Job Captain

John Kaliski Architects (JKA) John Kaliski Architects (JKA) Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Sat, Oct 16 '21Posted on:

Job Captain with 5 to 7 years of experience to design, develop, manage, and implement multifamily housing projects with JKA's modular housing partner.

Applicants will have a passion for designing and detailing constructible design documents and permit sets. They will collaborate with team members across a range of disciplines and firms to create technical and design solutions for missing middle affordable dwelling.

JKA ( is a full-service, 12-person, Southern California-based architecture and urban design firm working on multifamily, hospitality, mixed-use, residential, and urban design projects. JKA’s mission is to foster places and buildings that further social equity and resilience. We are growing our office through a design and thinking culture of collaboration, respect, diversity, mentorship, and opportunity


  • Implementing the planning, design, production, and construction of one or more modular multi-family residential projects.
  • Ensuring that projects are well designed, detailed, code-compliant, coordinated, and administered within agreed upon schedules.
  • Working and communicating with team members to coordinate work products during the entire design and project process.
  • Implementing quality control of projects through scheduling of critical paths and tasks, review of work products in relationship to task identification, and reporting.
  • Coordinating consultants, vendors, and other project partners.
  • Developing, managing, coordinating, and mentoring less-experienced professional staff.


  • First professional degree.


  • Working towards licensure or licensed architect.


  • 3 to 5 years of relevant multi-family residential work or equal utilizing Revit or similar as well as other programs utilized for the design and implementation of architectural projects.

Key Skills

  • Design, visualization, and technical competence as evidenced by quality of individual and team work on previous projects.
  • Working knowledge of building and planning codes, code research, and use of codes.
  • Experience implementing the construction phase of architectural services.
  • Capacity to multi-task on all aspects of one or more projects.
  • Self-organizer and self-manager of work, tasks, and schedules.
  • Clear communicator of design concepts and details, work and task status, and milestones in both written and visual formats to team members.
  • Ability to oversee the work and mentoring of less-experienced team members to meet Project goals and objectives.
  • Work Authorization: all JKA employees need to demonstrate eligibility to work in the U.S.

JKA Culture
JKA provides a full range of benefits including health care, time-off, a flexible work schedule with remote work opportunities, a 401K, and subsidy of transportation/parking.

JKA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, medical condition, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


Please send cover letter, resume, and work samples (8.5 x 11 PDF format, 5MB maximum) to Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we only respond to those we interview. 

 No calls, no recruiters.

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