Senior Designer

SDK Atelier SDK Atelier Employer:
Irvine, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Sep 7 '21Posted on:

Position Summary

SDK Atelier is in seeking a self-directed and experienced Senior Designer  with experience in single and multi- family residential architecture with management and technical experience in all phases of design. Candidates must exhibit strong organizational skills and be accustomed to working in a team environment. The ideal candidate can take a project through all phases of design and follow through of their project with the production team in the construction phase, has demonstrated knowledge in Type V construction.


  • Develop innovative, creative, integrated and effective design solutions, with an ability to become an integral part of design teams, and guide concept and ideas from pursuit and selection through successful project completion
  • Understand code and cost implications of design decisions to ensure that design proposals are viable and compliant with project goals
  • Have a vision, a positive attitude and team-building skills and effectively partner with other Senior Staff
  • Independently coordinate design with the multidiscipline project team through multiple phases of a project
  • Conduct internal design/work sessions in conjunction with the Project Managers
  • Coordinate workload of team members through multiple phases to complete design deliverables on schedule
  • Provide construction contract administration assistance as needed to maintain design intent through construction
  • Direct the activities of other designers and mentor staff members as needed

Required Skills/Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project Schedule)
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in use of AutoCAD and familiarity with related tools and process
  • Demonstrated graphic presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered Architect
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture
  • Interest in sustainable design/LEED strongly desired
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and SketchUp, and other appropriate modeling and graphics programs


Salary is commensurate with experience.

We offer an extensive benefits package for this position including:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • Performance-based Bonus

SDK Atelier is an Equal Opportunity Employer


For more information or to submit a resume, please email Careers at

SDK Atelier does not accept unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters or employment agencies. 

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