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Junior Designer

Group 4 Architecture
South San Francisco
Job Type
Years of Experience
0-2 Years


Junior Designer, 0-3 years experience

Group 4 Architecture, Research + Planning, Inc. seeks a full-time junior designer with up to 3 years of professional experience. Group 4 utilizes a unique team-oriented approach to architecture, interior design and planning projects that integrates architects, planners, users and clients into the design process; this approach produces a diverse portfolio of vital facilities that reflect the unique attributes of their communities. Within the office, we work in a collaborative, studio-driven environment. Our junior designers are an integral part of our project teams, regularly participating in client meetings, multidisciplinary consultant charrettes, and community engagement activities throughout the project life cycle. As a medium-sized firm, Group 4 offers s the opportunity to work closely with principals and senior architectural staff who are dedicated to mentoring and employee development.

An equal opportunity employer, Group 4 supports employees with professional development opportunities, resources for IDP and ARE candidates, and an excellent benefits package. We offer a competitive compensation package including 401(k) contributions, health and dental coverage, paid vacation and sick leave, public transportation benefits, and ARE/LEED test reimbursement for eligible employees. Our office is easily accessible from Caltrain, BART, 101, and 280 in downtown South San Francisco. For more information on Group 4, please visit our website:

Requirements for this position include a degree from an accredited architecture program and up to three years of experience as a junior designer on non-residential projects. Successful candidates will demonstrate:
• Familiarity with 3D/BIM modeling platforms including Revit and Sketchup
• Strong Adobe Creative Suite and hand sketching graphic skills
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Collaborative outlook and the ability to work effectively within a studio environment
• Ability to complete project-specific tasks including BIM modeling, detail development, and building systems research

Application Materials
Please provide a cover letter indicating your specific interest in this position, a current resume, and a portfolio with a maximum of five projects; please indicate your role and responsibilities for each project included in your portfolio. Please email your materials as a single PDF file (maximum 5MB) with the subject line “Junior Designer Position” to Daniel LaRossa Please no hard copies, weblinks, drop-ins, phone calls, or recruiter inquiries.

Thank you very much for your interest in Group 4! We look forward to reviewing your application.