Senior Designer

Parallax Architecture and Planning Parallax Architecture and Planning Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, May 21 '19Posted on:

Company Description

Parallax is an architectural design and planning firm located in Culver City specializing in independent school, college and university buildings.  Our office is a collaborative studio environment committed to creating distinctive high performance architecture for educators.  We have been serving schools in the Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley regions for over 25 years.

We are looking for a talented Senior Designer to support planning and design work on several school projects. Key qualifications include demonstrated design talent and experience with the design of commercial projects.  Excellent team-working and communication skills are a must as well as a solid working knowledge of Revit drawing software.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Develop architectural planning and design concepts for educational buildings under the direction of the Project Principals
  • Lead consultant meetings and design presentations
  • Coordinate architecture and building systems with engineering consultants
  • Supervise project design drawing and detailing by junior and intermediate production staff
  • Work with City and/or County agencies to resolve code related issues
  • Support the Project Manager throughout the project construction phase by answering design RFI's and reviewing shop submittals


  • B-Arch from a U.S. College or University
  • At least 6 years of professional experience developing institutional buildings
  • Working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent working knowledge/fluency in Revit for project design and detailing
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Ability to speak confidently in public and lead presentations
  • Understanding of Los Angeles building codes
  • Knowledge of construction materials, standards and details
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Los Angeles area resident
  • Must be authorized to work in the US

Three references minimum.
Please no phone calls, drop-offs, or agencies.


Salary will be set based upon experience and demonstrated skill level. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance and a 401(k) plan.


Please submit a letter of interest, current CV, and work samples in PDF format (no larger than 10 MB) to: Ms. Hamill at

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