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Project Architect

Woods + Dangaran Woods + Dangaran Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 18 '20Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Firm Profile

Woods + Dangaran is a dynamic architecture firm based in Los Angeles, California that primarily focuses on the design, detailing, and execution of high-end custom single-family homes. Our process is anchored in simplicity. By emphasizing purity of form, intuitive processions of space, honest use of materials and highest-quality craftsmanship, our designs resist trends and offer their owners rational tranquil, and modern spaces that stand the test of time. We foster a collaborative environment where our studio members are involved in all stages of projects from design conception to completion.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor or Masters of Architecture from an accredited institution.
  • 3-5 years of post-graduate experience in high-end residential projects including technical detailing.
  • Licensed architects preferred, but not required.
  • Passion for design and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Understanding of project coordination and the ability to support project design objectives.
  • Experience and knowledge of architectural design, drafting, building materials, building codes, and construction techniques of high-end custom residential projects.
  • Experience with all aspects of architectural services from schematic design through construction project close-out, including design and technical expertise.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially in a remote environment. Fluency in English and valid, long-term work status in the United States.
  • Proficiency in BIM (Revit), AutoCAD, & Adobe Suite
  • You are a problem solver who can anticipate needs, help make decisions, who enjoys mentoring and working collaboratively with other team members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in all phases of architectural practice under the direct supervision of the Senior Manager and Partners.
  • Interact and coordinate with the design team throughout the entire design process.
  • Work with the project team through construction documents, construction administration, including answering RFIs, reviewing submittals, and resolving construction related issues in the office and the field. 
  • Produce architectural drawings, documentation, and other deliverables compliant with building codes, project requirements, jurisdictional reviews, and permits.
  • Communicate and coordinate with project team, consultants, contractors, and agency officials to assure continuity and consistency of documentation.
  • Work with the project team to produce presentation materials for client and agency presentations.
  • Apply design evaluations during Construction Document and Construction Administration phases
  • Perform material research in preparation for project specifications.
  • Share experiences and lessons learned to increase the firm’s common knowledge
  • Work closely with firm principles
  • Solve problems on site, working with existing field conditions.

Compensation and Benefits

We hire carefully and for the long term. We offer a competitive compensation package including a 401 (k), health, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave.

Note that this position is located in Los Angeles and is temporarily a “work from home” position.

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, and portfolio samples with indication of your role on the projects submitted to jobs@woodsdangaran.com.  We will acknowledge receipt of your information, but only candidates that are considered for the position will be contacted.  No hard copies, drop-ins, or telephone calls, please.  Reposting this job description elsewhere in not permitted.

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