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.

Project Architect/Designer - Los Angeles

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.

Senior Technical Architect - Los Angeles

The Senior Technical Architect will develop and follow through on projects from pre-design through construction administration phases. The candidate should have both strong technical and design capabilities and the ability to collaborate with senior staff openly and effectively and to direct/mentor intermediate and junior staff.

Candidates should have the following qualifications:
• 15 or more years of relevant experience
• Registered architect, LEED AP preferred, DBIA desirable
• Familiarity with both owner/architect and architect/consultant forms of agreement; design/build experience desirable
• Clear understanding of risk mitigation through technical acumen and effective construction phase management
• Thorough understanding of project delivery processes, including design/build
• Proficiency with BIM360, Revit, AutoCAD and other applicable software applications
• Ability to work effectively with Principals and project design leaders in a collaborative environment
• Ability to effectively represent the firm to its clients and the community
• An effective communicator, experienced in making presentations to clients and public agencies.

Position responsibilities
• Leading the detailing and documentation process from concepts through CA for multi-phased, complex performing arts, library, and education and historic renovation projects
• 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
• Researching and the innovative application of materials and building systems
• Serving as a technical resource to developing architects for details, consultant communication and constructability

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

Candidates with legal U.S. work status only. Pfeiffer, a Perkins Eastman Studio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.