Architectural Studio Director

TCA Architects TCA Architects Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Jul 21 '22Posted on:


TCA Architects specializes in the design of high density multi-family housing, mixed-use and hospitality developments - taking pride in shaping quality environments for people and neighborhoods. The firm's collaborative approach results in award-winning, sustainable projects that respect communities and the environment. Founded in 1993, with studios in Irvine, Los Angeles and Oakland, TCA has been recognized for industry leading expertise in master planning and design.

We are currently looking for a Studio Director to join the team in our Los Angeles office. This position acts as the primary client contact for each project in the studio, leading the project team, and collaborating with the Principal In Charge (PIC) to produce architectural design that meets TCA standards. The ideal candidate will be able to communicate all aspects of the project to the client, and provide overall project leadership and oversight, internally and externally, through all phases of the project.

Additional responsibilities include ongoing review of projects to ensure full adherence to the program requirements, budget, schedule, and design intern, working with business development and marketing to respond to RFP's, competitions and project proposals, and mentoring project teams.


  • Minimum 15 years Architectural experience in multi-family and mixed-use developments required
  • Working knowledge of current construction methods, procedures and costs
  • Understanding of contract language for architectural services
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and design


  • Bachelors in Architecture required.
  • Licensed Architect in the State of California required.

Position Location:

The Studio Director will be working in our Downtown Los Angeles Office. We offer a hybrid schedule of up to 2 days working from home and 3 days in the office.

About TCA Los Angeles:

TCA's Downtown Los Angeles studio is within walking distance to numerous acclaimed restaurants, a burgeoning retail scene, the Fashion District, Staples Center, the Convention Center and Nokia's LA Live. Lead by TCA Principal Eric Olsen, the staff enjoys its role as part of the vibrant urban environment. For those that live outside downtown, the studio has convenient access to wide variety of public transportation such as the Metro system just blocks from the front door, as well as nearby Amtrak and Metrolink stations. And, with the boom of residential housing in the area, many of the team members have chosen to live and work and play right in the heart of Downtown LA!


TCA offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, short and long term disability, life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and paid time off. We also offer bonus opportunities and a flexible schedule with half days on Friday.

As part of our commitment to our staff's professional development, TCA provides a full library of IDP materials to train and expose young professionals to various areas of architecture and become more well-rounded Architects as they prepare for licensure. TCA also reimburses for successfully completed ARE tests, as well as CA licensing fees.

TCA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or genetics. TCA is following all Cal/OSHA regulations regarding COVID-19 policies.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


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