Architect, Project Manager, Architect In Training, Job Captain



Making A Difference

  • If you are an Architect or an Architect In Training (AIT) and want to collaborate with a team engaged in projects that are good for society please read on.
  • Working at Bartos Architecture you will be fully invested in our projects.
  • You will have opportunities to participate in all aspects of our projects: marketing, programming, schematic design, construction documents, specifications, cost estimating, construction administration and more.
  • We are a small corporation without a corporate atmosphere. We offer everything you can find at a larger firm, but with more flexibility, and more opportunity.
  • We are building a diverse workplace of inclusion and we are looking for applications from anyone qualified.
  • If you are just starting out and are still in school – or if you have decades of experience to offer.

How to apply

  • Email Mark Bartos, Architect at please include resume with your email or call Mark at 650-759-5171.

The Basics

  • Full time or Part time as you prefer – Create your own hours.
  • We are an “in the office” firm. We accommodate remote work as appropriate for work life balance.


  • All salary offers are dependent upon experience, education, licensure.
  • Unlicensed up to $100,000 per year with extensive experience plus performance bonuses
  • Licensed up to $120,000 per year plus performance bonuses.
  • Performance Based Bonuses

Benefits for Full-Time Employees (32 hr minimum)

  • If you have a benefit recommendation – let us know and we will try to add it.
  • Full coverage health Care Plan including dental and vision.
  • Pension Plan: Matching 4% 401K retirement plan.
  • Three weeks PTO: Earned based on hours worked.
  • 12 Paid holidays
  • 16 hours of paid volunteer time: you volunteer for a good cause and we pay you.
  • License fee paid.
  • NCARB fee paid.
  • ARE fees paid if you are working on licensure?
  • Continuing education reimbursement
  • 50% of public transportation cost paid.
  • Disability insurance coverage
  • Professional organization membership paid.

Offered to all team members

  • Food shopping club
  • Internal monthly professional development seminars
  • Internal monthly ARE study group.
  • Espresso coffee and breakfast snacks


  • Every member of our team is a potential future owner. Our profitable years result in profit sharing/bonuses.

Essential Qualifications

  • English Fluency Required: Other languages: Appreciated
  • Must be Covid Vaccinated


  • Ideally, we are looking for a candidate with 5 years’ experience in California K12 public schools.
  • If you have experience in other areas but you are interested in public school facilities, please apply.


You don’t have to know how to do all these things initially. We will train/teach/coach the right candidates. These are “tasks” that Architects do. But you don’t have to be able to ALL of these. If you are the right candidate, we will fit you in to our team based on your experience and your personal goals and interests.

  • Manage development of construction documents
  • Manage Consultants
  • Manage agencies (especially DSA)
  • Interface with Clients
  • Design. Facilitate rendering development.
  • Construction Drawings
  • Project Manuals, Specifications and Front Ends
  • Construction Administration Services
  • Develop Project Proposals / Contracts
  • Manage project (fees and progress)
  • Develop Project Cost Estimates (or in collaboration with estimators)


  • Be open and collaborative.
  • Be a leader or want to grow into leadership.
  • AutoCAD Proficient
  • Revit: a plus, but not required.
  • Bluebeam: Proficient
  • Adobe (InDesign/Illustrator) a big plus but not required.
  • Sketchup a big plus, but not required.
  • California Building Code knowledge proficient a plus

All The Rest

  • Our projects are challenging and mostly involve taking care of existing buildings. We are highly interactive with user groups and their needs.
  • We are interested in anyone at any age with the enthusiasm and experience to join a small team where you can be a big part of the team and have a fulfilling and flexible lifestyle.


We are located in downtown San Mateo. 300 8th Avenue, Suite 202: We are walking distance from Cal Train. Our office is right above Dojo Ramen, across the street from Charlie’s Taqueria, around the corner from Golden 9th Deli and down the street south of Ravioli house.

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