SENIOR ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER
Founded in 1993, TCA Architects specializes in the planning and design of next generation, high density multi-family housing, mixed-use and signature hospitality developments taking pride in helping shape quality environments for everyone. The firm's collaborative approach and industry leading technological expertise have resulted in award-winning, sustainable projects that respect our communities and the environment. With studios in Irvine, Los Angeles and Oakland California, TCA has been recognized for their industry leading expertise in master planning and design for a variety of multi-family, hospitality and mixed-use projects.
- The Senior Designer will be located in our Irvine office.
About TCA Irvine:
Nestled between the beach and the hub of business headquarters in Irvine, the Irvine studio is conveniently located just two miles from John Wayne Airport with easy access to many of California's major freeways, including the 405, 5, 73, and Pacific Coast Highway (PCH.) Led by TCA's President, Aram Chahbazian, TCA-OC is the most centralized studio. The staff enjoys being literally sandwiched between two of Southern California's largest fashion and dining destinations (South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island.) The studio's natural light and views of the surrounding mountains help support the flow of creativity, and Studio Directors sit among their team members in an open floor plan to promote interaction and collaboration. Welcome to TCA-OC!
Duties & Responsibilities
A TCA Senior Designer is passionate about design and takes leadership in design concept. This individual will be the go to person to use their high level technical/computer design skills to turn ideas into reality. The ideal candidate must be able to quickly and readily generate concept sketches for multi-family, hospitality, and mixed-use design in a fast paced environment using advanced skills in SketchUp, Revit and Adobe Suite.
The successful candidate must have the ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, and communicate ideas in presentations to firm leadership, team members, and clients. They must also possess strong architectural concepts and planning skills. An exceptional portfolio representing recent work is required to be presented during interview.
- 6 - 10 years of experience in architecture, with 3-5 years in multi-family design
- Proficient in Sketch-Up, Revit and Adobe Suite
- Ability to create architectural designs and concepts through hand sketching and drafting
- Experience with several housing types, building typologies and vocabularies
- Possesses strong architectural concept and planning skills
- Knowledge of major code issues and construction types
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Bachelors in Architecture required
- California licensed Architect preferred
TCA offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, short and long term disability, life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and paid time off. We also offer bonus opportunities and the opportunity to work a flexible schedule with half days on Friday.
As part of our commitment to our staff's professional development, TCA provides a full library of IDP materials to train and expose young professionals to various areas of architecture and become more well-rounded Architects as they prepare for licensure. TCA also reimburses for successfully completed ARE tests, as well as CA licensing fees.
TCA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or genetics.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.