Junior Designer / Drafter

Studio KDA Studio KDA Employer:
Berkeley, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Feb 15 '18Posted on:

Studio KDA is an award-winning, 25-person design firm specializing in multi-family housing, retail and restaurant design.  We are known for engaging, thoughtful design, high level of service to our clients and a very enjoyable and supportive work environment.   

We have an immediate need for a self-motivated, junior-level designer to assist in all phases of production from feasibility studies to construction documents.  

Candidates must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in architecture
  • 2 - 3  years of experience
  • Experience with Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Excel, Word, and Adobe CS.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks to be completed
  • Excellent organizational and written communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and collaborative attitude toward learning and ability to design within a wide range of challenges and project types. 

We are committed to professional development through mentoring and continuing education. Our staff have ample opportunity to grow and advance quickly through demonstrated effort and success. Studio KDA provides competitive salaries and full benefits package including vacation, medical coverage, dental plan, 401(k) plan, profit sharing, disability insurance and commuter benefits program. As a collaborative and community-focused firm we provide the framework for social gathering through Friday celebrations, an annual River Trip, as well as field trips, outings and seminars.  

Our office is a casual, dynamic and collaborative environment. We designed and built the building we occupy, creating a space filled with natural light, generous workstations and outdoor terraces.  In addition to an excellent studio environment, we ensure that staff have the tools they need (training, hardware, software, technical support, mentoring and continuing education) to enable inspired and efficient work.   

To learn more about our projects, design philosophy and work environment please see our website at

Thank you.


Email letters, resumes and work samples to  No phone calls, please.


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