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oWOW Design oWOW Design Employer:
Oakland, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Mar 9 '22Posted on:

Here at oWOW, we are a driven group feeding off one another’s passion for developing, designing and building housing for ALL. Using a systems-based approach in tandem with new mass timber construction technology, oWOW aims to create more affordable, equitable and sustainable housing solutions. You will be part of a vertically integrated development team consisting of Architecture, Development, Construction & Property Management, and you will work closely with all teams to deliver quality projects on time and under budget.  This position is a unique opportunity for those wishing to break out of the traditional architect role and help develop not only amazing designs but grow a company.


  • Lead the production of construction documents for one or more mid-rise to high-rise multifamily projects under the supervision of the Project Architect.

  • Assist the Project Architect with coordination of consultants such as structural, MEPF, acoustic, specification writer, etc.

  • Prepare presentation drawings for internal design review and entitlement packages, including colored elevations, color boards, and renderings

  • Assist with construction administration duties including responding to RFIs & submittals

  • Review shop drawings and material samples for conformance with Contract documents

  • Coordinate the office material sample library and reference materials.

  • Delegate work assignments and provide direction and guidance to junior staff and document production team.

  • Research project zoning and building codes


  • Professional degree in Architecture (B.Arch or M.Arch)

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience working in the field of Architecture in a US office.

  • Minimum 2 years multifamily residential experience. High rise experience is a plus.

  • Minimum 3 years using Revit in a professional setting.

  • Strong knowledge of building materials, systems and construction detailing.

  • Strong knowledge of IBC, California Building Code and federal accessibility guidelines, and general understanding of zoning & planning codes.

  • Experience in construction documentation, from concept design through construction documents.

  • Strong decision-making skills and a highly resourceful and creative problem solver.

  • Self-driven with a high level of initiative and a ‘can do’ attitude, but open to feedback and a desire to learn.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication as well as time management skills.

  • Proficiency in Revit, Autocad, Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketchup, Rhino, Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, Bluebeam, Enscape. Grasshopper/Dynamo a plus.

  • Licensed Architect or on track for licensure.


  • Medical, dental & vision coverage

  • Paid time off & sick leave

  • Free lunch at the office

  • 401k

  • Build a company!


Please apply using our online application, available at the following link:

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