Designer 1

Michael W Folonis, Architects Michael W Folonis, Architects Employer:
Santa Monica, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Nov 1 '19Posted on:

Job Title: Designer I

Employer: Michael W. Folonis Architects
Location: Santa Monica, CA, US

Type: Full-time, Salaried

Michael W. Folonis Architects is a highly recognized, award-winning architectural design studio located in Santa Monica. Project typologies include high-rise, mixed-use, commercial, multi-family housing, and healthcare. We are seeking talented individuals who want to take charge and fast-track their architectural experience. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits and is available immediately.


  • Two weeks paid vacation including the week the office is closed between Christmas and New Years, three weeks the second year, one additional day per year after that
  • 9 paid holidays (one of your choice), 5 sick days
  • Paid medical
  • 401K plan paid by the company, no employee contribution required
  • Transportation bonus for taking public transportation or ride-share
  • Flexible working hours with four nine hour days per week, eight hours Friday and every other Friday off
  • Strong continuing education support, paid ARE examinations
  • Kitchen with espresso maker
  • Bachelor or Masters of Architecture from an accredited institution
  • 5 + years of full-time work experience
  • Knowledge of local codes and the CBC
  • Experience and knowledge of architectural design, drafting, detailing
  • Proficiency in conceptual design and presentation
  • Strong construction document skills
  • Experience with Type I, III, V construction and mixed-use projects
  • Participation in all phases of architectural practice
  • Developing architectural planning and design concepts under the direction of the senior project architect
  • Preparing project presentation materials, diagrams, renderings and graphics
  • Production of architectural drawings and documentation

Qualifications are:

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume, and portfolio [5mb max.] to Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. We are only accepting applicants who have authorization to work in the US.

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