Project Architect (Architect 1, 2 and 3)

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San Diego, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Sep 6 '22Posted on:

Join us to address the housing shortage by working across a portfolio of multifamily residential projects from financial due diligence through construction. We believe those who build things create the future—and that we build best at the intersection of speed and skill. Let’s work together to create a more livable world.

About us: We are an architecture and landscape office founded on the principles of generosity and adaptability. Our San Diego office engages local conditions with an ambitious perspective. We focus on creating high-quality housing at scale.

About the role: This role is pivotal to great design
across a project scale—from massing to detailing. Enthusiasm for
well-designed housing in San Diego’s climatic wonderland is a must. This
requires a curious mind searching for clear design resolutions in a
collaborative setting.

  • Research:

    • Assist principle in charge and PM to identify project goals and constraints (zoning, code, budget, etc.)

    • Dive deep into contemporary housing design and seek solutions applicable to San Diego context

  • Design:

    • Ideate and iterate early project concepts in 3 dimensions

    • Oversee the development of specific project drawing sets from concept to construction

    • Develop Revit models, drawings and presentations through all project phases

    • Develop clear, logical and narrative driven design presentations for Clients

  • Benefits:

    • 80 hours accrued paid time off

    • 80 hours unpaid time off

    • 24 hours accrued sick time

    • 12 holidays per year

    • WFH and remote options

    • Health insurance QSEHRA Reimbursal

    • Continuing education allowance

    • Professional membership stipends (AIA, ASLA, BIA, ULI, NAIOP, etc.)
    • Charitable giving matches as 1% for the Planet member

Qualifications/Candidate Requirements: We are looking for someone who can prioritize research, design and schedule and who brings inspiration through all project phases.

  • 3 to 10+ years of experience, California license preferred

  • Intermediate knowledge of design and construction processes in multi-family residential

  • Diverse knowledge of architecture principles and precedents

  • Accuracy working with speed

  • Design acumen with experience working collaboratively in teams of 4 to 6 architects/designers

  • Advanced skills in Revit

  • Gain valuable experience and receive project management/director training to quickly grow into your next role

  • Gain skills and experience outside of architecture in landscape architecture and real estate development

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and exceeds AIA compensation survey.

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