Architect / Technical Manager

Richard Beard Architects Richard Beard Architects Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Feb 28 '22Posted on:

The Firm

Led by Richard Beard, FAIA, Richard Beard Architects is a growing group of design professionals with recognized expertise, specializing in distinctive custom homes, luxury multi-family communities, and specialty commercial and hospitality environments. Our studio’s work is significantly informed by how architecture can integrate with interior and landscape design to achieve a unified design that exceeds the sum of its parts. Every project is a unique and personal, interactive process; enjoyable, creative, artful, engaging, and always inspiring.

 The Position

We are looking for a leader to join our studio in San Francisco’s Dogpatch. Our culture supports personal and professional growth.

Responsivities include:

  • Normal duties of a project architect.
  • Advise the full team of architects throughout all phases of projects in coordination with the Technical Director.
  • Help ensure successful production of consistent and quality design by providing expertise and feedback on projects in earlier design phases.
  • Work directly with Senior Leadership to review, update, and disseminate office standards procedures and policies.
  • Assure that all projects have consistent technical review of drawing sets throughout all project phases, whether by performing review and quality control directly or deputizing others to do so.
  • Provide guidance to staff regarding building codes, permit standards and other regulatory guidelines, including dissemination and implementation of all relevant changes to industry and firm standards and practices.
  • Run periodic Workshops to expand staff’s technical knowledge and reduce Firm risk and liability.
  • Encourage and enable staff to reach their potential.

Qualifications & requirements include:

  • An accredited professional architecture degree: B.Arch or M.Arch.
  • CA licensure or enrolment with NCARB, participation in IDP and active pursuit of licensure.
  • 10 years of experience with an architectural firm, including high-end residential project.
  • Experience with meeting client expectations and coordinating consultants for a range of projects.
  • High proficiency in, Revit and Enscape.
  • Proficiency in Sketch-Up, MS Office and Adobe CS.
  • Strong knowledge of building systems/methods and entitlements.
  • A great design sensibility and a strong portfolio.
  • The ability to manage budgets and schedules on several projects.
  • Strong organization and communication skills and attention to detail. The ability to manage one’s own time is essential.

 We offer competitive pay and a full benefits package, including 401(k) with excellent potential for professional growth.

 How to Apply

Email your resume, cover letter and portfolio to with the Subject Title: Project Designer-Your Name. No telephone calls or recruiters, please


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