Product Associate- Architecture

Abodu Abodu Employer:
Redwood City, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Dec 17 '21Posted on:

We’re looking for a motivated Product Associate with the knowledge and skills to navigate state and local building codes to aid our expansion into new geographies.  You will report directly to our Director of Product to help maintain our existing building product drawings and specifications to meet the requirements of new states or regions.  Be a part of a company that can finally provide high-quality architecture to the masses.

 Abodu has been operating in the Bay Area since 2018. This is an amazing chance to be an early hire at a Series A startup that is rapidly growing, revolutionizing housing and defining a new multi-billion-dollar housing category.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be our internal resource for state or local building code information and how in-factory inspections are conducted state-by-state

  • Assist our factory in becoming certified in new states

  • Be a key input in identifying what states or regions Abodu expands to next

  • Identify and implement modifications to our existing products or create new ancillary products to meet building code requirements

  • Assist in the maintenance and documentation of our products for construction by a factory or on-site construction team through architectural drawings, BIM, 3d models, and specifications

  • Assist in identifying and implementing incremental improvements to usability, quality, and buildability in our existing products, all while keeping an eye on construction cost

  • Produce and answer RFIs

  • Assistance with special projects


  • 5+ years of architecture experience, including extensive experience developing construction documents (CD) and performing contract/construction administration (CA) in multiple states

  • Keen interest in following and dissecting building codes

  • Strong portfolio of built work that demonstrates refined design and detailing skills

  • Very strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Self-starter who takes initiative and responsibility for their work and actions of their team

  • Comfort working in the uncertainty of a new company with a constantly evolving agenda

  • Portfolio of past work

  • Experience working with factory construction is a plus

  • Experience in single-family residential or ADUs is a plus

  • Experience with Revit and AutoCAD is a plus

  • Experience in product development is a plus

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