Architectural Designer/Drafter - Entry-Level

Dahlin Group Architecture Planning Dahlin Group Architecture Planning Employer:
San Diego, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Mar 28 '22Posted on:

DAHLIN is a growing architecture and planning firm of 160+ multi-cultural professionals with offices in California and Washington. We offer more than 40 years of experience building communities where we live and work, driven by the vision of creating places that promote human fulfillment and well-being. This same Passion for Place® starts with our own working environment—a positive community where people thrive. Please visit our website ( to learn more.

Start your career in a rewarding, creative atmosphere with our award-winning teams! We are currently seeking an entry-level ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTER/DESIGNER in our SAN DIEGO, CA office. Working alongside other team members, this professional develops design or technical solutions under general supervision. 

  • Undertakes a variety of assignments requiring the application of standard architectural techniques for small projects or selected segments of a larger project.
  • Performs design layouts and features, which require researching, compiling, and recording information for assigned project work.
  • Reviews drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards, and implements any changes as directed
  • Assists project teams and other staff members as required. 

Ideal candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Graduate of a NAAB accredited 4 or 5 year architecture school
  • Demonstrated skills and talent in Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp modeling, Adobe Photoshop, and preparation of presentation materials
  • Excellent problem solver and independent thinker with good listening skills and strong follow-through
  • Strong verbal and graphic communication, organizational and collaborative skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Commitment to their own professional growth as designer, architect, or planner.
  • Commitment to obtaining licensure preferred
  • Must be legally authorized to work for any employer in the United States without any restrictions or visa sponsorship


We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage. We also offer the opportunity to participate in pre-tax Flexible Spending plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, and 401k.


Please note…

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at Including a link to an online portfolio is a huge plus! Real people review every application, so we regret that due to the large volume of inquiries, we are unable to accept phone calls regarding the status of applications. We'll be sure to contact you if we need more information. Apply now!

DAHLIN is committed to welcoming and supporting a diverse community of professionals. As such, women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply.

In response to COVID-19, DAHLIN follows all COVID-19 mandates, including health screenings, vaccinations, and masking indoors as required.


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