Junior Architectural Designer / Shop Assistant

Eric Rosen Architects Eric Rosen Architects Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Jan 31 '23Posted on:

Eric Rosen Architects is a creative architecture, interior design and construction management practice in Culver City, CA providing innovative solutions to both commercial and residential projects. Since its inception in 1992, the firm has focused on creative projects demanding a strong design sensibility and an attention to detail during both the design and construction process.

The office has intentionally concentrated on projects of varying types, scales and locations that benefit from our rigorous process of design and exploration.   Projects may include high-end residential, multi-family, mixed-use, creative office and tenant-improvements, and hospitality.  Extensive thought and care is given to the site/context for each project and innovative, critical thinking is applied to all aspects of our work allowing for unique, meaningful solutions.

Please visit ,  or @ericrosenarchitects on Instagram for company information and selected project portfolio.

We are seeking a Junior Architectural Designer / Shop Assistant with a strong work ethic who is creative, accountable, self-motivated, highly organized, detail-oriented, personable, and can communicate clearly. This role includes development and making of a green building product and other shop support along with design and drawing support for the office.  This is a physical/ hands-on, creative and technical position.  The ideal candidate would have technical skills working with a variety of materials, computer skills working in 2D and 3D design and artistic sensibilities.

Eric Rosen Architects is a boutique office, run as a collaborative studio, where everyone has the opportunity to contribute to all phases of a project.  In addition to experience, we are looking for a candidate with an eagerness to learn, grow, participate and contribute in a rigorous, fast-paced and dynamic atmosphere.

Other important qualifications and/ or helpful skills would be:

  • Experience with woodworking and other shop tools.
  • Lifting equivalent of plywood sheets and doing physical work in a shop
  • Ambitious, goal-oriented, self-starter and motivated.
  • Ability to take direction and work harmoniously in a small, collaborative team-oriented environment.
  • Curiosity and interest in growing with our team.
  • Strong technical and graphic communication skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively with team members, clients and consultants.
  • Aptitude to learn and grasp new concepts quickly with a willingness to accept new challenges.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage tasks against deadlines.
  • High level of organization and attention to detail.
  • A professional degree, minimum BArch.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Current residency in Los Angeles within a reasonably close proximity to the office.
  • Car & Driver’s License.
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Working with us in this role, you will:

  • Support the office in design and drawing
  • Assist in the shop using basic woodworking tools such as router, chop saw, drill, mixers, blenders and paint rollers.
  • Assist in the making of a green architectural product.
  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of architectural drawings using Vectorworks, 3D modeling using Sketchup, renderings, and specifications to meet project requirements under general supervision from Managing Principal and Principal.
  • Cross-manage with staff.
  • Prepare presentation packages.
  • Research materials and products; consult with manufacturers, vendors, consultants, and contractors in order to propose appropriate design solutions.
  • Implement building codes, zoning ordinances, etc. and coordinate with governing agencies.

Eric Rosen Architects is an equal opportunity employer. Compensation will be commensurate with work experience and skills. This is a full time (regular hours: Monday - Friday from 9am-6pm), in office (not remote), salaried position with associated benefits per company standards.


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