Architectural Job Captain/Designer

Gkw Architects | Constructors, Inc. Gkw Architects | Constructors, Inc. Diversity Badge Employer:
Campbell, CA, USLocation:
Sun, May 8 '22Posted on:

Gkw Architects, Inc. - Gkw Constructors, Inc. is a dynamic and highly collaborative Architectural & Construction firm with an Open-Studio environment. We have 11 years of experience in various types of projects (Residential, Commercial, Mixed-use, Multi-family, Retail, Industrial, Office, Hospitality, and Food-Service/ Restaurant). We are currently seeking an Architectural Job Captain/ Designer This candidate must have an exceptional design ability, and be on the path of becoming an Architect (AXP & ARE). This professional will be communicating with team members, clients, and city officials in an exciting and fast-paced environment. We are looking for someone who wants to be a part of a fun and energetic team.  Candidates will have the opportunity to learn, grow within the firm, and experience all phases of design.

Ideal Candidates will meet the following:

  • Graduate of a NAAB accredited 4 or 5 year Architecture School

  • Strong skills in Revit, AutoCAD, 3D Studio Max, and Adobe software

  • Excellent problem solver and independent thinker with good listening skills and strong follow-through

  • Strong verbal and graphic communication, organizational and collaborative skills 

  • Self-motivated; ability to work independently and in a team environment to coordinate with other design professionals

  • Commitment to their own professional growth as an Architect

  • Friendly & Fun Personality

  • Bonus: 3+ years Revit/ BIM experience 

  • Bonus: Experience working in construction phases of projects with owners and General Contractors

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Generating architectural drawings with Revit (schematic design, design development, construction documents)

  • Draft and develop design proposals

  • Project Site Visits/ Construction Sites

  • Responsible for development and coordination of drawings and specifications including: program compliance, code and agency compliance, schedule commitments, and product research.

  • Coordination and Meetings with Consultants, Contractors, Clients, and City officials to execute work in an orderly and timely manner

  • Provide input to design, budget, and schedule- communicate the technical implication of design decisions

  • Maintain organization of existing and new projects

  • Manage time and workload to complete project deadlines 

  • Provide support for any tasks required for the successful completion of the project

We offer:

  • AXP Licensure Support: ARE Study Materials 

  • Mentorship: Rewarding work environment & family-like atmosphere

  • Fun Team Building Activities & Events

  • Beautiful Open Studio Environment / Each member has a large desk with an island / 2 kitchenettes

  • Coordinating and working on projects from start to finish / Full Scope of Work 

  • Simple IRA Plan

  • Performance Bonus Opportunities


This is a Full-Time position. 40 hrs/week, Typical Work Hours will be 9:00am-6:00pm Monday through Friday, with a 1-hr lunch Break. Compensation will be discussed at the interview.

How to Apply: Please email your cover letter, resume, and a pdf/link of your portfolio to

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