Grisafe Architecture is looking to hire an experienced Project Architect for a full-time position in our Long Beach office.
The ideal candidate for this position is someone who lives in or around the Long Beach area (or is willing to relocate to the area) and meets the following criteria:
- Licensed architect
- 5+ years of experience in commercial and/or residential design
- Experience coordinating with engineers and general contractors
- Experience working with city officials to resolve high-level issues
The individual we hire will be a proven leader with strong communication skills. Creativity and excellent problem-solving abilities are also key for the person in this position. In addition, a strong work ethic and a desire to understand all aspects of the design and construction process are valuable traits in the ideal candidate.
The Project Architect at Grisafe Architecture will be responsible for the following:
- Designing for both commercial and residential projects
- Overseeing and guiding staff, which includes facilitating weekly meetings
- Meeting one-on-one with clients
- Coordinating with outside contractors and engineers, as well as city officials
- Providing regular updates to the company owner and lead architect
While this is an on-site position, flexibility is available to work from home on occasion. Some local travel is required, so candidate must have reliable transportation. Mileage will be reimbursed.
Salary: $80-100K DOE
Benefits: Paid time off, 401K matching program
Why Work for Grisafe Architecture
Grisafe Architecture is a small, but highly respected, architecture firm that takes on a variety of interesting and exciting projects in the Long Beach area. As our Project Architect, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the design heritage of world-class coastal cities. You will also get the sense of pride that comes with managing a project from beginning to end and working directly with clients to help them achieve their desired outcomes. As a key member of our team, you will be able to have a voice in the direction of the company and have significant input on every project we take on.
At our firm, you will be encouraged to further develop the skills that will be valuable for a successful, long-term career in architecture. We offer a great working environment and encourage all employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
Grisafe Architecture takes on a wide range of projects, such as custom home design, large home remodels (including historic home remodels), tenant improvement projects, and even some landscape design projects. We work closely with our clients to provide them not only with great design, but also a great experience in the process. We allow our clients to be as involved in the design process as they desire to be, and we collaborate with them to create residential and commercial spaces that enhance the communities in which they are located.
Send your resume, along with a 1-2 minute video answering the following questions, to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- What drew you to architecture, and can you provide an example of a time when you encountered a unique challenge? Describe how you overcame it.
Grisafe Architecture is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization. Grisafe Architecture makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.