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Job Captain

Design Blitz Design Blitz Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Nov 2 '17Posted on:

At Blitz we believe that architecture should tell a story — an interesting and compelling story. What are we about? Where do we
stand? What are our passions and what makes us happy? These are legitimate questions and we should seek answers to them
throughout the design process. After all, it’s not about money, notoriety, or fashion: it’s about doing something that has value. And
when you get that right, everything else follows.


About Blitz

Blitz is a full service architecture and interior design firm specializing in workplace, commercial, retail, and hospitality design. We
provide the complete range of architectural services required to take a project from programming through construction. We are an
agile and passionate team who abide by the doctrine of compelling design and technical rigor.
More than just an architecture firm, we are a team of multi-faceted designers that build upon one another’s strengths to provide
total design solutions for our clients. Our team is comprised of talented architects, interior designers, graphic designers, and
communication specialists whose roles interweave to provide novel and thoughtful solutions.
Above all, we are committed to fostering lasting partnerships with our clients, crafting experiences rooted in place, and creating
projects with lasting value.


About the Position 

Job Captains at Blitz are responsible for preparing architectural construction documents under direct supervision of the project
architect. They coordinate the documents with project consultants and contractors under the direction of senior staf. Job captains
not only provide the critical documentation backbone to our teams but are directly involved in project design and fostering client
relationships. Our studio is collaborative and non-hierarchical and every member of the design team contributes to the project
design. This is a full-time position with benefits (see details on benefits below.) Compensation is based on ability and experience.


Benefits

  • Full-time employees receive four weeks PTO (including the week between Christmas and New Years when the ofce is closed.)
  • 401(k) with generous matching.
  • Flexible working hours with four nine-hour days and a half day on Friday.
  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage is provided.
  • Nine paid holidays.
  • Strong continuing education support on both a firm-wide and an individual basis.
  • Stocked kitchen and fresh coffee daily.
  • Weekly vendor presentations on new furniture, fixtures and finishes.


Requirements

  • 5 to 7 years of experience in architecture or interior design.
  • Revit proficiency is required.
  • Accredited degree in architecture or interior design.
  • Excellent technical and design skills and the ability to work under the direction of senior staf to progress and develop concepts and
  • Construction Documents.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and graphic communication skills inclusive of 3D rendering skills.
  • Experience in architectural interiors is required, experience with core and shell / adaptive reuse / hospitality a plus.
  • Proficient in construction documentation and detailing.
  • Experience in FF&E specifications.
  • Working knowledge of the California Building Code, and experience interfacing with local agencies having jurisdiction.
  • Ability to work within a team environment and coordinate with the design team, clients, consultants, and contractors.
  • Candidates must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.


 

How to Apply
Email your cover letter, resume, work samples inclusive of construction documents and rendering samples, and salary
requirements in a single document in PDF format to careers@designblitzsf.com. No phone calls or drop-ins please.


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