Intermediate Designer - Mixed Use, Residential, Restaurant Projects

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 highly enjoyable and supportive work environment.   

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

Qualified candidates should be able to put together well-coordinated drawing sets, track changes throughout sets, navigate building codes and implement accessibility requirements.  

Candidates must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in architecture
  • 5+ years of experience with similar project types
  • Strong Revit skills preferred. Working knowledge of AutoCAD, SketchUp, Excel, Word, and Adobe CS.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks to be completed
  • Excellent organizational and written communication skills
  • LEED accreditation and/or track toward licensure are a plus

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 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 employees 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

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

Thank you.



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