Gelfand Partners Architects is an award-winning firm that brings innovative, sustainable design and transformative solutions to schools, colleges, housing, community/civic facilities and social enterprises.
A mid-sized, woman-led firm with an integrated view of multi-disciplinary design, our practice includes architecture, landscape architecture and interiors. Our experienced and talented designers share a unique blend of pragmatism and idealism and develop sustainable and affordable solutions for new and existing buildings. We’re a studio based office that places high value on strong project teams. As a team member, you will support firm principals in designing and managing public interest projects that bring fresh air and daylight to the spaces where people live, work, play and learn.
We also bring our values home to the structure of the practice. Gelfand Partners is one of the first architecture firms in the country to become a Certified B Corporation. We are a JUST organization and a San Francisco Green Business and ally with like-minded clients. We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.
Sustaining our close-knit team spirit and culture is important to us. We plan office outings and events and we’re also committed to your professional growth and development. We have an annual budget, available to all employees, dedicated to covering the cost of relevant professional development activities, courses and exams.
This is a full-time, permanent position. We offer flex time hours, meaning you can decide when you start and end work within the hours of 7:30am and 6:30pm. Monday and Friday will be flex remote work days consistent with the demands of your position and tasks.
We are highly accessible, and transit-friendly; we are located within 3 blocks of a BART station and a Muni Metro station. We have an indoor bike rack, an exercise room and shower. Our beautifully designed office is located within a landmark building, offering high ceilings and lots of light.
We are seeking new members for our team who possess design ability and technical interests. Experience in all phases of design, from conceptual design through construction administration, is desired. The ideal candidate brings an array of talents and skills and success in design, detailing and project management.
Professional degree in Architecture is required.
3-5 years’ experience including leading small teams and coordinating consultants
California license, LEED AP or GA are a plus
Strong technical skill in Revit and AutoCAD
Good management skills
Ability to efficiently communicate ideas through a combination of hand sketching, drafting, and digital rendering.
Seeks to improve self and contribute to our mission
Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
We are committed to the well-being of our employees.
Gelfand Partners Architects holds a diverse perspective and social-minded approach to architecture. As a full-service firm that includes architecture, landscape architecture and interiors, our experienced and talented designers have spent decades bringing sustainable, affordable and practical solutions to new and existing buildings. Our belief is simple: Make healthy, green buildings that bring in fresh air and daylight where people live, work, and learn.
We are one of just 12 architecture firms in the country that are Certified B Corporations, and one of just four in California. B Corporations are for-profit companies that believe businesses can be a force for good while also doing well. In addition to the bottom line, we measure what matters by our impact on the social good.