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

·       Strong verbal and written communication skills

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


·       Competitive salary

·       Employer-sponsored healthcare

·       Generous PTO

·       Licensing test fees covered


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”


To apply for this job email your details to info@jcarchs.com