Junior Architect

Los Angeles, CA
Ralph Gentile Architects

We are a small, award-winning Architecture/Interior Design firm seeking a creative and motivated individual with design, presentation, ID specifications, and construction document experience (solid 2+ years minimum). We are a full-service firm with 25 years of passionate focus on hospitality design. Please visit our website prior to applying: www.rgastudio.com

As we are a small studio, you will be directly involved with every aspect of our projects. Such responsibilities include working directly with the design lead and principal; client presentations; consultant coordination; construction documents; agency approval; and project administration.

We are seeking a self-motivated individual who has the ability to multi-task, enjoys a friendly and social workplace and who likes that every work day comes with new and unique challenges.

Key Qualifications:

Passion for hospitality design and the restaurant world.

Solid presentation skills and quick learner.

Proficiency in use of CAD software and hand sketching.

[We are a Mac-based office and Vectorworks experience is a plus.]

Proficiency in SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, Rhino, In-Design, MS Office.

Ability to prioritize and manage tasks against deadlines and expectations.

Requirements for the Position:

Bachelor or Masters of Architecture or Interior Design Degree [or foreign equivalent].

In process for licensing for either California or NCARB.

2 years of full time experience in an architectural or interiors firm.

MUST have reliable transportation daily and live within reasonable [<45 min]

commute of the studio.

Local candidates only please. Must be fully eligible to work in the United States.

[H1-B visa sponsorship on a case-by-case basis].

Ability to start on or before January 2nd.

Starting Salary: $16 per hour or commensurate with abilities and relevant experience.

Full time employees enjoy generous benefits including medical, dental, vision, and Simple IRA as well as earned paid vacation time and holidays.

To Apply: Please E-MAIL a PDF [5 MB maximum] of your resume, a letter of interest and 3-5 examples of your professional work to info@rgastudio.com. No phone calls, please. Interviews will be scheduled ASAP.