CAREERS

Do you want to be involved with challenging projects working with leading residential, commercial and industrial clients across California to meet the region’s demand for innovative, informed architecture?

 

Located in the South Bay area of Los Angeles, Withee Malcolm Architects is a respected 40+ person design firm with an expanding leadership group and a diversified project base. Our award-winning firm specializes in projects that are integral to our communities—high-density, multi-family, urban infill; mixed-use, commercial office, research and development projects; and interior architecture.
We are always interested in career-oriented individuals. If you are energetic, highly-motivated and enjoy the challenge of participating in a dynamic team environment, please review our list of career opportunities.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and offer a competitive salary and benefits package. We review all applications but contact only those with whom we would like to move forward.

 

No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Withee Malcolm Architects Careers

Positions

Director of Commercial Architecture
Technical Designer

We are seeking experienced intermediate level residential technical designers to join our project team. We are looking for candidates with excellent interpersonal skills who are intelligent, collaborative and articulate.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Under general supervision, provide semi-complicated technical CAD support to production and design departments.
  • Expected to make routine judgment decisions based on architectural CAD experience.
  • Under general direction (verbal or sketches) prepare design drawings for presentation, including color rendering techniques.
  • Working from schematic sketches, will assist production staff in generating or revising design development and production drawings.
  • Produce architectural details from sketch drawings, copy and revise existing drawings.
  • Prepare and email plot files and coordinate with printing service.

 

Skill Sets:

  • Professional degree in Architecture
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, Photoshop, Sketch-up
  • Technical Drafting Skills
  • General Drafting skills

 

Education:

  • Bachelor of Architecture degree or equivalent preferred (but not required) or actively pursuing degree

 

Experience:

  • 3 years minimum architectural CAD experience in an office environment

 

Applicants must be currently eligible to work in the United States. Email resume, a compact representative sample of your
work with cover letter to hr@witheemalcolm.com with the subject line: Technical designer.

 

We will contact only those candidates with whom we would like to move forward.
No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Residential Job Captain / Designer

We are seeking experienced residential Job Captains to join our project team.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Focus on quality in all aspects of the work, from initial presentations through documentation and delivery of architectural services.
  • Ability to design in a variety of architectural styles.
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage the efforts of a production team to produce quality construction documents within an allotted time and budget, while also achieving constructablity.
  • Coordinate with outside consultants and other team members. Review consultants’ work to insure compliance with code and project requirements.
  • Ability to successfully complete the plan-check and revisions process with minimal supervision.
  • Initiate, develop and review design, technical and production aspects of the project, including details for the other team members.
  • Check for code compliance.
  • Personal characteristics that include being a fundamentally nice person who is intelligent, collaborative and articulate, with good judgment about people and situations.

 

Prerequisites:

  •  Professional degree in Architecture
  •  At least 5 years experience in an architectural office working on high-density, multi-family residential projects
  •  Extensive knowledge of architectural detailing and current construction standards
  •  Understanding of structural, MEP and other design-related disciplines
  •  Proficiency using AutoCAD (recent releases), Revit, SketchUp and Photoshop
  •  Experience in construction observation
  •  Working knowledge of all current local and state codes
  •  Excellent written and oral communication skills

 

Bonus Points:

  •  Architectural registration in California and/or NCARB certification
  •  Experience with LEED design (and LEED-certified projects)
  •  Articulate and personable in presentations
  •  Proactive in approach to both project and internal management

 

Applicants must be currently eligible to work in the United States. Email resume, a compact representative sample of your work with cover letter to hr@witheemalcolm.com with the subject line: Residential Job Captain/Designer.

 

We will contact only those candidates with whom we would like to move forward.

No phone calls or drop-ins please.