Job Captain

DE Architects DE Architects Employer:
Santa Monica, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Jan 10 '20Posted on:

DE Architects, AIA, an award winning architecture firm, is seeking an Intermediate Job Captain to join our 10 person team in Santa Monica.   The candidate should have a strong interest in high density, multi family, urban housing, appreciate quality design, and have a compelling portfolio exhibiting strong graphic skills in preparing construction documents.   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 (file size no more than 8MB, PDF format only). 

What you will do:

  • Be involved in all phases of project development under direct supervision of Project Manager or Principal
  • Provide support for any tasks required for the successful completion of the Project including redlining drawings, performing progress coordination review, and involvement with design development
  • Participate in meetings with clients, consultants and contractors
  • Assist with the plan check process, including participating in meetings with city agencies
  • Use critical problem-solving skills to overcome design and detailing challenges

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor/ Master’s Degree in Architecture
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience and looking for an opportunity to grow within the firm structure
  • Working knowledge of building construction types V, lll, and l.
  • Understanding of CBC and Disabled Access 11A and 11B requirements
  • Understanding consultant drawings and systems
  • Proficiency in Revit 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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