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Careers

Come work with us! We are seeking talented and creative individuals to join our team. 

John Clarke Architects has immediate openings for a Junior & Senior Designer.

JUNIOR DESIGNER

We are looking for an ambitious and motivated person to join our firm, working directly with Project Managers and the Principal. In this position, you will be an integral part of our team. This role provides an excellent opportunity to wear many hats and learn all aspects of the profession. You will be involved in each project phases – design, documentation, permitting and construction. Through mentoring, hands-on experience, and a wide range of responsibilities, professional growth is a sure outcome.

  

Job Responsibilities

  • Support Project Managers in the development of permit/construction drawings and client presentations

  • Complete existing conditions documentation

  • Work with local building and planning departments

  • Coordinate project documents with consultants

  • Conduct code and product research

  • Develop SketchUp models

  • Source materials and complete product research

  • Assist in maintaining well-organized project digital files

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture

  • 1-3 years of professional experience with an understanding of Type V construction

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, Microsoft Office

  • Critical/creative thinker with strong graphic, design and presentation skills

  • Detail-oriented, organized and able to manage responsibilities on multiple projects

 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and effectively in a team environment

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary

  • Employer-sponsored healthcare

  • Generous PTO

  • Licensing test fees covered

 

Applications

Please email the following to info@jcarchs.com:

  • Resume

  • Samples of work (not to exceed 5mb)

  • Cover letter that outlines your relevant experience and interest in working for John Clarke Architects

  • Subject of email should be: “Junior Designer”

SENIOR DESIGNER

We are looking for an ambitious and motivated person to join our firm, working directly with the Principal. In this position, you will be an integral part of our team. This role provides an excellent opportunity to wear many hats and be involved in all phases of design and construction. With a wide range of responsibilities, your professional growth will be accelerated.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate on project design documents

  • Develop permit/construction drawings

  • Work with local building and planning departments

  • Communicate and coordinate with design team consultants

  • Conduct code and product research

  • Perform Construction Administration

 

Qualifications

  • Professional Degree in Architecture (B.Arch or M.Arch)

  • 5-8 years of professional experience with a solid understanding of Type V construction and familiarity with building codes

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge of California Building codes, CAL Green codes, and the Bay Area permitting process are a plus

  • Prior experience managing projects and coordinating related tasks

  • Critical/creative thinker with strong graphic, design and presentation skills

  • Detail-oriented, organized and able to manage responsibilities on multiple projects

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and effectively in a team environment

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary

  • Employer-sponsored healthcare

  • Generous PTO

  • Licensing test fees covered

 

Applications

Please email the following to info@jcarchs.com:

  • Resume

  • Samples of work (not to exceed 5mb)

  • Cover letter that outlines your relevant experience and interest in working for John Clarke Architects

  • Subject of email should be: “Senior Designer”