Architectural Design Associate

Chelsea design + construction Chelsea design + construction Employer:
La Canada Flintridge, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Jan 25 '23Posted on:
$50,000 - $70,000 annually Pay:

Join the Chelsea Design + Construction Team!

Founded in 1996, Chelsea Design + Construction is a team of builders, designers, collaborators and problem-solvers. We do what we do with ingenuity, thoughtfulness, talent, skill and most importantly, a sense of humor. Many of our employees have been with us for over a decade and all are committed to making each Chelsea project experience a positive one. Fostering long-term relationships with our employees, our clients and our collaborators is fundamental to our mission and our work. Our design team has over 25 years of experience designing contemporary and bespoke residences and estates for discerning clients.

Who we are looking for:

As the Architectural Design Associate you will collaborate with project managers to plan, design, and facilitate the execution of new building designs, expansions or renovations according to clients’ needs and desires. It is expected you can work independently on drafting and design development from concept through to execution on a wide variety of project types.


  • Minimum 2+ years of professional Revit Drafting experience in Revit 2018 or higher with a solid understanding of the Revit workflow is a must have
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from NAAB accredited architecture school is a must have
  • Experience with Residential Construction Projects is preferred
  • Experience in Lumion rendering is a plus
  • Experience in Interior Detailing is a plus
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Problem solving skills, attention to detail and highly motivated to learn/grow


  • Work collaboratively across multiple high-end residential projects at once in support of Project Managers
  • Develop detailed sets of scale drawings entirely in Revit and produce accurate documentation as needed in schematic design, design development and construction documentation phases
  • Coordinate with design team and managers to modify new/existing plans in order to ensure design intent is incorporated into documentation packages
  • Assist design team on permit and construction sets through all four phases of design
  • Help prepare presentation drawings for client meetings and city/planning submittals
  • Pick up redlines with supervision and guidance from Project Managers
  • Participate in all projects in collaboration with project managers
  • Support team in client communications and meetings, including note-taking
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 This position will work onsite full time in La Canada Flintridge, CA, with occasional local travel to jobsites. There is no remote option and no relocation is offered for this position.

 The annual base salary for this position ranges from $50,000 - $75,000. Actual salary will vary based on a candidate’s qualifications, skills and experience.


  • Health care (medical, dental, vision)
  • Paid time off on accrual basis
  • Paid company holidays
  • Gas milage reimbursement for required work travel
  • Dedicated design office space

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Chelsea Design + Construction is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or disability.


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