We are a boutique, La Jolla-based architecture/design firm specializing in the design of custom residences, public and private historic preservation architecture and built environment environmental planning. We are presently seeking a talented architect with a minimum of ten years of experience, to join the firm as a project architect. This strategic hire for IS Architecture is an opportunity for the right individual to leverage their design skills to be an integral component for the office’s growth, utilize a diverse skills set and take on the challenges of growing a practice, with its principals.
· Responsibilities include, but not limited to…
You will be responsible as the Project Architect for all aspects of project design, planning and execution, including leading the client and project team through the architectural services from preliminary design through construction administration. You will lead and mentor internal teams and consultants from initial programing and design through to the production of well-detailed and coordinated documents using AUTODESK AEC Collection. You will provide strong technical detailing and coordination skills within a variety of construction materials and building types.
A qualified candidate will…
· Have a professional degree in Architecture, Bachelor’s or higher, from an accredited architecture program
Preference will be given to applicants with…
· Extensive knowledge of construction detailing, within a variety of construction materials and building types
· Experience negotiating project scope, fees, agreements and contracts, managing project financial performance, and ensuring fiscal responsibility for projects
About Us and Our Culture
IS Architecture is a collaborative studio celebrating over 30 years of award-winning residential and historic preservation architectural service to the community. Founded by Ione Stiegler, FAIA the studio is known for creating bespoke residences that are beautiful, enduring, comfortable, and tailored specifically to the homeowner. The Historic Preservation practice specializes in applying the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties and has completed projects implementing all four approved treatments; Restoration, Preservation, Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction. The firm combines the expertise of Historic Preservation Architects and Cultural Resource Environmental Planners. The studio has been honored with over 80 awards, including best in the nation, which they attribute to the studio’s ethos of quality and conscientious responses to each new project.
Our La Jolla office offers a unique doggie friendly work environment. Our culture encourages a supportive, teamwork environment to arrive at design excellence through open and shared creative processes. We are proud and motivated by the quality of our work. We are self driven and yet here to support each other. We are committed to creating long-term career opportunities in a stimulating environment that encourages teamwork, leadership, and mentorship.
We are looking for someone who is interested in developing a long-term commitment. Out of region candidates may apply, though compensation for relocation will not be considered. We have a small office dog, so candidates must be ok working around dogs.
Qualified applicants must submit the following to be considered for this position:
· Cover Letter
· Minimum of three professional reference
· Focused portfolio of five projects
DO NOT send general broadcast letters and portfolios.
· At this time, IS Architecture will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
Valid through: 4/27/2021
$70K — $90K + $20K bonus