Intermediate Designer

Neil M. Denari Architects, Inc Neil M. Denari Architects, Inc Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Oct 31 '18Posted on:

Neil M. Denari Architects (NMDA) is a small and growing Los Angeles based office dedicated to exploring the worlds of architecture, design, urbanism, and global cultural phenomenon. We are seeking an intermediate-level designer with 2-3 years of full-time experience to join our team.

The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic - eager to do whatever it takes to get a job done. You will be a great team-player, well-rounded, wanting to work here, and able to work on projects both independently and within an Architectural Design team. While not a managerial position, this would be considered along the track towards project/design management and it is expected that you are able to solve problems independently, though confident enough to ask for guidance when needed. 


  • Production of Architectural drawing sets (Concept through CD)
  • Building code & zoning
  • Participate in Architectural Design Process & Develop Alternate Solutions
  • Preparation of presentation packages
  • Building Department approvals
  • Work within given fees and contracts
  • Help manage client expectations, team communication, and consultant coordination


  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organization & communication skills
  • Basic technical & detailing skills (with strong interest in going further)
  • Knowledge of construction materials, details, & methods
  • Strong graphic skills
  • Zoning & building codes experience preferred
  • Experience in all project phases
  • Multi-family, single family, and commercial/retail experience preferred
  • Ability to understand design vision
  • Able to evaluate & solve problems independently
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Rhino, and Adobe Suite (with Revit preferred but not required).
  • Professional degree from NAAB accredited school (or equivalent experience)
  • Legally able to work in the United States
  • Local candidates preferred 


$52-$58k depending upon qualifications, 100% health/dental, competitive PTO, 401k, Life & Long-Term Disability Insurance, Commuter Assistance program.


Please email your submissions to; mention "Intermediate Designer" in subject area to be considered.

*Please send resumes and work samples (or online portfolio) in PDF format no larger than 6MB. Applications with attachments larger than 6MB will be discarded. 

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