DAHLIN is an award-winning architecture, planning and interior design firm with 180+ multi-cultural professionals located throughout the Western United States. We offer more than 45 years of experience building communities where we live and work, driven by the vision of creating places that promote human fulfillment and well-being. This same Passion for Place® starts with our own working environment—a positive community where people thrive. Please visit our website (www.dahlingroup.com) to learn more.
We are currently seeking a talented ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER for our Pleasanton, CA location. This individual will work closely with principals and teams to produce the successful development and completion of design work through all phases, from conceptual and schematic design to project close out. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a desire and ability to generate creative and innovative designs that exemplify our Passion for Place®.
In collaboration with project team members, establish schematic design direction, and administer design intent of working drawings
Complete the drawing and documentation of assigned projects during all design phases
Support Senior Designers with graphics, 3D modeling, presentations, and design studies
Produce permit and construction drawings
Design with attention to client budgetary needs
Assist team as needed to close out projects
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Excellent ability to sketch, design, draw, model and communicate visually
Strong skills and talent in SketchUp modeling,Revit/BIM, andAutoCAD;Adobe Design Suite experience preferred
Strong awareness of building code limitations
Willingness to work on a variety of building typologies and architectural styles
Interest in understanding architectural assemblies and details
Self-motivated; ability to work independently and in a team environment to coordinate and maintain positive working relationships with other design professionals
Excellent problem solver and independent thinker with good listening skills and strong follow-through
Strong verbal and written communication skills
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, & CERTIFICATIONS:
5+ years of experience in a professional architectural setting; residential projects preferred.
Graduate of NAAB accredited 4 or 5 year architecture school
Commitment to their own professional growth; preferably to obtaining licensure as an architect
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without any restrictions or visa sponsorship
We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage. We also offer the opportunity to participate in a pre-tax Flexible Spending plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, and 401k.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at www.dahlingroup.com/careers. Including a link to an online portfolio is a huge plus! Real people review every application, so we regret that due to the large volume of inquiries, we are unable to accept phone calls regarding the status of applications. We'll be sure to contact you if we need more information. Apply now!
DAHLIN is committed to welcoming and supporting a diverse community of professionals. As such, women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply.
DAHLIN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.
We do not accept resumes from recruiters, placement agencies, or other staffing vendors who have not signed an agreement with us. Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.
D A H L I N: PASSION FOR PLACE.
DAHLIN is a diverse architecture and planning practice of 180 multi-cultural professionals working with developers, municipalities and private clients. We successfully support client relationships by matching our expertise with their expectations and goals – listening and effectively collaborating to craft sustainable communities and urban environments. Our design solutions are innovative, real and achievable. Our people are passionate about creating places that promote human fulfillment and well-being.
P L A C E M A K I N G:
We are driven by the vision of enhancing environments where people live and interact so that they feel the meaning of "place". Designing with relevant vernacular and in context, we partner with our clients to create healthy communities that celebrate diverse lifestyles and the natural environment.
L E G A C Y O F D E S I G N:
Our design solutions are innovative, real and proven by a history of built projects that enrich peoples’ lives and are financially successful. We bring a collaborative approach to sustainable design that is creative, persistent and responsive to the changing nature of community.
C O M M I ...T M E N T:
We embrace change and opportunity with enthusiasm to increase value for our employee-owned firm. Transparency and continuous improvement are integral to our financial goals – allowing us to provide the platform for thought leadership, education and giving back in our communities.
C U L T U R E:
Our diverse, multi-cultural, smart, talented people are rewarded for motivation, initiative, collaboration and achievement. We insist on a positive, engaging workplace where compassionate interaction, meaningful debate, and sharing of knowledge and new ideas are expected.