Hospitality Design Architect

BAR Architects
  • Full-Time
  • Anywhere

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BAR Architects & Interiors seeks a talented design architect with a strong hospitality design portfolio and passion for hospitality, resort, and related commercial projects who wants to be a leader in practice building, business development, and design.

Overall Responsibility

Help further develop and expand BAR’s Hospitality practice by becoming an identifiable leader, both internally and externally, focused on Hospitality projects locally, regionally, and internationally.


Already an emerging leader, you will have proven business development skills and an established portfolio of projects and client relationships developed across your 15+ years of experience working on hospitality, resort, and related commercial projects.

You will possess highly developed design and leadership skills and be driven by passion and curiosity. Self-aware and self-motivated, you are able to work independently as well as in close collaboration with senior leadership. Responsibilities will span multiple projects and include actively managing/developing junior staff. You must be experienced in all aspects of architecture and design.

Additional Experience & Qualifications

  • Existing relationships with relevant Hospitality Developers, Operators, Clients, and other related sector leaders
  • Awareness of trends, benchmarks, challenges in Hospitality + related commercial projects
  • Strategic thinking and ability to inspire a group to follow (develop, convey, inspire)
  • Strong ability to convey design direction internally and externally
  • Experience managing clients, consultants, and coordination of small and large projects
  • Active participation in hospitality design-related professional organizations
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical, communication, and energetic interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrative Passion for design and sustainability
  • Professional Degree in Architecture
  • Architecture License expected, NCARB preferred
  • LEED AP, FitWell, or other credential, preferred

At BAR Architects & Interiors our diverse practice has always had a singular focus – to create places that inspire and that stand the test of time while meeting each of our client’s specific needs in unique ways. A 75+ person architecture, interiors, and planning firm with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles, we work across California and the world. Our 50-plus years of success are based on a broad market knowledge that enables creative cross-fertilization of ideas to better enable our clients in meeting the challenges of their ever-evolving industries. With a studio environment that combines with large firm resources fosters collaboration and encourages creative thinking and size and diversity of practice, we offer broad opportunities for professional development at all stages of one’s career. BAR has received over 200 Awards including a Firm Award from the AIA California Council and a Presidential Citation and continues to be widely published.

We are committed to the well-being of our employees and are working remotely at this time; as we return to our offices we will provide flexible scheduling and every other Friday off. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, commuter benefits, short and long-term disability, long-term care, 401k & Profit Sharing, plus a broad array of continuing education opportunities.

Interested applicants should send a compelling letter of interest and project samples, resume, salary expectations, and references to with subject line indicating: Hospitality Design Architect.

We look forward to hearing from you and exploring how your passion for design and your skills, experience, and interests align with opportunities at BAR. BAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No recruiters and no telephone calls, please.

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