Project Architect | Urban Living Studio

Culver City, CA
Live/Work – Urban Living
Full Time
Cuningham Group, an award-winning architecture firm with 8 offices around the world, is seeking a Project Architect in our Los Angeles office. Candidates should have seven to fifteen years of experience with a focus on senior living or multifamily high-rise project types for our Urban Living Studio.  The ideal candidate is a collaborative team leader, highly motivated, and ready to join our team and contribute to the success of the firm.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume, portfolio and cover letter detailing their experience.

What you will do

    • Integrate design, technical, and management disciplines, to deliver a fully coordinated set of drawings through a collaborative team-based process.
    • Be responsible for the development and coordination of the drawings and specifications including: program compliance; code and agency compliance; schedule commitments and product research.
    • Develop project documents for bidding and construction.
    • Provide input to the design and construction schedule – communicate the technical implication of design decisions.
    • Organize and direct the architectural team to execute the work in an orderly, timely and coordinated manner.
    • Coordinate directly with clients, project consultants and local jurisdictions to develop full construction documents and specifications.
    • Provide support for any tasks required for the successful completion of the project.
    • Provide clear team leadership, mentorship, and collaboration with the client and all consultants.
    • May require some travel.

What we look for

    • Bachelor/Master’s Degree in Architecture.
    • Seven to fifteen years of experience, with multifamily high rise and assisted living building experience preferred.
    • Strong design sensibilities and experience with creative direction.
    • Proficiency in Revit and Office 365 required. Skills in other software such as Bluebeam, Adobe Creative Suite, Revit C4R, Glue, Deltek Vision, etc. are ideal.
    • Deep knowledge about major building systems and a strong background in detailing is desired.
    • Willingness to work closely with project designers and project managers, and lead a large team.
    • Ability to mentor staff with less experience.
About Cuningham Group Architecture

At Cuningham Group, we strive for excellence by aligning the skills, talents and energies of a diverse group of people. Our team approach creates an energizing and empowering work culture where dynamic, self-motivated individuals thrive in pursuit of the same goal: great sustainable design.

In describing our firm, we like to use words like passionate, collaborative and unpretentious. We can genuinely say that we love what we do, and we provide an environment to have fun doing it! Every day we expect to work hard and laugh often. We are ready to create and innovate. Our shared enthusiasm for design, communication, mentoring, managing, volunteering, teaching (and all things we excel at individually and collectively) allow Cuningham Group to be consistently ranked among the top firms in the industry.