Architectural Designer I

Studio AR&D Architects Studio AR&D Architects Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Sat, Oct 27 '18Posted on:

Position: Architectural Designer (Design Staff 1 or Architect 1)

Studio AR&D architects is seeking an entry to mid-level Architectural Designer to start immediately. We are looking for a highly-organized individual who will thrive in a fast-paced creative environment. Candidates must be comfortable working towards exploring new design and construction methods and excel at multi-tasking.    

Position Responsibilities & Interests include but are not limited to: 

  • Strong Interest in contemporary architecture (portfolio and work samples must reflect this passion)
  • Perform well throughout design and documentation projects from conceptual design, schematic design, design development
  • The creation and development of construction documents with a heavy emphasis on construction detailing
  • Ability to work on and coordinate multiple projects/tasks at one time
  • Collaborating with contractors, and consultants on site in the field
  • Creating 3d models and renderings using Sketchup, Rhino & Vray
  • Ability and proficiency with graphic design software including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Preparing client presentations, data spreadsheets, & proposals
  • Attending client, consultant, and/or contractor meetings and interaction with clients, consultants, and contractors via email, phone calls and through in person meetings and presentations
  • Researching and sourcing materials, vendors, pricing and product specifications
  • Various other office duties including strong organizational skills and duties, creating office standards, running errands for office and projects, etc.
  • Creative thinking

Position Requirements:

  • 3-5 years experience at an Architecture firm
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture
  • Experience in custom residential is desirable
  • Highly proficient in AutoCAD is a must. MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign) BIM would be a bonus (Archicad or Revit)
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining a high level of detail and accuracy 
  • An individual who is a self-starter, who can also take initiative & ownership of duties given while also working well as part of a team is mandatory

Studio AR&D offers a creative and collaborative work environment with a growing portfolio of work that seeks to advance a language of architecture that is both poetic and meaningful in every detail. We are a small firm which provides the opportunity and commitment for all team members to touch all aspects of each project from concept through construction. Current projects include high-end custom residential, hotel | hospitality, interior architecture, and landscape.

Salary is competitive and based upon skill level. Incentives include:

  • Professional development support
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid vacation and time off

Please respond with cover letter, resume, portfolio and references to:

Please, no phone calls or third parties. 

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