Project Architect

Howard Laks Architects Howard Laks Architects Employer:
Santa Monica, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Jan 10 '19Posted on:

Howard Laks Architects, an awarding winning architectural firm located in Santa Monica, California is seeking a Project Architect.  Candidates must possess a minimum of seven to ten years' experience in multi-family, mixed-use projects, hotels and commercial retail design.  Key qualifications include demonstrated design talent and to work with firm principal to execute and support the design in a collaborative effort.  Excellent communication skills, leadership and presentation skills are required.

Specific responsibilities:

  •  Develop architectural planning and design concept under the direction of the Project Principals.
  • Lead client programming meetings and design presentations.
  • Coordinate architectural design and building systems with engineering consultants.
  • Supervise project design  drawings and detailing by Junior and Intermediate production staff.
  • Work with City and/or County agencies to resolve code related issues.
  • Respond to RFI;s and review shop submittals during the construction phase.


  • Revit experience minimum seven years.
  • Bachelors or Master's Degree in Architecture.
  • Experience in design and detailing projects through construction documentation level.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD 2019, Photoshop, Sketch-Up, Rhino, Illustrator, 3D Studio.
  • Knowledge of local codes; (Santa Monica, Los Angeles) including ADA requirements.
  • We will consider candidates who are authorized to work in the US only.

Three references minimum.

Submit resume and sample of work be e-mail to

Attachments over 5 MB will not be reviewed.  Please no telephone calls.

  • We offer a 401-K Profit Sharing Plan and a competitive salary.

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