LA Architect (5-10 years of experience)

ShubinDonaldson ShubinDonaldson Employer:
Culver City, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Jan 17 '18Posted on:

Company Overview: ShubinDonaldson is a growing, award-winning design practice, staffed by 50 architects and designers, plus support personnel. Current work includes a diverse listing of commercial projects ranging from entertainment-business studios, creative offices, and retail stores, to community centers and custom residences. 

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Position Overview: ShubinDonaldson is seeking a motivated mid-level Architect with 5-10 years of experience for a full-time position in our Culver City studio.  This position will be a part of our Commercial Studio and will work on a range of commercial projects.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture is required
  • Must have 5-10 years of experience working on commercial projects, including; workplace interiors, multi-family residential, adaptive reuse, and ground-up commercial projects.
  • Experience with developing construction documents and performing construction administration is required
  • Proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD is necessary
  • 3D modeling skills in SketchUp, Rhino, and 3DS Max are preferred
  • Strong graphic, organization, and communication skills are essential
  • Apply architectural principles and procedures in performing architecture design and drafting needed
  • Compile project data and research
  • Ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively within a project team is desirable
  • Proficiency in conceptual design and design presentation is an advantage

Benefits:  Medical, dental, and long-term disability insurance is offered to full-time, permanent employees.  SD pays 100% of the insurance!  We also offer the opportunity to contribute to our 401k matching plan. 


Submission Instructions: Those interested in applying at ShubinDonaldson may submit their requests electronically, noting the following requirements;

  • In a single PDF attachment, include a one-page cover letter, your resume, and no more than twelve pages illustrating your best work.
  • PDF resolution can be optimized for quality screen view, and should benefit your work. Please do not exceed 10MB.
  • Format the subject line as ‘[name]- [office & position]- [school]’ and leave the body of the email empty

Career positions are intended to be full time, and all applicants should have a commitment and the ability to work for at least one year. International applicants are responsible for obtaining the required documents and permissions for working within the U.S. We will be unable to respond personally to each applicant. If you have not been contacted after four months, you are welcome to reapply.  No phone calls or walk ins will be accepted.

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