1579 Architect - San Jose, CA

High-End Residential Design/Build

Our Client: 

Our Client is an award winning, high-end residential Design/Build Company located in San Jose. Their core competency is to produce remarkable designs and build complex projects in record time. They have experienced significant growth each year for the past 3 years and are looking for Architects to help us continue our ascent.

Job Summary: 

This Architect will sell the company, bring in new clients, lead them through our design process, and manage a support team to help him/her complete the plans and obtain building permits.

Reports To: Company Owner

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with prospective clients and signed clients to create and sell conceptual designs
  • Works closely with the drafting staff to develop working drawings (site plans, floor plans, elevations, details and construction documents) in CAD and Revit
  • Works closely with planning / building departments and consultants to produce buildable projects

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong creative ability to visualize spaces and create pleasing and functional options for clients
  • Excellent client interfacing skills; strong listening and negotiation abilities
  • Able to work independently and as a team member
  • Able to lead a team to support creation and completion of client plans
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Revit
  • Proficient in architectural detailing
  • Strong time management skills, production knowledge, and a sense of work ownership
  • Knowledgeable in residential building codes
  • Able to prioritize and concurrently work on multiple projects and maintain deadlines
  • Able to organize and effectively communicate both in written and verbal formats
  • Able to anticipate potential conflicts and act to eliminate them before they become problems
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)


Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Architecture or 7 years equivalent experience



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