Seeking Architectural Design Staff with 3+ Years of Experience

Backen & Backen Backen & Backen Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Jan 14 '22Posted on:

Backen & Backen (formerly known as Backen & Gillam Architects) is an internationally recognized design firm known for spaces such as Sundance Mountain Resort, Esperanza Resort, Promontory Winery, the Restoration Hardware Gallery stores (created within iconic buildings in Boston, Chicago, & New York City) and numerous celebrity and high-profile client residences (as recently featured in the June 2021 issue of Architectural Digest.) The bestselling architecture and design book, From the Land, published by Rizzoli, illustrates many of the firm’s projects. B&B has offices in Sausalito, St. Helena, Los Angeles, and Montecito, California.

B&B is currently looking for candidates, for all of its offices, who are self-starting individuals, share a drive for creating great work in a collaborative environment, and seek to balance the art and science of architecture.

Although B&B’s staff is currently working remotely, we expect that when it is safe to transition from remote work to working in a shared office environment, candidates will be able to have a physical presence at one of B&B’s office locations on a flexible basis.

Applicants must show experience and interest in all aspects of the design and construction process and look forward to being part of an enthusiastic team. B&B is accepting applications for architectural staff with a minimum of three years through twenty plus years of experience in varying project types, ranging from large scale custom residential to high end commercial, winery or hospitality experience.  

Applicants must have 3 to 20+ years of strong design and/or technical experience in a professional setting. Applicants must also be comfortable working directly with senior staff in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a strong aptitude in the following areas:

  • REVIT and AutoCAD
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Design and technical detailing
  • Construction Documentation experience
  • Lumion visualization capabilities (a plus)
  • Dexterity with hand drawing capabilities (a plus)
  • Working within a collaborative team

Backen & Backen provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.


Please e-mail your resume and portfolio with examples of technical documentation in PDF format to Upon receipt, we will review and contact you should your qualifications meet our staffing needs. No phone calls please.

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