Senior Designer / Project Architect

Studio KDA
Published
11/27/2019
Location
Berkeley
Job Type
Years of Experience
7-10 Years

Description

Studio KDA is an award-winning, 23-person design firm specializing in multi-family housing, retail and restaurant design.  We are known for engaging, thoughtful design, high level of service to our clients and a highly enjoyable and supportive work environment.

We are seeking an senior designer / project architect who is passionate about design, experienced in efficient project delivery, continuously learning about new building technologies and wants to grow into a leadership role in the firm.

This position requires experience in construction administration on commercial or multifamily projects and ability to manage several projects at once.

Required Skills:

  • High-level organizational skills
  • Strong design and detailing skills
  • Proven use of technology
  • Effective problem solving abilities
  • Technical expertise in Type V and Type III buildings
  • Sound working knowledge of all major building systems
  • Ability to effectively delegate, manage and motivate a project team
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Other qualifications:

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or higher in architecture and (preferred) licensure in California.  Proficiency in Revit is required as is a solid understanding of sustainable building principles. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of experience.

Benefits:

Studio KDA provides competitive salaries and full benefits package including vacation, medical coverage, dental and vision plans, 401(k) plan with matching, profit sharing, disability insurance, dependent care and commuter benefits program. As a collaborative and community-focused firm we provide the framework for social gathering through Friday celebrations, an annual River Trip, as well as field trips and seminars.

Culture:

Our office is a casual, dynamic and collaborative environment.  We designed and built the building we occupy, creating a space filled with natural light, generous workstations and outdoor terraces.  In addition to an excellent studio environment, we ensure that employees have the tools they need (training, hardware, software, technical support, mentoring and continuing education) to enable inspired and efficient work.  To learn more about our projects, design philosophy and work environment please see our website at studiokda.com.

How to apply:

Email letters, resumes and work samples to jobs@studiokda.com.  No phone calls, please.

Thank you.

 

 

 

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