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Note: This position is also open in San Francisco.
About the Opportunity
We are currently seeking a Project Architect with a minimum of seven years’ experience. At Blitz, Architects are designers who lead projects from concept design through construction, in collaboration with the project team. They play a critical role in coordinating architectural drawings with particular focus on constructability, code compliance, coordination with external partners, and implementation of the Blitz delivery standards. We are looking for a confident and experienced architect with a track record of exceptional built work, demonstrated professionalism, and excellence in client relationship management.
Our studio is highly collaborative and every team member contributes to project design, project delivery, as well as client care. The ideal candidate is a talented technical designer, highly organized, and has an extensive background in interiors and / or workplace design.
Minimum 7 years’ professional experience.
Licensed Architect in California. Additional jurisdictions a strong plus.
Expert knowledge of the California Building Code.
Professional experience and proficiency with Revit.
Accredited architectural degree (BArch or MArch).
Experience with tenant improvements and commercial interiors required. Experience with core + shell work a strong plus.
Demonstrated ability to manage a team and project through entitlements, technical documentation, and CA.
Ability to work on several projects simultaneously with multiple deadlines.
Excellent graphic and verbal communication skills.
Candidates must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
Full-time employees receive four weeks PTO (including the week between Christmas and New Years when the firm is closed).
Nine paid holiday days.
Flexible working hours with a 4-day work week option.
Distributed work model.
Full medical, dental, and vision coverage.
401(k) with generous matching.
Strong continuing education support on both a firm-wide and an individual basis.
The Blitz team works hard and we make sure we take time to have fun and keep learning. We support our industry through a variety of events, and enjoy being part of the design and construction community. Blitz is delighted for the attention we get through awards and press, which highlight our workplace, hospitality, bio-tech, retail, higher education, international, and ground-up portfolio. Not to mention, our parties (virtual and in-person) are awesome.
Learn more about Blitz via Instagram (we love photos), LinkedIn, and of course our website.
How to Apply
Email your cover letter, resume, work samples inclusive of rendering samples, and salary requirements in a single document in PDF format to email@example.com. No phone calls or drop-ins please.
Blitz is a full service architecture and interior design firm specializing in workplace, commercial, retail, and hospitality design. We provide the complete range of architectural services required to take a project from programming through construction.
More than an architecture firm, we are a team of multi-faceted designers that utilize one another’s strengths to provide total design solutions. Our team is comprised of talented architects, interior designers, brand strategists, graphic designers, and communication specialists whose roles interweave and overlay to unveil novel ideas and provide solutions that cover a greater vantage.
We are agile and passionate architects and designers who abide by the doctrines of compelling design and technical rigor. We take risks and set trends. Above all, we are committed to fostering lasting partnerships with our clients, crafting experiences rooted in place, and creating projects with lasting value.