Project Architect/Manager

Tichenor & Thorp Architects, Inc. Tichenor & Thorp Architects, Inc. Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 28 '18Posted on:


Are you interested in working on the wide variety of compelling and creative work you would expect in a corporate firm, but in a non-corporate environment?  Would you like to be a part of a firm that values the individual, and will recognize your versatility first-hand? 

Tichenor & Thorp Architects,Inc., an award-winning and widely published architecture, landscape and interior design firm, is seeking an experienced licensed architect with expertise in commercial core and shell, and commercial interiors. We specialize in unique integrated and detailed approaches to large-scale residential and commercial architecture and landscape projects.

Commercial projects on the boards include: 

  • The Los Angeles Times new headquarters and campus
  • NantWorks’ Culver City headquarters: a seven-building campus, comprising over 250K square feet of labs and offices

Residential projects on the boards include multiple large-scale homes with gardens throughout Los Angeles, as well as from the Southern California coast to Northern California.

In 2017, Vendome Press published Outside In: The Houses and Gardens of Tichenor & Thorp.  Recognized as one of The Robb Report’s Top 30 Architects, Tichenor & Thorp’s work has been featured in numerous publications, including California Home + Design, DIGS Magazine, The Wall Street Journaland Architectural Digest.  For a full list, please visit our website at

A selection of Tichenor & Thorp Architects, Inc. projects can be viewed at

Responsibilities will include: project management of firm’s commercial portfolio; development of design and construction documents including details; construction observation; code research and analysis; direct interaction with Principals, project team members, consultants and contractors; regulatory agency submittals; construction administration; written communication; and documentation of projects.  

Our firm is Macintosh-based, using Vectorworks and related design software. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years of experience managing architecture projects
  • Familiar with all aspects of developing and running a project from conception through Construction Administration
  • Extensive experience with construction documents and administration, including tenant improvements and interior architecture 
  • Proficiency in Adobe and Rhino; Vectorworks knowledge a plus
  • Proficiency in Revit, SketchUp, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Proficiency in 3D Modeling software
  • Proficiency in writing and communications skills is vital
  • Familiarity with ProCore a plus
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines
  • Code research and analysis
  • Material and equipment research and specifications
  • Ability to generate space plans, layouts, specs and to develop FF&E presentations
  • Background in commercial healthcare facilities a plus
  • Experience in commercial interior design a plus
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Position includes benefits. Compensation commensurate with experience.

To apply please send cover letter, resume, and work samples including construction documents to  employment@tichenorandthorp.comLocal candidates only need apply.  Upon consideration, a background check will be required. 

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