Architect II

Van Parys Architecture + Design Van Parys Architecture + Design Employer:
Westlake Village, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Sep 10 '19Posted on:

Established in 2011, the architecture and interior design firm of Van Parys Architecture + Design (VPA+D) is prominent in the field of high-end residential and commercial architectural design & interiors. Located in Westlake Village, CA (45 min north of Los Angeles), VPA+D has designed the most beautiful residences, luxurious interiors and commercial spaces for our style-discerning clientele. Our company prides itself on a holistic approach to design that incorporates a forward-thinking team-based strategy focused on beautiful and innovative design solutions with environmental responsibility. VPA+D’s highly trained team is committed from concept to implementation to deliver the highest quality projects. We’re passionate about what we do, and we’re looking for new team members who have the energy and commitment to produce nothing but excellent work for our clients. We have many exciting projects and we offer large growth opportunities in a fun, collaborative environment.

We are currently seeking a candidate to fill in the position of Architect II who is passionate about design, creative, motivated, organized and detail oriented. Needs to be personable and well-rounded. We are a boutique firm so this position will require direct involvement with every aspect of our projects, such as working directly with the principals throughout the design process; involvement in client presentations; work on consultant coordination; prepare and/or coordinate construction documents; budgeting; agencies approvals; and construction observation/project administration.

Position Qualifications:

  • A professional architectural degree
  • 6 – 8 years of well-rounded residential architecture / commercial experience
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to design excellence
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Strong management background
  • Ability to lead multiple projects at the same time through all phases of design, documentation, consultant coordination, specifications development, budgeting, permitting and construction and installations
  • Good communication skills with piers and principals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent digital drafting skills
  • Construction document production experience is a must
  • Code knowledge and agency experience is a must
  • Working knowledge of design and construction practices and California Building Codes, and ability to prepare code research
  • Able to focus to meet deadlines
  • Modeling & visualization skills is a plus 
  • Legal authorization to work in the US and English fluency

Our design studio is a “Space to Create” where professional growth is encouraged within a fun collaborative open-office environment.  Benefits include company paid group medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k) plan, one additional paid week for year-end holiday shut-down on top of vacations and holidays.

Our work is created in Revit and/or AutoCAD, and SketchUp. Experience with these skills is a must.

To apply, please send in PDF form, a cover letter (including indication of availability), resume, and portfolio / work samples with Architect II in the subject line of your email.


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VPA+D IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. All Qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, or disability.

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