clearly, manage effectively
  • Design with purpose

Qualifications
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.

How to Apply
Please send your cover letter, resume and work samples to taune@martinkovicmilford.com

MMA is currently seeking a design director and a job captain.  We are always open to discussing opportunities with talented architecture professionals at all levels.We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace.  

6/10/2014 Junior Architect. 4+ Years of Experience

TRACHTENBERG ARCHITECTS is seeking a motivated individual who can work semi-independently through all phases of a project and can smoothly assimilate themselves into our close knit atmosphere. At TA you will be juggling a lot of different projects and tasks, in both supporting and leading roles, and you will be engaged in the entire constellation of activities associated with design and construction.

TRACHTENBERG ARCHITECTS is an award-winning 9 person design office with a diverse range of projects and clients consisting of commercial urban infill, smaller scale institutional and all scales of residential projects. See our website:   www.TrachtenbergArch.com.

Qualifications:

-          Expertise in computer graphics and 3-D modeling (especially SketchUp!)

-          A minimum of four years experience in an architect’s office

-          Degree from an accredited architecture school

-          Serious proficiency in AutoCAD

-          Good working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator

-          Proficiency with Word and Excel

-          Excellent organization, communication, writing and interpersonal skills

-          Must be a team player with a positive attitude!

Responsibilities and salary are commensurate to one’s abilities and motivation.

We offer rewarding challenges in a humane, professional environment, along with a competitive salary and benefits including health, 401k and profit sharing.

Located on Berkeley’s Fourth Street, we have a wonderful office space with all the latest equipment and resources.  We keep reasonable and flexible hours and respect family life.

Please email resumes, work samples and references to David Trachtenberg at david@trachtenbergarch.com

No phone calls or drop-ins please. Local candidates only.

6/10/14 Project Designer/Renderer. 3-5 Years Experience

KUTH/RANIERI Architects of San Francisco is among an emerging group of innovative designers at the forefront of green building practices. The firm has earned an award-winning reputation for innovative works that integrate current cultural discourse with contemporary issues of design, technology and sustainability.

KUTH/RANIERI Architects has a position available for a Designer with 3-5 years of experience working on residential, commercial and institutional projects. Candidates for this position should be professional, flexible, self-motivated, articulate and amiable. He/she will possess strong design and graphic sensibilities with excellent organizational abilities. He/she should be interested in teaming on projects of varying types and complexities, and familiar with the specifics of day-to-day operations within a small office environment.

This position consists of the following core responsibilities but is not limited to them:

  • Develop 3D digital models and create digital renderings for ongoing projects. Programs: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Rhino, Sketch-Up, Vray, Lumion Pro
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and switch between multiple tasks on a regular basis as needed.
  • Contribute as a team player on all phases of project delivery – Schematic Design through Construction Administration.
  • File and maintain project documentation per firm’s internal standards.
  • Perform project related research independently and as directed by principals.
  • Limited building of scale models and prototypes as required for projects.
  • Assembly and organization of promotional materials, RFP & RFQ on tight schedule.
  • Work collaboratively and flexibly with Principals and team.
  • Autocad and Revit experience.

Please send resumes to info@kuthranieri.com

6/10/2014 Intermediate Architect/Designer. 3-5 Years of Experience

Noll & Tam Architects is a medium sized, award-winning architectural firm in Berkeley. Our firm’s primary specialties include:  libraries, community centers, recreation facilities, animal care, science and technology, healthcare, and college and university facilities of various types.  We are a design-oriented firm, located in a light and spacious converted industrial building in West Berkeley.  Our working environment is team-based, cooperative, and friendly.

We are looking for an exceptionally talented individual with good design and technical skills.  Individuals will work with principals and other staff in a variety of capacities from initial design through construction administration.

Requirements for the position include excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, working experience in Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, and other three dimensional and rendering software, good technical design and detailing skills, experience with renovations, and thorough knowledge of the CBC and accessibility Codes.  Candidates must be team players, reliable and well-organized, productive, and willing to take on a wide range of roles and responsibilities.

Position is a full-time hire. Salary and benefits are competitive and include paid holidays, vacation, medical, dental, professional development allowance, and a 401(K) plan.

Applicant must be currently located in the San Francisco Bay Area, and be familiar with local practices.

Please submit your cover letter with a salary range request, resume, design portfolio, and references in a single PDF attachment by e-mail.  Please limit size to 20MB. No phone calls, please.

Email: jobs@nollandtam.com