Studio Assistant

Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Sep 14 '21Posted on:

Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects [LOHA] is seeking a studio assistant to join our team in Los Angeles.

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic, optimistic, self-driven and highly organized individual with a passion for design, who can help facilitate the smooth and effective running of the day-to-day operations of the studio.

The candidate will work alongside 30 designers in a creative and dynamic environment. An interest and background in the arts, design, or similar creative field is essential.

Full or part time positions are possible.

Job Description

Responsibilities include:

  • Administrative support to office leadership and design team
  • Facilitating and organizing information required for quarterly meetings with studio leadership
  • Coordinating logistics and arranging meetings with current and potential clients, including travel
  • Manage, direct, and respond to phone calls and outreach
  • Answering general inquiries and directing staff, clients, and consultants to information
  • Greeting visitors to the studio
  • Managing office calendars
  • Facilitate and organize recurring office meetings
  • Organize and communicate with staff on internal office updates and announcements
  • Setting up and welcoming new employees
  • Ensuring that the studio is well-maintained, supplied, and extremely organized
  • Coordination and oversight of work with external vendors and consultants
  • Facilitation and oversight of general office maintenance
  • Organizing office events and gatherings 
  • Organizing and maintaining records, files, office manuals, archival information, and other important documents in an efficient and clear manner
  • Thorough knowledge of the studio digital file server and ability to locate documents quickly

Qualified candidates should have:

  • Strong self-management and initiative, organizational skills, and sense of responsibility
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-motivated, nimble, and confident in a creative, complex, multi-faceted, and collaborative environment
  • Passion for architecture and knowledgeable in art and design
  • BA required. Background in business, management, architecture or related creative fields is preferred.
  • 1-3 years of experience in some form of assistant/administrative role in a creative industry
  • Fluent in professional software (MS Suite, Adobe Suite, etc.)
  • U.S. citizen, hold a green card or have work authorization

We offer our employees a creative working environment with great room for professional growth. 

Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Benefits include health insurance (including dental), and 401K, in addition to paid holidays, PTO, and additional supplemental benefits that accrue over time.  

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter as PDF attachments to, with the subject line ‘Studio Assistant’. Limit file sizes to 5MB. No phone calls, please.

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