Junior Architect/Designer

Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Description

Arquitectonica is an architecture, interior design and planning firm that began in Miami in 1977 as an experimental studio.  Led by Bernardo Fort-Brescia and Laurinda Spear, the studio has evolved into a worldwide practice, combining the creative spirit of the principals with the efficiency of delivery and reliability of a major architectural firm. This position is specifically for the Los Angeles office.

Full-time positions are available in Los Angeles for work on projects around the world with an immediate focus on work in the US.  Project work will range in variety from high-rise residential to both large and small scale mixed-use developments, master planning and office developments. Successful candidates will work on all stages of project development from concept design through to construction administration.  The capabilities/interests of the candidates will determine their involvement.

Languages needed: English.

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About the company

Based in Miami and with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Manila, Dubai, Lima and Sao Paulo, Arquitectonica is a major presence on the world architectural stage.  Founded in 1977, the firm received critical and popular attention and acclaim almost from its inception, thanks to a bold modernism that was immediately identified with a renaissance in Miami’s urban landscape.  Principals Bernardo Fort-Brescia and Laurinda Spear have continued exploring and pushing the limits of their innovative use of geometry, pattern, and color to introduce a new brand of humanistic modern design to the world.  Today their practice spans the globe, with projects in 58 countries on five continents.  Over the years, Arquitectonica has received hundreds of design awards, and the firm’s groundbreaking work has been the subject of exhibitions at numerous museums and institutions.

Arquitectonica is known as one of the pioneers of globalization in the architecture profession.  Well-known projects by the firm include the Microsoft Europe Headquarters in Paris, the Bronx Museum and Westin Times Square in New York, Festival Walk and the Cyberport Technology Campus in Hong Kong, the International Finance Center in Seoul, the headquarters of the Construction Bank and Agricultural Bank of China in Shanghai, the Mall of Asia in Manila, the Banco Santander Headquarters and W Torre Plaza in Sao Paulo, the US Embassy in Lima, the Infinity towers in San Francisco, the Hilton Americas in Houston, the Philips Arena in Atlanta and the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami.

Required education and skills

  • 1 to 4 years post-graduate architectural work experience.
  • Proficient in AutoCad.
  • Strong technical command of Revit a must.  Please do not apply if you do not have experience working in Revit.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
  • No relocation necessary .


Compensation will be suited to experience and capabilities.  Arquitectonica offers competitive salaries, benefits, and 401k contributions.

How to apply

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, email a PDF cover letter with resume to employmentla@arquitectonica.com.

  • The PDF attachment should be no greater than 5MB in size.
  • Provide a subject line of:  LA Junior Architect – Your Name.
  • Clearly note the number of years of post-graduate architectural experience in the cover letter.

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