Architectural Studio Director

TCA Architects TCA Architects Employer:
Irvine, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Aug 21 '19Posted on:



TCA Orange County:

Nestled between the beach and the hub of business headquarters in Irvine, the Irvine studio is conveniently located just two miles from John Wayne Airport with easy access to many of California's major freeways, including the 405, 5, 73, and Pacific Coast Highway (PCH.) Led by Irwin Yau, TCA-OC is the most centralized studio. The staff enjoys being literally sandwiched between two of Southern California's largest fashion and dining destinations (South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island.) The studio's natural light and views of the surrounding mountains help support the flow of creativity, and Studio Directors sit among their team members in an open floor plan to promote interaction and collaboration. Welcome to TCA-OC!

Who we are at TCA:

Founded in 1993, TCA Architects specializes in the planning and design of next generation, high density multifamily housing, retail, mixed-use and signature hospitality developments taking pride in helping shape quality environments for everyone. The firm's collaborative approach and industry leading technological expertise have resulted in award-winning, sustainable projects that respect our communities and the environment. With studios in Irvine, Los Angeles and Oakland California, TCA has been recognized for their industry leading expertise in master planning and design for a variety of multifamily, hospitality and mixed-use projects.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for a motivated, self starter, Studio Director for our growing team in the Orange County area. The Studio Director will be a licensed Architect and have 15 plus years of design and development experience plus 6 years of experience with multi-family mixed-use projects. The Studio Director will report directly to the Principal in Charge and will be the primary client contact. This ideal candidate must be a team player with a positive influence and have the ability to inspire, motivate, collaborate with and develop others, as well as be an exceptional communicator both internally and externally. They will be presenting ideas to clients and ensures that the company standards are being followed. They must have strong leadership skills while managing a team of Architects. This candidate must also have experience in Business Development and Client management, including development of proposals and contracts. A solid working knowledge of current construction methods, procedures, and costs in multi-family housing is a must.


  • Minimum of 15 years of architectural experience required
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience on multi-family projects
  • Construction administration experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Revit required
  • Excellent organization skills required


  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture required
  • California licensed Architect required
  • Member of AIA & other professional organizations

Position Location:

  • The Architectural Studio Director will be located in our Irvine office.


TCA offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, short and long term disability, life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and paid time off.  We also offer bonus opportunities and the opportunity to work a flexible schedule with half days on Friday.

TCA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or genetics.


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website  below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept  applications through our website.      

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