Mid-Level Project Architect/Designer

Shook Kelley Shook Kelley Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Oct 6 '14Posted on:

Do you love what you do? We do.

We are an atypical design firm that is changing the definition of what it means to be an architect and a designer.

Our firm is truly a multi-disciplinary design firm comprised of architects, interior designers, product designers, merchandising specialists, brand strategists, cultural anthropologists, advertising professionals and public relations experts. We have multiple offices and are looking for a few more exceptionally talented individuals to join our team. We offer an excellent work environment, cool culture and significant opportunities for career growth and leadership. If this is what you are looking for, send us your resume and some samples of your work.

We are looking for an architectural team member with strong technical and workflow management capabilities. The prime responsibility will be to both contribute and lead internal production of CAD workflow and architectural detailing in conjunction with project budget and schedules. Our ideal candidate has the natural ability to prioritize a litany of tasks, negotiate schedules, garner trust and credibility, nurture relationships and communicate with extreme proficiency. All candidates must have well-rounded experience in architecture, with particular focus on design from programming to material selection and detailing. Strong graphic and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work in a team environment, are also critical. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture 6+ years of experience
  • Ability to work with a lead Designer/Architect to complete and augment an overall design direction.
  • Construction documents and specification experience is required. Experience in commercial and/or corporate interiors.
  • Ability to self-start and work with team in a unique, small office environment will be paramount to success. 
  • Strong technical skills including experience and knowledge in building codes and standards.
  • Knowledge of Sketchup, 3D Vectorworks, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign are preferred, knowledge of Revit is a plus.
  • Proficiency of Vectorworks or AutoCad is required. Knowledge of MAC-based systems is a plus.
  • Experience in retail, restaurant and/or grocery is a plus. Architectural license or IDP track towards licensure a plus.  


  • Provides project team coordination for the finished plans, specification and material selections required for construction.
  • Prepares and ensures the accuracy of technical documents and contracts. Produces technical building envelope and customized interior details.
  • Participates in the construction administration of project assignments, including quality control.
  • Works with consultants, contractors, fabricators, specification writers and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives. 

To apply, please send representative samples of work, cover letter and resume via email to with heading: Mid-level Project Architect/Designer _your name. No phone calls please.

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