Intermediate - Senior PA/PM

Formation Association Formation Association Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Sep 23 '22Posted on:

Formation Association practices architecture as an expansive cultural enterprise.  

A growing and award-winning firm based in Los Angeles, our diverse projects range from institutional and commercial commissions to residential and industrial design.   

Our exceptional clients include: Phillips auction house, Redcar Properties, The Underground Museum, and Fuller Theological Seminary. 


Formation Association is currently interviewing for an Intermediate - Senior Architect in Los Angeles with 5 –10 years experience demonstrating PA/PM emphasis.  Our ideal candidate will lead the design and execution of multiple projects creatively and technically across all project phases, from conceptualization to construction administration and participate in improving operational practices with our management team.


  • Professional Architecture Degree Completed, BA/MA.

  • 5-10 years of professional experience w. PA/PM emphasis.

  • Demonstrates ability to lead teams through all project phases.

  • Super great interpersonal skills a must.

  • Experience with AIA and non-AIA contracts.

  • Command of AutoCAD and Revit, Rhino a plus

  • Experience in cultural and institutional projects a super plus.

  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the USA.


  • Manage process and profitability of assigned projects.

  • Deepen client contact and communications.

  • Mentor junior and intermediate team members 

  • Interpolate new ideas within range of Formation Association's work and office culture.

  • Self-organize, navigate ambiguity, and improvise in a demanding work environment.

  • Able to produce commentary and analysis on contemporary art and architecture.


Formation Association is an evolving and creative office responding to the cultural landscape around us.  We’ve typically found that more experienced architects may possess the technical capabilities, but not the cultural perspective to fully understand our process or projects.  If you detect that you possess both, please do reach out to us by applying.


Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by emailing a statement of interest and CV to the following email address.  Please send work portfolios via URL links - Do not send portfolios via emailed PDFs.

No phone calls please  - Only selected candidates will be contacted for in-person interviews.  Thank you for your understanding.

Formation Association is an equal opportunity employer, aspiring to build an intersectional and diverse team.

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