Junior Designer – Los Angeles, CA, US | Works
Los Angeles, California, United StatesLocation:
Sun 26 Jun ’22Posted on:
Stayner Architects is looking for one or more designers to join our team in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles.
This is an entry-level position for a recent graduate, although some exposure to architectural practice and construction and/or a master’s degree in architecture is preferred.
We are especially interested in design-focused candidates who represent Southern California’s diversity, who have sophisticated aesthetic sensibilities, who are collaborative, who are willing to take risks, and who possess strong communication skills. This position offers opportunities to make creative contributions, be involved in all aspects of an integrated practice, and grow into new opportunities and roles in a young company.
Who we are:
Stayner Architects is an award-winning architectural firm. Our main objective is to design social and ecological impact around sustainable food and agricultural systems. We work exclusively for public benefit non-profit organizations (such as schools, arts/cultural organizations, municipalities and social service providers), as well as commercial entities that share a commitment to non-profit business models. extractives. Additionally, we do residential work, focusing on challenging hillside sites. We generally work on building from scratch and reusing existing structures. This position will be largely focused on residential works, typically located on hillside sites, with additional exposure to non-residential and multi-family residential projects.
In addition, part of our work consists of self-initiated projects: we develop, build and, in some cases, operate projects for which we are the designer, generally in the hospitality and multi-family residence markets. Although we focus on the Los Angeles area, we work throughout the American West, from Hawaii to Colorado to New Mexico.
Our office uses the following software and we expect you to have some experience in these packages or, at a minimum, an enthusiasm for learning: Revit and Rhino3D, Smartsheet (GANTT critical path planning), Adobe Suite (presentations to customers), Procore (construction management software) and 3D visualizations of customers using Oculus VR.
Candidates must have a B. Arch or M. Arch (or similar) degree, US work authorization, and 0-3 years of experience in an architectural office.
We are committed to a diverse and representative studio and encourage applications from members of bands that have been under-recognized in the profession. We are an LGBT-run firm
Benefits include medical care, retirement plan, generous paid time off and vacation. We provide a path to licensing and exposure to working with consultants, clients and municipal agencies.
This position is a full-time exempt position and is at-will employment. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor. Stayner Architects and its associated entities are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All people, regardless of their personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. We will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history for employment in accordance with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652 and the California Fair Chance Act (AB-1008).
Please submit an application consisting of a cover letter, CV, references and work samples to:[email protected] Please also answer the following two questions: (1) Why do you think you are a good fit with Stayner Architects? (2) What is your ideal timeframe for starting employment? Due to the volume of applications we receive for positions, we can only respond to qualified candidates regarding next steps.