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Hiring: Junior Architectural Designer
<span class="custom-text-variable-c372f618-3e61-489d-91d2-70780d86ba9e" style="color:inherit;display:inline-block"><span style="color:rgba(21, 57, 146, 1)">Hiring: Junior Architectural Designer</span></span>

Location: San Francisco, CA

Job Type: On-Site

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About the Firm

Jones Haydu is an award-winning, design-driven firm with a demonstrated interest in innovative solutions, and attention to craft and detail. We strike a balance between large firm experience and small firm intimacy. Our design philosophy is centered on specificity in each design problem and solution. Our process seeks inspiration from the user and circumstance in a collaborative workplace. Our projects are primarily in San Francisco and the Bay Area and consist of programmatically rich environments. Our work has been published in Dwell, Interior Design Magazine, Architectural Digest, California Home and Design, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Architect's Newspaper. Our office is located at the foot of Potrero Hill. We share studio space with other creatives in a laid-back, collaborative atmosphere.

Job Description:

Jones | Haydu is seeking an intermediate designer/job captain for a full-time position.

We are looking for highly creative, skilled, and driven individuals with 2-5 years of experience in an architecture firm. Candidates must have an accredited degree in architecture (BArch or MArch). We are generalists. We are looking for individuals who are great designers with a demonstrated interest in how buildings go together. Candidates should have great communication skills, both verbal and written. As generalists, the job will require working on a wide range of tasks and responsibilities, requiring a great attitude, reliability, organizational skills, and a collaborative spirit. We are looking for individuals with great design skills and experience putting together drawing sets, particularly for residential and/or type five construction projects.

Job Requirements:

  • An accredited professional architecture degree: BArch or March
  • 2-5 years of experience in an architecture firm
  • Enrollment with NCARB or active pursuit of licensure
  • Self-motivated and able to manage one’s own time
  • Good organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent rendering skills (digital and hand)
  • Residential experience is preferred
  • Revit experience is a must
  • Autocad experience is a must
  • Vectorworks experience is beneficial but not required
  • Other preferred skills include: Sketchup, Lumion, SU podium, Photoshop

Knowledge Requirements

  • Architectural Design
  • Architectural Details
  • Architectural Drawings
  • 3D models
  • English communication skills
  • Strong communication skills

Software Skills

  • Autocad
  • Revit
  • Sketchup
  • Rendering

Degree Details

  • BArch
  • MArch I
  • MArch II


Medical, Dental, and Eye insurance
401K contributions for qualifying employees
Nine paid holidays
Paid vacation days
Sick leave per San Francisco ordinance
A.R.E. exams paid if passed
The firm pays for licensure, AIA dues, and continuing education requirements

Merit bonuses and additional vesting 401K contributions are also made annually depending on the financial performance of the firm.

Minimum Education Level


Experience Requirement

1 -5 Years



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