Junior Designer

John Clarke Architects

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John Clarke Architects has an immediate opening for a 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.


About Us:

John Clarke Architects, based in Sausalito since 2003, is a full-service architecture and design firm with custom residential and commercial retail clients throughout the Bay Area and beyond. Utilizing our strong design expertise and comprehensive understanding of construction, we are able to transform our clients’ wish lists into programs, and eventually, into beautifully constructed buildings and spaces. Throughout that process, we work closely with our clients, so that we are sure to consider all options and possibilities prior to breaking ground. It is that close attention to detail (and ability to listen and hear) that allows us to effectively serve our clients from the first design meeting through the final punch list item. We’re fortunate to be in-demand and growing fast. And we are seeking talented and creative individuals to join our team.


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

·         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


Please direct any questions to:

Kelly M. Daggs, Director of Operations

JOHN CLARKE Architects

4000 Bridgeway, suite 304

Sausalito, CA 94965

c. 415.225.5355