GBA is an established and growing architectural firm that specializes in the design of public school facilities. (www.gbarchitects.net)
We are currently seeking an Educational Project Designer to join our team in Costa Mesa, CA. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7-10 years of experience in the design of K-12 and/or Higher Ed projects. We are looking for someone with an eye for creative use of public space combined with a functional understanding of school facilities who can develop a conceptual vision and effectively communicate this in the form of plans, elevations and 3D renderings. Must be able to interface well with others as part of a larger, collaborative design team.
We are looking for someone who is motivated, enthusiastic, and able to complete assignments under tight deadlines. Experience in planning, design development, working drawings, consultant coordination, and client presentation is desirable. Must have an understanding of how construction documents are processed though DSA approval.
Candidate must have at least 7 years of architectural experience in educational projects. Licensed architect preferred. Applicant must demonstrate proficiency in Revit/AutoCAD as well as graphics programs such as Sketchup, Photoshop, InDesign, Rhino, etc. Solid written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Bachelor of Architecture is preferred but not required.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable based on skills and experience
Ghataode Bannon Architects, LLP (GBA) is a full-service architectural design firm located in Costa Mesa, California that specializes in public school facilities. Founded by partners Sushila Ghataode, AIA, LEED AP, and David Bannon, AIA, LEED AP in 2004, GBA takes a collaborative approach, partnering with schools districts to create student learning environments that are sensible, stimulating, secure and sustainable.