Intermediate Designer

Malcolm Davis Architecture

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Our firm’s design philosophy is rooted in the Bay Region Tradition – site-specific, unaffected in style, with strong interior/exterior connections. The use of natural materials and the play of light is of paramount importance in our work, as are the unique challenges of urban infill, adaptive reuse, and implementation of green building strategies. Whether we begin with bare land or an existing structure, the character of our projects develops with thoughtful interpretation of, and sensitivity to, each client’s program. We bring warmth to modern residential design, placing high value on site, building orientation and context, and the microclimates unique to the Bay Area.

MDa is seeking an intermediate designer who has a passion for design, an appreciation for the richness in materials and an attention to detail. The qualified candidate will work with the principal and project managers in a collaborative environment, beginning with 3D modeling through construction documentation, participating in all phases in between.


The intermediate designer is a full-time position that is responsible for the preparation of documents with supervision and will provide design and drafting support to project teams on a range of project phases. The designer will work on design sketches, layouts and details that are prepared in coordination with others.


Accredited Bachelors or Master’s degree in Architecture
3-5 years of post-university work experience
Capable of transitioning between multiple projects and tasks
An ability to think creatively and problem solve with an attention to detail
Residential experience preferable
Driven individual with an interest in professional advancement
Proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD required
Knowledge of the Adobe Suites and Sketchup required
Excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills which allow one to successfully communicate and coordinate with project team members, Consultants, Contractors and Clients


We provide a competitive salary and any offer shall be commensurate with the candidate’s experience, skill sets and other qualifications. Benefits include paid personal time off in addition to observed federal holidays, health care and retirement benefits and a stipend for remote work access from home as well as professional development reimbursements. Position available immediately.


Please submit your cover letter, resume, and portfolio presenting your design ability along with examples of construction documents to Malcolm Davis Architecture at Application materials should not exceed 25 MB in total and sent as a standard email attachment.

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