Los Angeles

Senior Architect

Woods Bagot is expanding its Los Angeles studio and seeking a Senior Architect to ensure high quality design and efficient day to day management of projects. The Senior Architect takes responsibility within and outside the Studio for the management of a project, including the management of employees, coordination of consultants and other resources involved in the project.

 

About You

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, creative, collaborative, and resourceful leader who excels in conceptualizing and translating ideas into exceptional design outcomes. The position is dedicated to helping clients achieve business value by applying tailored solutions with Woods Bagot’s research, design, and experience.

We believe that the exceptional contribution of all our people is the driver of our success. We offer a range of great medical benefits, 401(k), and leave policies to support you at work.

It is an essential requirement that applicants must have the legal right to work in the US when applying for this position.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Design Leader in the realisation of client briefs
  • Undertaking concept design of the project in accordance with that brief
  • Provide technical support on drawings and documentation
  • Work closely with the design team in the review ideation and the evolution of our projects and assist in resolving complex design issues
  • Ability to communicate in sketches, 3D vignettes and technical drawings
  • Liaising and ability to coordinate with external consultants, including cross checking of drawings and Revit models
  • Happy to be hands on and work across the DA/CD documentation stages when required
  • Respond to project correspondence as directed by the Project Leader but also capable of taking initiative where possible

 

You will be able to demonstrate

  • 10+ years experience (or equivalent) working in the Architecture field
  • Diverse project background – desirable
  • Solid knowledge of the full Adobe suite (InDesign & Photoshop essential)
  • Demonstrate sound skills in overarching concept design to design development
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Ability to mentor and guide less experience team members
  • A proven record of project delivery, in a hands-on and supervisory capacity, on time and within budget
  • Deep understanding of project delivery utilizing Revit, BIM360, design best practice, tools, techniques, market trends and product innovation.
  • Understanding of generally applied procurement processes in the local market
  • Proven track record of achieving results through influencing and relationship skills

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master of Architecture Degree
  • Licensed architect preferred
  • LEED accreditation preferred

 

How to apply:

Please send your CV, portfolio and covering letter via our LinkedIn job post. Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. We do not accept unsolicited resumes or names from agencies.

 

Mandatory Requirement:

It is an essential requirement that applicants must have permanent work status in the US when applying for this position.

 

Inspiration. Innovation. Inclusiveness. We are Woods Bagot.

 

Woods Bagot is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

At Woods Bagot, we are committed to creating an environment where the difference is celebrated, valued, and respected, practices are equitable, and our people feel like they belong. We accept that none of us is smarter than all of us. We believe building a diverse workforce is the foundation of creativity and innovative design – it is only by working together that we can realize the potential of our people, clients, and communities around us. Through our inclusive leadership and our truly global studio network of architects and designers, you will find your voice and have the support and flexibility required to bring your whole self to work and build an exceptional career.

We run a flexible working environment to ensure a strong work/life balance, including options for partial work-from-home and time-shifting your hours.