Project Designer

EHDD EHDD Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Oct 12 '18Posted on:

EHDD, a national leader in architecture, interior design, urban planning and sustainability is seeking an energetic, creative and self-motivated individual to expand our practice’s relationships and work in the Bay Area and beyond. The ideal candidate must have a passion for working in a creative environment, superior communication skills and proven leadership abilities.

The Role:

As a Project Designer, your role is to work in close coordination with the Design Principal to develop the design direction for projects of all sizes and levels of complexity. The ideal candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent presentation and design abilities. The Project Designer must be able to communicate and comprehend the design direction quickly and efficiently to clients and the project team.

What You Will Do:

  • Understand and assess overall project goals as they relate to client values including attention to limitations of design budget and schedule.

  • Work in collaboration with Design Principal in setting overall design direction as it relates to client goals

  • Evaluate client project requirements and stablish design alternatives based on site and code requirements.

  • Develop technical details and coordinate with consultants and contractors in schematic and design development phases.

  • Develop drawings and details on various projects while applying broad knowledge of principles of sustainable design and construction

  • Champions firmwide design excellence principles and facilitates design quality processes with clients and team members

Your Qualifications:

  • Professional degree in Architecture, Design or related field.

  • 5-8 years’ experience in a design office [Architectural office preferred]

  • Proven excellence in design of multiple project types

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Ability to lead charrettes and workshops with clients to build consensus around the design  

  • Strong sketching, graphic, 3D modeling and visualization skills are required.

  • Possess problem solving and creative/innovative thinking skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Fluency with Revit, AutoCAD and other 3D modeling software [Rhino/3DS Max]

  • Strong knowledge of sustainable design principles and LEED accreditation are a plus

  • Licensure preferred.

EHDD offers a great work place environment and interesting building types - including aquariums, museums, academic facilities, laboratories, libraries, student housing and commercial residential developments. We offer competitive benefits, including flex days and support for professional development.

EHDD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.



Please submit a letter of interest, resume and samples of your work by e-mail to and reference Project Designer on subject line.

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