Project Architect (LA)

West of West West of West Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Mar 16 '21Posted on:

Project Architect (Los Angeles)--As a Project Architect at West of West you will develop and manage design-driven commercial architectural projects in all phases from our Los Angeles studio. 

You will participate in and oversee the architectural aspects of a project in all phases while managing project workflows. You should be intimately familiar with the needs of commercial projects including zoning and building codes, permitting, detailing, and working drawings, and you should have successfully performed this role in the past.

You are confident, knowledgeable, and reliable. You are independent and proactive, and excited to bring your talents to a growing young design studio.

This role is for work on major building repositions and new ground-up commercial projects in Los Angeles and experience in both is required. The capacity to work closely with other project partners while promoting and maintaining good relationships is required. 

This role is remote WFH until the pandemic is over.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead projects in the LA region, including meetings, consultant coordination, project scheduling, and internal project team management
  • Production of drawing sets in all project phases

What you’ll bring:

  • 8-10 years minimum experience in the production of architectural projects
  • Rigorous technical understanding paired with strong design and aesthetic sensibilities
  • Direct experience with LADBS is required.
  • A documented history with working drawings and knowledge of SD-CA phases
  • AutoCAD and Revit skills
  • B. Arch or M. Arch degree
  • Strong critical thinking
  • Independence and responsibility with a strong, self-motivated work ethic and commitment to design

What we’ll give you:

  • Money
  • Good projects
  • Benefits including medical, dental, and vision
  • Paid holidays and vacation

West of West is an architecture and design studio shaping how people interact with the world around them. The studio challenges ideas, starts conversations, and pursues the creation of buildings and interiors with fresh perspective. The studio strives to push boundaries and has a long-standing obsession with light, form, materiality, and craft. Each project is an opportunity to create compelling spaces and shape new experiences while helping our partners across industries solve problems, create spaces that matter, and drive culture forward. The studio operates in Portland and Los Angeles.


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