Entry Level Designer

Ziese Architecture, Inc. Ziese Architecture, Inc. Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Jul 4 '24Posted on:

Discover Excellence with Ziese Architecture

Founded in 2011, Ziese Architecture, Inc. is a vibrant and versatile full-service architecture firm. Our diverse portfolio spans commercial, industrial, and residential projects, each showcasing our commitment to innovative design and meticulous attention to detail. We take pride in surpassing client expectations and expertly guiding challenging projects through every stage of the approval process. Experience the difference of working with a dedicated team that brings creativity, precision, and a personal touch to every project.

Role: Junior Designer

We are seeking a talented and motivated recent architecture graduate to join our team. This full-time, entry-level position is perfect for a professional with zero to three years of experience and a professional degree in architecture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce construction documents under the direct supervision of the Principal Architect and Project Managers.
  • Undertake a variety of assignments requiring the application of standard architectural techniques for small projects or selected segments of larger projects.
  • Perform design layouts and features, which require researching, compiling, and recording information for assigned project work.

Attributes and Qualities:

  • Technical Proficiency: Strong skills in architectural software and tools.
  • Attention to Detail: High level of accuracy in drawing and documentation.
  • Communication Skills: Ability to communicate effectively with team members and clients.
  • Creativity: Innovative thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Time Management: Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Teamwork: Collaborative attitude and ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Eagerness to Learn: A proactive approach to professional growth and learning.


  • BArch or MArch from a NAAB-accredited university, licensed or working toward licensure in US.
  • 0-3 years of professional work experience after graduation.
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Sketchup, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Cultural Fit

We believe that a strong cultural fit is paramount. Our studio culture is defined by the following core values:

  • Loyalty: We are committed to being loyal to ourselves and each other, fostering a supportive and collaborative environment.
  • Accountability: We take ownership of our work, ensuring that every project reflects our highest standards of excellence.
  • Continuous Learning: We remain perpetual students, driven by curiosity and a desire to constantly improve and innovate.
  • Communication: We prioritize clear and open communication, ensuring everyone is informed and aligned.
  • Unwavering Work Ethic: We are dedicated to doing whatever it takes to meet our commitments and deliver outstanding results.

Why We Are Different

At Ziese Architecture, we prioritize listening and truly understanding our clients' needs. We are dedicated to having our clients actively engage in the design process, ensuring that every design solution not only meets but exceeds their expectations. Through this collaborative approach, we create opportunities to establish meaningful connections to the built environment. Our conscientious design process incorporates the project’s specific needs, history, culture, and environment.

We specialize in collaborating with unique clients on innovative and challenging projects that push the boundaries of design and functionality.

If you're passionate about making a difference through architecture and want to be part of a dynamic, creative, and dedicated team, we invite you to join us. Together, we can transform visions into extraordinary realities.

Compensation Package

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonuses based on performance
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & dental benefits
  • PTO: Paid vacation, Sick Leave & Holidays
  • ARE Licensing support


Please forward a single PDF not to exceed 5MB with your resume, work samples, and portfolio to [email protected]

Note: The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. We are an equal opportunity firm.


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