Senior Architectural Designer

Ottinger Architects Ottinger Architects Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Jul 23 '21Posted on:

Ottinger Architects is a growing firm located in the Fairfax District. We specialize in urban in-fill projects of various scales in the Los Angeles area. Our primary passion is for mixed-use market rate and affordable housing projects throughout the region. With several exciting projects in the beginning stages of development, we have an immediate opening for a Senior Designer with 7+ years of experience who possesses strong design and graphic abilities as well as technical skills.

The ideal candidate can effectively work both collaboratively and independently, manage fast-paced deadlines while incorporating client and city feedback, and produce high-quality design and production drawings. We are seeking a highly motivated, conscientious and detail-oriented person with strong communication and interpersonal skills to join our team.

Ottinger Architects supports a collaborative work environment and offers the opportunity to work on many facets of a project, from initial concept to construction. Our goal is to create a well-rounded office where we foster the opportunity for gaining a breadth of experiences.

 Position requirements:

  • Strong design / graphics skills and a passion for urban design and creative housing solutions
  •  Interest in sustainable design approaches
  • Experience from concept design to drawing production CA experience a plus
  • Experience producing drawings and renderings for entitlement approvals
  • Experience navigating the complex requirements for city approvals
  • Professional degree in Architecture
  • Licensed or on path to license preferred
  • 7+ years of post-graduate experience working in architecture; affordable housing and mixed-use residential experience a plus
  • Familiarity with Los Angeles, Santa Monica and West Hollywood zoning requirements
  • Working knowledge of building construction types l, lll and V
  • Strong understanding of the building code and disabled access requirements
  • Good understanding and ability to coordinate consultant drawings and systems
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and maintain a high-quality of work
  • Minimum of 3-years of Revit experience
  • Proficiency in Rhino, Enscape, V-Ray, Sketch-up and Adobe Creative Suite


Ottinger Architects offers competitive benefits including medical, dental and 401k as well as three weeks of paid vacation, paid holidays and sick leave. We also offer bonus opportunities and the possibility to work a flexible schedule.


Application Instructions: 

Please email a cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format to: and indicate "Senior Designer" in the subject line

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