Architect/Architectural Designer to join a small thriving architecture studio
Jennifer Weiss Architecture
Location: San Francisco, California
Type: Full Time
Jennifer Weiss Architecture is a thriving design-oriented architecture studio. Our work has been recognized by and published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Dwell Magazine, California Home and Design, House Beautiful, San Francisco Chronicle Magazine, Remodelista, and Apple, Inc. advertisements. Our office is centrally located near Laurel Village and the desirable Sacramento Street Corridor in Presidio Heights. Our office includes anoutdoor garden meeting space with heated furniture. We are professional, friendly, efficient, and we take pride in our high quality work and team. Founded in 2005, we have a successful practice that is thoughtfully growing, and look for team members who are interested in a long-term career with us.
As part of a small office, you will have the opportunity to work on and learn about multiple aspects of our projects, with responsibilities for entry level team members that include drafting, modeling, design explorations, assistance with design development, document generation (schematic design, design development, permit, construction documents, etc.), physical and computer model making, and miscellaneous contributions to the project such as developing client presentations, product research and procurement, collaborating with, assisting and learning from the team to develop skills, assuming responsibilities and ultimately becoming a part of the leadership long term. We are seeking team members with excellent design, communication, interpersonal and graphic skills. Our team consists of talented, intelligent, resourceful, creative, positive, tenacious, detail oriented, thorough and self-starting individuals, and we look for the same in this position.
In addition to a rewarding career with significant growth potential, the position offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience), paid vacation, holidays, and health insurance. We also offer incentives for completion of professional licensure and accreditation.
HOW TO APPLY: Qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter outlining prior relevant experience, resume and samples of work (5 MB maximum) via email in PDF format to email@example.com. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS OR DROP-INS please.
2-10+ years of professional experience
M. Arch degree preferred, B. Arch recipients with production experience encouraged to apply
For candidates with less experience, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office experience is required, high skill level and efficiency in AutoCAD, competent modeling and rendering skills, preferably in SketchUp and by hand. For more senior candidates, construction document experience and project management experience are required.
Ability to prioritize workload, often working on multiple projects at a time
Ability to work and complete tasks with minimal supervision, while also being able to judge when to seek guidance
Jennifer Weiss Architecture (JWA) is a full-service boutique architecture studio that is committed to excellence in custom architecture and design. We combine rigorous design with proven construction management experience - a combination that leads to a distinctive design process and end product that are aesthetically and intellectually rigorous as well as financially informed.