Project Designer

Hilliard Architects Hilliard Architects Employer:
Oakland, CA, USLocation:
Sat, Sep 2 '17Posted on:

Are you interested in experimenting with new concepts and tools in architecture? Do you like solving design puzzles as part of a dynamic team? Let's meet and see if this is the place for you.

Hilliard Architects is looking for a Project Designer who wants to be part of our creative team. Currently we are 5 people and we are looking to add a 6th. This position requires initiative and someone comfortable taking responsibility for their tasks. We are looking for a team player committed to delivering exceptional service to our clients and building relationships with our consulting engineers and General Contractors.

We have a wide range of projects; commercial, healthcare, and multi-family residential. We offer continuing education, mentoring and the opportunity to be involved with every facet of the architecture profession. As part of the team, you’ll follow the projects from start to finish; proposal to final punch list.

Learn more at Careers on our website


Hilliard Architects is located in Downtown Oakland, near the 12th Street BART Station.


  1. Bachelor or higher degree in Architecture.

  2. Blend of computer skills in drafting, modeling and rendering, using anything from AutoCAD to SketchUp. We are 100% Revit; if you are willing to learn, we are willing to teach you.

  3. Experience is important, but not as much as your abilities and attitude.

  4. Positive attitude and interest in trying new ideas.

  5. Excellent organizational and communication skills.

  6. OHSPD experience is a plus!

  7. Architect license is a plus, especially a California license.

  8. Additional certifications such as LEED, EDAC, etc. are valued.

  9. Phone calls are welcome: 415-989-6400

  10. If you are currently located outside of the Bay Area, indicate the date you will be in California and your relocation plans as part of your response to this position. 

  11. Email cover letter, resume and small sample of your work to

Hilliard Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, Vietnam era Veteran’s status, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor.

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