Intermediate Architectural Drafts Person

Otis Architecture Inc. Otis Architecture Inc. Employer:
Seal Beach, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Jan 11 '18Posted on:

Full time position available immediately for a highly motivated INTERMEDIATE ARCHITECT to participate in all phases of a project with the Design Principal at Otis Architecture Inc.

Otis Architecture Inc. is an award-winning architecture firm.  Our current projects are high-end custom homes and commercial projects.  We believe the strength of our firm is in our dedication and collaboration with our clients, our creativity and innovation in design, and our passion for the work we do.

As a candidate, you should possess the ability to manage several projects at a time under the supervision of a Design Principal. This position is full-time and in-house (no contract work please). We are committed to providing a long-term opportunity to create innovative, experiential, and timeless spaces that enhance the lives of our clients.

You will be directly involved in ALL phases, from initial Schematic Design through Construction Administration-- from concept to completion. You will be challenged to reach your full creative and problem-solving potential, and have the opportunity to advance your knowledge and career. You will work on exciting residential and commercial projects, be a member of a highly respected and successful firm, and be rewarded for quality performance.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Architecture degree
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of solid work experience, including Construction Documents experience
  • Prof
  • iciency in architectural detailing, knowledge of residential and commercial building standards, and experience with zoning/building codes required.
  • Tenacity to resolve construction/design details. 
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills; Fluency in English (verbal & written) with excellent spelling and grammar.
  • Excellent BIM skills. Minimum 3 years experience with 3d modeling programs. Archicad preferred.
  • Excellent rendering and presentation skills
  • Highly motivated and detail-oriented with the ability to manage deadlines
  • Experience with on-site assessments and measurements for assigned projects
  • Must have their own car for site visits and meetings out of the office.

Only applicants that meet the qualifications and include the above four items will be contacted.

Salary is competitive and will include paid vacation after 12 months, health plan, and be commensurate with your abilities and experience.

All candidates should have legal work status in the United States.  Otis Architecture is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send the following: 

  1. Cover Letter (1 page max. including Salary Expectations and 3 references)
  2. Resume which must include a list of project experience and indicate role candidate served for each project
  3. Relevant Work Samples that represent the candidates design and technical ability as a single PDF format (10MB or less) in an email to:

Please write your name + INTERMEDIATE ARCHITECT in the subject line. No telephone calls please. Only qualified candidates as described above will be considered.  Please note that due to the number of responses, we may not be able to reply to all applicants.

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