Project Manager/Architect

Los Angeles, CA
Paul Davis Architects

PDA is an architecture office in the Venice/Mar Vista area of West LA.  We do residential, retail, and commercial work, dedicated to ambitious design with carefully considered detailing. Our work is characterized by an acute consciousness of spacial quality and visual/material texture as it impacts day-to-day living.

Position now open: project manager/architect with 10 years experience in all phases of custom residential and commercial work at US offices.  

PDA creates working drawings with AutoCad or Vectorworks software, on Mac platform.  We are currently transitioning away from Vectorworks, but are finishing several projects in that mode and could extend the process if an applicant is an expert Vectorworks user only.  

Position requires: 

Substantial project management experience including construction administration in field and office
Ability to assemble filing, pricing, and CD sets with some guidance as to office standards for basic formatting and necessary contents. Familiarity with relevant local codes
Excellent english written and oral communication skills, as well as strong organizational abilities
Excellent client/contractor/consultant relations ability
Facility with Adobe Suite, Sketchup, Rhino, and/or other Mac-platform rendering software
This position will feature drawing/drafting and collaboration with other project team members in creating drawings sets
Applicants must have a professional degree from a credentialed US academic institution.  We encourage licensed or licensure-track applicants.
We value your strong design skills and appreciate hand-sketching abilities.
PDA's work includes modern single-family residential projects, commercial/office work, adaptive re-use, and contextually sensitive renovations.  Insight, experience, and enthusiasm for appropriate detailing (in modern and contextual modes) is desired in a successful applicant.

Must have US work visa and be a Southern California resident (or be planning immediate relocation).

Thank you.
Please submit a brief cover letter, resume, and graphic samples showing relevant professional work (including CD/detailing excerpts and hand sketch samples; pdf format not exceeding 5MB, please) to:

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