We are looking for a talented, experienced and passionate architects with 8+ years of custom, high-end residential project experience to join our team. Geddes Ulinskas Architects (GUA) is a fast growing, highly regarded residential design firm located in San Francisco since 2005. Our office provides designs for existing and new custom residences throughout the Bay Area, Napa Los Angeles and Hawaii.
Bachelor’s or/and master’s degree in architecture
10+ years of professional experience in high-end residential architecture and design
U.S. architecture license
Proficiency in Ravit, AutoCAD, Rhino, SketchUp, Adobe CS and other graphic software as well as work experience applying these skills in an office setting. Presentation quality hand scratching is important.
Detail-oriented with strong technical skills, knowledgeable of construction costs and codes, and have a solid knowledge of engineering and environmental disciplines to support coordination and evaluation of the work done by external consultants
Experienced with client, and contractor interactions, and able to meet high expectations common with high end residential design
Experienced in all phases of project delivery from conceptual design thru construction and familiar with typical construction phase services
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills with the team and clients, as well as an ability to work at a variety of project scales from planning to detail design
Effectively communicates internally with project teams and externally with consultants and clients through timely and appropriate written, oral, and visual means
Develops and/or manages, in collaboration with project team, a clear and consistent work plan to achieve the project budget, deliverables, and schedule
Actively leads distinct portions of a Project with periodic supervision by Project Leadership.
Handle multiple projects and prioritize efforts
Produces, coordinates and/or oversees presentation and contract deliverables such as diagrams, 3D models, drawings, renderings, physical models and animations
Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
Exhibits initiative, process innovation, problem solving, and decision quality with a high attention to precision and accuracy at a project level
Actively engages in internal and external professional development opportunities
Interprets and applies building codes and requirements of other regulatory agencies
Prepares and revises documentation in various architectural phases including site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections, and details
Actively collaborates at a project, consultant team, and client team level by critically and constructively evaluating ideas. Contributes to and actively participates within the studio and office
Portfolio must demonstrate exceptional communication skills, design skills technical ability, artistry as well as work samples and hand sketching. Portfolio should be 10-20 pages in ONE PDF file and maximum size is 5MB
Your application will NOT be considered if there are no work samples and hand sketching in your portfolio.
About Geddes Ulinskas Architects
Geddes Ulinskas Architects (GUA) is a fast growing, highly regarded residential design firm located in San Francisco since 2005. Our office provides designs for existing and new custom residences throughout the Bay Area, Napa Los Angeles and Hawaii.