Intermediate - Senior PA / PM

Formation Association Formation Association Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Mar 15 '24Posted on:

Formation Association practices architecture as an expansive cultural project.  

A growing and award-winning firm based in Los Angeles, our diverse projects range from institutional and commercial commissions to residential and industrial design.  Our exceptional clients include: Phillips auction house, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, CalArts and other educational institutions.  Our projects have been published in print and online publications including Architect Magazine, Architectural Record, Dezeen, Domus, Interior Design, Metropolis, and Wallpaper.


Formation Association is currently interviewing for an Intermediate - Senior Architect in Los Angeles with 5 –10 years demonstrating PA/PM experience in all stages of project delivery.  Our ideal candidate will manage the design and execution of multiple projects creatively and technically across all project phases, from conceptualization to construction administration and participate in improving operational practices within our collaborative hybrid office environment.


  • Professional Architecture Degree Completed, BA/MA

  • Licensed Architect or Licensure in progress in State of CA

  • Familiarity with CBC, CRC, ADA and entitlement approval procedures

  • Command of project management tools, ie:  work planning, gantt charting, collaborative tools, etc.

  • Strong design sensibilities

  • Experience with various building types, construction types, and detailing approaches

  • Demonstrates ability to mobilize or lead teams 

  • Versed in management 

  • Professional Revit experience a must

  • Navigation in Enscape, Rhino, Adobe Creative Suites, Required

  • Experience in cultural, and institutional projects a plus

  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the USA


  • Manage process and productivity on assigned projects

  • Deepen client contact and communications

  • Interpolate new ideas from range of firm's portfolio.

  • Coordinate multi-disciplinary consultants.

  • Able to produce commentary and analysis on contemporary art and architecture.


  • Culturally insightful

  • Operationally oriented

  • Productive in both solitary and collaborative situations

  • Articulate verbal, written and graphic capabilities

  • Compatibility with both remote and hybrid work environments

  • Able to self-organize, navigate ambiguity, and improvise in a dynamic work environment

  • Super good energy


Formation Association is an evolving and creative hybrid office responding to the cultural landscape around us.  We’ve typically found that more experienced architects may possess the technical capabilities, but not the cultural perspective to fully understand our process or projects.  If you detect that you possess both, please do reach out to us by applying.


Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by emailing a statement of interest and CV to the following email address.  Please send work samples via URL links as necessary.

No phone calls please  - Only selected candidates will be contacted for in-person interviews.  Thank you for your understanding.

Formation Association is an equal opportunity employer, aspiring to build an intersectional and diverse team.


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