Architect / Designer

Sausalito & St. Helena
Backen Gillam Architects

Description & Details

Backen Gillam Architects is an internationally recognized architectural design firm, known for spaces such as Sundance, Esperanza, Rams Gate, Restoration Hardware (created within iconic buildings in Boston, Chicago, and New York City) and numerous celebrity and high-profile residences. 

The bestselling architecture and design book, From the Land, published by Rizzoli illustrates many of the firm’s projects.

Our firm is based in Sausalito and in St. Helena, California, and has openings for architects and designers to join our studio. We are looking for self-starting individuals who share our attitudes about creating great work in a collaborative environment. 

Our work seeks to balance the art and science of architecture. Applicants should show experience and interest in all aspects of the design process and look forward to being part of an enthusiastic team. 

We are accepting applications for architects and designers with varying project experience, ranging from large scale custom residential, to large scale commercial, winery and resort experience.  

Applicants should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a strong aptitude in the following areas:
Design and technical experience.

Construction Documentation.

Fluency in AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, Drafting, Modeling and Rendering.

Dexterity with hand drawing capabilities a plus.

Hospitality experience a plus.

Must be able to work within a collaborative team.

How to Apply / Contact
Please e-mail a digital copy of your resume and portfolio in .PDF or .JPG format to Upon receipt, we will review and contact you should your qualifications meet our staffing needs. No phone calls please.