Job Captain

Walker Warner
  • Full-Time
  • San Francisco
  • $96,000 - $118,000

Website Walker Warner

Firm Description – Job Captain

Walker Warner Architects is an award-winning San Francisco firm with a staff of 70+ that has completed many residential, winery and hospitality projects in California, Hawaii and other Western states. Our work is tailored to the uniqueness and diversity of each client and place, maintaining a consistent focus on design excellence, thorough project management and superior service. We believe in collaboration, continuous learning and sharing, and actively support candidates on the path to become licensed architects. Our office is friendly and spirited, with regular happy hours, field trips and design-focused presentations. We are conveniently located in SoMa within walking distance of all major transit systems.

For more information about our projects and firm, please visit us on LinkedIn or on Instagram at @walkerwarnerarchitects.

This position is based out of the San Francisco office and open to a hybrid schedule once onboarding and orientation is complete.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the Project Manager in development of the design and detailing
  • Manage the production, organization, coordination, thoroughness, and accuracy of the virtual building model and all documents in the drawing set
  • Communicate with and coordinate the efforts of project team members, clients, consultants, contractors and agency officials
  • Assist the Project Manager to track budget and schedule, anticipate required staff resources and organize workflow
  • Lead junior staff to produce presentation materials for client and agency presentations and other tasks required of the project
  • Coach and mentor junior staff, share experiences and lessons learned to increase the firm’s common knowledge
  • Act as a champion for office standards (Quality Assurance and Quality Control)
  • Attend job site meetings, issue supplemental instructions and RFI responses, process submittals and shop drawing review during Construction Administration
  • Research and specify materials, products and systems


  • Accredited degree in architecture
  • At least five years of related professional experience, preferably including design and detailing experience on high-end custom residential, hospitality, and workplace projects
  • Advanced technical knowledge of Type V construction
  • Demonstrated 3D modeling/BIM proficiency (ArchiCAD preferred, but not required)
  • Excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills

Compensation and Benefits

Walker Warner Architects offers a competitive compensation package including fully paid health benefits for employees, profit sharing, employer 401(k) contribution, generous paid time-off and flexible spending accounts, plus so much more.

The hiring base annual salary range for this position is $96,000 – 118,000.  Any offer of compensation will be determined by a candidate’s education, skills, and experience as assessed during the interview process.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume, cover letter and portfolio samples, with indication of your role on the projects submitted, on our careers page:

We will acknowledge receipt of your information, but only candidates being considered for a position will be contacted directly.

Please no hard copies, drop-ins or telephone calls. Reposting this job description elsewhere is not permitted.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing an application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact Human Resources at


Walker Warner is an e-Verify organization.  We value diversity and know that diverse workplaces lead to a culture of innovation and more successful business outcomes. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

COVID-19 Vaccination

We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19 and provide reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical and religious reasons.)

Physical Requirements

Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times

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