Careers

We are a design-focused practice of architects, interior designers and planners with offices in New York City and Los Angeles. We work nationally and internationally with an emphasis on cultural, arts, and educational projects for public and private clients.

If you’re a talented, energetic professional seeking meaningful work, who wants to make a difference, let us hear from you.

Pfeiffer Architects offers competitive salaries, benefit programs and profit sharing.

Please send your resume, along with a tailored cover letter, to: resumes@pfeifferpartners.com, with “Architects-LA” in the subject line.

Senior Architect - Los Angeles

We are seeking a Senior Project Architect to lead, develop, and follow through on projects from initial concepts/pre-design through construction administration phases. The candidate should have both strong technical and design capabilities and the ability to openly and effectively collaborate with senior staff and to direct/mentor intermediate and junior staff.

Overall Qualifications
• 15 or more years of relevant experience
• Registered architect
• LEED AP preferred

Professional Experience
• Leading the design and documentation process from concepts through CA for multi-phased, complex performing arts, libraries, and student services projects
• Leading and coordinating large consultant teams, including structural, MEP, civil, and specialty consultants, such as theater designers, acousticians, lighting designers, landscape architects, waterproofing consultants, etc.
• Documenting new construction, as well as renovations and additions
• Preparing building construction drawings and details that are aligned with construction budgets
• Editing and coordinating specifications
• Research and innovative application of materials and building systems
• Clear understanding of risk mitigation through technical acumen and effective construction phase management
• Thorough understanding of project delivery processes
• Proficiency with Revit, AutoCAD and other applicable software applications

Project Architect Experience
• Experience in the development and implementation of project schedules, work plans, cartoon sets, and other tools for managing the design and documentation process
• Familiarity with both owner/architect and architect/consultant forms of agreement
• Solid writing skills and experience writing fee and additional service proposals
• Familiarity with project finances, budgeting and labor allocations, and proven ability to align work effort with available fee

Personal Skills
• Ability to work effectively with Principals and project design leaders in a collaborative environment
• Ability to openly communicate with staff at all levels as well as mentor emerging professionals
• Ability to effectively represent the firm to its clients and the community
• An effective communicator, experienced in making presentations to clients and public agencies

Please send your resume to: resumes@pfeifferpartners.com with ‘Senior Architect – LA’ in the subject line.

Marketing Communications Designer

Pfeiffer Partners Architects is seeking a Marketing Communications Designer, based in our Los Angeles office, to support our national marketing efforts. A 50-person practice, the firm’s focus includes cultural and educational planning and building projects across the U.S. and abroad, with growth projected in both our New York and LA offices. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual, with an appreciation for the creative process and a cooperative can-do attitude, to join our marketing team.

The successful candidate will have experience in graphic layout and design as well as strong verbal and written communications skills. We are specifically seeking someone with an ability to convert technical information into a graphically creative message. Other important traits include organizational and time management skills, being detail-oriented and proactive, and an ability to multi-task. Finally, we are looking for someone who likes to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.

Responsibilities:
• Assist with the proposal process for new work, including production of graphic and image layouts, charts, graphs and other computer generated illustrations and info graphics, as well as in-house printing
• Assist with development of Powerpoint presentations and presentation boards
• Update and maintain firm background material, including staff resumes, project documentation and statistical information
• Support marketing, business development and PR initiatives, including website and social media
• Support the Marketing Coordinator and Communications Manager as required

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, communications or marketing and 1-3 years of experience in marketing, ideally in the AEC industry. Schedule flexibility and an ability to deal with unpredictable marketing deadlines is important. Must possess strong computer skills and direct knowledge of PC-based desktop publishing and graphics. Programs include InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and PowerPoint. Experience with video would be a plus.

When applying, a tailored cover letter is required. Please email the cover letter and your resume to resumes@pfeifferpartners.com with “Marketing Communications Designer” in the subject line, and be prepared to forward graphic/writing samples if contacted.

Pfeiffer offers competitive compensation and benefits package including professional development opportunities, a performance-based compensation plan and 401K.
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