Architectural Designer

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Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Apr 28 '22Posted on:

EC3 Seeks Designer

If you would like the experience of working on world-class cultural projects in an intimate, design-focused studio setting, this may be the right opportunity for you.

EC3 is currently seeking intermediate-level designer to join a growing team of architects in the Los Angeles office.  Applicant is expected to work closely with the design team on upcoming mixed-use and cultural projects from Concept Design through Design Development.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to in-house design meetings with project team, documentation of physical design models using Rhino and/or other digital software, preparation of schematic and Design Development drawings using REVIT, and coordination with an international team of consultants.

Successful candidates should have: 

  • B.A. in Architecture with 3 years+ experience of working in a professional architecture office
  • Proficiency with REVIT, CAD,  3D modeling software (Rhino etc.) and Adobe software (Photoshop, InDesign etc.)
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Enjoys working collaboratively as part of a creative team
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Aptitude for professional growth and development in an emerging architectural / design practice
  • Experience in working with VR / VR is a plus
  • Background in visual arts (free-hand drawing, painting, sculpture, photography etc.) is a plus
  • Interest in modern / contemporary art and cross-disciplinary design
  • Appreciation of cultural diversity and the natural environment

This position is available immediately, but applicants must have legal status to work in the United States.  Qualified candidates should submit resume / curriculum vitae to  (Please limit your file size to 5 MB).  Compensation is based on qualification and experience level.  EC3 is an equal opportunity employer; and committed to promoting diversity in our office culture.   

About EC3:

EC3 is an architecture and design practice in Los Angeles founded by Edwin Chan, former design partner of world-renowned architect Frank Gehry.  The firm draws from Edwin Chan’s extensive experience in arts and cultural projects to inform EC3’s unique hands-on design approach that empowers cross-disciplinary collaboration in creativity, and balances practical and theoretical considerations for projects worldwide.  EC3’s design team uses physical models extensively to support an interactive design process in close collaboration with clients, expert consultants, as well as artists and curators; while leveraging digital technology as a tool to evaluate design scenarios and optimize the most effective approach to project delivery.

 Since its inception in 2013, the cross-disciplinary design practice has developed a diverse portfolio with a roster of international clients in California and across the US, as well as in Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.  EC3 and Edwin Chan have been recognized with numerous awards and distinctions, including the honor of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the Republic of France, a recipient of a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies for the Arts, winner of a 2017 Progressive Architecture P/A Award, winner of the 2017 AN Best of Design Award in the Residential / Multi Unit category; and was one of six finalists for the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) 2018, awarded biannually to the most distinguished and impactful project in North and South America. Most recently in 2021, EC3 and the design team of the net-zero tower in Sydney, Australia was recognized by the Holcim Foundation of Sustainable Construction as a winner for the Asian-Pacific Region.

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