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Swatt Miers Architects Published: 03/01/2017
Job Type
Years of Experience
5-7 Years


Swatt|Miers Architects is a 20+ person award-winning architectural practice.  Internationally recognized for residential, commercial and institutional projects, the practice focuses on consistently beautiful, sustainable, and user-responsive buildings, while offering clients the highest level of design management and principal-oriented services.

We are currently seeking a full-time intermediate architect to join our rigorous and collaborative design based practice. Candidates must have 5 years (min) experience in technical detailing, sheet layout, graphic sensibilities and must have strong verbal/written communication skills. We value design talent and a keen sensitivity to proportion, light, space and materials. Swatt|Miers offers rewarding challenges in a professional environment, along with a competitive salary and benefits including health, 401k and profit sharing.

Intermediate Architect Qualifications:

  • Contribute to design in all phases of project delivery
  • Understand depth of documentation in different design phases; SD, DD, CD
  • Basic knowledge of building systems
  • Basic knowledge of construction means & methods
  • Basic knowledge of building codes
  • Basic knowledge of specifications
  • Some experience in consultant coordination
  • Some experience in contractor coordination
  • Some experience with a building/planning department review process
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently
  • Commitment to design excellence and meticulous attention to detail
  • Bachelor degree in architecture
  • MUST be located in the Bay Area and hold a valid US passport, green card, or work visa

Software & Graphics Capabilities:

  • AutoCAD (required)
  • Revit (preferred)
  • Sketchup (preferred)
  • Rhino (optional)
  • Adobe Suite (PS, AI, ID, IL, PDF)
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PPT, Outlook)


How to apply:

Please send cover letter, resume (CV) and portfolio examples (10MB max) to: