Founded in 1993, TCA Architects specializes in the planning and design of next generation, high density multi-family housing, mixed-use and signature hospitality developments taking pride in helping shape quality environments for everyone. The firm's collaborative approach and industry leading technological expertise have resulted in award-winning, sustainable projects that respect our communities and the environment. With studios in Irvine, Los Angeles and Oakland California, TCA has been recognized for their industry leading expertise in master planning and design for a variety of multi-family, hospitality and mixed-use projects.
A TCA Senior Designer is passionate about design and takes leadership in design concept. This individual will be the go to person to use their high level technical/computer design skills to turn ideas into reality. The ideal candidate must be able to quickly and readily generate concept sketches for multi-family, hospitality, and mixed-use design in a fast paced environment using advanced skills in SketchUp, Revit and Adobe Suite.
The successful candidate must have the ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, and communicate ideas in presentations to firm leadership, team members, and clients. They must also possess strong architectural concepts and planning skills. An exceptional portfolio representing recent work is required to be presented during interview.
6 - 10 years of experience in architecture, with 3-5 years in multi-family design
Proficient in Sketch-Up, Revit and Adobe Suite
Ability to create architectural designs and concepts through hand sketching and drafting
Experience with several housing types, building typologies and vocabularies
Possesses strong architectural concept and planning skills
Knowledge of major code issues and construction types
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Bachelors in Architecture required
California licensed Architect preferred
The Senior Designer will be located in our downtown Oakland office.
About TCA Oakland:
The Oakland studio is the newest addition to the TCA family. Opened in 2013, the Oakland team is led by TCA's Founder and CEO Thom Cox. This dynamic group is tight-knit, efficient, and effective! Not only does this group regularly socialize outside of the office, they root for their Bay Area sports teams with a passion met by no one. The Oakland studio revels in the hip, up-and-coming East Bay scene and boasts views of the San Francisco skyline. The diverse culture of the Bay Area, seeps into the studio and is mirrored in the work the Oakland team produces. Their projects are transforming the Bay Area's major cities including: San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, Emeryville, San Jose, South City, Mountain View, and more. And the best part? The 12th St. BART station is just outside the building, which means you can access any of the Bay Areas' surrounding cities within minutes! Welcome to TCA-Oakland!
TCA offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, short and long term disability, life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and paid time off. We also offer bonus opportunities and the opportunity to work a flexible schedule with half days on Friday.
As part of our commitment to our staff's professional development, TCA provides a full library of IDP materials to train and expose young professionals to various areas of architecture and become more well-rounded Architects as they prepare for licensure. TCA also reimburses for successfully completed ARE tests, as well as CA licensing fees.
TCA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or genetics.
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