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Los Angeles, CA
Gruen Associates

Gruen Associates is an award-winning Los Angeles architectural, planning and landscape design firm with a diverse and extensive portfolio of projects. Our depth of experience provides support and mentoring for our staff members, while our passion for innovation encourages creativity in a broad range of building types.

We are looking for accomplished full-time candidates with experience in Commercial building types. Qualified candidates should be aspirational and familiar with the building type, technologies, and applicable codes, able to work effectively as part of an overall design team, and experienced with ACAD programs. Staff members work closely with senior staff and principles on each project from schematic design through construction administration.

People with initiative and the willingness to push themselves and take responsibility are ideal candidates.  We pride ourselves in mentoring employees in their careers, and provide opportunities for career advancement and promotion.  This is a position for a hard-working and talented individual with an opportunity to develop one’s career in a highly professional setting.


Degree in Architecture
Candidates on the path to architectural licensure.  Licensed architects in the state of CA a plus.
5 years minimum full time experience after graduation
Relevant and progressive experience in architecture/retail interior
Thorough knowledge of architectural construction drawings
Should be highly proficient in AutoCAD and Revit.  3D modeling skills in Rhino and SketchUp a plus.
Should have solid understanding of building codes and experience with putting together construction documents
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Self-motivated, team-oriented, and adaptable to a fast paced environment
Must be an excellent problem solver and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness in their work
Should be highly organized and able to coordinate project information & documents
We offer a benefits package to full-time employees, including health insurance, a 401(k) plan, vacation time and paid sick leave, and a competitive salary commensurate with experience. 

Gruen Associates is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, experience and skills. We offer a collaborative and innovative culture with unique opportunities for growth and experience, and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

 Please email a PDF document containing your resume and work samples to  File size shall not exceed 8 MB.  No phone calls, please.