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Hiring: Senior Designer at Studio AR&D Architects
<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: Senior Designer at Studio AR&D Architects</span></span>

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Job Type: On-Site

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About Studio AR&D Architects

Studio AR&D Architects is an innovative Architecture, Design & Construction firm with offices based out of two locations: Los Angeles and Palm Springs, California. Their firm was founded on the belief that architecture has the capacity to help shape one’s experience. Their projects, big or small, public or private, high-end or low-income, all engage the public in a meaningful, poetic way and leave a lasting impression.

Job Description:

Studio AR&D Architects is a Los Angeles and Palm Springs-based architecture firm that offers a creative and collaborative work environment with a growing portfolio of work. We are a small firm that provides the opportunity for all team members to touch all aspects of each project from concept through construction. Projects include high-end residential, hotel | hospitality, interior architecture, and landscape. Currently, we are seeking a Senior Designer who can help contribute to the creative work coming from Studio AR&D Architects.  Work tasks will include taking a project from conception through completion and utilizing Revit to convert designs, sketches, ideas, and descriptions into technical drawings. The selected candidate shall benefit from a dynamic work environment and challenging project tasks and responsibilities.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 5-7 years of post-bachelors degree Architecture firm experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture
  • Must be highly proficient in Revit
  • Significant experience in Single Family Residential projects of varying size and scale
  • An ability to demonstrate deep knowledge and understanding of all phases of residential project design, and management, from pre-design through construction administration
  • Experience working with a project team and coordinating the consultants in schematic design through construction administration
  • Strong interest in modern & contemporary architecture
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining a high level of detail and accuracy
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines and deliver
  • Reliable transportation to travel to and from job sites upon request
  • Ability to provide support for tasks required for the successful completion of projects including processing documents at various jurisdictions to acquire necessary permits, etc.

Personal Qualities:

  • Desire to produce meaningful work, passion is at the heart of our company
  • Independent with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to be open-minded, take in different ideas, and encourage teamwork
  • Desire to constantly self-educate and be hands-on
  • Ability to bring creative solutions to our design work
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and deadlines

Nice to have:

  • Experience working on high end residential architecture & interior architecture
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

What do we offer?

A hands-on creative work environment with colleagues who are passionate, creative, and continuously striving to innovate and improve. Studio AR&D values employee growth and will cover the cost of all ARE exams that are passed since the date of hire. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. All applicants must already possess long-term work authorization.

Job Responsibilities:

Job Duties include (but are not limited to) –

  • Participate in day to day project management
  • Make site visits to document existing conditions and communicate them to other staff
  • Draft and develop design proposals/schematic designs
  • Project/construction site visits
  • Coordination and meetings with consultants, contractors, clients, and city officials to execute work in an orderly and timely manner
  • Meeting deadlines in a timely manner
  • Coordinate effectively with engineering and design consultants
  • Ensuring all plans are compliant with industry codes and legal standards.
  • Prepare construction drawings for contractors and permit agencies
  • Processing of projects at various jurisdictions and acquiring necessary permits.
  • Compiling project specifications
  • Assisting with construction administration
  • Ensuring all vital information and documentation is recorded and maintained.
  • Provide support for any tasks required for the successful completion of the project, which can include running errands
  • Provide support for any task required to keep the office running smoothly (i.e. ordering office supplies, ordering material samples, obtaining pricing for materials, maintaining organization of projects, etc.)

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Architectural Details
  • Architectural Design
  • Strong communication skills

Software Skills:

  • Revit
  • Adobe Suite

Degree Details:

  • BArch

Benefits:

Studio AR&D values employee growth and will cover the cost of all ARE exams that are passed since the date of hire. Other benefits include health insurance, 401k match, paid vacation, paid time off, and 7 days of paid holidays.

Minimum Education Level:

Bachelors

Experience Requirement:

5 -10 Years

Visa:

Required

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