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Position Category:

Architectural

Preferred Experience Level:

Junior Architectural Designer, 3-5 years minimum work experience
Intermediate Architect, 5-7 years minimum professional work experience
Senior Architect, 7-10 years minimum professional work experience

Preferred Educational Level:

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited five-year college (B-Arch) or university with major coursework in architectural design

Professional License/Registration:

CA Architectural License or equivalent Intermediate and Senior Candidates

We’re Looking for the Right Fit:

Our growing firm is seeking agile, authentic and collaborative professionals to join our studio located in the SOMA area of San Francisco. We are a firm of passionate, energetic and highly motivated individuals consisting of talented architects, interior designers and graphic designers with a full range of knowledge that result in powerful and unexpected, award-winning designs. Status quo is not an option in our work. At FENNIE+MEHL we are a tight-knit team and are looking for candidates who shares our team values. We are seeking Junior, Intermediate, and Senior Interior Architect team members.

Firm Culture:

Our studio is an open and collaborative culture that values – and really does encourage – ideas from all corners of the office. If you desire leadership opportunities within a design office, we want to talk to you. F+M offers plenty of opportunity and supports you in your growing career.

We genuinely like each other, so our calendars have events like ski trips to Tahoe, bike rides and camping outings, weekly happy hours, alongside in-house design and technical training sessions, photo/video mash-up competitions, and walkabouts. We all have causes we believe in, and F+M often provides matching funds to the organizations our staff believes in.

Here at FENNIE+MEHL we push the boundaries and believe in unlimited opportunities in our designs. As part of that, we work hard and play hard. Our award winning designs are inspired by what we love – art, travel, cuisine, photography, bee keeping, you name it! Here at F+M, we believe that life is design, 24/7.

Position Overview – Architect:

The Architect is a generalist role, and the candidate is expected to possess the abilities to deal with aspects of Architectural design, and assist senior leaders in production, project and client management, and related issues. The position is responsible for handling a wide variety of project types and complex professional design activities including: spatial planning and design, materials, detailing, structural and MEP systems, code requirements. The role includes contributing to project delivery, and supporting business development activities and firm operations.

The Architect will communicate and collaborate closely with senior management and firm leadership, clients, staff, consultants, vendors and contractors. The position is a solid platform for personal career growth, leads directly to advancement to senior levels, and supports firm’s overall success and growth. 

The ideal candidate will be organized, creative, and pragmatic with a strong foundation in design concepts and principles, practices and construction. Strong communication, collaboration, interpersonal and problem solving skills are critical abilities required for the position.

Other aspects of the role include:

  • Contribute to producing conceptual and fully executed designs
  • Ability to work with multiple clients and on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Collaborate within project teams, with vendors, and consultants to produce successful design outcomes
  • Support and contribute to the aesthetic, functional, production aspects of projects
  • Assist senior leaders in curating design functional/aesthetic resources
  • Proficient in modeling/drawing skills in Revit, CAD, Adobe PS, Illustrator, Indesign, and MS Office tools
  • Ability to create Construction Documents independently Intermediate and Senior Candidates
  • Participate and support firm BD activities Intermediate and Senior Candidates

Because we are a team of passionate designers working together, we rely on our team members to be agile and flexible, humble but driven, with a client focus mindset. We are results-driven and utilize our broad skillsets on multiple, fast-paced projects, every day.

To apply:

Please indicate which specific role you are applying for and submit a cover letter, resume, and relevant portfolio examples of process and finished work addressing what makes you the perfect candidate to: Chris Pasion, cp@fm-arch.com.

We offer an Incentive Compensation Bonus Program, Pension Program, Flex work schedule, and comprehensive benefits package. So if you are up for the challenge, let’s talk more about joining our team of passionate designers! Due to a high volume of applicants, only those most qualified will be contacted.