Architectural Designer

office42 architecture office42 architecture Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Sep 20 '22Posted on:

office42 architecture is a mission driven firm that designs residential, commercial, and non-profit work.  We are looking for people passionate about making communities better through architecture, who are self-motivated, and detail oriented.  We are committed to working on the issues of housing and homelessness.  office42 is a diverse office, and an ally to make the profession more equitable.

We are always open to resumes from all levels of architecture graduates, but currently we are looking for great, young professionals.  Our ideal candidate would have 3-5 years of experience in a firm and is ready to be trained to become a leader.  Strong design and technical ability are a plus, but great communication skills are essential.

We foster an environment of support, growth, and ownership for our employees, with a strong family-like atmosphere that is collaborative.  We asked our team what they liked about working at office42 and their responses include:

  • What I appreciate most about working at o42 is having coworkers who share values around the accessibility of design services and are interested in housing justice in the Los Angeles community.
  • One of my favorite things about our office is that we have a working environment in which we are encouraged to learn, grow, and to explore the things that motivate us in our field. 
  • I am inspired by our fun, creative, and collaborative team, who have a common goal of making an impactful positive change in people’s lives, and our community, through design. 
  • office42 is a very holistic place to work: It is the best of both worlds, as they offer the benefits of a large corporate firm, but with the small tight-knit feel of a community, all while getting mentorship and guidance of both personal and professional development. 
  • Because office42 is mission driven, every project is exciting to be part of because I know the work we are producing has some level of positive impact.
  • office42 architecture is an exceptional place to work, as its leaders support exploring a variety of interests within architecture and interior design, while also encouraging their employees to pursue their own creative ideas. 
  • This company is full of heart.  As a small mission based firm, we at office42 care about our team as much we do about the community around us, and we have many opportunities to make positive change in a directly impactful way.  


office42 architecture is a mission-driven architecture firm that was founded on one simple premise: Good design, innovation, and creative solutions should be available to all. Across all budgets, through design, strong planning, and clear communication, we help individuals, companies, and communities realize their vision for their homes, offices, and community spaces.  

The firm’s mission is rooted in social justice which includes bringing a high level of professional experience to a diverse and broad clientele, as is reinforced by our status as a certified B-Corporation.  The spaces people occupy, how they live, and the design of their surroundings have a strong impact on people’s lives. We see our projects as more than just a building, a lot, or a location, but an opportunity to affect communities in a distinct and lasting positive way. 


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