Senior Designer

Gould Evans Gould Evans Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Oct 10 '17Posted on:

Position Description: Gould Evans is seeking a full-time senior designer to work as part of our collaborative design studios. Ideal candidate would have 10-12 years of experience, with a professional degree from an NAAB accredited program and strong design and presentation skills along with a portfolio with several fully realized projects. 

At Gould Evans, we believe partnership is not about compromise. It is the expression of individual talents made manifest through a shared vision. We seek employees and clients who share our values of intellectual curiosity, collaboration and passion for meaningful design outcomes. 

Our portfolio is intentionally diverse – in project type, scale and location. This diversity is a strength that encourages innovative, critical thinking and discourages a formulaic approach. Above all, we work to create solutions that transform their surroundings, engage their occupants, sustain their environment and support our clients’ missions.

Currently, we have more than 150 associates across our Phoenix, San Francisco, Kansas City, Lawrence, and New Orleans studios.

Primary responsibilities of the position:

  • Participate in planning, designing, illustrating, and presenting projects.
  • Ability to help lead design team on mid to large scale projects, in collaboration with Principal.
  • Assistance and collaboration with all aspects of design and documentation process
  • Developing and refining design concepts and compiling technical reports
  • Will collaborate with and act as a liaison between all involved parties to bring to life the vision of our clients
  • Work with the project team to ensure the projects meet metrics for energy performance, financial performance and design excellence
  • Assist in ensuring that projects are sustainable and in compliance with local state and federal regulations

This is a full-time position which includes generous benefits such as vacation time, sick time, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance as well as participation in a 401(k) and employee stock ownership plans. 

We are seeking candidates with:

  • Professional degree in architecture from an NAAB accredited program
  • Demonstrated knowledge of high performance, sustainable design process and projects
  • Experience in high rise residential/multiuse urban projects
  • Experience working with large, high design projects
  • Strong conceptual 3D modeling skills required (Rhino preferred) and knowledge of computational tools (Grasshopper, etc) preferred.
  • Proficiency with Revit 2016 , required.
  • Strong graphic, conceptual and design skills, including experience in early design phases.
  • Ability to create new ideas both independently and in collaboration.
  • Candidates must thrive in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary environment and be flexible to support numerous teams in any project phase.

If this sounds like you, please submit your resume, cover letter with salary requirements and an electronic portfolio (PDF format/10MB limit) to Please no calls about this position. EOE/AA

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