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Junior Architectural designer, 1 to 3 years

Komorous-Towey Architects is an award winning firm with Deep Green, LEED Platinum Certified projects and a Net Zero project in the works. We are looking for a Junior Architectural Designer to join our team and help us with client interface, presentations and production. We offer a friendly, unpretentious, supportive work environment. We work collaboratively, but independent work is essential as well. You will be encouraged to resolve, create and design solutions to daily challenges and problems. We consider a good work/life balance important and schedule accordingly. Our broad range of projects offers the opportunity for each team member to be exposed to a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities for continued professional growth and to further your own goals.

Our firm is currently working on a mix of public and commercial projects and our portfolio includes a wide range of projects from very large to small, including custom residential.

We look at each project as an opportunity to creatively maximize the project’s sustainability and innovative design. We have completed cutting edge LEED Platinum projects and are currently working on a $50m Net Zero project. Our built work includes the Alameda Cineplex and Parking structure, San Francisco City Hall Improvements Project, Stopwaste.org headquarters, offices for United Cerebral Palsy of the Golden Gate and Integral Group among others.

Our office is in a historic building located in downtown Oakland, steps from BART, First Fridays Art Walk/Art Murmur and Wednesday concerts at City Center.

Qualifications:

  • A professional degree from an accredited architecture program
  • AutoCad and REVIT proficiency
  • Familiarity with the CBC and thorough knowledge of accessibility codes a plus
  • Rendering ability with SketchUp
  • Graphic design – Photoshop (InDesign, Illustrator is a plus)
  • LEED AP is preferred

Position is full time with comprehensive benefits including medical coverage, 401(k) retirement benefits and continuing education opportunities.

Please submit a Letter of Interest, a resume, a concise design portfolio, references and salary range request by e-mail. Bay Area candidates only please.

E-mail:  Klara@ktarch.com

About the Team

KTA is a team of enthusiastic, intelligent, and creative individuals. Our unpretentious approach promotes a friendly and positive working environment.

We understand that each team member brings different and unique talents that benefit our team, our product, and each other. Each individual is encouraged to resolve, create, and design solutions to daily challenges and problems. With a nurturing and supportive environment, employees are pushed to achieve and further their own goals.

KTA offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes holidays, vacation time, sick leave, retirement benefits, medical and dental coverage, and continuing education.

KTA is always looking for dedicated individuals. We encourage you to submit your resume and to visit our office.

Send resumes to:
Attn: Klara Komorous-Towey
Komorous-Towey Architects
410 12th Street, Sutie 300
Oakland, CA 94607

Fax: 510.446.2242
Or e-mail to: kta@ktarch.com