Intermediate Architect

wHY wHY Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Feb 16 '17Posted on:

wHY LA seeks Intermediate Architect

Based in Los Angeles and New York, wHY was founded by Kulapat Yantrasast in 2004 and has established itself in the international design vanguard for completing widely-acclaimed projects that serve the arts, communities, and the environment. Our practice is structured as an “Ecology of Disciplines”—four workshops focusing on ideas, buildings, grounds and objects—to approach projects from multiple angles resulting in holistic, sustainable designs. Design Thinking is at the core of our practice and we look for opportunities for innovation in all of our projects. Our projects are diverse and so is our collaborative team and network. Currently, the Los Angeles office is working on a large mixed-use development in the LA Arts District, a youth arts & culture center in the Bay Area, several gallery/art spaces, private houses and numerous special projects. 

We are looking for Intermediate Architects who have strong design and production skills and are available to begin immediately. This is a full time position: salaried, commensurate with experience, with benefits.  

Applicants must have U.S. citizenship or authorization to work in place. wHY is an equal opportunity employer.

Required Skills and Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture (B-Arch) or Master's of Architecture (M-Arch)
  • 6-9 years work experience in an architecture firm
  • Experience in the DD/CD Phases of projects, preferably mid-size commercial or institutional
  • Strong Experience and working knowledge in generation and assembly of Contract Documents
  • Experience in coordinating consultant work, project schedules and budgets
  • Experience in guiding a small team through the documentation phases
  • Construction administration experience
  • Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Ability to work in a design intensive, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments; strong communication & organizational skills
  • A positive can-do attitude and self-motivated to learn and problem solve
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative-Suite (Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop)
  • Working knowledge of 3D Max, Rhino & Vray

Additional Skills that will be considered a plus

  • Revit Experience
  • Architecture License
  • Experience or Study/Degree in Landscape Architecture

Salary is commensurate with experience.

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