Intermediate Architect

MAD Architects MAD Architects Diversity Badge Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Mon, May 20 '24Posted on:

MAD Architects is an award-winning international practice with a complete portfolio of cultural projects, high-rises, and mixed-use developments North America, Europe, and Asia. Led by Founder and Principal Designer Ma Yansong, MAD works in forward-looking environments developing futuristic architectures based on a contemporary interpretation of the eastern spirit of nature. MAD currently employs 110 architects from around the world. Find more information about our firm at

We are seeking Intermediate Architects with 5 to 8 years of experience working in a major international architecture firm. Experience, particularly on completed residential towers, mixed-use developments, and/or large-scale cultural projects, is highly preferred. The position will be based in MAD’s Los Angeles office. The ideal candidate should be extremely professional, possess strong design and communication skills, and be able to independently solve problems while receiving technical guidance on unusual or complex issues. The position may require supervision over a small staff of designers.


  1. Possess a master’s degree in Architecture
  2. Have 5 to 8 years of progressively responsible project experience working for a major international architecture firm.  
  3. Have expertise in Revit, Rhino, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  4. Have experience in the planning, design, coordination of residential towers, mixed-use developments &/or large-scale cultural projects, from SD through CA.
  5. Have extensive experience in the creation of drawings sets in Revit from SD through CA.
  6. Experience with façade detailing and documentation of complex facades in Revit is desirable.
  7. Have strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to understand MAD’s design intent and transcribe sketches/ideas/concepts to 3D models and 2D drawings. 
  8. Be legally authorized to work in the US.


  1. Produce drawings and models to support the Project Manager and design team. Supervise and coach Junior Designers to ensure the overall design quality, scheduling, and execution standards are met.
  2. Independently solve and communicate detail drawings throughout the design phases, with a focus on preserving MAD’s design intent throughout the DD and CD phases.
  3. Work closely with Executive Architects, Consultants, and the design team to resolve problems on complex projects, while receiving guidance from Senior Associates and Partners.
  4. Balance a fast-paced work environment and execute obstacles and tight deadlines with a positive attitude. The candidate should be highly reliable, outgoing, a strong communicator, and able to manage multiple projects as required.

Please indicate the position you are applying for in your email subject and send your resume and portfolio as ONE PDF (no larger than 6 Mb) to [email protected].

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