Interiors Architectural Technical Professional

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 13 '19Posted on:

SOM, one of the most influential design firms in the world, is seeking innovative, creative, independent, and critical thinkers who aspire to the highest standards of excellence. Join our collaborative design practice as an Interiors Architectural Technical Professional for the opportunity to build a strong and thriving career.


  • Completion of five or six-year architectural degree program
  • Minimum of three years’ total professional experience; experience in all phases of project work including preparation of conceptual, schematic, design development, and construction documents and supporting materials preferable
  • Demonstrates general knowledge of building materials, detailing, construction techniques, related engineering principles, sustainability strategies and building codes
  • Demonstrates proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Revit, word processing and spreadsheet programs
  • Demonstrates proficiency in digital modeling and rendering programs, and Photoshop preferred


  • Performs and completes work on defined segments of a project, after initial and periodic interaction with assigned supervisor and organizes own work efforts within that framework
  • Exhibits thorough understanding of design philosophy of projects and provides input in developing a design strategy relative to assigned task or area or responsibility
  • Seeks creative and innovative solutions to assigned tasks and develops associated research and documentation for these solutions
  • Demonstrates detailed knowledge of local office standards, policies and procedures
  • Contributes to detailed preparation of design and construction documents during all project phases
  • Checks, coordinates and integrates work with other project team members
  • Performs material and building systems research and participates in the coordination and preparation of project specifications
  • Reviews shop drawings and samples under periodic direction of an assigned supervisor
  • Provides major input and management of project document control tasks
  • Is actively pursuing or has achieved professional accreditation and licensure
  • Is actively pursuing or has achieved LEED professional accreditation

SOM offers opportunities to work on transformational projects, competitive salaries, health insurance, wellness, retirement and financial and other work/life plans.


At SOM, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We believe an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community, while also enriching and challenging our own thinking about design. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Visit this page to learn more about SOM's employment policy and how to apply offline:

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Portfolios must be submitted for all design positions (Architecture, Interiors, Planning, etc). Applications without work samples will not be reviewed.  Portfolios should be one PDF attachment, 10-20 pages, maximum 5 MB. Submit portfolios as part of your application in the section where the application asks you for your Resume or CV.


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