Architect

Los Angeles, CA
Parallax Architecture and Planning
prlx.us

Company Description

Parallax is an architectural design and planning firm located in Culver City specializing in private school, college and university buildings.  Our office is a collaborative studio environment committed to creating distinctive high-performance architecture for educators.  We have been serving schools in Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley Counties for over 20 years.

We are looking for a talented Intermediate Architect to support planning and design work on several school projects.  Key qualifications include demonstrated design talent and experience with the design of commercial projects.  Excellent team-working and communication skills are a must as well as a solid working knowledge of AutoCAD drawing software (Revit a plus).

Specific responsibilities:

Develop architectural planning and design concepts for educational buildings under the direction of the Project Principals
Support consultant meetings and design presentations
Coordinate architecture and building systems with engineering consultants
Supervise project design drawing and detailing by Junior production staff
Support work with City and/or County agencies to resolve code related issues
Support the Project Manager throughout the project construction phase by answering design RFI's and reviewing shop submittals
Qualifications:

B-Arch from a U.S. College or University
At least 3-5 years of professional experience developing institutional buildings
Excellent working knowledge/fluency in AutoCAD for project design and detailing
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
Understanding of Los Angeles building and zoning codes
Knowledge of construction materials, standards and details
Ability to consistently meet deadlines
Los Angeles area resident
Must be authorized to work in the US without need for employer sponsorship
Three references minimum.
Please no phone calls, drop-offs, or agencies.

Salary: commensurate with experience and demonstrated skill level.  Compensation includes full benefits package with health insurance and 401(k) plan

Full benefits package
 
Please submit a letter of interest, current CV, and work samples in PDF format (no larger than 10 MB) to: Ms. Hamill at hr@prlx.us