Architectural Staff Level 2 (Intermediate)

Rivers & Christian Rivers & Christian Diversity Badge Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, May 10 '22Posted on:

Looking for a fast-paced, dedicated, and professional team to work with on complex architecture projects in the aviation field? Rivers & Christian is a boutique architecture firm specializing in aviation projects, and we are looking for enthusiastic professionals to join our team.

About Us:

At R&C, we’re experts in providing architectural services to the aviation industry - we have over forty years of experience and presence in every major airport in California, and the extensive portfolio of commercial project clients to back up our prestigious reputation. Our projects are fast-paced, challenging, and highly rewarding. Some of our current projects include long-range terminal master planning, major terminal renovation and expansion, as well as ground-up general aviation facilities.

Responsibilities & Qualifications:


  • On our team, you will independently perform a variety of assignments requiring skills in all conventional aspects of architectural designs for projects of moderate size and complexity.
  • You’ll be performing analyses of design, planning and occupancy studies, and design layouts.
  • You will prepare project specifications, compiling and analyzing relevant data for presentation.
  • Writing reports and specifications, as well as reviewing completed reports, plans, estimates, and calculations.
  • You will be responsible for specific technical design aspects of an assigned project including investigation, evaluation, and recommendation of design solutions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Architecture, bachelor's degree or higher (required)
  • 6-8 years of experience (required)
  • Revit, with a minimum of 4 years Revit project experience (required)
  • Proficiency in architectural detailing (required)
  • Previous experience in schematic design through construction documents on commercial projects (required)

Preferred Additional Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in AutoCad
  • Previous experience with consultant coordination and specification research
  • Strong communication skills (graphic, written, verbal)
  • Organized and self-motivated
  • Attention to detail and schedule
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling (Rhino, Sketchup) and rendering (Vray, 3dsMax) as well as Adobe Creative Suite for design

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary ($72,000 – $86,000 DOE)
  • Employer-paid PPO medical insurance
  • Life insurance (employer paid)
  • Optional participation in vision, dental, FSA, Aflac and 401(k) plans.
  • Opportunities for profit sharing and bonuses. 
  • Paid vacation days, sick time, and holidays.
  • Paid monthly parking permit for our office building.
  • We provide comprehensive professional development opportunities for skill advancement and ARE preparation. Reimbursement for ARE test registration and CA Architect License fees.  
  • You will be working in a creative studio environment, in which your and other employee contributions are highly valued, and collaboration is encouraged.

Rivers & Christian provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Rivers & Christian participates in E-verify.


To apply, please email your cover letter, resume and work samples AS A SINGLE PDF document with Subject line “Architectural Staff 2” to

Resumes without work samples will not be considered.  

No phone calls. No recruiters. 

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