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Mikiten Architecture Published: 07/03/2017
Job Type
Years of Experience
7-10 Years


Is this your opportunity to participate in something special and get the whole-project experience you've been craving?We're seeking a mid- to upper-level, self-directed architect who shares a passion for innovative thinking in housing, tech workplace projects, and Universal Design. Will consider part-time or full-time work.Mikiten Architecture is a small, award-winning West Berkeley firm, but we're nationally-known leaders in Universal Design. We leverage that expertise to create sculptural and functional beauty through many different building types.

Only local candidates able to work in our office - no remote workers will be considered.

We offer:
- A great working environment.
- Fun, creative projects with good clients.
- A diligent pursuit of design fabulousness.
- Expertise in Sustainable Design and Universal Design.
- Opportunities for taking responsibility, learning, and growing as a professional.
- A surprising range of work for a small office: Multifamily, commercial, New Tech workplaces, single-family, and Universal Design-specific work of all flavors.
- A wheelchair-accessible workspace.

Position requires:
- 6+ years experience.
- Exceptional organizational skills (ability to manage a project, identify tasks, and interface with the entire project team with minimal oversight).
- Experience producing a full set of CD's and developing architectural details independently.
- Construction Administration experience on complex projects.
- Ability to manage a project's time & fee budget.
- Superior, demonstrable BIM skills. We use Archicad (not AutoCAD). We prefer a candidate with Archicad experience, but will consider those with outstanding overall BIM capabilities (such as Revit), and the ability to self-learn Archicad.
- Knowledge of and passion for Universal Design and Sustainable Design.
- Interest in working on both small and large projects.

Please send to
1. Cover letter presenting yourself and why you are interested in this position.
*** Please describe your Archicad or other BIM capabilities in detail ***
2. PDF resume.
3. A link to your work OR 3 PDF images of representative design work AND production work (no DWG format or zipped files).