Intermediate Architect

Bricolage Design Bricolage Design Employer:
Santa Monica, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Nov 19 '21Posted on:

Bricolage is an architecture/interior design studio established in 2010 and led by Leslie Wilson, AIA.  Located on the West LA border in Santa Monica, Bricolage offers a wide range of design services including architectural, interior, light fixtures and furniture design. We are commitment to creating work that has a unifying concept, is site specific, context driven, and client responsive. 

We are looking for an Intermediate Architect.  Applicants should be self-motivated individuals who are willing to take on responsibility and grow with our team. We are seeking a highly-skilled Intermediate Architect/Designer to work in collaboration with our team on a variety of project types.  The ideal candidate is a dynamic team-participant with a background in Architecture. In addition, the candidate must possess a strong work ethic, capable of professional client interface, self-discipline and strong communication skills.

We encourage people who are detail-oriented and eager to take on challenges to contact us.  Applicants should have a degree in architecture from an accredited college, 3-5 years of working experience.  Proficiency with; Google Sketchup, Adobe creative suite, and Auto-CAD, experience in coordinating consultant work, production of working drawings and working within project schedules and budgets is required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform design and documentation assignments, including all phases, Conceptual Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documentation and Construction Observation.
  • Production of presentation drawings and models, that effectively and creatively communicate the design intent.
  • Develop and explore design alternatives, code analysis, building detailing, and integration of building systems (structure, MEP, lighting, landscape, interiors, etc.) throughout the design and construction process.
  • Work collaboratively to coordinate design and documents with other disciplines.




Job Requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years of work experience in an architectural office.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture
  • Advanced knowledge of Auto-CAD.
  • Excellent digital drafting, modeling and design presentation skills.
  • A basic understanding of zoning and building codes
  • Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively in design teams.
  • Experience in high end residential design and construction is a plus.
  • Experience in multifamily residential & mixed-use projects is a plus.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. Sketch Up and 3D Visualization software knowledge is required.
  • Proficient in English, both in verbal and written forms.
  • Candidates must be residing in and authorized to work in the United States.


Bricolage offers an intellectual and creative work environment design with both laser cutter and 3D modeling within the studio.  

This is a contract position with flexible hours, free parking, professional development support and work can partially, be performed remotely.  Salary is based on level of experience and abilities.


To apply, interested and qualified candidates, please use the Archinect 'Apply for this job now' button below to email your cover letter, resume, portfolio/work samples & references and any other relevant information (both academic and professional).

Please, no phone calls. Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we are sorry that we are only able to contact those we are interested in setting up an interview with.

We look forward to your submissions and good luck.

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