Project Architect

Gruen Associates Gruen Associates Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 20 '19Posted on:

Project Architect | Gruen Associates | Los Angeles, CA

Gruen Associates is an award-winning Los Angeles architectural, planning, interiors and landscape design firm with a diverse and extensive portfolio of active projects. Our collaborative environment and depth of experience provides a strong support system for mentoring our staff members.  Gruen has been the past recipient of the AIA/CC Firm Award by delivering thoughtful and diverse project types while nurturing our enriched office culture.

We are looking for accomplished full-time candidates with experience to join our high-end Retail team. Qualified candidates are able to develop quality design and construction documents through hands-on work, coordinate all project issues with owners and consultants, and manage team members through delegation of tasks and leadership.  We are looking for people who are aspirational and familiar with the project type, able to work effectively as part of an overall team leader, and well experienced with schedule and construction challenges. Self-motivated people with initiative and the willingness to push themselves and take responsibility are ideal candidates.  We pride ourselves in mentoring employees in their careers, and provide opportunities for career advancement and promotion.  This is a position for a hard-working and talented individual with an opportunity to develop one’s career in a highly professional setting.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Competencies:

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in Architecture
  • Candidates on the path to architectural licensure.  Licensed architects in the state of CA a plus.
  • 8 years minimum full time experience after graduation
  • Relevant and progressive experience in retail project type
  • Thorough knowledge of architectural construction drawings
  • Should be highly proficient in AutoCAD and Revit.  3D modeling skills a plus.
  • Should have solid understanding of building codes and experience with putting together construction documents
  • Experience in solving project issues with owner representatives, and directing junior team members
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, team-oriented, and adaptable to a fast paced environment
  • Must be an excellent problem solver and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness in their work
  • Should be highly organized and able to coordinate project information & documents
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States without        sponsorship.

We offer a benefits package to full-time employees, including health insurance, cafeteria plan, a 401(k) plan, vacation time, PTO and paid sick leave, and a competitive salary commensurate with experience.  We encourage and support candidates on the path to licensure by providing study materials and paying for passed exams, and provide parking benefits or allowances for public transportation.    

Gruen Associates is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, experience and skills. We offer a collaborative and innovative culture with unique opportunities for growth and experience, and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. 


Please email a PDF document containing your resume and work samples to  File size shall not exceed 8 MB.  Applications without work samples will not be reviewed.  No phone calls, please.  To learn more about our team please visit

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