Project Architect/ Designer (5-8 years experience)

Jackson Liles Architecture

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Jackson Liles Architecture is seeking an Intermediate Architect with 5-8 years of professional experience to join our team. This is a great opportunity to get hands on experience in all aspects of projects in a collaborative, supportive and dynamic environment.

Through our projects, JLA seeks to engage and improve how the built environment supports living – at work, at home, or in the community – with creative and beautiful solutions to complex challenges. JLA projects span many different project types and scales, including commercial ground up construction and renovations, industrial and logistics facilities, new homes and renovations, preschools, interior design, and recreational facilities.

Qualifications required:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree from an accredited Architecture program, licensed or currently pursuing licensure
  • 5-8 years previous experience working in an architecture firm
  • A sharp sense of design & the ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong technical design and detailing skills
  • Revit and Adobe Creative Suite programs, advanced level preferred
  • Strong Organizational and Project Management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be self-motivated, reliable and have a great sense of humor
  • Current legal US work authorization

Jackson Liles Architecture is an equal opportunity employer.

About JLA:

The JLA studio is located on Third Street in the bustling Dogpatch area of San Francisco; we work in a light-filled and energetic environment with 12 talented architects and designers on staff. JLA is a certified California and San Francisco Green Business and we have LEED Accredited Professionals and a Certified Green Business Professional on staff.  JLA is proud to be a SF Human Rights Commission Certified Woman Owned Local Business Enterprise.

JLA offers a competitive salary with full benefits, including a healthcare plan 100% covered by the company, paid vacation, and holidays, paid sick time, a long-term disability insurance plan, a Flexible Savings Account, and the ability to participate in our employee retirement plan with employer matching funds.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send an email to:  with your name and “Project Architect/ Designer” in the Email Subject line.

Please include the following information:

  • Cover letter – let us know a little bit about you, your experience, and your interest in this position.  We want to know who you are!
  • Resume
  • Portfolio including professional work samples and academic projects, in pdf format (file size not to exceed 10 MB if emailed).  A Dropbox or similar download link is also acceptable to transmit portfolio information and/ or larger files.

To learn more about JLA please visit our website at:

Please no unsolicited phone calls or drop-ins.

Thank you for your interest in JLA!

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