Architecture Designer / Intern

Los Angeles, CA
MAD Architects

MAD Architects is an award-winning international practice with a complete portfolio of cultural projects, high-rises, and mixed-use developments North America, Europe, and Asia. Led by Founder and Principal Designer Ma Yansong, MAD works in forward-looking environments developing futuristic architectures based on a contemporary interpretation of the eastern spirit of nature. MAD currently employs 110 architects from around the world. Find more information about our firm at

We are seeking talented Architecture Designers / Interns with a passion for design. This position will be based in MAD’s Los Angeles office. Candidates will have the opportunity to learn, practice, and grow with the firm, with experience in all phases of design on a variety of projects.

Under this position, the candidate will collaborate alongside project lead architects, senior architects, associates, and principals. The ideal candidate should be extremely professional, have strong graphic and communication skills, and display an excellent design sensibility – able to create and present conceptual design iterations for complex projects. This position is paid.


1.       Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Architecture, or a relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.

2.       Have a 2+ years of work experience, and demonstrate very strong design command.

3.       Strong command in Rhino, Vray, AutoCAD, Maxwell, Adobe Creative Suite, Grasshopper, and/or Maya. Revit knowledge is a plus.

4.       Excellent graphic, written and verbal communication skills. Fluent in English.

5.       Excellent at multi-tasking and have a great attitude towards a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

6.       Legally authorized to work in the US.


1.       Produce drawings, models, and renderings for all stages of project development, from schematic design to construction.

2.       Communicate with the MAD Beijing and Los Angeles office teams, working closely under the supervision of senior architects.

3.       Accurately transcribe design directions onto drawing sets and 3D computer models.

4.       Assist in preparing materials bid materials for competitions and commissioned projects.

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