Job Captain

San Francisco, CA
Ken Linsteadt Architects 

Description & Details

Ken Linsteadt Architects has been artfully creating memorable residential architecture for nearly twenty years in an office where design always comes first.  We are looking for people who have a passion and fastidiousness for putting homes together. 

This manifests in beautiful and evocative presentation materials, patient and generous client communications, and a rigor for crafting well-articulated, clear, and efficient construction drawing sets.  We strive for that best and right solution no matter how exacting the path.  We are serious about what we do, but we are also kind to each other and find humor and joy in the design as well as in the execution.  

We are seeking a Job Captain who will:

Play a strong supportive role to the project manager/project architect to enhance the overall project design, quality of drawings and project organization

Plan and create reliable, well-coordinated CAD drawings in all phases of design under the direction of a project manager/project architect

Coordinate with consultants at each phase of design

Lead junior staff in generating CAD drawings according to firm standards; coach and mentor junior staff

Rapidly update drawings and “pick up redlines”

Prepare presentation drawings and sketch-up models for client meetings

Take notes during client and consultant meetings and prepare meeting minutes

Research and specify materials, products and systems

Implement firm standards in drawing and organizational practices

How to Apply / Contact

Professional degree in Architecture working toward licensure

5+ years of experience in high-end residential architecture or similar environment

Strong spatial sense, with facile drawing/CAD/modeling abilities to match

An aesthetic sense and awareness of design goals and intent

A passion and proven ability for putting drawing sets together

Agility and willingness to work within a dynamic design environment

Ability to be self-directing within a larger team

Ability to concentrate on multiple projects and to prioritize efforts

Proficiency in AutoCAD

Experience with 3D modeling programs and presentation programs

Experience with client, contractor and consultant interaction

Strong research skills with regard to zoning and regulatory requirements, and for exploring building material choices

Please send your resume and portfolio to Lucy Webb at for consideration.