SGPA Architecture and Planning SGPA Architecture and Planning Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Feb 7 '20Posted on:

SGPA Architecture and Planning is a leading architectural design firm with offices in San Francisco, San Diego, and Fresno. Over four decades, we’ve become specialists in projects that feature or blend retail, education, multi-family residential, and wellness & senior living. As a mid-sized firm, we're small enough to offer individual guidance and access to principals' expertise, yet large enough to engage in high-profile projects. We are specialists at retail, residential and mixed use projects that focus on creating vibrant, walkable environments. SGPA's projects have repeatedly received national recognition and awards for design excellence. Our greatest honors come from clients who continue to return with new assignments.

Our San Francisco office seeks a Designer who is seeking long-term career relationships with potential for advancement. Candidates should have 3-7 years experience and possess a Bachelors degree in Architecture.

Candidate responsibilities include: Preparation of conceptual design sketches and exhibits for mixed-use, retail, multi-family residential, senior living, and wellness projects. Selection of building materials and color palette.  Collaborate with Design Principal and Project Manager to develop design concepts that respond to Firm and Client objectives. Prepare 3-D models of proposed designs utilizing modeling and/or BIM software. Assist with production of construction documents as necessary based on project workload.

Candidates should possess the following skills: Experience with commercial/retail/mixed-use design, multi-family residential design and site planning.  Proficiency with SketchUp, Photoshop, Revit and familiarity with other industry software applications.  Basic understanding of materials and methods of construction. Excellent graphic and design capabilities. Familiarity with building and zoning codes desirable. Comprehends design concepts in verbal or graphic communication. Capable of composing and extending design elements in presentation format. Ability to compose design details for Construction Documents.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including 401k, medical, dental, paid vacation, and flexible spending options. Capable and enthusiastic job performance will be rewarded with opportunity and responsibility. We offer flexible work schedules and our typical work schedule allows Friday afternoons off to enjoy a longer weekend. SGPA supports licensure and offers reimbursement of architectural exam (ARE) fees for exams you pass. Additionally, we offer mentorship programs and project assignments to help support meeting your IDP experience requirements. SGPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To apply, email your resume and portfolio to SGPA Human Resources at No phone calls, please.

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