Project Architect

Montalba Architects, Inc. Montalba Architects, Inc. Employer:
Santa Monica, CA, USLocation:
Sat, Jun 10 '17Posted on:

MONTALBA ARCHITECTS, INC., is a diverse, design-driven and high-service architectural practice based in Santa Monica, California with a satellite office in Lausanne, Switzerland. We pride ourselves on the high-energy of our projects, the strength of our team, and the quality of our work.  Our body of work primarily consists of private residences and boutique retail stores, as well as hospitality and commercial projects. Projects vary widely in budget and scale. 

Our LA office is centered within Bergamot Station Art campus in Santa Monica; amongst art galleries and the newly opened Metro Expo line stop. We have an intense, fast-paced, and collaborative atmosphere and we believe that dedicated individuals who invest time and energy into their work will find valuable opportunities for growth. As such, we want people that have high expectations of themselves and others. We are looking for people that have an ambition to be challenged, enjoy working with great people and want to develop as part of a team while doing great work. 

This full-time, salaried position is available immediately. We provide a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. We support growth within the office, encourage professional development and strive to make our staff feel encouraged and valued. A successful candidate should have a strong interest in retail and residential work and a desire to grow quickly in knowledge and responsibility.  With projects across the United States and throughout Europe, potential candidates must be able to travel and be actively engaged with projects outside of our Southern California office.



Coordinate with internal teams to complete highly refined and complex projects

Coordination with client, consultants, contractors 

Construction Administration experience preferred

Coordinate complex project specific challenges

Permitting and agency coordination preferred 

2. CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS  *Must include examples of Construction Document sheets in submission.

Coordinate with team to produce high quality construction documents and project manual 

Prepare architectural details

Research materials / systems / code and implement to drawings

Provide quality control for drawing sets in DD and CD 


Coordinate design with teams working in 3D programs (Sketchup)

Graphic presentation 


Great verbal, written, and graphic communication skills

Ability to work well in a team environment

Completion of BArch or MArch

Minimum of 3-5 years of work experience in an architectural office

Interest in mentoring junior staff

Ability to self motivate in a small creative office environment

Well organized and diligent



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Montalba Architects, Inc. will review all submitted work and contact selected candidates for an interview.  

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