Senior Designer (Architect 2)

Johnson Fain Johnson Fain Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Oct 21 '21Posted on:

Johnson Fain is seeking a self-motivated, highly-skilled Senior Designer to work collaboratively with our design and technical team on a variety of project types.  The ideal candidate will be a dynamic team-player and must possess a strong work ethic, strong client interface, leadership and communication skills with experience in largescale, complex, multi-use urban projects. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform design and documentation assignments including conceptual design, schematic design, design development, and construction documentation.
  • Lead the creation of presentation drawings that effectively and creatively communicate design ideas.
  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams through the design documentation and construction administration phases of a project.
  • Work collaboratively to coordinate design and documents with other disciplines.

Job Requirements:

  • Eight to ten years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture.
  • Licensed CA Architect, preferred.
  • LEED AP, preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of REVIT and BIM standards.
  • Fluent knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and 3D Visualization software such as SketchUp, Rhino/ Grasshopper, Revit/ Dynamo and Lumion.
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. 

Johnson Fain offers an intellectual and creative work environment with state of the art computer software integration, a large model shop with both laser and 3D print modeling, and a spacious open studio.  The firm offers a competitive benefits package, flexible summer hours, guest speaker and social events, free yoga, free parking, professional development support and more.  Competitive salaries offered commensurate with level of experience. 

About Johnson Fain:

Johnson Fain is a fully integrated design studio providing architecture, urban design and planning, and interior design services in a diverse range of project types.  Scott Johnson, FAIA, Design Partner, and William Fain, FAIA, Managing Partner and Director of Urban Design & Planning, lead the firm whose focus is broad and intellectually based, placing an emphasis on research and interdisciplinary practice.  The firm has designed signature projects, including mixed-use residential communities, city plans, office and residential towers, cultural centers, and educational institutions, in California, Arizona, Oklahoma, Texas, Japan, and China.


Interested and qualified candidates:  Please email your resume, work samples and references to with the subject heading “Senior Designer”.  No phone calls, please.

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