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Project Architect

KFA Architecture KFA Architecture Diversity Badge Employer:
Culver City, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Sep 12 '22Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Hello! Thanks in advance for your interest in KFA Architecture in Culver City!

Mission: KFA reshapes LA by designing great places where people flourish.

KFA, one of the leading design firms in the Los Angeles region, is seeking energetic, enthusiastic, creative, and critical thinkers. A good fit at KFA is an individual that has a desire for professional growth, demonstrates an interest in both the design and technical parts of the profession, has an eagerness to learn, and a strong work ethic. Join our collaborative design practice as a Project Designer/Architect to work on inspiring and significant projects in and around Los Angeles, California.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and participate in project design efforts;
  • Act as steward of the design throughout the project;
  • Prepare presentation and design drawings and details;
  • Provide planning and design support in the preparation of design documents and deliverables;
  • Support communication between project team, clients, vendors, contractors, consultants, and building and permitting officials.

Desired Skills And Experience

  • Seven to twelve years of experience;
  • Licensure preferred but not required;
  • Knowledge of Types I, III, & V construction including/garnered towards mixed-use projects;
  • Experience with Revit, Bluebeam Revu, SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator);
  • Working knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures;
  • Ability to manage and mentor junior staff, excellent communication (verbal/written) skills;
  • Completion of five or six-year accredited architectural program or graduate of four-year architectural program;
  • Able to work independently on architectural design projects.

KFA provides architecture, design, and master planning services for projects throughout the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area using a collaborative approach with each project. We understand the importance of designs that synthesize beauty, marketability, durability, and cost efficiency. The firm’s expertise encompasses transit-oriented developments; mixed-use housing, retail, and office projects; affordable, senior, family, and special-needs housing; hotels and restaurants; educational facilities; and adaptive reuse projects.

KFA is a family of creative problem solvers and great listeners. It is the collaborative process that makes our projects great, inside and outside our office.

KFA is a trustworthy family of creative problem solvers and great listeners. It is the collaborative process that makes our projects great, inside and outside our office. KFA has been recognized as one of LA’s best places to work by the Los Angeles Business Journal, and we are proud to have been named the 2016 Firm of the Year by the AIA California Council.

OFFICE

Hybrid hours, WFH, remote work friendly

PAY/BENEFITS

This is a full-time position with salary commensurate with experience and office structure. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, sick and holiday, 401(k) and annual performance bonus opportunities.

KFA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or genetics.

 

For more about KFA: www.kfalosangeles.com

For employment opportunities, please email resume and cover letter to: Lise Bornstein, AIA at employment@kfalosangeles.com

Submit portfolios as part of your application. Portfolios must be submitted for all design positions. Portfolios should be one PDF attachment, 15-20 pages, maximum 20 MB.


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