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Senior Designer / Architect

Levy Art + Architecture Levy Art + Architecture Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Mon, May 8 '17Posted on:

LEVY ART + ARCHITECTURE is an architecture and design firm located in the Potrero Hill design district in San Francisco. We believe that architecture is the thoughtful synthesis of concepts, materials and their assembly. Our work is inspired by a commitment to research as a basis for the design process. This knowledge, embodied by form, structure and light, defines spaces that transform our daily experience and influence the way we live. We approach each project as an exploration that is technically innovative and challenges assumed conventions. Sustainability and site specificity are integral to the practice, informing spatial relationships and building systems. We engage in an inclusive process, working with our clients and the community to discover and realize the potential in every program. We work on residential, multi-family, hospitality and commercial projects, and take a holistic approach to design by solving problems with modern, innovative ideas. Our company culture is collaborative, fun and dynamic. We also run an art gallery next to our studio called SPACE 151 where we curate art shows and events. 

We currently have an opening for a Senior Designer / Architect. Applying candidates will need to have 5-8 years of experience and strong technical background, as well as excellent time management skills. Licensed Architects preferred, but not required. Strong design skills are required, as is a familiarity with Type-V and Type II construction. Please have in-depth Construction Document Phase experience. Construction Phase experience is also a plus.

Qualifications + Requirements:

  • Experience leading teams and projects
  • Professional undergraduate or graduate degree in Architecture
  • 5-8 years of experience with an architectural firm
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, MS Word, MS Excel. (Rhino or Revit is a plus but not required)
  • Strong design and problem solving skills, code analysis, and knowledge of wood frame construction. Familiarity with designing and building in San Francisco is a plus.
  • Detail oriented, organized, and with excellent design sensibility; portfolio is required
  • Excellent attitude: a positive and energetic team player
  • The best candidates will be self-directed. The ability to manage one’s own time, and to ask timely questions is paramount.
  • Experience sourcing and specifying materials for interior and exterior applications is also necessary

Please submit your cover letter, sample of your work (please limit file size to under 5MB), as well as your current resume. Salary is based on experience and abilities. Please apply to work@levyaa.com for immediate consideration. Local candidates in the Bay Area are preferred. Open to applicants elsewhere if able to interview in person, but please note we do not offer relocation compensation. 

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