Architect/Designer with 4-10 years of experience (housing experience a plus)

ignition architecture ignition architecture Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Jan 9 '17Posted on:

Ignition Architecture is looking for Architects to join our collaborative, innovative team at our studios in San Francisco’s Dogpatch and on Park Street in Alameda. 

We specialize in the design of award-winning projects of all scales in San Francisco, including affordable and market-rate, mixed-use multi-unit housing projects. 


Ideal candidates will work closely with our Senior Project Manager, Senior Project Architect and other team members on design, documentation and construction administration for exciting new housing developments in San Francisco. 

We are looking for candidates with experience in multi-family housing, a strong design sense, excellent communication skills, strong technical skills, and a desire to learn, to join our design practice. 

Candidates should be self-starters, proficient in developing preliminary design concepts and translating them into construction documents.  They should be comfortable working on multiple projects of varying types (housing, commercial, etc) in all phases of design. 

Specific desirable qualifications include:

  • 4-10 years architecture firm experience
  • Revit experience in an office
  • A well-developed sense of humor that you are willing to share with the studio
  • Experience working on multifamily and mixed-use projects
  • Experience in Type I, Type III & Type V construction detailing
  • Consultant coordination proficiency
  • Familiarity with current codes and housing accessibility guidelines
  • Proficiency in MS Office Sketch-Up, In Design and Photoshop
  • Licensure and sustainability certifications are a plus

This is a permanent full-time position. Compensation, benefits and advancement opportunities are dependent upon abilities, experience and gumption.

Please send cover letter, resume, 4-page (max) portfolio sample, and 3 references in PDF format (3 mb max file size) to

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