Careers

Pfeiffer, a Perkins Eastman Studio, is a design-focused practice of architects, interior designers working 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. Send your digital resume with a cover letter and portfolio–if applicable–to resumes@pfeifferpartners.com.

Pfeiffer offers competitive salaries, benefit programs and profit sharing.

Intermediate Interior Designer - Los Angeles

We have an immediate opening for an intermediate interior designer in our downtown Los Angeles office to work on educational and cultural projects that involve assignments of substantial variety and complexity. If you care to make a difference, are inquisitive, energetic, and a committed professional who is seeking a growth opportunity, please apply.
Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Work closely with senior interior designers to develop inventive and cost-effective design solutions
• Develop presentation materials, including 3D renderings, sketches, diagrams, layouts, and details that effectively communicate design intent
• Participate in project meetings and record meeting outcomes
• Produce architectural design and construction documents and provide content content for architectural specifications
• Develop finish materials packages and Furniture Furnishings and Equipment (FF&E) packages for projects, including production of furniture plans, researching, selecting, customizing, estimating, budgeting, and producing complete specifications
• Oversee the firm’s resource materials library, including coordinating & scheduling vendor visits and keeping resources current.
Candidates should have the following qualifications:
• 6-8 years of relevant experience; prior experience with higher education or similar typologies a plus
• Strong aesthetic sense, technical understanding, and a solid knowledge of finish materials and products
• Familiarity with building and life safety codes and their correct application to Interiors work
• Strong verbal & written communication skills; fluency in English (oral and written communication)
• Proficiency in BIM (Revit), SketchUp and/or other design related software
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (PhotoShop, Illustrator and InDesign) and MS Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint)
• A degree from an accredited school of Architecture, Interior Design or Interior Architecture
• NCIDQ certification, CID and LEED accreditation a plus
• Must be authorized to work in the United States and be living in Los Angeles area

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to manage time well and to achieve deadlines; possess methodical follow-through skills; and have an enthusiastic “can-do” attitude toward all assignments. We are seeking a driven, creative problem-solver, who brings attention to detail, a desire to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment and an interest in professional advancement.
Pfeiffer, a Perkins Eastman Studio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive compensation and benefits package including professional development opportunities, an option of flexible and some remote work if desired, a performance-based compensation plan and 401K.
To apply, please send your resume and portfolio along with a cover letter in PDF format to: resumes@pfeifferpartners.com, with ‘ID-LA-6-8” in the subject line.

Project Architect/Technical

Candidates should have the following qualifications:
• Architectural degree from an accredited program
• 7-10 years of relevant architectural experience in cultural, institutional, and educational work
• Experience with detailing both new construction and complex renovations
• Architectural licensure in place or nearly complete
• Excellent design and graphic skills, with the ability to participate in the conceptualization and design of complex projects from the pre-design through construction documents phases
• Advanced digital modeling & rendering skills;
• Self motivation and the ability to manage time well and achieve project deadlines
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with fluency in English and valid work status in the U.S.
• Experience working in the context of multidisciplinary project teams
• Fully proficient in Revit,
• Working knowledge of BIM360 Design, AutoCad, Sketchup, Enscape 3D, Lumion, Bluebeam, Rhino, Adobe Suite, and/or other design related software is a plus

Position Responsibilities:
• Lead and assist in technical efforts on design projects at a variety of scales (typically $15 – 75 million in construction cost), working with the Design Principal and Principal in Charge
• Demonstrate a high degree of creative thinking and detailing in the design process, and be able to effectively communicate design ideas both verbally and graphically

• Participate in charettes and develop ideas and materials for use in project marketing pursuits
• Originate and develop concepts and options for planning and feasibility studies
• Author building concepts and proposed solutions for renovation or new construction design problems within the context of a collaborative project team
• Work directly and effectively with clients, consultants, vendors and contractors
• Participate constructively in a team-oriented environment

Please email your resume to: resumes@pfeifferpartners.com and include “Project Architect/Technical” in the subject line.
Candidates with legal U.S. work status only. Pfeiffer, a Perkins Eastman Studio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Marketing Manager

We are seeking an experienced A/E Marketer to be based in our Los Angeles office. We are looking for someone who is passionate about what they do and can collaborate with firm leadership on pre-positioning and pursuit strategy for new work in the educational and cultural realm, serving as the manager for these efforts. As we establish improvements to our marketing materials consistent with our refreshed brand identity, the position demands a trifecta of strengths in graphic design, marketing and communication, while offering new managers the chance to develop supervisory experience.

In addition to evolving our social media presence, a focus of the role in the near term is exploration of digital magazine tools for a more interactive approach to presenting firm expertise, as well as collaboration on our transition to OpenAsset for digital asset management.

Position Description
The Marketing Manager works directly with firm Principals as part of a lean and enthusiastic marketing team, in pursuit of new projects for both offices. While focused on highly tailored RFP responses, the position is responsible for the design, content development and maintenance of all materials used for marketing purposes, as well as the transformation of project information from text intensive to more info-graphic in style. Key interfaces include the Business Development Principal and the Public Relations and Communications Manager, along with oversight of the Marketing Communications Designer, while providing ongoing support of the business development pipeline. Responsibilities are to:
• Manage the workflow of proposal development, content development, and online marketing
• Work with Principals and other senior leaders to define pursuit strategies, identify internal teams and consultants
• Work with Marketing Communications Designer to:
o Develop and format proposals in InDesign
o Write, edit and lay out project descriptions and case studies for easy to use and readily deployable marketing materials
o Organize and maintain proposal support information, project details, resumes, etc., interfacing with other administrative and professional staff regularly
o Respond to various writing, editing, and image requests
o Advance the firm’s web presence, posting to numerous channels, monitoring and reporting, while maintaining brand consistency
• Ensure quality and consistent messaging and branding throughout marketing team
• Attend industry events, such as association events and conferences, to build your network and provide feedback on contacts and trends.
Position Requirements
The position requires a flexible, energetic, dependable and detail-oriented team player who can multi-task, produce high-quality work primarily in InDesign, and meet deadlines. A self-starter is imperative. It requires a hands-on person who will be directly involved with image selection and placement, writing and editing proposal content using existing graphic frameworks. The ability to work under time constraints, to be pro-active in engaging others in support of deadlines, and to exercise independent judgment is fundamental. Qualified candidates must possess:

• 4-6 years of A/E marketing and proposal development experience
• Excellent writing, editing, graphics and organizational skills
• High Proficiency in InDesign and MS Office Suite is imperative, along with working knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator
• Enthusiasm and dedication to the development of a professional services marketing career
• BA/BS degree with concentration in Marketing, Graphic Design or Communications preferred.

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

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

Architectural Team Members

We are currently seeking creative architectural team members to support our continued growth
Candidates should have the following qualifications:
• Architectural degree from an accredited program
• 5-7 years of relevant architectural experience in cultural, institutional, and educational work
• Excellent design and graphic skills, with the ability to participate in the conceptualization and design of complex projects from the pre-design through construction documents phases
• Advanced digital modeling & rendering skills; physical model-making skills are a plus
• Self motivation and the ability to manage time well and achieve project deadlines
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with fluency in English
• Experience working in the context of multidisciplinary project teams
• Fully proficient in Revit
• Working knowledge of BIM360 Design, AutoCad, Sketchup, Enscape 3D, Lumion, Bluebeam, Rhino, Adobe Suite, and/or other design related software is considered essential.

Position Responsibilities:
• Assist in design efforts on projects at a variety of scales (typically $15 – 75 million in construction cost), working with the Design Principal and Principal in Charge
• Demonstrate a high degree of creative thinking in the design process, and be able to effectively communicate ideas both verbally and graphically
• Develop presentations using physical and digital tools
• Participate in charrettes and develop ideas and materials for use in project marketing pursuits
• Develop concepts and options for planning and feasibility studies
• Advance building design concepts and proposed solutions for renovation or new construction design problems within the context of a collaborative project team
• Work directly and effectively with consultants, vendors and contractors
• Participate constructively in a team-oriented environment

Please email your resume to: resumes@pfeifferpartners.com and include “Architectural Team Members” in the subject line.
Candidates with legal U.S. work status only. Pfeiffer, a Perkins Eastman Studio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Project Architect/Designer

Candidates should have the following qualifications:
• Architectural degree from an accredited program
• 7-10 years of relevant architectural experience in the above listed cultural, institutional, and educational work
• Architectural licensure in place or nearly complete
• Excellent design and graphic skills, with the ability to participate in the conceptualization and design of complex projects from the pre-design through construction documents phases
• Advanced digital modeling & rendering skills
• Self motivation and the ability to manage time well and achieve project deadlines
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with fluency in English and valid work status in the U.S.
• Experience working in the context of multidisciplinary project teams
• Fully proficient in Revit
• Working knowledge of BIM360 Design, AutoCad, Sketchup, Enscape 3D, Lumion, Bluebeam, Rhino, Adobe Suite, and/or other design related software is considered essential.

Position Responsibilities:
• Lead and assist in design efforts on design projects at a variety of scales (typically $15 – 75 million in construction cost), working with the Design Principal and Principal in Charge
• Demonstrate a high degree of creative thinking in the design process, and be able to effectively communicate design ideas both verbally and graphically
• Develop presentations using physical and digital tools
• Participate in charettes and develop ideas and materials for use in project marketing pursuits
• Originate and develop concepts and options for planning and feasibility studies
• Author building design concepts and proposed solutions for renovation or new construction design problems within the context of a collaborative project team
• Work directly and effectively with clients, consultants, vendors and contractors
• Participate constructively in a team-oriented environment

Please email your resume to: resumes@pfeifferpartners.com and include “Project Architect/Designer” in the subject line.
Candidates with legal U.S. work status only. Pfeiffer, a Perkins Eastman Studio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.