Architectural Designer II At Studio AR&D Architects

Website Studio AR&D Architects

Job Overview

Studio AR&D Architects is a Los Angeles-based architecture firm that offers a creative and collaborative work environment with a growing portfolio of work that seeks to be both poetic and meaningful in every detail.

We are a small firm that provides the opportunity for all team members to touch all aspects of each project from concept through construction. Projects include high‐end residential, hotel | hospitality, interior architecture, and landscape.

Currently, we are seeking an Architectural Designer II who can help contribute to the creative work coming from Studio AR&D Architects. Work tasks will include taking a project from conception through completion with lots of hands-on experience and potential for individual growth.


  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience at an architecture firm
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or another related field
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Strong interest in modern & contemporary architecture
  • Ability to multi‐task while maintaining a high level of detail and accuracy
  • Reliable transportation to travel to and from job sites upon request
  • Ability to provide support for tasks required for the successful completion of projects including processing documents at various jurisdictions to acquire necessary permits, etc.
  • Experience working on high-end residential architecture, hotel | hospitality & interior architecture
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Proficiency in Sketchup & Enscape


  • The desire to produce meaningful work and passion is at the heart of our company
  • Ability to be open-minded, take in different ideas, and encourage teamwork
  • Desire to constantly self‐ educate and be hands-on
  • Ability to bring creative solutions to our design work


  • Participate in day-to-day project management
  • Project/construction site visits
  • Meeting deadlines in a timely manner
  • Coordinate effectively with engineering and design consultants
  • Prepare construction drawings for contractors and permit agencies
  • Processing of projects at various jurisdictions and acquiring necessary permits.
  • Compiling project specifications
  • Ensuring all vital information and documentation is recorded and maintained.
  • Provide support for any tasks required for the successful completion of the project, which can include running errands
  • Provide support for any task required to keep the office running smoothly (i.e. ordering office supplies, ordering material samples, obtaining pricing for materials, maintaining organization of projects, etc.)


A hands‐on creative work environment with colleagues who are passionate, creative, and continuously striving to innovate and improve.

Studio AR&D values employee growth and will cover the cost of all ARE exams that are passed since the date of hire. Other benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, paid time off and 7 days of paid holidays.

To apply for this job please visit