Project Architect/ Junior Architect

Hiring Organization: Studio VARA


Job Description:

Project Architect or Junior Architect responsibilities entail:

•  Work with partners and senior staff to prepare 2D and 3D design documents, including CAD, hand drawing & model making

•  Create, edit, and manage construction drawing sets

• Assist with project correspondence, schedule, and budget

•  Planning & building code research

•  Collaborate with partners on design direction

•  Project management of small projects, from conception through construction administration

•  Research and specify materials and systems with a focus on sustainability


 •  5-7 years of experience including the interior architecture of high-end residential, hospitality and/or commercial projects.

•  Technical knowledge of Type V construction, including past work in all phases of design and construction. Experience with other construction Types is a plus.

•  Strong verbal and communication skills. The position requires constant communication with Studio VARA principals, our clients, design consultants and contractors

•  Modern design skills and the sensitivity to be very design detail oriented

•  Proficiency in any or all of the following platforms required: Revit, VectorWorks or AutoCAD.

•  Experience with Sketch Up, Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino, V-Ray and 3D Max are a plus.

•  Working knowledge of construction detailing and assemblies, construction documents and experience in producing a complete construction document set

•  Licensed architect in California or in the process of licensure.


Application Instructions & Contact Info: This position is full time, permanent position with employer-paid full medical, dental & vision insurance, and an available 401k plan. We offer competitive compensation dependent on experience & education. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and portfolio to No calls please.



3130 20th St. Suite 190

San Francisco, CA 94110


Start Date: March 2018