Architect/Designer

San Francisco, CA
Jennifer Weiss Architecture
jweissarch.com

Description & Details
Jennifer Weiss Architecture is currently seeking an exceptional architect or designer to join our team.  Jennifer Weiss Architecture is a design-oriented architecture firm that is committed to excellence in custom architecture and design for residential, cultural, corporate and academic buildings.  

We combine rigorous design with construction management experience - a combination that leads to a distinctive design process and end product that are aesthetically and intellectually rigorous as well as financially informed.  

Our design values are modern:  efficiency, logic, beauty, honest expression of materials, and clean lines and forms that allow the architecture itself  - the space, light, materials, spatial relationships - and inhabitants to thrive.   

In addition to ground-up work, the firm has expertise in major modern renovations of and additions to important works of architecture by notable architects including Joseph Esherick, William Wurster, Ernest Coxhead, Robert A.M. Stern, and the developer Joseph Eichler.  

The firm's work has been published in Dwell Magazine, California Home and Design, House Beautiful, San Francisco Chronicle Magazine and Remodelista, and in an advertisement for Apple, Inc.

With offices in San Francisco and St. Helena, JWA has projects throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Sonoma and Napa Valley.  Jennifer has also executed projects in Hawaii and New York.

As part of a small office, team members have the opportunity to work on and learn about multiple aspects of the projects, As an integral part of a team, candidates must have excellent design, communication, interpersonal and graphic skills.  Our small team consists of talented, intelligent, resourceful, creative, positive, tenacious, detail oriented, thorough and self-starting individuals, and we look for the same in this position.  

How to Apply / Contact
QUALIFICATIONS:

- M. Arch degree preferred, B. Arch recipients with production experience encouraged to apply

- A minimum of 1-3 years of professional experience

- Abode Creative Suite and Microsoft Office experience required

- High skill level and efficiency in AutoCAD

- Competent modeling and rendering skills, preferably in SketchUp and by hand 

- Construction document preparation experience is preferred

- Ability to prioritize workload, often working on multiple projects at a time.

-Ability to work and complete tasks with minimal supervision, while also being able to judge when to seek guidance  

-Authorization to work in the U.S. 

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter outlining prior relevant experience, resume and samples of work (5 MB maximum) via email in PDF format to info@jweissarch.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS OR DROP-INS please.

BENEFITS:

The position offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience and ability (note: salary listed above is typical for intermediate level), paid vacation, holidays, and health insurance. We also offer incentives for completion of professional licensure and accreditation.