Intermediate Project Architect (Educational & Other Non-Residential Projects)

Swift Lee Office, Inc. Swift Lee Office, Inc. Employer:
Pasadena, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Jul 27 '18Posted on:

Swift Lee Office, a full-service architecture studio located in Pasadena, is currently seeking candidates for an intermediate architect position. The desired person would be passionate about social equity and high-performance buildings, as well as technological innovation, research, and hands-on making.


  • Professional degree in architecture.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in high-quality architectural firm.
  • Strong experience in educational and commercial projects in all aspects of design and construction including campus assessment, feasibility, and master plan studies. 
  • Fluent in sustainable design concepts, strategies, and best practices.
  • Experience with DSA approval process, LAUSD experience a plus.
  • Licensed CA architect a plus.
  • Experience in accessible design and good working knowledge of CBC chapter 11A & 11B.
  • LEED accredited professional a plus
  • Design and graphic skills required.
  • Strong communication, computer, and administrative skills are required.
  • Construction administration experience including coordination with sub-consultants such as civil, structural, geotechnical, MEP engineers, cost and landscape consultants.
  • Revit and ACAD proficiency
  • Fluent use of Rhino, 3D Max or VRay, Grasshopper a plus
  • Digital and analog fabrication a plus.
  • Legal authorization to work in the US and English fluency


  • Letter of interest
  • Resume with References
  • Work samples (Professional & Student work)
  • Submit above in a single PDF format file (Max. 8 MB) to
  • E-mail “Subject Line” should read: “Intermediate Project Architect (Non-residential Projects)”


  • Local candidates ONLY
  • Must be able to start immediately
  • Pay is commensurate with experience
  • Please no phone calls, drop-offs, agencies


Swift Lee Office (SLO) is a multi-disciplinary design collaborative founded in 2000 by Gloria Lee and Nathan Swift.  SLO has since grown to a full-service, award-winning architectural firm with an extensive portfolio of innovative residential and educational projects, as well as highly complex civic, commercial, and industrial projects throughout California and beyond. SLO believes sustainable design makes good business as well as environmental sense. They are committed to working with clients to design the most energy, resource and water-efficient buildings that the budget, time, and scope of the project allow.


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