Join RossDrulisCusenbery’s growing team designing exciting civic, public safety, commercial and hospitality projects in the Bay Area and nationally. As a member of RDC’s design team, you will work closely with our experienced and talented staff of architects and designers, helping to design and document projects from initial concept through completed construction. This position offers significant opportunities for professional and personal growth in a wide array of important and dynamic project types.
RDC is seeking an architectural Designer with both design and technical skills. As a Designer at RDC you will assist in developing building design concepts and solutions, generating design drawings, participating in collaborative team design meetings, and occasionally working with outside consultants. You will exercise your technical skills in preparing communication graphics, design visualizations, and preparing technical construction documents. Position requirements include:
Utilizing Revit software, design, prepare construction drawings
Utilizing Adobe Creative Suite programs, prepare communication graphics, presentations
Work collaboratively with project team members and RDC Principals
Review, coordinate and incorporate the work of consulting engineers
Assist in preparing assembly, enclosure, and waterproofing details under experienced supervision
Process construction submittals, RFIs, substitution requests and shop drawings
2 - 7 years of demonstrable experience as an architectural designer
Proficiency in Revit
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
3D rendering and visualization skills
Conceptual understanding of building codes, standards and building structures
Conceptual understanding how buildings are constructed with the ability to co-create technical details and documents that succinctly describe the project
Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field
Familiarity with LEED a plus.
RDC is a medium-sized architectural design office located in Sonoma and Emeryville CA. RDC’s projects combine operational excellence with design excellence, in a diversity of dynamic and important building types. Our focus is on user-centered solutions that are sustainable, and reflect creative contemporary design values. We offer a remote work option, with full or hybrid in-office working opportunities depending on preference. In the event of remote work, RDC will support the successful applicant in establishing remote operations. We offer excellent compensation a collaborative work environment.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About RossDrulisCusenbery, Architecture, Inc.
About RossDrulisCusenbery: RDC is an award-winning design firm located in Sonoma, CA. RDC specializes in the design of community, youth, justice and public safety projects. Our public sector design work is in cities throughout the western United States and in Canada. We have a specialty in collaborative and participatory design processes, and have received design awards from private, editorial and governmental organizations in the United States and Canada.
RDC building types include: courthouses, law enforcement facilities, fire stations, community and youth centers, aquatics centers, border stations, emergency operations and communications centers, social service campuses, and fire training facilities. The RDC studio environment is collaborative, dynamic, and offers applicants opportunities for personal and professional growth in the bucolic setting of Sonoma County. We would love to hear from you!