Intermediate Architect

Parallax Architecture and Planning Parallax Architecture and Planning Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Sep 22 '17Posted on:

Company Description

Parallax is an architectural design and planning firm located in Culver City specializing in private school, college and university buildings.  Our office is a collaborative studio environment committed to creating distinctive high-performance architecture for educators.  We have been serving schools in Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley Counties for over 20 years.

We are looking for a talented Intermediate Architect to support planning and design work on several school projects.  Key qualifications include demonstrated design talent and experience with the design and placement of educational facilities.  Excellent interpersonal, leadership and presentation skills are a must as well as a solid working knowledge of Revit drawing software.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Develop architectural planning and design concepts for educational buildings under the direction of the Project Principals
  • Support consultant meetings and design presentations
  • Coordinate architecture and building systems with engineering consultants
  • Supervise project design drawing and detailing by Junior production staff
  • Work with City and/or County agencies to resolve code related issues
  • Support the Project Manager throughout the project construction phase by answering design RFI's and reviewing shop submittals


  • B-Arch from a U.S. College or University
  • At least 5 years of professional experience developing institutional buildings
  • Excellent working knowledge/fluency in Revit for project design and detailing
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Ability to speak confidently in public and lead discussions
  • Strong team player
  • Understanding of Los Angeles building and zoning codes
  • Knowledge of construction materials, standards and details
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Los Angeles area resident
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without need for employer sponsorship

Three references minimum.
Please no phone calls, drop-offs, or agencies.

Salary: commensurate with experience and demonstrated skill level.  Compensation includes full benefits package with health insurance and 401(k) plan

Full benefits package


Please submit a letter of interest, current CV, salary history, and work samples in PDF format (no larger than 10 MB) to: Ms. Hamill at

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