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Intermediate Architect

SmithGroupJJR SmithGroupJJR Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Jun 29 '17Posted on:

SmithGroupJJR is an international idea-oriented design firm that is committed to creating inspiring places that enrich the human spirit. We believe extraordinary environments are created when the design process is based on the principles of exploration, experimentation, innovation, sustainability, research, and collaboration. Our expertise in providing thoughtful and innovative solutions keeps SmithGroupJJR at the forefront of architectural, engineering and planning firms around the world. According to the 2016 Building Design + Construction magazine “Giants” ranking, SmithGroupJJR is the 6th largest architecture/engineering firm in the U.S.

We have an opportunity for an Intermediate Architect at our San Francisco office. We are seeking talented individuals that are committed to design excellence, who thrive in an environment of collaboration and who demonstrate a high degree of creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.

Working with us, you will:

  • Prepare original architectural plans, diagrams, and data visualization.
  • Perform limited design assignments under general supervision.
  • Independently evaluate, select and apply standard planning techniques, procedures and criteria using judgment for minor adaptations and modifications.
  • Recommend procedures in planning matters.
  • Work from plans/designs of others to compile data and perform design computations.
  • Assist in writing specifications.
  • Visits construction sites to gather information.
  • Receives instruction on specific assignment objectives and independently provides solutions for these objectives.
  • Support more senior planners and architects on large projects.

An ideal candidate has:

  • 5-15 years’ experience with professional degree in Architecture, with experience in Planning/Health/Workplace/Learning and/or Science & Technology projects preferred.
  • LEED AP or LEED BD+C accreditation.
  • Eligibility to take the Architectural Registration Examination (ARE) within a few years, or already a Registered Architect.
  • On-the-job experience using Revit to produce construction documents.
  • High proficiency with Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design programs. 
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and ability to grasp complex functional program requirements.
  • Strong background in design.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work well in a team environment with a collaborative and professional work ethic.

SmithGroupJJR offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We offer 3 weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment, with the option of purchasing additional time off, and pay for 8 federal holidays. We also offer an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays) to help with work/life balance.

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

***We are not currently offering visa sponsorship***

 

Instructions for applying – please read carefully.

  • Go to www.SmithGroupJJR.com and go to the Careers page/ San Francisco.
  • On the posting that you choose, please click the Apply here link. Fill in the required information, and submit your cover letter, resume and portfolio as attachments. Please include salary requirements in your cover letter.

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