CAREERS

Johnson Fain is expanding our team of talented professionals to include innovative individuals to work on a wide-range of exciting projects in our Architecture, Urban Design + Planning and Interiors studios.  We are seeking self-motivated, dynamic team-players to work collaboratively with our design and technical team on a variety of project types.  In addition, the candidate must possess a strong work ethic and outstanding client interface, leadership and communication skills.

Johnson Fain offers a thoughtful and creative work environment with state of the art software integration, a large model shop with both laser and 3D print modeling, virtual reality technology, and a spacious open studio. Competitive benefits package, flexible summer hours, guest speaker & social events, and company-sponsored yoga, watercolor art program, parking, Metro reimbursement, professional development and more are available.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please submit your resume and samples of your work to hr@johnsonfain.com.

 

Project Manager

Job Responsibilities:
• Coorindates all project efforts in order to ensure effective execution.
• Serves as primary client liaison.
• Manages client budgets, schedules and programs.
• Manages project communications and documentation.
• Estimates fees, determines scope of work and prepares proposals and cost estimates.
• Current working knowledge of applicable codes.

Job Requirements:
• Eight or more years of relevant experience.
• Bachelor’s degree in Architecture.
• Licensed CA Architect, preferred.
• Knowledge of REVIT.
• Fluent knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, and 3D Visualization software such as Rhino, Lumion, and 3DS Max.

 

Interiors Project Architect / Project Manager (Senior Interior Designer)

Job Responsibilities:
• Eight to ten years of Interior Design or Interior Architecture experience.
• Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture.
• Knowledge of building codes and standards.
• Strong leadership and management skills.
• Advanced knowledge of current versions of REVIT and AutoCAD.
• Fluent knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, and InDesign.


Job Requirements:
• Manage client relationships and team communication.
• Resolve complex technical and design issues.
• Manage multiple aspects of client, team and project coordination, including full documentation with structural, MEP, lighting, A/V and signage/graphics consultants.
• Interface with building and permitting officials during the permitting and construction phases of the project.
• Manage typical construction phase tasks including but not limited to submittals, RFIs, substitution requests, on-site observations and site reviews.

 

Intermediate Designer (Design Staff 1 or Architect 1)

Job Responsibilities:
• Perform design and documentation assignments including conceptual design, schematic design, design development and construction documentation.
• Produce presentation drawings that effectively and creatively communicate design ideas.
• Develop and explore design alternatives, code analysis, building detailing, and integration of building systems (structure, MEP, lighting, landscape, interiors, etc.) throughout the design and construction process.
• Work collaboratively to coordinate design and documents with other disciplines.

Job Requirements:
• 5 to 8 years of work experience in an architectural office.
• Bachelor’s degree in Architecture
• Advanced knowledge of REVIT.
• Experience in residential mixed use projects is desirable.
• Fluent knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. Sketch Up and 3D Visualization software knowledge is a plus.

 

Junior Designer (Emerging Professional 1-3)

Job Responsibilities:
• Perform design assignments including conceptual design, schematic design, design development and construction documentation.
• Produce presentation drawings that effectively and creatively communicate design ideas.
• Create 3D visualization including still images, animation, and virtual reality.
• Build physical models using the latest technology in our model shop.
• Work collaboratively to coordinate design and documents with other disciplines.

Job Requirements:
• One to 5 years of work experience in an architectural office.
• Bachelor’s degree in Architecture
• Advanced knowledge of REVIT.
• Fluent knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch Up, and 3D Visualization software such as Rhino, Lumion, and 3DS Max.

 

 
Intermediate Interior Designer

Job Responsibilities:
• Perform all aspects of interior design including programming, space planning, conceptual design, schematic design, design development and construction documentation.
• Develop interior details.
• Produce presentation drawings that effectively and creatively communicate design ideas.
• Assist in selection and presentation of furniture, fabrics and equipment (FF&E).
• Work collaboratively to coordinate design and documents with other disciplines.

Job Requirements:
• Five to ten years of Interior Design experience.
• Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or related field from an accredited school.
• Advanced knowledge of current versions of REVIT and AutoCAD.
• Fluent knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, and InDesign.
• Knowledge of finishes, materials, furniture and specifications.

 

Junior Interior Designer

Job Responsibilities:
• Perform interior design assignments including programming, space planning, conceptual design, schematic design, design development and construction documentation.
• Produce presentation drawings that effectively and creatively communicate design ideas.
• Assist in selection and presentation of furniture, fabrics and equipment (FF&E).
• Work collaboratively to coordinate design and documents with other disciplines.

Job Requirements:
• Two to five years of Interior Design experience.
• Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or related field from an accredited school.
• Advanced knowledge of current versions of REVIT and AutoCAD.
• Fluent knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, and InDesign.
• Knowledge of finishes, materials, furniture and specifications.

 

Urban Designers

Johnson Fain is seeing creative, conceptual thinkers who have experience with projects that include master plans, new town plans, facilities master planning, general and specific plans, site feasibility, and land use analysis for a variety of clients and diverse industries including: aviation, universities, media, public agencies, cities, the United States and international governments, resorts, private and public development, and redevelopment.

Job Requirements:
• Minimum 4 years relevant experience. Preferably dual experience and education in Architecture and Urban Design.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Proficient in AutoCAD, SketchUp, GIS, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office.