Senior Architect

Vista Design Build Vista Design Build Employer:
El Segundo, CA, USLocation:
Thu, May 18 '17Posted on:

Vista Design Build is looking for a Senior Architect to oversee the creation of construction documents on hotel projects with budgets between $10 million and $100 million. Professional registration in California is required.  Vista Design Build is a subsidiary company of Vista Investments, a hotel development, ownership, and management company.   The company currently owns a dozen hotels with various flags and has many more exciting projects in development phases throughout California.  Development, design, and construction of our projects are managed in-house, making for a unique opportunity to be both the owner, client, and architect. 

JOB OVERVIEW: The Senior Architect is responsible for the development of project specific details and the preparation and coordination of clear and concise drawings for both ground-up and renovation project types. 


Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work closely with Project Designers and Project Architects to develop construction details that comply with the overall design intent and project budget
  • Prepare complete and concise design and construction drawings including checking and coordinating details, dimensions and specifications
  • Research and advise on building systems, assemblies, components and materials
  • Research codes, regulations, etc.
  • Direct team members in the application of architectural standards and guidelines
  • Mentor less experienced Architectural Staff and offer advice, training, and direction. 
  • Coordinate and schedule QA/QC of documents with QA/QC Director. 
  • Assist in checking submittals and responding to requests for information


  • Professional Degree in Architecture, from an accredited University. 
  • 10+ years architectural experience in producing detailed documents for all project phases, 
  • Experience with built Commercial or Residential California projects is required  
  • Must be a CA licensed Architect
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Experience with Autocad/Revit and in BIM delivery process a plus

Please keep in mind that the company is looking for candidates who can prove their eligibility to work in the US.  Our company does not sponsor work visas at the present moment.


Please email resume and relevant work samples (maximum 8MB) to

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