Architectural Designer

KAA Design Group KAA Design Group Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Jun 20 '19Posted on:

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KAA Design is a leading-edge design studio dedicated to advancing the California lifestyle through contemporary architecture and landscape design. For over 30 years, we have created one-of-a-kind homes that place a premium on comfort and beauty, elevating the rituals of daily life from the mundane to the sublime.

position > architectural designer

The role of an Architectural Designer at KAA Design is to support the development and documentation of primarily high-end custom residential projects under the supervision of the project leaders. This position will require strong proficiency in ARCHICAD for daily project tasks.


  • Perform drafting, 3D modeling and presentation work following firm Graphic Standards
  • Develop conceptual sketches into design presentations
  • Coordinate materials and color palettes for presentation
  • Develop sketch details into CAD drawings and prepare design development and construction
  • documents
  • Maintain logs and records necessary to manage the project
  • Compose transmittals and other correspondence necessary for the project
  • Prioritize, delegate and coordinate tasks with project team members
  • Research public agency requirements and prepare site analysis documents
  • Prepare and coordinate cost estimate budgets as required per the phases of the project
  • Inspire and motivate current employees.
  • Assist in maintaining fiscal responsibility for each project
  • Work and communicate in all phases as an integral member of the project team
  • Perform work according to the KAA Core Values.


  • Degree from an accredited Bachelor or Masters of Architecture Program (LEED accreditation a plus)
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years post-graduate experience with an emphasis on single-family residential projects.
  • Must be proficient with BIM (ARCHICAD preferred)
  • Proficiency with Adobe Applications is strongly preferred

Submit cover letter, resume and portfolio samples, with indication of your role on the projects submitted, via email only – combined size not to exceed 5MB. We will acknowledge receipts of your information, but due to the volume of resumes received, only candidates being considered for a position will be contacted.

Please no hard copies, drop-ins or phone calls. All inquiries should be directed to

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