Architectural Designer

Los Angeles, CA
BAM Architecture Studio

BAM Architecture Studio is a design oriented architecture firm with offices in Downtown Los Angeles and in SoHo New York City.

We do impressive work for great clients at well-known and well-respected companies and institutions. We bring inventive design solutions to every project, providing Architecture, Interior Design and Strategic Planning services for our Workplace, Media+Entertainment, Healthcare and Science+Technology clients.

We pride ourselves on providing the best work environment and best benefits possible. We do this to attract the best people. We have a dynamic, creative culture that provides the tools to help individuals get their work done efficiently while emphasizing a team approach so the entire firm is successful. 

We add to our team carefully and thoughtfully, by hiring only smart, engaged individuals.  We are currently looking to expand our team in Los Angeles with the right candidate.

Currently, we are seeking to hire a full-time, permanent Staff Architectural Designer in the Los Angeles office with solid design and communication skills. 


Work together with architectural design teams on projects
Collaborate on projects, including programming client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development, construction drawings and construction administration
Develop design concepts and generate construction documents
Work with interior designers in selection of furniture systems and specifications
Support project team coordination for plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction
Work with consultants to meet overall project objectives
Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination
Work within given fees and contracts for projects.
Manage time to stay on schedule and within budgets.
Understand design vision.  Work to implement design based upon contractual agreement with client.
Establish and maintain ongoing, productive client and team relationships.
Contribute to office activities, initiatives and learning programs
Participate in business development and marketing efforts

2 to 5 years of experience as an architectural designer, with a focus on commercial, technology or healthcare interiors
Working knowledge of the design process, including compiling a set of construction drawings
Outstanding conceptual 3 dimensional thinking and graphic presentation skills
Computer skills must include Revit.  Knowledge of AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and SketchUp important.
Flexibility to focus on a single client with a variety of project types or multiple, concurrent projects in various stages of development
Ability to work well independently and in a team environment
Ability to communicate design ideas and direction quickly
Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills
Architecture degree from an NAAB accredited school
The successful candidate must be able to work well as part of a design team, make immediate contributions and take initiative to complete work. 

The full-time, permanent position offers competitive salary, potential profit bonus, company paid medical and dental coverage, 401K retirement plan, short term and long term disability insurance, and a great office location in Downtown Los Angeles.   We offer 3 weeks of paid time off for entry level staff plus paid holidays.  We encourage career growth by paying towards AIA membership, Professional Licensure and LEED certification. 

Learn more about our firm at Please, no phone calls about this position. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Send your resume, salary request and electronic portfolio to  Submissions without a portfolio will not be considered.  Please keep submissions to less than 10 MB. The candidate must currently live in the Los Angeles area and be legally eligible to work in the United States.