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Studio KDA
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Berkeley, CA, USALocation:

Thursday, November 4th ’21Published on:

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Studio KDA is an award-winning 23-person design firm specializing in apartment buildings, retail and restaurant design. We are known for committed, well thought-out design, high service for our customers and an extremely pleasant and supportive work environment with flexible working hours and the possibility to work from anywhere.

We urgently need a self-motivated mid-level architect / job captain who will support you in all phases of production from the feasibility study to construction management.

Ideal candidates should:

  • Create drafts, illustrative plans, diagrams, graphics and working drawings with CAD and BIM software (Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe CS6)
  • Being able to put together well-coordinated fonts
  • Assisting the project architect and project manager in coordinating consultant designs and specifications, attending customer meetings, managing work schedules and complying with budget constraints.
  • Analyze building codes, space and location requirements, and other technical documents to determine their impact on architectural designs and implement accessibility requirements
  • You have experience in building detailing
  • You have experience in construction management
  • Monitor the work of the writers and, if necessary, report progress and problems to the project leader.
  • Solve problems independently


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in architecture
  • 5+ years of experience with similar project types
  • Strong Revit knowledge preferred. Knowledge of AutoCAD, SketchUp, Excel, Word and Adobe CS.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks to be done
  • Excellent organizational and written communication skills
  • LEED accreditation and / or path to licensing are a plus

We are committed to professional development through mentoring and training. Our employees have ample opportunity to grow and move forward quickly through proven effort and success. Studio KDA offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive package of benefits including vacation, health insurance, dental plan, 401 (k) plan, profit sharing, disability insurance, and commuter benefit program. As a collaborative and community-oriented company, we offer the framework for social get-togethers through Friday celebrations, an annual river trip as well as excursions and seminars.

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