Form 4


POSITION TITLE:           Project Architect-Commercial Construction
REPORTING TO:             Principal
LOCATION:                       San Francisco, CA  94108  (Downtown/Union Square area)
OUR CLIENT:                   Form 4 Architecture

Website: http://www.Form

At Form 4 Architecture, we strive to create architecture that is rational, empowering, and dynamic. We embrace collaboration and teamwork as the cornerstones of success, and we believe in designing welcoming environments that are fundamentally sustainable and accessible. As collaborative partners in the design process, our principals personally lead every project from concept to completion, bringing the collective wealth of years of expertise and knowledge to each client’s vision. We are an established (1999), growing and multiple award-winning firm.

We are proud to announce that we have recently been awarded the 2017 American Prize for Architecture! 4-architecture-american-prize-for-architecture-2017/

Notable clients include: Google, Facebook, VMware, Workday, Netflix, Kaiser Family Foundation, Irvine Company, Lennar, University of California, San Francisco, Equinox Sports Club San Francisco, Orinda Country Club and many more.

Some of our specialties are commercial/office core and shell, LEED platinum, Net Zero buildings, commercial interiors, athletic facilities, churches, mixed-use and more.

Due to our continuous growth, we are seeking a Project Architect to manage projects from the schematic design stage, through construction administration.

The position is posted here:

This is a permanent, full time position.

We realize that every interested candidate might not have all of the desired experience, but here is what we are looking for in terms of experience and skills… the more you have, the better!

The Project Architect will be responsible for contributing to and managing projects from the design development phase, through construction administration.

  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Plan and conduct work in all phases of a project, including participating in preparation of preliminary design work.
  • Participate in the technical development and coordination of the final design & contract documents.
  • Coordinate construction documents.
  • Participate in client meetings and proposal development.
  • Evaluate, select, adapt, and modify standard construction components and systems.
  • Coordinate the layout, design, and drafting of project drawings based on established office standards.
  • Coordinate specifications produced by various consultants.
  • Promote technologies and methodologies to create innovative approaches and to improve the technical quality of projects.
  • Mentor less experienced architects; assist in their career development.

Minimum of seven years of professional architecture experience in commercial construction.
Architecture software and Revit skills are a plus.
Excellent technical architecture skills.
Exterior construction: core and shell, framing, roofing, water proofing, etc.
Experience with: curtain walls, water intrusion, reflection, vibration, wind movement, and metal framing, cladding and roofing.
Experience putting together cohesive architectural work plans.
Experience working on complex architectural projects.

Our talented team of professionals pride themselves on upholding professional integrity with a commitment to excellent service.
Passionate about the technical aspect of architecture; it’s not just a job.
Commitment to meet deadlines and do what it takes to get the job done.
Ability to think quickly; calm under pressure.
Interest and energy level to work at a high volume, busy office.
Proactive; ability to look ahead and plan the sequence of events.
Ability to work overtime if necessary.
Excellent command of the English language, both written and verbal.
Excellent judgment skills.
Ability to thrive in a team environment.
Strong follow-through; listens, takes notes, acts and updates.
Detail oriented.
Project management skills are a plus.

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field required. Master’s degree is preferred. Registered/licensed architect preferred.

Form 4 offers a growing, successful, fast-paced, stimulating work environment,  and in-hours continuing education unit seminars. We love our work and we love to have fun. Great people and great work are what we care about!

We offer a cooperative, collaborative, design-oriented work environment with opportunities for career growth, increased responsibility, mentoring by experienced professionals, and a solid commitment to helping interns complete their IDP (Intern Development Program) requirements.

Competitive salary, attractive bonus structure, and benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, vacation, holidays, life insurance, 401k, commute voucher, etc.

To be considered for this opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter with Form 4 in the subject line.
Local candidates only.
Resumes with a valid email address and a cover letter will receive a notification of receipt.

Lisa K. Locke
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