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Designer - ACE

Santa Monica, CA

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position: Building/Construction/Development Branch: San Francisco


Our client is an award winning architectural, engineering and planning firm seeking a talented, design-sensitive, ambitious design professional with good people skills and lots of energy. This position will be part of our Los Angeles Arts, Community and Education (ACE) practice group.


Accepts specific assignments and develops concepts according to parameters defined by the senior architect overseeing project assignment.

  1. Manages related components/tasks of project so that all can be effectively executed, according to schedule and within budget.
  2. Interacts and communicates effectively and professionally with other team members
  3. Assures execution of and assists with quality control activities for architectural elements on a project.
  4. Reviews drawings, documents and submittals for document compliance and documenting code review and compliance
  5. Keeps lead architect or designated team leader informed of progress; recognizes problem issues and communicates impact to team, and seeks clarity when necessary.
  6. Maintains, organizes and archives all project related documents.


  • Fluent knowledge of SketchUp, Rhino, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, 3DS Max, Microsoft Office and/or other related B.I.M technology is essential
  • Education, Art or Community project domain experience required 
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in the California higher education market; Division of State Architect (DSA) preferred
  • Be interested in working on medium to large-scale project types in a very collaborative environment
  • Proficiency in both Revit and AutoCAD required
  • Strong 2D and 3D graphics skills essential
  • Bachelor of Architecture degree (Master of Architecture degree preferred)
  • Registered Architect preferred

Anthony Perez
Senior Direct Hire Recruiter

Anthony is an adventurous spirit who lives his life on the rip curl of the waves. He has spent the last year traveling the world visiting over 24 countries, and is now back to establish some roots. He enjoys the challenge of understanding all aspects of Construction and is passionate about spearheading Sales, Marketing, and Design as well. Anthony on his free time tries to find ways to make a difference in the world. From everyday interactions and keeping a positive vibe, to finding volunteer events to be a part of, to sticking his nose in a book to understand other perspectives. He has a daughter by the name of Gracey who you can often find roaming around the office (she’s a furry gal). Anthony aims to find inspiration in all that he surrounds himself with and is always looking for ways to improve spiritually, mentally, and physically.

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