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Intermediate Architectural Designer / Job Captain

OFFICEUNTITLED (OU) OFFICEUNTITLED (OU) Employer:
Culver City, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 30 '22Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Intermediate Architectural Designer / Job Captain

 6 to 8 years of Experience 

 Job Type: Full Time;   Location: Culver City, CA 90230

About OFFICEUNTITLED:

OFFICEUNTITLED is a young, energetic architecture and design firm focused on creative solutions across multiple scales and typologies, including commercial, hospitality, residential, and mixed-use. Established in 2013 as R&A and rebranded in 2019 as OFFICEUNTITLED, the practice leverages the award-winning design and project leadership of its four principals and a broad portfolio of experience in transformative architecture and interior projects. OFFICEUNTITLED sees the value in every project as an opportunity for transformation and impact.

Job Description:

Qualified candidates must be passionate about design excellence and have a minimum of six (6) years of prior architectural experience and a NAAB accredited, or equivalent, degree. Experience will clearly show a strong creative design portfolio and strong project delivery experience. Candidates must demonstrate experience with innovative materials along with strong technical knowledge of complex building systems and materials often found in creative and hospitality-centric projects. This position fits a person who thrives in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, values creativity and exploration and is passionate about project delivery and utmost quality. Intermediate Architectural Designer’s responsibilities include:

  • Generate all architectural concepts for projects, including full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating design assignments
  • Effective and engaging collaboration with Principals, senior staff, junior staff, consultants, and others to develop & complete the full range of documents and services required for projects in an award-winning design-culture environment
  • Assist the Principal-in-Charge or Director through all design phases, from conceptual presentations and Schematic Design to Design Development and production of Construction Documents
  • Possess the ability to create complete drawing sets in Revit with minimal instruction while being accurate and timely
  • Demonstrate detailed knowledge of code compliance, building standards, policies, and procedures and can direct others in the use of those resources
  • Evaluate and implement code, accessibility, and programming analysis information
  • Coordinate the work of outside consultants as required to prepare accurate and complete contract drawings, documents, and specifications required to obtain building permits
  • Perform all Construction Administration tasks including answering RFI’s, reviewing submittals, and coordinating responses with consultants
  • Produce project documentation to accurately represent design ideas and the project to the client, approving agency, and contractor in sufficient detail to facilitate the construction of the project
  • Possess the ability to create design decks in Adobe InDesign (INDD) as well as complete drawing sets in Revit
  •  Identify issues, risks, and conflicts and ask for assistance and/or delegates in a timely and constructive manner when required
  • Carry out complex assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures
  • Represent OFFICEUNTITLED to all outside individuals, agencies, and others with the highest level of professionalism.

Desired Skills and Experience

Skills

  • Fluent in English, spoken and written (2nd language is an asset)
  • Proactive, self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and meet or exceed deadlines on assigned tasks
  • Great interpersonal communication skills and a flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working
  • Ability to facilitate programming efforts, space plan, draft, and put together design presentations as well as construction documents.
  • Client and consultant management skills
  • Strong conceptual and design skills, technical detailing & construction administration experience

Education

  • Professional degree in Architecture

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum six (6) years of experience as an Architectural Designer on built and published work
  • Strong construction document skills and experience, preferably with Type III and Type V over podium, with CA experience, particularly for Multi-family Residential projects 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (INDD, Photoshop, and Illustrator), Sketchup, and MS Office Suite Applications
  • Experience in Rhino, Lumion, and V-Ray is a plus
  • Experience working with a leading American or International architecture office including Concept Design, Construction Documents, and Construction Administration
  • Licensed and/or LEED AP are assets

Other Requirements

  • Holds all legal permits and visas required to work in the USA
  • COVID-19 vaccination will be required for this position subject to legally valid exemptions

OFFICEUNTITLED is an equal opportunity employer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Health Insurance, dental and vision plans, 401k plans (non-matching), and tuition/student loan reimbursement
  •  Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays

Please email your resume, portfolio, and cover letter to work@OFFICEUNTITLED.com

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