Junior Designer

Los Angeles, CA
Shimoda Design Group

In 2000 Joey Shimoda, FAIA, FIIDA, and Susan Chang, AIA, founded Shimoda Design Group at a live/work warehouse in the burgeoning Arts District of downtown Los Angeles. The firm grew from inside to out, steadily gaining a reputation for innovative workplace interiors, history-conscious building renovations, and bold, forward-looking creative campuses.

SDG’s design professionals have themselves grown from inside to out, letting their love of creative collaboration infuse and inform the work they do all across the country. On each project, their eclectic sensibilities merge with a unique client culture for engaging, enlivening, transformative design. Some of our clients include Tishman Speyer, Kilroy Realty, Rolex USA, Steelcase, Bad Robot Productions and Warner Music Group. 

At Shimoda Design Group, we honor every individual’s inherent creativity by making thoughtful, vibrant, calm, expansive, colorful places to ignite and make creativity come alive. We invite them to pause… to soak in… to reach out… to make unexpected connections. Our spaces create a catalyst that encourages people to tap into their unlimited creative potential on the journey to extraordinary breakthroughs.

Job Description:

We are looking for a Junior Designer to participate in early stages of interesting design problems and projects, with opportunities to participate in projects from concept to completion. They will assist with drawing and organizing projects in Revit. Many projects will require the ability to work with SketchUp, Rhino, V-Ray and other similar 3D software.

Job Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of professional experience
  • Professional degree (Master or Bachelor) in Architecture from an accredited program
  • Knowledge of architectural and interiors principles and practices
  • Strong portfolio and design drawing and conceptualization skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency of Revit, Photoshop, InDesign, SketchUp, CAD, V-Ray, and word processing software
  • Experience in creating high-quality renderings.

Applications without portfolio and work samples will not be considered.

Please apply via email with cover letter, resume, portfolio and samples adequate to represent your abilities. jobs@shimodadesign.com