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G7A | Architecture + Urban G7A | Architecture + Urban Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Sun, Jul 23 '17Posted on:

If you seek to make a positive difference in our communities and are socially engaged in our urban and built environment, G7A + Architecture | Urban would love to have you join its small design studio.  G7A is an award-winning, community based design firm in San Francisco's North Beach where we endeavor to enrich and empower those in greatest need and effect positive change through design excellence. Our firm’s culture attracts people who believe in the opportunity for design to make a difference, and the idea that we can best create possibilities by partnering with clients that are driven by purpose. With a primarily non-profit clientele, our projects focus on mixed use, multi-family affordable housing and community service providers. We are a growth trajectory and are expanding our firm and portfolio. Opportunities for personal and professional growth are key attributes for the positions available, experiencing and learning about all facets of a design practice and project delivery.

Positions Available include Intermediate (3-5 years) and Architect/Emerging Professional (5+ years; on path to licensure)

  • Desired team members will have related experience with an accredited degree in Architecture; a Masters in Architecture or Urban Planning is a major plus
  • Design sensitivity, interest in sustainability and excellent technical ability 
  • The ability to contribute to and participate in a team environment 
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture (B.Arch. or equivalent), with at 2-5 years of relevant architectural work experience in multi-family Type V residential construction over concrete podium construction and retail knowledge a plus
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Autodesk's Revit, SketchUp, Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite is required.  As a Mac-based office, Vectorworks experience for existing projects a plus.
  • Candidates must have a strong commitment to design excellence and positive social impact, a proven history of success in the craft of building design and demonstrated capability of producing a solid set of construction drawings.
  • Ability to work independently as well as under the direction of the project architect and project manager. A true collaborative, team player. LEED Accreditation a preference, but not required
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and support diversity and flexibility in the workplace

Responsibilities 

  • Be involved in all aspects of the project from schematic design documentation through construction administration
  • Set up and manage construction documents in Revit
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities at once.
  • Assist in the design documentation process working directly with the Project Architects, Project Manager and other designers
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and experience in coordinating with team members, clients, consultants, and contractors
  • Experience in contract administration including reviewing and processing of submittals and shop drawings, and responding to RFIs a definite plus
  • A working knowledge of codes and regulations, including ADA and Title 24 Energy desirable.
  • Experience with affordable and multi-family housing and sustainable design is preferred
  • Strong technical aptitude, follow-through, attention to detail, and organization
  • Effective written, graphic and oral communication skills

Important Information to Respondents -- Please send only PDFs of the following:

  • One page cover letter briefly describing relevant experience and interest, and what you could personally bring to G7A and its clients
  • Resume | CV
  • Provide PDF work samples of design capabilities and contract documents.  If available, provide links to online portfolio
  • Non-conforming responses will not be reviewed
  • Applicants must be US citizens or currently in possession of a valid US work visa and already residing locally

Please address inquiries and submittals to Irving A. Gonzales, AIA | CGBP, irving@G7Arch.com.

Due to the expected high volume of responses, only qualified candidates will be contacted. This is a full-time position with benefits. Competitive compensation based on experience. If selected, the candidate will be hired and begin immediately.

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