Project Architect

GGLO GGLO Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Sep 6 '17Posted on:

We are currently looking for a Project Architect to join our award winning team.  As our reputation grows, so does our need for skilled and passionate industry leaders who thrive on collaboration and believe deeply in design’s ability to elevate the human experience. 

At GGLO, we believe it’s both the opportunity and responsibility of design to play a lead role in creating and sustaining community – to design places where our clients’ clients prosper.  To that end, our approach is focused on improving the relationship between people and place. Our Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects and Urban Designers work across scales and project types to create holistic neighborhoods, blocks, buildings, and public places.

Professional Knowledge & Responsibilities

  • Exceptional knowledge and proven ability to put together 5+ story wood frame buildings
  • Demonstrated ability to have worked through the phases of the design process and construction, on US projects.
  • Understanding of materials and detailing, applied on US projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with local code and regulations governing the industry, and ability to perform research, on projects located in the US.
  • Understanding of the parts and purpose of contracts, drafted documents and specifications; and be able to demonstrate having worked with them on US projects.
  • Willingness to learn and work with GGLO accounting and billing processes
  • Demonstrate ability to define a scope of project in relation to fee
  • Willingness to learn and work with GGLO quality assurance process and procedures
  • Mentor less experienced staff

Technological Expertise

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp and Windows OS required
  • Experience with Deltek Vision a plus
  • Proven history of excellent interpersonal, leadership, communication and presentation skills
  • Understands all aspects and phases of the architectural production process
  • Understands and responds to the technical implications of design decisions

Who are we looking for?  The individuals we need must be licensed, LEED accredited (BD+C or ND) is preferred, and will have at least 5 years of professional experience. Demonstrated proficiency with Revit. Experience working on multi-family experience preferred.

What does this mean for your career?  Our employees are a talented mix of individuals who embody every aspect of an integrated practice, who are catalysts for community through an integrated, research based approach with sustainable design competency as a prerequisite.  We offer the opportunity to align your long term career goals with a variety of projects and clients while working with Principals from multiple markets. 

Our salary ranges DOE and we offer an excellent benefit’s package!  We offer the opportunity to join one of Seattle Business Magazines 100 Best Employers to Work For, activities such as our Thursday Crit’s, Emerging professionals, and weekly lunch ‘n’ learns. Other benefits include formal and informal mentorship, ORCA pass, bike parking and bike use, flexible schedules, casual dress code, employee development programs including paid training, licensure reimbursement, paid vacation, paid holidays,  medical, dental, vision, 401K with matching, and more.

Send your resume and condensed portfolio (5MB or less) today and a brief paragraph of the requirements you fit, be sure to include your salary requirements. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

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