Junior Residential Designer/Drafter

Job Opportunity

Junior Residential Designer/Drafter


Organization: Gast Architects Date Posted: 11/9/2017 City: San Francisco Location: California Country: United States Primary Category: Architecture Type of Position: Full-Time Education Requirement: Bachelor's Experience Requirement: 0-3 years

Description & Details

GAST ARCHITECTS is an established, well-respected ten-person firm in San Francisco’s SOMA district that focuses on both new construction and renovations of custom, high-end residential projects in the Bay Area and beyond. Our office has a relaxed, professional, and friendly atmosphere. We support our staff by encouraging continuing education, assisting in the pursuit of licensure, and providing mentoring opportunities by senior staff.

Our growing office is looking for a person with design talent and technical savvy to work with our principals to develop innovative designs in a collaborative project team work environment in addition to leading small/medium sized projects with assistance from a Principal. Applicants should be able to show skill and experience or the willingness to learn the following:

  • Experience and deep interest in single family residential design, Type V wood-frame construction, residential products, and detailing. Actual construction experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrate creative critical thinking and presentation skills
  • BIM proficiency in 2-D drafting and 3-D modeling (we are an ArchiCAD office and provide training for those with a BIM background)
  • Experience in developing well-detailed Construction Documents as part of a team
  • Knowledge of codes and regulations. Local experience in San Francisco is highly valued.
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written
  • Personable, a team player with high integrity and a sense of humor

We offer competitive pay; a superior benefits package; indoor bike storage and shower; and a casual, supportive, non-smoking environment. Our spacious design studio is located in a recently renovated, mixed-use development. Our LEED Gold-certified historic warehouse includes a roof deck and garden.

You must be a U.S. citizen or have a work permit.

How to Apply / Contact

Please submit cover letter, resume, and portfolio (10MB MAX) by e-mail – no calls or drop-ins please – to: ehartz@gastarchitects.com

San Francisco, CA
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