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02/27/2015 Architectural/Sales Rep Agency for Specialty Truss and Structural Building System Firm

WholeTrees Architecture & Structures seeks an agency to represent its product line and garner specifications to innovative architects and interior designers that will:

  • Build projects others in the market will emulate
  • Are established users of wood products, structural systems, and trusses to deliver a traditional/lodge-look to a contemporary/loft-look
  • Are innovators in the green/sustainable segment

In addition, the agency will support quoting and closing projects previously initiated by the company or uncovered from an ongoing, communication campaign.  Finally, agency will coordinate and support joint sales activity with VP of Market Development who will visit the market every 4-to-6 weeks for the first 12 months of the relationship.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recommend architect and other key stakeholders to target based on the following criteria:
    • Innovative projects that others will follow in the retail, grocery, multifamily, sustainability and other commercial and high-end residential space
    • Green and sustainable building-products usage
    • Mass wood and heavy timber structural product usage such as glu-lam and cross lam
    • Wood aesthetic project development
  • Prioritize, contact and educate architects to gather low-hanging projects for 2015 Calendar Year (CY)
  • Garner specifications and marquee projects for the 2016 CY
  • Educate project stakeholders as necessary to support specifications and sales such as engineers, general contractors, and other innovators
  • Close and support quoting of projects
  • Coordinate and support joint sales-activity with the VP of Market Development who will visit the market every 4-to-6 weeks
  • Make quick adjustments in go-to-market as emerging projects, testimonials and photos become available to distribute to potential customers

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Established relationships with and database of market driving stake-holders: innovative architects and interior designers
  • Ability to plan, present, specify, trouble-shoot and close sales of a specialty, niche, premium wood structural product
  • Ability to specify ad sell premium “beauty trees” into high end residential and commercial projects
  • Expertise in structural systems, wooden trusses, and green, sustainability, LEED products a plus

Position Compensation: Commission Plus Monthly Expenses

Two Locations:

  • Bay area
  • Dallas, Houston and Austin SMAs

Contact: info@wholetrees.com.  Please present capabilities, references and availability for an interview when you contact us.

02/27/2015 Project Manager and Job Captain. 5+ Years of Experience

SVA Architects is a nationally recognized architectural, planning, graphics and interior design firm with several locations in California; our headquarter office is located in Orange County.  Led by Bob Simons and Ernesto Vasquez, it has been established as an award winning firm, with experience in a diverse range of public and private developments including civic, educational (K-12/Higher Ed.), student housing, military, residential, retail/commercial, along with a variety of mixed-use and P3 projects.  Feel free to visit our website www.sva-architects.com.  At SVA, our ability to deliver excellence in design is based on our ability to attract and retain creative and skilled individuals committed to quality design and professional growth within a team environment.

SVA is currently seeking talented individuals for positions of Project Manager and Job Captain for our Oakland location. We are looking for experienced candidates that have various project typologies including Educational, Institutional, Residential, Retail/Commercial, Hospitality and Mixed-use. We are searching for individuals who are not only passionate about design but have the ability to create quality design concepts in a creative collaborative studio environment. All of the positions have a significant opportunity for long term growth and leadership within SVA. Salaries are negotiable based on experience and SVA also provides a competitive benefits package.

Candidates are required to have a Bachelor degree in Architecture.  A California architect license is preferred.  Candidate should be proficient with Autodesk Revit & SketchUp; additional skills such as Photoshop, AutoCad and InDesign is a plus.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a concise cover letter and resume including credentials, work history, and work samples in PDF format to info@sva-architects.com. Please keep file size to less than 5MB; We look forward to hearing from you.

02/27/2015 Project Architect/Designer. 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 institutional, commercial and residential projects. We are looking for someone with strong design and graphic sensibilities as well as excellent organizational abilities.  Candidates for this position should be professional, flexible,

self-­‐motivated, articulate and amiable. 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:

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

Please send your resume to: Info@kuthranieri.com

02/27/2015 Project Designer/Renderer. 3-5 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 Designer with 3-­‐5 years of experience working on institutional, commercial and residential projects. 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. Candidates for this position should be professional, flexible, self-­‐ motivated, articulate and amiable.

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

  • Work collaboratively and flexibly with Principals and team.
  • Document projects in Autocad and Revit.
  • Develop 3D digital models and create digital renderings for ongoing projects. Programs: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Rhino, Sketch-­‐Up, Vray.
  • 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.

Please send your resume to: Info@kuthranieri.com

02/27/2015 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 us at 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.   Our office uses both AutoCad 2015 as well as Revit 2015.  Additional design and technology skills a plus.

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

02/27/2015 Assistant Project Manager. 3-7 Years of Experience

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Assists Project Manager with developing and monitoring the team
  • Knowledge and understanding of Architectural and Engineering codes
  • Assist with budget preparation and project status reporting
  • Attend client meetings and prepare meeting minutes
  • Assist in putting together fee proposals and schedule preparation
  • Assist in technical coordination of the documents
  • Assist with the bidding/negotiations phase
  • Develops designs and sketches to be incorporated into completed documents
  • Assist with construction document preparation
  • Coordinates the development of documents with other disciplines
  • Reviews design and documents for code compliance
  • Assists Project Manager with project design
  • Assists in maintaining project files
  • Assists Project Manager with the construction administration phase

Job Requirements:

Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent experience
  • Intern Development Program (IDP) started (preferred)
  • Architectural examinations started (preferred)

Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as presentation skills
  • Strong ability to prioritize; time management skills
  • Management skills including strong relationship skills and team building skills
  • MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project and AutoCAD required
  • Analytical skills such as financial performance, staff performance, and resource allocation

Please send your resume to jobs@watrydesign.com

02/27/2015 Architect. 5+ Years of Experience

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people – our Veterans.

This position is located in the Office of Planning and Development at the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System in Palo Alto, CA. Major duties and responsibilities include: planning, design and construction management performing project management oversight and management for in-house and/or contracted designed projects.

Major duties include but are not limited to:

  • Plans and/or designs substantial new construction;
  • Analyzes renovations and improvements needed to meet new mission and environmental requirements;
  • Prepares architectural and engineering (A&E) statements of work;
  • Prepares project time schedules;
  • Prepares detailed fee estimates used to coordinate with architect-engineering firms for design services;
  • Provides technical review of design calculations, analyses, drawings and specifications to ensure compliance with project objectives and standards;
  • Monitors and/or manages substantial new construction, renovation and improvement projects for a variety of real property facilities utilizing a professional knowledge of architecture;
  • Prepares graphic analysis charts, diagrammatic sketches, tentative sketches, schematic outlines, or other architectural criteria for projects which involve complications such as cost limitations, multiple functions, safety hazards arising from special activities, variable climatic conditions.

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02/26/2015 Junior/Intermediate Architect. 3-7 Years of Experience

Come follow your passion at RATCLIFF, a long established firm specializing in quality design and service to clients in the Northern California region.   You will expand your professional experience by working with knowledgeable, supportive leadership and staff to implement design and documentation for a variety of academic and healthcare clients.

Must be well organized, possess strong communication skills and be able to 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 3-7 years professional experience / internship in design and production of medium-sized projects.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture is required. Licensed in the state of California or significant progress toward licensure.
  • 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.

02/26/2015 Interior Designer. 7-10 Years of Experience

RATCLIFF is seeking a creative, team-oriented Interior Designer to join our firm. The candidate will work towards a quality portfolio for the Bay Area’s top healthcare and academic clients.  Must be well organized, possess strong communication skills and be able to follow through and provide attention to detail.  Responsibilities include development of design concepts, furniture/finish selection, and presentation and documentation in Revit and Autocad.  We offer 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 and academic projects.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Interior Design is required.
  • Solid working knowledge of California Building Codes and ADA. OSHPD experience desirable.
  • Strong presentation skills and exceptional graphic abilities using Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, In Design, Photoshop 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.

02/26/2015 Healthcare Project Architect. 7-10 Years of Experience

RATCLIFF is seeking a talented, technically-oriented 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, possess strong communication skills and be able to 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.

02/24/2015 Project Architect. 6+ Years of Experience

Founded in 1991, Trachtenberg Architects is an award-winning nine person design office with a diverse range of projects and clients consisting of commercial urban infill, very large multi-family, smaller scale institutional and all scales of residential projects. Though small, we are a very well organized and highly productive office. Our office environment is fast-paced, humane and intellectually rich.

Trachtenberg Architects is seeking an architect to take a leading role in the development of new projects – from parti sketch through CA. In this position you will be engaged in the entire constellation of activities associated with design and construction and will be managing several different projects at once.

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.

Candidate shall have the following qualifications and skills:

  • 3-7 years of professional architectural experience; and a professional degree in Architecture from an accredited US architecture program. State architectural licensure is desirable but not required.
  • Well-rounded professional background that includes creative architectural design and documentation experience at all project phases, technical research and detailing.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills.
  • Self-motivated within a multi-disciplinary team context.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and presentation graphics software especially Sketchup) required.
  • Familiarity with state and local building codes and accessibility requirements.

How to Apply:

Please include “Project Architect” and your name in the email header and forward the following items to: david@trachtenbergarch.com

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • References
  • Portfolio samples (including academic and professional work)
  • Send via email only, PDF format, 10MB max.
  • No weblinks, phone calls, recruiter inquiries or drop-ins please.
  • We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

02/24/2015 Intermediate Designer. 2-7 Years of Experience

Studio Bondy Architecture is a dynamic, design-oriented, medium-sized practice specializing in unique learning environments for independent and charter schools throughout Northern California. Our work encompasses project types that range from campus master planning to educational buildings including libraries, theaters, athletic facilities, preschools, and academic buildings.

Studio Bondy is seeking an Intermediate Designer with 2-7 years of experience. We offer a fun and challenging work environment with excellent opportunities for professional development. Candidates must be team players willing to take on a high level of responsibility through a wide variety of tasks in all project phases. Duties will include managing day to day workflow and meeting project team goals; producing design and construction documents; attending meetings with project team consultants and coordinating their work; and presenting and reporting progress to principals-in-charge on all design and key issues.

Candidates must have a professional degree in architecture and excellent skills in AutoCAD, Revit, Sketchup, and Adobe Creative Suite. Strong graphic design skills and experience with construction documents are a plus. Progress toward professional registration is a plus.

Benefits include paid holidays and vacation, medical and dental coverage, and 401(K) with a matching plan.

Our office is located near Oakland’s Jack London Square across from Linden Street Brewery, an easy commute via BART or the Bay Bridge (ample free parking).

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and portfolio samples to: hr@studiobondy.com. Please limit size to 5MB.  No phone calls please. No web links in lieu of portfolio samples please.

02/24/2015 Intermediate Design/Job Captain. 3-5 Years of Experience

CAS Architects Inc., have been leaders in innovative architecture in Silicon Valley for over 35 years. We offer opportunities to be involved in projects that range from interiors to new buildings for high tech, alternative/renewable energy, and life science companies.

We currently have an opening for an Intermediate Design/Job Captain position. The applicant should be self-motivated, have a Degree in Architecture and 3-5 years of related experience. Also needed is a competent knowledge of REVIT and AutoCAD programs. CAS offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Please submit resumes only to: HumanResources@casarch.com

02/24/2015 Beginning to Intermediate Drafting/Design Staff. 2-3 Years of Experience

CAS Architects Inc., have been leaders in innovative architecture in Silicon Valley for over 35 years. We offer opportunities to be involved in projects that range from interiors to new buildings for high tech, alternative/renewable energy, and life science companies.

We currently have an opening for Beginning to Intermediate Drafting/ Design Staff. This position requires a Degree in Architecture and 2-3 years of related experience. Also needed is a competent knowledge of REVIT and AutoCAD programs. CAS offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Please submit resumes only to: HumanResources@casarch.com

02/23/2015 Project Architect/Design Manager. 7-10 Years of Experience

Nautilus Group, Inc., is an integrated firm of Architecture, Engineering, Construction, and Real Estate Development professionals.  Core to the way we work is the interdisciplinary approach of bringing design and construction together under one roof in order to build better buildings.  We are also strongly dedicated to using modular building techniques to bring efficiency to the construction process and are affiliated with a modular manufacturer to carry out this process.

We are seeking a Project Architect/Design Manager with professional experience in multi-family and mixed-use projects of Types I and II construction.  The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of building codes, materials, and construction methods, and be able to lead a team of Architects and Designers through a project’s complete development cycle.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Professional Architecture degree
  • 7 to 10 years of experience in architecture
  • California Architect License is preferred
  • Strong Revit Skills
  • Knowledge of Solidworks is a desirable bonus
  • Ability to think outside the box for innovative solutions
  • Ability to work closely with others
  • Experience in managing consulting Engineers

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please email your resume and sample of work to careers@nautilusgrp.com.  No phone calls, please.

02/23/2015 Intermediate Designer. 3-5 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 Intermediate level designer 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 and Revit is required. Knowledge of In-Design, 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
  • Studying for licensure
  • 3-5 years architectural office experience
  • Knowledge of codes and regulations
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit
  • Experience in coordinating with engineering consultants
  • Motivated by working as a team member contributing toward the successful implementation of project documentation and detailing.

How to Apply:

Email – mmcgrath@marymcgratharchitects.com

02/23/2015 Draftsperson for Sustainable Housing Developer. 3+ Years of Experience

Healthy Buildings is a busy design-build firm in Napa, CA, specializing in “Net Zero Energy” single and multi-family projects in locations nationwide. Now, through our 2015 to 2017 project pipeline, we aim to elevate the quality of living in the Bay Area. We are seeking a highly skilled draftsperson. The position will be offered for a 3-6 month duration, but could last longer depending on the candidate.  “Telecommuting” is not an option for this position – the employee will be expected to operate out of our Napa office.  This is a great opportunity to be a part of a team working on cutting-edge green construction. For more information, go to www.hbusa.net.

Qualifications:

  • Proficient with AUTOCAD 2011, Revit, and other applicable software (minimum 3 years of experience)
  • Able to put together a full set of construction documents including proper layer management, setting up sheets, and plotting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of 3DSMax and Adobe Creative Suite – proficiency with InDesign is a plus
  • Must be team-oriented, positive, productive, flexible, detail-oriented, and thorough
  • A strong desire to make a difference in the world – to help improve the built environment and, through it, the health of our residents and our planet.

Please send your resume and a letter of intent to: jobs@hbusa.net.

02/18/2015 Creative Designer/Project Manager/Job Captain. 3-5 Years of Experience

BantaDESIGN is a small, award-winning, design-oriented firm in Emeryville, practicing an architecture that integrates environmental form-making with energy conservation systems. Collaborative studio environment, good benefits, close to transit. Please see our website for a review of our projects. Compensation relative to experience.

We are seeking a creative designer project manager/job captain with solid REVIT, Sketch-up and AutoCAD skills, 3-5 years experience, to work on staff for production of Concept, Design Development and ConDocs for multi-family housing and commercial projects.

Please send Cover Letter, Resume and Portfolio to: admin@bantadesign.com

www.BantaDesign.com

02/18/2015 Collaborating Design Consultant or Architect. 4+ Years of Experience (intermediate level with residential experience)

I am a sole proprietor of a small creative practice with a portfolio of award winning and published work.  Laraarchitecture is in need of a collaborating architect or designer with technical expertise in the area of wood construction detailing and experience in the production of construction documents.

The position is for a contract consultant with flexibility as to how much, when and where you will work.   I offer a light filled and creative workspace in Orinda and also encourage working from home and setting your own schedule. The position requires a self-motivated, independent individual with good communication skills.

You will be involved with virtually all aspects of a project.  Applicants should be able to show skill and experience in the following:

  • Experience and interest in single family home design, Type V wood-frame construction, residential products and detailing.
  • ACAD proficiency a must
  • Sketchup 3d modeling
  • Design skills
  • People skills

Pay will be negotiated based on experience.  Stability, with guaranteed hours can also be discussed. Please submit cover letter, resume and sample work (less than 8mb) by e-mail – no calls please – to: Lara Dutto: ldutto@laraarchitecture.com

02/18/2015 Intermediate/Senior Designer. 3-6 Years of Experience

Lowney Architecture is a vibrant 20-person design-oriented architecture firm in downtown Oakland. We work on a variety of projects [masterplanning, buildings and interiors], with a focus on retail, multi-family residential, mixed-use and other lifestyle projects of various scales. We strive to create beautiful spaces that advance the quality of their communities and the lives of the people who use them with an environmentally sensitive approach. Our office culture is one of casual professionalism. We work hard and we push each other, and we never forget to have fun. We want you to enjoy working here.

We are seeking a highly qualified Intermediate to senior level designer with a minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience, in-depth knowledge of all phases of design and construction, and a diverse portfolio of highly resolved built work. The position is full-time, compensation based on experience and skill-set.

Qualifications:

  • Hold a Bachelors degree in Architecture – Masters degree preferred
  • 3-6 years of post-academic, professional design experience, at least 2 years of which was spent designing multi-family OR retail oriented facilities
  • Be able to quickly and efficiently produce working/study models and presentation quality renderings using Sketchup (with rendering plug-ins)
  • Proficiency in Revit as applied in a post-academic environment – expertise a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of architectural design, detailing, building materials and methods, building codes, and comprehensive understanding of the entitlement process
  • Applicants must excel in working collaboratively and effectively with the ability to lead fast-paced projects through all phases of project delivery, while fostering team spirit and an atmosphere of teaching and learning
  • Strong communication skills [with Principals, peers, specialists and clients]

Please email your cover letter, resume and portfolio in pdf form [10MB max file size] to careers@lowneyarch.com with ‘AIA Job Board’ in your email subject line. Thank you for your consideration.

02/18/2015 Junior Designer/Draftsperson. 2-3 Years of Experience

Ware Associates, an award-winning design studio doing residential and municipal work, seeks a creative and driven junior level designer / draftsperson for structural and architectural drafting. Candidate should have strong design skills and excel in 3-D visualization/rendering with Sketch Up/Rhino. Proven knowledge of REVIT and AutoCAD for working drawings are a must. Opportunity to work directly under a licensed architect and engineer. Experience with projects from concept through design detailing and final documentation is preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s [preferred] degree in architecture
  • 2-3 years of experience in an engineering / architecture office
  • Portfolio showing excellence in design and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills
  • Excellence in Revit, AutoCAD and SketchUp/Rhino
  • Fluency with Adobe Creative Suite

This is a full-time position with benefits.  Salary is commensurate with experience and skills.

Ware Associates is an accomplished architecture firm doing technically challenging design work. Our projects explore the nature of materials, the relationship between structure and space and the optimization of form. Opportunity to work directly under a licensed architect and engineer. Please see our website ware-associates.com.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send your cover letter, resume and portfolio by e-mail (PDF) to ania@ware-associates.com, with “designer / draftsperson” in subject line or deliver to Ware Associates 130 Webster St., Suite 105, Oakland, CA 94607.

No phone calls or recruiters please.

02/18/2015 Intermediate Designer/Architect. 3-7 Years of Experience

ELS Architecture and Urban Design is looking for a creative, collaborative, and motivated intermediate level Designer/Architect 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, theaters, 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.
·        Competence in architectural drafting and detailing.
·        Proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD.
·        Experience with Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and SketchUp.
·        Progress toward California registration preferred – full registration a plus.
·        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.

02/17/2015 Junior Designer/Architect. 1-3 Years of Experience

ELS Architecture and Urban Design is looking for a creative, collaborative, and motivated junior level Designer/Architect 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 campus.

Desired qualifications:
·        BA in Architecture, BArch or MArch degree.
·        1 to 3 years architectural work experience.
·        Competence in 3D modeling and rendering.
·        Preferred: proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Rhino, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and SketchUp.
·        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.

02/17/2015 Intermediate Designer. 3-5 Years of Experience

Ware Associates, an award-winning design studio doing residential and municipal work, seeks a creative and driven intermediate level designer. Candidate should have strong design skills, excel in 3-D visualization/rendering with Sketch Up/Rhino, and have solid experience using REVIT and AutoCAD for working drawings. Opportunity to work directly under a licensed architect and engineer. Experience with projects from concept through design detailing and final documentation is required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s [preferred] degree in architecture
  • 3-5 years of experience in an architecture office
  • Portfolio showing excellence in design and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills
  • Excellence in Revit, AutoCAD and SketchUp/Rhino
  • Fluency with Adobe Creative Suite

This is a full-time position with benefits.  Salary is commensurate with experience and skills.

Ware Associates is an award-winning firm doing technically challenging design work.  Our projects explore the nature of materials, the relationship between structure and space and the optimization of form.  Opportunity to work directly under a licensed architect and engineer.  Please see our website www.ware-associates.com.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send your cover letter, resume and portfolio by e-mail (PDF) to hr@ware-associates.com, with “AIA Job Board” in subject line or deliver to Ware Associates 130 Webster St., Suite 105, Oakland, CA 94607.

No phone calls or recruiters please.

02/13/2015 Job Captain. 5-8 Years of Experience

Feldman Architecture is an award-winning architecture firm specializing primarily in custom residential design.  We are looking for an individual with a combination of aesthetic sensitivity, an appreciation for environmental stewardship, and technical abilities who can work primarily as part of a team while also handling independent tasks. The ideal candidate will have significant residential design experience (new construction and/or remodeling), as well as a demonstrated ability to detail residential projects, and Revit proficiency. Experience in putting drawing sets together at all stages of design and documentation, coordinating consultants and project teams/deadlines is required.

At Feldman Architecture, all staff members have the opportunity to share ideas on design concepts in a team environment. The studio’s culture is also informal and non-hierarchical.  Members of our firm work with clients in an engaging, shared process to find smart and sustainable solutions. Closely guiding projects from design through construction, designers and project managers are deeply involved in research and probing the parameters of a project. Strong alliances with consultants, builders and artisans contribute to carefully informed design decisions and result in fully realized projects with conceptual clarity and precise detailing.​

The position is full time with a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401K, commuter checks, continuing education funds, and exam reimbursements for ARE and LEED AP accreditations.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor or Master of Architecture degree required
  • Proficiency in Revit, SketchUp, Excel, Word, Outlook and Photoshop.
  • 3-4 years of Residential experience
  • Knowledge of construction documentation methods.
  • Knowledge of Type V construction, including appropriate products, specifications, and detailing.
  • Experience with Consultant Coordination, including Structural, Civil, Landscape, Lighting, Mechanical, Geotechnical and Surveyors.
  • LEED AP preferred. Alternately, experience working on LEED projects and advancing towards LEED AP designation.
  • Exceptional communication skills, graphic, oral and written.
  • Seeking a personable team player with high integrity.

HOW TO APPLY:

For consideration, please email your cover letter, resume and 3-5 pages of work samples (5mb files max please) referencing the Position Title via email to info@feldmanarch.com. No phone calls, please!

 The cover letter should clearly state the following:

  • How many years of work in an architecture office you have, including how much residential experience
  • How well you know Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD and Adobe products

02/13/2015 Junior Architect. 0-5 Years of Experience

Byrens Kim Design Works has provided quality architectural services for 25 years. We have a steady flow of projects from repeating clients and an ambition to work on the forefront of science and education.

We offer: competitive salary; benefits; support to your AIA licensing and LEED certification; participation in our educational and mentorship program; spacious office with convenient access and parking, close to Downtown Oakland; work with a young, enthusiastic, and innovative team on interesting and challenging projects; use the latest in design technology.

Desired qualifications:

  • Degree in Architecture (mandatory)
  • Portfolio (mandatory)
  • REVIT (preferred)
  • AutoCAD, Adobe, SketchUp, 3D modeling software
  • Exhibits strong desire for professional development
  • Licensed or works toward licensure
  • LEED certification is plus
  • Competitions, forums, other out-off-office professional activities are plus
  • Contributes to team efforts
  • Communicates clearly
  • Follows instructions diligently
  • Self-propelled
  • Creative
  • Efficient

Take responsibilities matching and challenging your abilities!  Get support to achieve your professional goals while being an integral part of our company!

Submit: Resume in PDF format, Sample(s) of work PDF or link 3 references to peterv@byrenskim.com.

02/12/2015 Office Administrative Assistant. 3-5 Years of Experience

Mid-size architecture firm seeking someone with a willingness to perform a wide range of activities, from keeping kitchen clean and stocked, loading dishwasher and running errands, to assisting with scheduling and booking of appointments of principals and assisting architectural staff with scanning and printing. They will be responsible for receiving incoming mail and packages as well as arrange for GSO pickup if needed and any other shipping needs.  We require someone who is energetic, takes initiative to solve problems as they arise and works well with a variety of people.  The ideal candidate might be a parent who wants to work while their children are at school or an individual looking for a part time job while they pursue other interests.

Hours:

  • Daily, Mon-Fri
  • Part-Time 25hrs a week

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 30lbs
  • Driver’s License & Clean Driving Record

Compensation:

Starting hourly Rate: commensurate with experience ($15-$17 per hour range) w/Benefits

Preferred Skills

  • PC and general computer skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, & Outlook
  • Experience with database maintenance

Please send your resume to toni.peluso@nollandtam.com

02/11/2015 Apprentice Architect. 0-3 Years of Experience

FCGA Architecture is a 12-person team, located in Danville, CA about 30 miles east of San Francisco. FCGA specializes in retail, commercial, mixed use, and zero net energy buildings.  Our office is seeking a creative and congenial entry level professional to work within our design team. The candidate will participate in design and construction documents phases for all types of projects. Initial responsibilities include but are not limited to, working with the design lead and other team members to design and develop projects for city approvals and construction. The ability to interact with clients and consultants is important. This position allows for significant professional growth and financial advancement for a highly motivated person.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Architecture Degree
  • Strong verbal, written and graphic communication skills
  • Proficiency in AutoCad, Revit, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign is mandatory
  • Passion for design with emphasis on sustainability

Please send a cover letter and resume to ric@fcgainc.com.  Only those candidates who best meet our criteria will be contacted for interviews.  Please, no phone calls.

02/11/2015 Intermediate Residential Designer/Drafter. 3-7 Years of Experience

GAST ARCHITECTS is an established, well-respected eleven-person firm in San Francisco’s SOMA district.  Our office has a relaxed, professional, and friendly atmosphere.  We support our staff by encouraging continuing education, assisting in the pursuit of registration, and providing mentoring opportunities by senior staff.

We are looking for a person with design talent and technical savvy to collaborate with our project architects and principal to develop designs and produce the well-detailed construction documents for which we are known. Applicants should be able to show skill and experience in the following:

  • Experience and interest in single family home design, Type V wood-frame construction, residential products and detailing. Actual construction experience is a real plus.
  • Demonstrated design and presentation skills
  • ArchiCAD (or other BIM program) proficiency in 2-D drafting and 3-D modeling
  • Experience in developing Construction Documents as part of a team
  • Knowledge of codes and regulations. Local experience in San Francisco is highly valued.
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written
  • Personable, a team player with high integrity and a sense of humor

We offer competitive pay; a superior benefits package; parking and bike storage; and a casual, supportive, non-smoking environment.  Our spacious design studio is located in a recently renovated LEED Gold certified, historic warehouse. With a majority of our staff LEED AP, we strive for sustainability in all our projects.

This position is full time.  You must be a U.S. citizen or have a work permit.

Please submit cover letter, resume and portfolio (10MB MAX) by e-mail – no calls please – to: Eric Hartz   Gast Architects, 355 11th Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94103. EHartz@GastArchitects.com.

02/10/2015 Senior Project Architect. 10+ Years of Experience

David Baker Architects (DBA) is seeking a top-notch senior project architect with 10+ years experience to join our team.  DBA is an acclaimed housing architect located in the SOMA district of San Francisco. Our work combines social concern with a signature design character, resulting in buildings that increase the vibrancy of the city and create a strong sense of community. For more information about the firm and our work, please visit www.dbarchitect.com.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years experience
  • Deep knowledge of multifamily housing design
  • Technical expertise, especially with Type III and Type V construction
  • Licensed in California

Also good:

  • Sustainable design/certification experience
  • Working knowledge of Revit

To apply, please send an email with two attachments—letter of interest and resume—to: info@dbarchitect.com to the attention of Carolina Barnes with the subject line “Senior Project Architect”. References and work samples welcome, but can be provided at interview.

02/06/2015 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 faby@hka-inc.com. Only those candidates who best meet our criteria will be contacted for interviews. Please, no phone calls.

02/06/2015 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 located in Walnut Creek 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 faby@hka-inc.com. Only those candidates who best meet our criteria will be contacted for interviews. Please, no phone calls

02/06/2015 Job Captain. 5-7 Years of Experience

KTGY Group is an innovative and exciting architectural firm providing tremendous growth opportunities for young professionals. Our commitment to award winning designs, great client relationships, and staff mentoring puts us ahead of our competition. KTGY takes particular pride in its highly motivated and principal led studio teams, who deliver superior architectural and planning services.

Description:

Our Oakland office is seeking an experienced Job Captain with 5-7 years of experience in residential architecture. The ideal candidate is able to put together a solid and well coordinated set of Construction Documents, track and implement the repercussions of changes throughout a set of drawings and has experience navigating Building Codes, Accessibility requirements, Local Codes and Zoning Ordinances. He/She must exhibit strong organizational and communication skills and is accustomed to working in a team environment with tight deadlines.

Requirements:

  • Possess a professional degree in Architecture
  • 5-7 year experience maximum in residential architecture.
  • Must be able to effectively prioritize tasks to be completed
  • Must be able to interact with all levels of employees
  • Excellent organizational and oral and written communication skills
  • Extensive AutoCAD experience
  • REVIT, Sketch up, Adobe suite, Microsoft suite a plus
  • In process of obtaining Architectural license a plus
  • LEED accredited a plus

Candidates should submit their resume, cover letter and work samples to our careers site at www.ktgy.com for consideration.

02/04/2015 Designer/Drafter. 2-5 Years of Experience

STV is seeking a Designer/Drafter for work in our Oakland, CA office.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Data Analysis
  • Graphic Development/Refinement
  • Building design in asset/facility management

STV is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Required Skills:

  • Candidate must have demonstrated computing, graphics, and organizational skills that contribute to development of innovative, data-rich campus planning and building design, with interest in asset/facility management.
  • Must also be capable of being simultaneously engaged in multiple tasks and/or projects, ranging from data analysis, graphic development/refinement, innovation initiatives, and Revit/BIM production.
  • Strong and clear organization and communication skills, as well as experience with a wide range of 2D and 3D software applications required.
  • Architectural, Engineering, or equivalent professional degree required.
  • A passion/interest in computer coding/gaming software a plus.
  • We are expanding the value of architecture and engineering. Tell us how you can contribute.

Resumes should be sent to Eric Taylor at eric.taylor@stvinc.com.

02/03/2015 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.

02/03/2015 Senior Architect/Project Manager . 9+ Years of Experience

Are you attracted by an opportunity to move into a pivotal leadership position with a small and successful practice in the Napa Valley wine country?  You could be the match for this position. Signum Architecture is small, progressive and design-forward.  We specialize in winery, custom residential and singular commercial projects. We value intellectual curiosity, positive energy, emotional intelligence and passion for design. We have a stellar group of professionals who are forging a studio culture that excels through the sharing of knowledge, ideas and credit and are looking to add a key leader to this mix.  Your design sensibility will influence and sometimes originate project design concepts, and assure that they are enhanced through design development and carried through to final construction. As Senior Architect/Project Manager you will be responsible to learn the strengths and growing edge of each employee and use that knowledge to organize and execute the delivery of multiple projects in a smart way.  Your design, technical and people motivating expertise will be applied in equal measure.  Our office is a contemporary space in downtown St. Helena where you will be enticed to clear your head with a stroll through adjacent vineyards or a meal at one of several world-class restaurants down the block.  Our work environment is informal and professional and work/life balance is valued.

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree from accredited U.S architecture program or international equivalent.
  • Registration as licensed architect or progress that makes licensure eminent.
  • 9 or more years of architectural experience, several of which involved project team management responsibility for small and medium sized building projects.
  • Proven skill in design, design development; contract administration; schedule and budget management, consultant coordination and construction administration.
  • Extensive knowledge of materials, construction methods, design and technical detailing, drawing standards and key elements of architectural sustainability.
  • Fluency in application of building codes and experience interacting with regulatory agencies. Knowledge of California Building Codes is a plus.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English both verbally and in writing
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office programs. Working knowledge of multiple photo and 3-D graphic programs.

Compensation + Benefits:

Competitive with San Francisco Bay Area market

How to Apply:

Please send the following in a single PDF file to tricia@signumarchitecture.com with “SIGNUM ARCHITECT” in the subject line:

  • Cover letter and resume which together document your qualifications
  • Three 8 ½ by 11 work sample sheets. We require the 3 PDF work samples even if you provide a link to an on-line portfolio.  Please do not send additional portfolio materials until requested.

No phone calls, drop-ins e-mails to Partners or please.   We will respond to all inquiries with additional information and submission requirements and will hold inquiries in confidence.

02/03/2015 Project Assistant. 3-5 Years of Experience

Artik Art & Architecture is looking for an individual to assist architectural project managers in a broad range of administerial duties related to projects. These duties may include: receiving and processing of design construction phase correspondence; receiving and processing closeout out documentation for the Division of the State Architect (DSA) submission; and miscellaneous other duties as assigned. Artik will train for the duties of the position, but good skills with MS Office Suite and MS Outlook are required. Experience with MS Project, construction processes, and DSA processes are a plus. The position is a regular, full time, benefited position with a salary range of $15-20 per hour depending on experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Project Administration (80% of time)
    • Set up and regularly update project data sheets at every phase of project
    • Assist in taking field measurements, photos, and other site documentation.
    • Coordinate and attend project coordination meetings and assist in producing and distributing meeting notes
    • Assist in the preparation of presentation materials.
    • Assist in contacting product representatives, collecting product data and formatting for inclusion in specifications
    • Assist in the preparation of regulatory agency applications and tracking approval and closeout process
    • Responsible for internal document scanning, logging and retrieval system
    • Assist in preparing, logging and distributing bid documents including addenda, award and NTP
    • Assist in preparation of construction phase documents including the creation of in-house “project reconciliation sets”
    • Prepare, track and update construction phase logs including; submittals, RFQs, IBs, CCDs, COs as well as testing and inspection logs
  • Office Administration (20% of time)
    • Assist in reception and phone duties
    • Assist marketing efforts – particularly in preparing and formatting past project data for proposals
    • Assist in updating the Marketing Database
    • Assist in filing, archiving, and document storage management

If you are interested, please e-mail your resume to info@artika3.com or fax to 408-224-9891. We look forward to hearing from you.

02/03/2015 Junior Designer/Draftsperson. 3+ Years of Experience

Studio Current is looking for a talented, motivated, creative and collaborative team member to design and implement projects of varying sizes from conceptual stage through completion.  A passion for architecture & urban planning and commitment to high quality design and detailing is necessary.

Minimum job requirements include:

  • Architectural degree from an accredited university in USA
  • 3 years or more experience working in Architecture offices in California
  • Well rounded exposure to all phases of architecture design & construction documentation work
  • Skilled at AutoCAD & Revit is a must, in sketchUp and Adobe Creative Suite software is preferred
  • Hands on ability to work on projects (design / drafting / graphics)
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Examples of 2 or 3 projects of your work

About Studio Current:

Studio Current is a start-up Urban Design & Architecture firm located in downtown San Jose. Our focus is creative infill projects that include low to high-rise multi-family residential/mixed-use, adaptive re-use, commercial tenant improvement, and commercial shell and developments.  We are currently working on a 24 unit townhome with retail development in Scotts Valley, a 60+ unit mix-use development in downtown Santa Cruz, a private high school classroom building in downtown San Jose, an arts mercantile Center, and several master plans for future Urban Villages and Transit oriented developments.

Please send resumes and brief work samples to: Sheree Tung – Info@studiocurrent.com

02/03/2015 Job Captain. 4-8 Years of Experience

IBI Group’s San Jose office is searching for a Job Captain to join its growing team. Candidates should have an interest in technically demanding projects and broad working knowledge of educational, healthcare, and office tenant improvements and applicable building codes. This is your opportunity to work on all aspects of a project from design, client interaction, project coordination, developing working drawings, and construction.

Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with Project Architect/Manager to develop construction documents.
  • Coordinates consultants.
  • Perform QC/QA reviews.
  • Manages 1 to 3 team members.

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in Autocad for design and working drawings.
  • 4-8 years full-time work experience within the offices of an architect.
  • Professional degree from an accredited architecture school
  • S. citizenship or valid work permit
  • Excellent verbal, written, and graphic communication skills (by hand and digitally)
  • Architectural degree, pursuing architectural licensing or has CA license
  • Strong technical skills including knowledge of building codes
  • Experience with DSA a plus

Please apply by sending resumes to Tyler Rice at tyler.rice@ibigroup.com

02/03/2015 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 of 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 Program

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 your resume to: heidil@archdim.com

02/02/2015 Senior Project Manager. 10+ Years of Experience in Multi-Family Housing

We are looking for a talented Senior Project Manager to join our collaborative, innovative team.  You will manage a variety of great modern projects and have the opportunity to play a significant part in our growing, dynamic East Bay studio.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is a self-starter, who enjoys working closely with the Principal-in-Charge, Junior Staff and Consultants on all aspects of design, documentation and construction administration for multiple projects.

Required:

  • Minimum B.Arch.
  • 5+ years experience as a Project Manager
  • Project Management of teams using Revit
  • 8+ years experience on Types I/V multi-family or mixed-use projects
  • Knowledge of current codes and housing accessibility guidelines
  • Skilled in managing complex schedules and directing studio teams in order to meet deadlines
  • Facility in consultant coordination
  • Experience detailing exterior systems and interior finishes
  • Revit, Autocad, Office, Bluebeam, Sketch-Up, In Design and Photoshop

Desired, but not required:

  • California Architect’s License
  • Affordable Housing experience
  • Vectorworks
  • LEED Accreditation

This is a permanent full-time position. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and advancement opportunities.

How to Apply:

02/02/2015 Senior Project Architect/Studio Manager. 12+ Years of Experience

SAIKLEY ARCHITECTS is a small, growing firm in the Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland. The firm’s primary focus is residential design with some childcare, restaurant, and commercial projects. Our office is informal, collaborative, non-hierarchical, and therefore, there is a lot of opportunity for growth and for being part of the growth of the firm. Everyone in the firm is a generalist and has a hand in design; production; detailing; construction administration; coordinating with clients, consultants, and contractors; and business development. We are located in a sunny office on College Avenue in Oakland, 3 blocks from the Rockridge BART and plenty of great shops for lunch and errands.

We are looking for a Senior Project Architect / Studio Manager with 12+ years’ experience, to join our team of 5 licensed and unlicensed professionals. This is an opportunity for a talented architect to take on a high level of responsibility and be a key member of a growing firm.

We offer competitive salary and benefits. Our office culture and project types are such that work hours are reasonable and flexible.

Qualifications:

  • BArch or MArch. California architect license.
  • Demonstrated design skills.
  • Demonstrated project management skills. Good interpersonal skills and ability to effectively coordinate with team members, clients, consultants, and contractors.
  • Ability to produce a solid set of construction drawings.
  • Excellent technical skills. Proven proficiency with construction detailing, especially wood-frame details for residential construction.
  • Very knowledgeable of CA code issues.
  • Able to effectively navigate entitlement processes.
  • Experience and a passion for single-family residential projects.
  • Familiarity and interest in Pattern Language principles is a plus.
  • Very proficient in AutoCAD. Revit a plus but not required.
  • Good freehand drawing skills.
  • Adept in 3-d modeling such as Sketchup or Rhino.
  • Ability and interest in helping to manage the studio, give design direction, and develop the business alongside the principal.
  • A car is required.

How to Apply:

  • Email letters, resumes and work samples including construction drawings you have produced to info@asarch.org. No phone calls, please.

01/29/2015 Designer. 2-5 Years of Experience

murakami/Nelson is an established East Bay architectural firm located in Oakland near Jack London Square.  We are seeking an experienced Designer to join our team. We have a diverse practice that includes K–12 Schools, High End Retail, Planning, Tenant Improvements and Seismic Strengthening.  Our firm prides itself on a creative approach to design, a commitment to sustainability, and a collaborative process.

Key Requirements:

  • Professional degree in architecture
  • Strong AutoCAD Skills / Revit a Plus
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Years of Experience:  2 – 5 years
  • Must work with minimal supervision
  • Should have familiarity with a complete set of working drawings / specifications
  • Should have construction administration experience
  • Licensed or unlicensed

Compensation commensurate with experience.

Please email your resume, work samples/portfolio and references to:  jrubsamen@murakaminelson.com

www.murakaminelson.com

01/29/2015 Net Zero Energy Program Manager. 5-10 Years of Experience

The International Living Future Institute seeks a Net Zero Energy Program Manager to join our staff. The NZE Program Manager will expand our NZE program by providing outreach and educational assistance; developing close partnerships with like-minded organizations to secure funding; and support our project teams by creating tools, processes and workflows.

The successful applicant must be a multitasking self-starter, with a passion for the ILFI mission, and ability to build the market presence of ILFI in California. Visit www.living-future.org/jobs to learn more.

To apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references to: employment@living-future.org

01/29/2015 Project Manager/Residential Specialist. 5+ Years of Experience

We are currently seeking a project manager with 5 years relevant residential experience. We are a 5 person architecture firm located in Oakland near Piedmont Ave. and Grand Lake. All of our work is with single family homes. The nature of our office provides great hands-on experience working with clients, collaboratively developing designs, managing consultants, etc. Below are the responsibilities of the position:

  • Facilitate the design process through as-builts, and drafting using Vectorworks.
  • Coordinate/collaborate on design with principal architect.
  • Communicate with consultants and clients; coordinate critical issues with principal.
  • Anticipate any requirements or complications with a project (planning, structural, procedural, etc).
  • Anticipate next steps in project to keep the project active.
  • Coordinate planning requirements, code notes, engineering, and other consultants.
  • Assure quality of work, and review drawings for errors or omissions.

We are a Mac-based office using Vectorworks 2012. The ideal candidate will have experience with Vectorworks, but it is not required. We will train you on our specific way of using the software. We are unique in our project delivery, as well as the level of responsibility given to our Project Managers.

To apply send your resume to ethan@draftingcafe.com. Please send your resume/portfolio in PDF format only, along with an introduction of yourself in the body of your e-mail. Sharing your personal ambitions and interests is welcome!

www.draftingcafe.com

Thank you for your interest!

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.