Open Positions

Project Architect or Project Manager, 8-12 Years

We are seeking talented and well-rounded staff to join our team full-time and collaborate on exciting commissions. We offer candidates the opportunity to be involved in every phase of the design and construction process, and we value, encourage, and are inspired by the individual talents each of our staff brings to the architectural design process. The ideal candidate would draw upon their experience and expertise to lead and mentor project teams, coordinate with consultants, and develop design solutions. LMSA offers a competitive salary based on candidate qualifications and experience, plus full benefits.

Experience: 8-12 years
Job Type: Permanent
Work Status: Full-time
Location: San Francisco
Pay Range: $104,000-$151,000 annual salary
Contact: See "How to Apply", Below
Candidate shall have the following qualifications and skills:

Qualifications

8-12 years of professional architectural experience.

A professional degree in Architecture from an accredited US architecture program.

License to practice architecture is strongly desired.

Well-rounded professional background that includes creative architectural design and documentation experience at all project phases, technical research and detailing.

Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills.

Self-motivated within a multi-disciplinary team context.

Proficiency in REVIT, AutoCAD and presentation graphics software (i.e. Sketchup, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and hand sketching) is required.

Knowledge and implementation experience of sustainable design practices; LEED Accreditation is desired.

Construction administration and project management experience.

Familiarity with state and local building codes and accessibility requirements.

Intermediate Designer or Project Architect (4-8 Years)

We are seeking talented and well-rounded staff to join our team full time and collaborate on exciting new commissions. We offer candidates the opportunity to be involved in every phase of the design and construction process, and we value, encourage and are inspired by the individual talents each of our staff brings to the architectural design process. LMSA offers a competitive salary based on candidate qualifications and experience, plus full benefits.

Experience: 4-8 years
Job Type: Permanent
Work Status: Full-time
Location: San Francisco
Pay Range: $78,000-$114,000 annual salary
Contact: See "How to Apply", below

Qualifications

4-8 years of professional architectural experience.

A professional degree in Architecture from an accredited US architecture program.

License to practice architecture or demonstrated progress toward licensure is desired.

Well-rounded professional background that includes creative architectural design and documentation experience at all project phases, technical research and detailing.

Excellent communication, organizational, and management skills.

Self-motivated within a multi-disciplinary team context.

Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, and presentation graphics software (i.e. Sketchup, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and hand sketching) is required. Knowledge of Grasshopper and Lumion is a plus.

Knowledge and implementation experience of sustainable design practices; LEED Accreditation is desired.

Construction administration exposure, ability to work with an internal team under the Project Manager and ability to coordinate with consultants is desired.

Familiarity with state and local building codes, and accessibility requirements.

Summer Intern (Upper-level undergraduate or graduate student)

We are seeking a talented, ambitious student to join our team for the summer and collaborate on exciting new commissions. LMSA will offer a competitive hourly wage based on candidate qualifications and experience.

Experience: Upper-level undergraduate or graduate student
Job Type: Temporary
Work Status: Part-time, 35-40 hours per week
Location: San Francisco
Pay Range: $25-$35 per hour
Contact: see “How to Apply”, below

Responsibilities

Assist with drafting and 3D modeling using computer aided design tools

Assist in preparation of graphic presentations and physical model making

Assist with construction administration tasks including job site observation

On-going office sustainability research and post occupancy studies

Participate in meetings

Assist with administrative tasks such as maintaining, retrieving, and filing documents

Qualifications

Pursuing a degree in Architecture from an accredited US architecture program.

Demonstrated creative architectural design experience.

Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Self-motivated within a multi-disciplinary team context.

Proficiency in design visualization: Three-dimensional modeling (i.e., SketchUp or Rhino) and presentation graphics software (i.e., Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator) is required. Model building skills and Revit are desired, but not required.

Interest in sustainable design practices.

Awareness of accessibility requirements and universal design strategies.

Candidates must be able to come to our physical office.

How to Apply

LEDDY MAYTUM STACY Architects (LMSA - www.lmsarch.com) is an award winning, 35-person architectural practice in San Francisco. We are a diverse group of designers who share a common belief in the transformative power of architecture to help lead the way to a just, healthy and regenerative future for all. We work with leading non-profit, educational, housing and social justice organizations to marry poetry with performance, creating sustainable new environments that advance their important missions. We are seeking talented and well-rounded staff to join our team.

Please include your name in the email header and forward the following to careers[at]lmsarch[dot]com:

Cover letter

Resume

Portfolio samples (including academic and professional work- if applying for an architectural-related position)

Send via email only, PDF format, 15MB max.

No weblinks, phone calls, recruiter inquiries, or drop-ins please

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

LMSA conforms to all the laws, statutes and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, National origin, disability status, Genetic information & testing, Family & Medical Leave, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

We are always looking for talented professionals to join our firm.

If you wish to inquire about employment opportunities, but you don't see an open position matching your experience level, please forward the following to careers[at]lmsarch[dot]com:

Cover Letter

Resume

Examples of work, preferably in color, 8.5 x 11 in. format

Please send only materials we can keep. Due to the volume of inquiries we receive, we cannot reply to everyone. When a position becomes available that matches your experience level, we will contact you. Thank you for your interest.

LEDDY MAYTUM STACY Architects is an equal opportunity employer.