Architectural Design Coordinator - Healthcare

San Diego, CA
Architecture – All Studios /
LPA is seeking a passionate Architectural Design Coordinator to join our integrated team of architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects and master planners. As a member of our Healthcare team, you will impact a broad variety of innovative, local, sustainable projects including cancer centers, outpatient facilities, ground up hospital campuses, medical office buildings, and more.
We walk the talk in changing lives by design. Our sustainability commitment is real: we are the only large firm in the nation to comply with the 2030 Challenge for the past two years running. Our award-winning projects aim to have a positive and enduring environmental, economic and social impact.
As a studio, we work hard, have fun and we experiment. Egos are ‘checked at the door’; we expect ideas to come from everyone in our organization - the best ideas are ones developed.
We’re committed to diversity, wellness and work-life balance and it is neatly summarized in our Just label. We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement and financial, wellness and other work/life plans.

What you will do:

    • You will be living and breathing the project from inception to completion and be able to turn your hand to all aspects of the project
    • The Design Coordinator will assist Project Architects, Project Designers and Project Managers in the execution of specific assignments
    • Prepare documentation and oversee documentation for design development and construction documents
    • Review and process construction administration documents
    • Organize research for product and construction methods related to projects
    • Partner with our other in-house disciplines on document coordination
    • Mentor-ship from project leaders and managing directors, provide mentorship to junior designers

What we will do:

    • Provide mentorship from Managing Directors and Design Directors as well as other in-house disciplines on all projects
    • Provide career growth opportunities including licensure incentives, professional development grants and our professional development process
    • In-house management and leadership training opportunities
    • Education opportunities including LPA+U and LPA Tech Talks
    • Provide study grants for exploration – Catapult, LPA Foundation

Design Coordinator Requirements:

    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Architecture
    • 5+ years of experience in all phases of architectural projects
    • Actively pursuing architectural license (or already licensed) and LEED accreditation
    • Proficiency in Revit. Good knowledge of Rhino and Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
    • HCAI (OSHPD) experience preferred. Preferably HCAI I & 3.
    • Demonstrate independence, innovation, and vision with program, project design, and implementation
    • Commitment to pursue high quality construction documents
LPA is an integrated design firm with offices in California and Texas. We specialize in creating innovative, sustainable environments that work better, do more with less and improve people’s lives. We provide a vibrant and rewarding work environment—one that values and fosters creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, community engagement and ongoing career development and growth. LPA is also committed to diversity, wellness and work-life balance. LPA offers competitive salaries and generous benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement and financial, wellness and other work/life plans.
The salary range for this position is $69,000 - $100,000 and is eligible for an annual bonus. If you are hired at LPA, your base salary is based on factors such as geographic location, skills, education, experience and/or project complexity. We believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as part of any final offer.
Please note that LPA does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed contract, LPA will not agree to pay any recruiter fee. In the situation an agency or recruiter submits a candidate or resume without a previously signed agreement and/or without LPA’s request, LPA explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of LPA.