Project Designer

Los Angeles, CA
Michael Maltzan Architecture

MMA is seeking a Project Designer with 3 or more years of experience in a design-intensive firm.  An ideal candidate has a professional degree in architecture, has previous solid work experience at an internationally-recognized design-intensive firm and have a solid team oriented work ethic.  He/she is passionate about architecture, and constantly striving to improve all aspects of their work.  We are looking for a special talent with an observant open mind, coupled with sophisticated design and graphic sensibility and unrestrained creative drive.

The successful candidate will work closely with Design Principal, advancing the project’s conceptual direction, form, and programmatic arrangement, both independently and in collaboration with the design team.  Programming, conceptual studies, model making, preparation and participation in client presentations, and ensuring design excellence are among the responsibilities involved.  To maintain design integrity throughout the project, the Project Designer will be involved through all phases - from formulating concepts to resolving design details in the field during construction administration.


Bachelors’ Degree in Architecture
3+ years of experience as an Architectural Designer
Must be a motivated self-starter with the ability to problem solve both individually and as a part of a project team
Outstanding graphic presentation skills
Proficiency in the use of 2D/3D software, including Revit, CAD, Rhino, Adobe Suite
Basic knowledge of materials, construction methods, and building codes
Strong organization skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.
Ability to communicate design ideas and direction clearly and effectively
State Licensure and LEED accreditation is a plus
Master’s Degree in Architecture is a plus

Visit our website for directions on how to apply.