Architectural Designer

Los Angeles, CA

About Grimshaw:

Grimshaw was founded by Sir Nicholas Grimshaw in 1980. The practice became a Partnership in 2007 and operates worldwide employing over 500 staff.

Grimshaw’s international portfolio covers all major sectors, and has been honored with over 200 international design awards for its commitment to design excellence. The practice is dedicated to the deepest level of involvement in the design of its buildings in order to deliver projects which meet the highest possible standards of excellence.


We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, proactive and passionate Architectural Designer to contribute to our emerging Los Angeles Studio.

As an Architectural Designer you will assist the project team during the design phases with design development, precedent research and graphic production. You will exhibit an excellent understanding of the design philosophy of projects and relating assigned tasks to that philosophy. Working with project team members, the Architectural Designer will coordinate details and dimensions. This role will require you to have demonstrated proficiency in graphic presentation and physical model building.

Desired Skills and Experience:

We are looking for an Architectural Designer professional with 2-4 years’ professional experience. The ideal candidate has strong front/end design, visualization, and presentation sensibilities.  Experience in large-scale higher education/public/cultural/transportation/transit projects is not required but preferred.

The ideal candidate has superb time management and communication skills, meticulous attention to detail, the ability to quickly adapt in a fast-paced environment. 

The ability to build strong relationships across the practice is very important, to work collaboratively with a team, is a must.

Software knowledge requirements: Revit, Rhino

Grimshaw is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome people from all backgrounds and recognize that in order to be successful, we need to create an inclusive environment where everyone can realize their potential and succeed.

Please submit your CV and portfolio to for consideration.