Designer I

Michael W. Folonis Architects Michael W. Folonis Architects Employer:
Santa Monica, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Feb 24 '22Posted on:

Designer I

Michael W. Folonis Architects is a highly recognized, award-winning architectural design studio. Project typologies include high-rise, mixed-use, commercial, multi-family housing, healthcare, and single-family residences. 

Applicants must have strong design and graphic skills, and have excellent communication and written skills.  The position involves working with the design director and integrating into collaborative office culture.

We are looking for a candidate with 1-3 years experience (intern experience included). This is a full-time position for candidates with legal U.S. work status only (no H1-B visa sponsorship offered).

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented individual seeking architectural experience to join our firm.  Should you be interested, please contact us immediately if you meet the following criteria:


The position will be assisting on all aspects of architectural design, from presentations for clients to working with the construction administration team. This work includes hands-on architectural work, such as drafting and 3D modeling.


  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree of Architecture from an accredited institution
  • Exceptional communication, verbal, and written skills
  • Excellent computer and technology skills
  • Must be a self-starter who has high work standards and graphic and design skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as independently.
  • Ability to keep work schedules, with sensitivity to deadlines and prioritizing work
  • Archicad, Revit experience helpful
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, In-Design, and Microsoft Office

Our office is located in Santa Monica a 10-minute walk from the newly opened Metro Expo line station. 

This is a full-time, salaried position. We provide a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. We support growth within the office and encourage professional development. Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume, and portfolio [5mb max.] to

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