Project Architect / Job Captain

Colega Architects Colega Architects Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Apr 13 '22Posted on:

Culver City based, design oriented architectural practice with a construction component looking for qualified candidates eager to further their experience and grow with us.

As we continue to expand our business model of Architect led Design Build services alongside the typical Design, Bid, Build Model we are seeking a candidate with experience to take a project from design through construction. Our workload currently consists of designing custom single-family homes, small lot subdivision developments and mid-size multifamily developments. We will have a number of exciting projects that are slated to break ground on the build side this year.

Candidates will be working in all phases of the architectural process and will be producing quality documents and presentations from inception through completion. We are looking for individuals who have the ability to manage various projects and tasks, have a strong interest in construction and are self motivated. The candidate must have real world custom single family home experience, preferably in the Los Angeles area. Candidates experience should include project and consultant coordination as well as construction documents and project procurement.

This position requires strong graphic, and communication skills, both written and verbal.  Candidates should hold a bachelor's or master's degree in architecture. We offer competitive compensation and benefits. We view this position as an opportunity towards long term growth. Compensation will be based on experience and qualification.  Our office is located in Culver City.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience in single family home sector
  • Degree from an accredited architecture or design school required
  • Excellent communication and management skills
  • High Proficiency in ACAD
  • High Proficiency in SketchUp     
  • ArchiCad Experience is a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Windows environment
  • Experience in detailing and construction techniques of stick built construction
  • Experience working with consultants
  • Experience preparing construction documents
  • Experience with city processing
  • Candidates must live in the greater Los Angeles area and be a US Citizen or have a valid VISA to work in the US

Internal Checklist

  • It's about Architecture and being a part of special projects. 
  • It's not just a job.
  • I am detail oriented.
  • I am process driven and interested in construction.
  • I am curious about the micro as much as the macro.
  • I am interested in how a drawing translates to a built object.
  • I am organized and am interested in being in a lead role.
  • I am excited about design and its influence on the user.

If you feel you would be a good candidate please follow the instructions below to submit your application.


Applicants should send CV and portfolio in PDF format no larger than 10 MB. 

Send your application to :

The email subject heading should be addressed as follows: 

"Last name-First name-WorkTogether”

Please do not call or email regarding position as all qualified applicants will be contacted directly.

Colega Architects

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