Architectural Designer I At ANACAPA


Job Overview

A successful Designer I at ANACAPA will skillfully assist in all aspects of project design and delivery. This person will be a core member of a design team to support a Project Manager in the execution of production, compilation, and distribution of digital drawing sets and complete design studies and implementation of design concepts in a wide variety of mediums to support one or more projects and Project Managers. This includes design, due diligence, 3D modeling, building information modeling, presentation graphics and materials, production of plans and specifications, quality control, construction administration, coordination with the Anacapa team members, and adherence to deadlines and schedules. Designer I is a role for a graduate with 3-5 years of architectural experience. This person will assist our main Revit designer responsible for progressing the daily design or technical development of a project to support one or more project managers.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture
  • Licensed Architect (preferably in California) or pursuing licensure
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience

Professional degree in architecture, plus three to five years of related experience. Fully competent architect in all conventional aspects of architecture. Independently performs a variety of assignments requiring skills in all conventional aspects of architectural designs for projects of moderate size and complexity. Performs analyses of design, planning and occupancy studies, and limited design layouts. Prepares project specifications, compiling and analyzing relevant data. Writes reports and specifications. Reviews completed reports, plans, estimates, and calculations.


  • Excellent design capabilities on a wide range of projects
  • Extensive experience in AutoCAD and Revit REQUIRED
  • Proficiency in either Rhino or 3DS Max using V-Ray
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Effectively work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with building code analysis, due diligence, zoning, and design review board requirements
  • High proficiency in coordination with consultants
  • Extensive experience with and comprehension of engineering documentation
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work independently
  • Work constructively as a member of a collaborative team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Group Health Insurance with Vision and Dental options
  • Paid Vacation Time-Off
  • 401K Plan participation
  • Education Reimbursement Benefit
  • Health and Wellness Monthly Benefit
  • Telephone Reimbursement Monthly Benefit
  • Opportunity to work with fantastic designers on exciting projects


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  •  PORTFOLIO (PDF format only, web portfolios and links will not be considered.)

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