Project Designer

LCA Architects, Inc. - Walnut Creek, CA (30+ days ago)

An established, award winning firm based in Walnut Creek and Oakland, California, is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated Project Designer.

Ideal candidate will possess experience in design, design developments and producing construction documents.

Candidate should be well versed in code issues, building technology, architectural and interior product issues. Currently, the work encompasses various types of school projects. The Designer will provide assistance to the Senior Project Manager in the Oakland office.


Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture

Minimum of 3+ years of professional working experience in an architecture firm

School experience a plus

Familiarity with materials and products

Excellent communication skills – listening, speaking and writing

Comfortable working in a wide range of project types

Must be an AutoCAD expert, Sketch-Up, Photoshop and Powerpoint

Specific tasks include conceptual design and problem solving. Preparing construction documents and construction administration. Graphic preparation and analysis using AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, and Photoshop. Preparation of PowerPoint presentations for public hearings. Coordination with design consultants (civil, landscape, mechanical, electrical, signage, lighting, etc.). Data table preparation and calulations for design projects. Color and materials board preparation.

We offer a competive compensation package which includes full medical, dental, vision, and 401k benefits, financial assistance with the ARE preparation classes and exams, educational and IDP Mentoring programs, as well as a positive working environment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and talent.

US Citizenship or current INS authorization to work in the United States is required. Candidates that are currently living in the San Francisco Bay Area will be given first consideration. Candidates that are in the process of relocating, include the date or dates that you will be in the Bay Area and available for interviews. This information is required for consideration.

To learn more about our firm, please visit our website:

Please send a cover letter and resume with “Project Designer” in the subject line.

Please, no phone calls.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's (Required)