IB+A is a diverse, 9-person award-winning design firm located in San Francisco with a satellite office in Sea Ranch. Committed to the continued success of our team, we provide rewarding opportunities for staff that encompass the many roles of the profession. As a studio-based environment, collaboration and dedication are key components to our success. Our commitment to our clients is reflected in their reciprocity – all of our commissions come from repeat clients or referrals. Our goal is the creation of contextually responsive architecture and engaging spaces born out of curiosity, innovation, and passion.
IB+A is actively engaged in many projects in San Francisco, Napa, Burlingame, and other bay area locales. Our portfolio includes multifamily infill housing, senior housing, new construction single family homes, mixed-use projects, and brewery and restaurant projects.
We have several positions open for Project Managers and Project Designers with 3 – 7 years of progressive and demonstrable experience. Candidates ideally have experience in multifamily housing design, mixed use mid-rise buildings and luxury custom residential. Additional desirable experience would include urban planning, commercial core and shell, and tenant improvements. Candidates must be able work on multiple projects simultaneously.
IB+A offers a competitive salary together with benefits and growth opportunities for motivated architects wishing to advance their careers while leading significant design projects within the San Francisco Bay Area.
Our new offices are located on the 9th floor of a historic building in downtown San Francisco near Union Square. The office is convenient to transit, restaurants, and shopping.
Compensation package and benefits include:
Paid Vacation and Holidays
Medical, Dental, Vision and Chiropractic Insurance
401k including employer contributions
Continuing education opportunities, ARE support and reimbursements
Sea Ranch retreat
Flex schedule work week with half-day Fridays
Excellent project management skills including meeting timeline, budget and quality expectations
Excellent design skills including conceptual design, design development and presentations.
Strong detailing skills and a comprehensive knowledge of construction
Ability and experience in taking a project from concept through occupancy
Excellent skills in analytics, organization, record-keeping and writing
Strong public and personal communications skills
Experienced in leading team environments and can manage and mentor junior staff
Ability to effectively manage sub-consultants’ work and contracts
Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Revit, CreativeSuite, Sketchup, and MS Office
A disposition and manner that contributes positively to the firm’s work environment
Professional Architecture Degree (Bachelor or Master of Architecture from accredited school in the U.S.A. or equal)
CA Licensed Architect, or exhibited significant progress towards licensure
Working knowledge of the California Building Codes and ADA requirements
Knowledge of LEED and Green Point Rating systems
Experience with the San Francisco Planning Code and the Project Entitlement process
How to Apply
Please send your CV and examples of your work (8 pages or less) to email@example.com. Please send PDF format files only. No phone calls, please.
IB+A is an Equal-Opportunity Employer
About ian birchall + associates
ian birchall + associates is a firm where design rigor, technical proficiency and the business of architecture come together in an intense, energetic studio environment where talented staff are given the independence and responsibility rarely seen in other offices.