JENSEN Architects is an award-winning, 24-person, design-oriented architecture firm located in downtown San Francisco. Our studio is currently engaged in a variety of creative design work including cultural, educational, residential, retail, commercial, and mixed-use projects of various scales. We’re interested in a critical approach to design, engaging contemporary culture, and exploring innovative construction techniques in search of design solutions that are elegant, effective, and environmentally sensitive.
The available position is full-time with salary and benefits that commensurate with relevant experience and qualifications. We’re looking for an energetic and motivated designer to join our collaborative San Francisco studio or as a remote employee. Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in architecture
3-10 years of experience in a professional architecture office
Superior design aptitude and passion for design excellence
Positive attitude and comfort working in a collaborative manner
Excellent communication and proven track record managing design delivery process
Comprehension of all phases of design/project delivery including scheduling, budgeting, design, permitting, construction documents, and construction administration
Demonstrate an extensive knowledge of architectural design process, detailing, building materials and methods, building codes, and comprehensive understanding of entitlements process
Strong drafting, 3D modeling, and presentation skills
Deep working knowledge of Revit; minimum 3 years working with program in a professional office on 2-3 different project types and scales
Interested candidates are to submit a current resume and complete portfolio demonstrating both design work and working drawings in a single PDF file, 10 MB max file size; on-line portfolios will not be reviewed. Please send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Intermediate Architect Level Position” in the subject heading.
About JENSEN Architects
We are passionate about creating buildings and
environments that enrich the experiences of
individuals, organizations and their communities.
Guided by a responsibility to achieve the most using
the fewest resources and to engage a broader cultural
perspective, we develop solutions that embody
each client’s values and larger purpose. Our wideranging
portfolio—encompassing arts, education,
residential, workplace and retail—is underpinned by
an abiding interest in how we live and work today, and
the pleasure we take in collectively solving design
challenges through research, unconventional thinking,
and a focus on craft. The economy and directness
in our work reflects not only a clear concern for
ecological sustainability, but also a deep appreciation
of the inherent beauty that emerges when functional,
experiential and environmental goals are efficiently
and gracefully resolved.
We are recognized for innovative applications of
proven building systems and materials and valued for
our collaborative approach to design and construction.
Our accomplishments are rooted in a culture of
camaraderie that fosters longstanding relationships
with clients, consultants, an...d colleagues. We offer
clients an opportunity for creative exchange that
informs our practice as much as the resulting work.