Intermediate Designer

San Francisco, CA
Jackson Liles Architecture

Description & Details
Jackson Liles Architecture is seeking an intern Architect with 3-5 years of professional experience to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a young designer to get hands on experience in all aspects of projects in a collaborative, supportive and dynamic environment. 

Our work emphasizes a modern, highly functional approach to solving complex problems. Our projects span many different types and scales and at the moment we have a diverse mix of interesting design projects in our studio ranging from the design of a large, complex urban industrial development, to residential new and renovated homes, to the design of a new recreation center and the adaptive re-use of a historic clubhouse at a local park, to designing a new kitchen production facility and headquarters for a local non-profit organization, and more.   Our projects seek to engage and improve how the built environment supports living – at work, at home, or in the community–with creative and beautiful solutions to complex challenges.  

Jackson Liles Architecture is located on Third Street in the bustling Dogpatch area of San Francisco; our studio is a light filled and energetic environment that currently has a staff of 7 architects and designers. We have LEED Accredited Professionals and a Certified Green Business Professional on staff, and are a SF Human Rights Commission certified Woman Owned business.

We offer a competitive salary with full benefits, including a PPO health plan, paid vacation and holidays, a long-term disability insurance plan, and the ability to participate in our employee retirement plan with employer matching funds. 

This is a full-time position at our studio, we are not able to offer a part-time or off-site arrangement at this time. 


•Bachelor or Master’s degree from an accredited Architecture program, currently pursuing licensure 

•3-5 years previous experience working in an architecture or interior architecture firm

•Experience with all phases of design from Schematic Design through Construction Administration is preferred.  Experience working on previous architecture or interior design projects in a professional environment is required.

•A sharp sense of design & the ability to work in a team environment

•Working knowledge of the California Building Code is preferred

•Revit and Adobe Creative Suite programs, advanced level preferred

•Organizational and strong Project Management skills are essential to juggle multiple projects in a fast paced environment

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•Be self-motivated, reliable and have a great sense of humor

•Current legal US work authorization 

Jackson Liles Architecture is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply / Contact
Interested candidates should send an email to: with your name in the Email Subject line, and include the following information:
- Cover letter

- Resume

- Portfolio including professional work samples and academic projects, in pdf format (file size not to exceed 10 MB).  A Dropbox or similar download link is also acceptable to transmit portfolio information.