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architectural design

Studio Skaggs Kennedy
Job Type
Years of Experience
2-5 Years


S_SK is looking for a highly motivated and talented Architectural Designer to join our studio!  Studio Skaggs Kennedy is a Berkeley, California based design practice for architecture and urbanism which recently won an AIAEB award. We are a design oriented architecture firm with a variety of projects, including single-family & multi-family residential, commercial, restaurant plus research and competitions.  Our studio’s culture is collaborative and casual.  We encourage concept ideas by all team members during the design process.  We recently renovated and moved into our light filled studio in South Berkeley with its own outdoor space plus a great park across the street and is walkable from BART.

The Architectural Designer, with direction from one of the Studio Principals, will work on all phases of projects, from conceptual design to construction administration. Ideal candidates for this position would have formal architectural training, exceptional design sense, strong graphic skills, sound technical skills, great communication skills and a deep understanding of all project phases.  This position has a lot of potential for growth and career development.  We are flexible on whether this is a full time or part-time position.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in architecture
  • Competence in 3D modeling and rendering, preferable in SketchUp and/or Rhino
  • Competent in physical model making
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite & Microsoft Office required, Revit a plus
  • Experience in preparing construction drawings.
  • Ability to prioritize workload, often working on multiple projects at a time.
  • Ability to work and complete tasks with minimal supervision, while also being able to judge when to seek guidance
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.
  • A good sense of humor and perspective is always welcome.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, or national origin.

How to Apply

Please email cover letter, resume, and samples of work (PDF format) to: