Job Captain

Studio VARA Studio VARA Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Jan 4 '18Posted on:


Experience                             5 – 7 years

Work status                           Full-time

Job type                                Permanent

Posted on                             November, 2017


Contact                        (email responses only please)


Studio VARA is a San Francisco based design practice encompassing Architecture, Urban Design and Interior Design. We are looking for an exceptional Job Captain to assist us immediately with contemporary residences, multi-family residential, and commercial projects.

We are looking for a highly motivated and design-minded individual with 5 - 7 years of post-degree experience in residential and/or commercial projects who is willing to quickly take on responsibility and grow with our team.

Our award-winning studio is young, dynamic, creative, and collaborative with plenty of room for professional growth.  We have the feel of a startup, but with the depth of experience and professionalism of a larger office.


  • Work with partners and senior staff to prepare 2D and 3D design documents, including CAD, hand drawing & model making
  • Create, edit, and manage construction drawing sets
  • Assist with project correspondence, schedule, and budget
  • Planning & building code research
  • Collaborate with partners on design direction
  • Project management of small projects, from conception through construction administration
  • Research and specify materials and systems with a focus on sustainability


  • 5-7 years of experience including the interior architecture of high-end residential, hospitality and/or commercial projects.
  • Technical knowledge of Type V construction, including past work in all phases of design and construction. Experience with other construction Types is a plus.
  • Strong verbal and communication skills. The position requires constant communication with Studio VARA principals, our clients, design consultants and contractors
  • Modern design skills and the sensitivity to be very design detail oriented
  • Proficiency in any or all of the following platforms required: Revit, VectorWorks or AutoCAD.
  • Experience with Sketch Up, Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino, V-Ray and 3D Max are a plus.
  • Working knowledge of construction detailing and assemblies, construction documents and experience in producing a complete construction document set
  • Licensed architect in California or in the process of licensure

This position is full time, permanent position with employer-paid full medical, dental & vision insurance, and an available 401k plan. We offer competitive compensation dependent on experience & education. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and portfolio to No calls please.

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