Intermediate Architect / Designer

Blackbird Architects, Inc. Blackbird Architects, Inc. Employer:
Santa Barbara, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Sep 2 '21Posted on:

Blackbird Architects seeks a full-time talented, Architect / Designer to join our diverse team in our collaborative studio.

Job Requirements

  • 3-8 years experience
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture
  • Commitment to design excellence
  • Positive attitude to problem solve and attend to details while understanding the big picture
  • A strong desire to develop professional ability, interest in taking on greater responsibility over time
  • Ability to lead documentation of small projects
  • Significant experience and demonstrated ability in detailing and construction documents
  • Experience in leading consultant coordination
  • Organizational and project management skills; ability to transition between different projects at multiple scales, ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience in a variety of projects and with all phases of design and construction
  • Strong design and graphic skills
  • Working knowledge of VectorWorks a plus
  • Proficiency w/ 3D modeling software such as sketchup or others is desired
  • Adobe software and other presentation software skills a plus
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience in sustainable design
  • Professional work ethic essential

Mission:  Blackbird Architects designs buildings and landscapes for living, learning, work and recreation.  Based in Santa Barbara California since 1995, we realize award-winning places of clarity and beauty, both regionally and beyond.  We seek iconic, transformative, and sustainable design.

Culture: Our passionate team brings expertise from diverse countries, cultures and endeavors, leading us to unexpected and elegant solutions.  Our work hinges on collaboration, between clients, architects, landscape architects, engineers, and artists.  The firm provides an ambitious, supportive, and growth-oriented studio environment for our team-members to grow and thrive.  We provide competitive salary and benefit packages to the ideal candidate.  Check out our work at


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and work samples in a PDF format to the following email address. 

Please include your NAME in the subject line. 

Blackbird email address: 

Please, no phone calls.

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