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Gelfand Partners Architects Published: 11/14/2017
Job Type
Years of Experience
2-5 Years


Gelfand Partners Architects is an award-winning firm that brings innovative, sustainable design and transformative solutions to schools, colleges, housing, community/civic facilities and social enterprises.

A mid-sized, woman-led firm, we hold a diverse perspective and social-minded approach to architecture. As a full-service outfit that includes architecture, landscape architecture and interiors, our experienced and talented designers have spent decades bringing sustainable, affordable and practical solutions to new and existing buildings. Our belief is simple: Make healthy, green buildings that bring in fresh air and daylight where people live, work, and learn.

Gelfand Partners is one of just seven architecture firms in the country to become a Certified B Corporation, and one of just two in California. B Corps are for-profit companies that believe businesses can be a force for good while also doing well. In addition to the bottom line, we measure what matters by our impact on the social good.

We are a San Francisco Green Business. Our in-office practices include recycling, composting, energy-efficient lighting and water-saving appliances. Our employees take public transit, bike, or walk to work when possible, and use the hybrid electric company car when it’s necessary to drive to a meeting. Daylit office close to public transit.

We’re a studio based office that places high value on strong project teams. As a team member, you will support firm principals in designing and managing public interest projects. We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.

Sustaining our close-knit team spirit and culture is important to us. We do cool volunteer projects together and have fun often with regular happy hours, our annual canoe trip and picnic, and a yearly ski weekend. We’re also committed to your professional growth and development. We have an annual budget, available to all employees, dedicated to covering the cost of relevant professional development activities, courses and exams.



We are seeking members for our team who possess design experience and technical expertise. Experience in all phases of design, from conceptual design through construction administration, is desired. The ideal candidate has design and project management experience, with detailing expertise.

  • Professional degree in Architecture is required.
  • 3-5 years’ experience.
  • Strong technical skill in Revit and AutoCAD.
  • California license, LEED AP or GA are a plus.
  • Ability to efficiently communicate ideas through a combination of hand sketching, drafting, and digital rendering.


  • Work well with teams
  • Pro-active
  • Effective collaborator
  • Good management skills
  • Self-starter
  • Seeks to improve and contribute
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time


We are committed to the well-being of our employees.

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Health and Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Commuter Checks for transit reimbursement

Submit your resume and work samples to No phone calls please.