Architectural Staff

Rivers & Christian Rivers & Christian Diversity Badge Employer:
West Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Aug 23 '21Posted on:

Rivers & Christian is a boutique architecture firm specializing in aviation projects. We are searching for an enthusiastic professional to join our team.

The Practice: R&C has over forty years of experience and project presence in every major airport in California. We are experts in providing architectural services to the aviation industry. Our projects are fast-paced, challenging, and rewarding. Some of our current projects include long range terminal master planning, technology improvement projects, major terminal renovation and expansion, as well as ground-up general aviation facilities. We have an extensive portfolio of commercial projects and clients.

Responsibilities & Qualifications:


  • Independently perform a variety of assignments requiring skills in all conventional aspects of architectural designs for projects of moderate size and complexity.
  • Perform analyses of design, planning and occupancy studies, and limited design layouts.
  • Prepare project specifications, compile and analyze relevant data.
  • Write reports and specifications. Review completed reports, plans, estimates, and calculations.
  • Responsible for specific technical design aspects of an assigned project including investigation, evaluation, and recommendation of design solutions.


  • Degree in Architecture, bachelor's degree or higher (required)
  • 3-5 years of experience (required)
  • Revit, with a minimum of 2 years Revit project experience (required)
  • Proficiency in architectural detailing (required)
  • Previous experience in schematic design through construction documents on commercial projects (preferred). 
  • Proficiency in AutoCad (preferred)
  • Previous experience with consultant coordination, technical detailing, and specification research (preferred)
  • Strong communication skills (graphic, written, verbal)
  • Organized and self-motivated
  • Attentive to detail and schedule
  • Abilities in 3D modeling (Rhino, Sketchup) and rendering (Vray, 3dsMax) as well as Adobe Creative Suite for design (preferred)

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary ($63,000 – $67,000)
  • Employer-paid PPO medical insurance, life insurance, optional participation in vision, dental, FSA, Aflac and 401(k) plans.
  • Paid vacation time, sick time, and holidays. 
  • Paid monthly parking permit for office building. 
  • A studio environment, in which employee contributions are highly valued and collaboration is encouraged.
  • Professional development opportunities are provided. 

To apply, please email your resume and work samples as a single PDF document with the subject line “Architectural Staff 1” to

Resumes without work samples will not be considered.  

Rivers & Christian provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Rivers & Christian participates in E-verify. 

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