Architectural Designer

Architectural Designer

Responsibilities

  • Work together with architectural design teams on projects.
  • Collaborate on projects, including programming client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development, construction drawings and construction administration.
  • Develop design concepts and generate construction documents.
  • Work with interior designers in selection of furniture systems and specifications.
  • Support project team coordination for plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction.
  • Establish and maintain ongoing, productive client and team relationships.
  • Understand design vision. Work to implement design based upon contractual agreement with client.
  • Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination.
  • Work within given fees and contracts for projects.
  • Manage time to stay on schedule and within budgets.
  • Work with consultants to meet overall project objectives.
  • Contribute to office activities, initiatives and learning programs.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must be able to work well as part of a design team, make immediate contributions and take initiative to complete work.

  • Entry level to 2 years of experience as an architectural designer, with a focus on workplace, media + entertainment, science + technology or healthcare projects.
  • Working knowledge of the design process, including compiling a set of construction drawings.
  • Outstanding conceptual 3-dimensional thinking and graphic presentation skills.
  • Computer skills must include Revit. Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and SketchUp important.
  • Flexibility to focus on a single client with a variety of project types or multiple, concurrent projects in various stages of development.
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate design ideas and direction quickly.
  • Strong leadership, organization, communication, and relationship management skills.
  • Architecture degree from an NAAB accredited school.

The full-time position offers competitive salary, potential profit bonus, company paid medical and dental coverage, 401K retirement plan, short term and long-term disability insurance, monthly money for WFH accommodations, and a great office location in DTLA.   We offer 3 weeks of paid time off.  We observe the federal calendar for office closings which is 11 paid holidays including Juneteenth Day.  One paid day off per month is allocated for a Mental Health Day of your choosing.  We offer Parental Backups for family caregivers.  We encourage career growth by paying towards AIA membership, Professional Licensure and LEED certification.

Only U.S. citizens or holders of a Permanent Resident Alien card (Green Card) will be considered due to some projects being funded by U.S. government contracts.  Send your resume, salary request and portfolio to architect.LA@bamcreative.io. Submissions without a portfolio will not be considered. Please keep submissions to less than 5 MB. The candidate must be legally eligible to work in the United States.

Learn more about our firm at www.bamcreative.io. Please, no phone calls about this position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.