Ottinger Architects specializes in designing unique and livable places that respond to the changing needs of a denser and more urban Los Angeles. They bring a drive for creativity, an eye for detail, and a passion for meaningful placemaking into every project they do. Founded by Jesse Ottinger in 2019, Ottinger Architects has several substantial projects in process, including mixed-use and affordable housing developments. The firm is working to help transform Los Angeles and provide much-needed housing for the region.
Ottinger Architects is a growing firm specializing in urban in-fill projects of various scales in the Los Angeles area. Our primary focus and passion are for mixed-use housing projects throughout the region. With several exciting projects in the beginning stages of development, we have an immediate opening for a Project Architect with 7+ years of experience who possesses strong design and graphic abilities as well as technical skills. The ideal candidate can effectively work both collaboratively and independently, manage fast-paced deadlines while incorporating client and city feedback, and produce high-quality design and production drawings. We are seeking a highly motivated, conscientious, and detail-oriented person with strong communication and interpersonal skills to join our team. Ottinger Architects supports a collaborative work environment and offers the opportunity to work on many facets of a project, from initial concept to construction. Our goal is to create a well-rounded office where we foster the opportunity for gaining a breadth of experiences.
Professional degree in Architecture
Licensed or on the path to licensing preferred
Strong design/graphics skills and a passion for urban design and creative housing solutions
Interest in sustainable design approaches
Experience from concept design to drawing production - CA experience a plus
Experience producing drawings and renderings for entitlement approvals
Experience navigating the complex requirements for city approvals
Experience working on mixed-use residential projects is a plus
Working knowledge of building construction types I, III, and V
Minimum of 3-years of Revit experience
Strong communication skills
English communication skills
Ottinger Architects offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, and 401k as well as three weeks of paid vacation, paid holidays, and sick leave. We also offer bonus opportunities and the possibility to work a flexible schedule.