Intermediate Designer / Associate Architect

Modus Design Group, Inc. Modus Design Group, Inc. Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Thu, May 25 '17Posted on:

Modus Design Group is seeking an Intermediate Designer/Associate Architect to join our team.

At Modus, we deliver full architectural services for custom single family residential projects; currently our work ranges from 5,000sf remodels to 35,000sf new construction. Located in Pasadena, CA and on Boston’s North Shore, we provide expertise in Architectural Design, Project Delivery, Local Governance Knowledge, Construction Administration Services, and Team Facilitation.

Please refer to our website at and @modusdesigngroup on Instagram for more information.


Critical Info

  • This position is for our Los Angeles office located in Old Town Pasadena
  • You will be working alongside the Director of Architecture and/or the Project Architect, as well as independently



As an Intermediate Designer, you will be responsible for:

  • Along with the Project Lead, communicating with the client to establish the project program, budget and schedule requirements and providing input to the team for planning the required work effort
  • Assisting with feasibility studies, existing condition reviews, and determining project governing requirements
  • Preparing for and participating in client and consultant presentations
  • Assisting with developing appropriate design solutions and the corresponding technical resolution
  • Developing the formal project construction documents, including coordinating with the consulting project team to integrate their critical building systems
  • Attending and documenting site reviews during construction, as well as reviewing and responding to contractor inquiries for information, shop drawings, requests for substitution and submittals during construction
  • Assisting with the continuing development of our Office Standards



All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or equivalent required; Master’s degree preferred
  • NCARB/RAIC registration preferred
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in residential design within the Greater Los Angeles area
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, MS Office, Adobe Creative Cloud required
  • Knowledge of architectural building systems, construction detailing, local residential building codes, and design industry standards with focus on construction document content and formatting required
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally, graphically and in writing



  • Modus offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive health care plan with dental and vision, parking at the office, vacation time plus an average of 10 holidays, and a flexible work schedule


Please submit a PDF of your resume and work samples, including construction documents to

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