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Senior Architect

We’re Looking for the Right Fit:

Our growing firm is seeking an agile, authentic and collaborative professional to join our studio in located 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 results in powerful and unexpected designs. Status quo is not an option in our work. At FENNIE+MEHL, we are a tightknit team and are looking for candidates who share our team values.

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. If you’re seeking the capstone for your career, F+M offers plenty of opportunity and collegial partners.

We genuinely like each other, so our calendars have events like ski trips to Tahoe, bike rides and camping outings 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 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 – Senior Architect:

The Senior Architect is a generalist role, and the candidate is expected to possess the abilities to deal with aspects of architectural design, 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 business development activities and firm operations, etc.

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.

The Senior 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 leadership roles to support the firm’s overall success and growth.

In this role you are expected to:

  • Produce conceptual and fully executed architectural and interior designs
  • Deftly handle multiple clients and projects simultaneously
  • Contribute to developing firm book of business and be an integral member of firm BD activities
  • Lead and manage clients, project teams, vendors and consultants to produce successful design outcomes
  • Direct aesthetic and functional aspects of projects to team members and stakeholders
  • Be well versed in design functional/aesthetic resources, market trends, and training of staff
  • Highly proficient modeling/drawing skills in Revit, CAD, Adobe PS, Illustrator, Indesign, MS Office tools, and Deltek Ajera accounting software
  • Assist project managers and principals in developing contracts and achieving financial success on projects

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 submit a cover letter, resume and relevant portfolio examples of process and finished work addressing what makes you the perfect candidate to Christine Pasion.

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.