Junior Architects

DE Architects DE Architects Employer:
Santa Monica, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Jun 28 '19Posted on:

DE Architects, AIA, an award winning architecture firm, is seeking a Junior Architect/Designer to join our 9 person team in Santa Monica.   The candidate should have a strong interest in high density, multi family, urban housing, and have a compelling digital design portfolio exhibiting strong graphic skills.   Our ideal candidate is a collaborative team leader, highly motivated and ready to join our team and contribute to the success of the firm.

Submit resume and salary requirements by email to  Include no more than 5 portfolio samples including 1 rendering (file size no more than 8MB, PDF format only). 

What you will do:

  • Be involved in all phases of project design and development under direct supervision of Project Manager or Principal
  • Provide support for any tasks required for the successful completion of the Project
  • Participate in meetings with clients, consultants and contractors
  • Assist with the plan check process, including participating in meetings with city agencies
  • Assist with preparation of presentation packages for Design Review Boards and community outreach meetings.

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor/ Master’s Degree in Architecture
  • Minimum 1 -3 years of related experience (including internships)
  • Strong design sensibilities and presentation skills and proficiency with rendering programs
  • Proficiency in Revit, Office 365 is a must/ AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
  • Strong time management and multitasking skills, flexibility providing support for various projects
  • Able to communicate clearly with peers regarding goals and guidelines
  • Ability to excel within a team environment and produce high quality work within designated deadlines and overcome challenges with critical problem-solving skills
  • Authorization to work within the US permanently (no sponsorships)

What we offer:

  • Fulltime position with competitive salary
  • Full benefits including 401K, Medical (including dental and vision)
  • Flexible work hours
  • Convenient Public Transit accessibility (office is one block from downtown Santa Monica Expo Line Station)
  • Office participates in NCARB AXP program

About us:

At DE Architects, AIA we strive for excellence by aligning the skills, talents and energies of a diverse group of employees.  Our team mentoring approach creates an energizing and empowering work culture where dynamic, self-motivated individuals thrive in pursuit of the same goal: great sustainable design.

In describing our firm, we are passionate, collaborative and unpretentious.  We love what we do and strive to provide an environment to grow professionally and excel.  Our shared enthusiasm for design, sustainability, communication, mentoring, volunteering, customer service and managing (and all things we have a passion for collectively and individually) have allowed us to become highly regarded within our profession.


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