Principal - Civic

Oversee the design of civic buildings that have the power to bring people together around shared interests and community purpose.
  • Salary: US $100,000-150,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 50770

About this role

Thriving DTLA architectural practice seeks a Principal with outstanding design experience with civic projects. From federal buildings and city halls to fire-stations and community spaces, this role requires a strong attention to detail and experience managing a studio.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead and contribute to all civic project stages, including design
  • Collaborate closely with clients and internal staff teams
  • Play an integral leadership and business development role for future work
  • Project management, with a demonstrated understanding of productivity, timelines, and cost controls
  • Communicate and interface with external consultants

Skills and experience

  • Minimum 12 years of professional experience
  • 5 years of experience working on private and public projects
  • Licensed architect highly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • High level of enthusiasm for the proactive delivery of quality architectural services 
  • Passion for leading a great practice into the future
Talk to Natalie about this position

Bio: Natalie was introduced to the world of architecture by coincidence - or divine providence whilst cycling alongside a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) on vacation in Italy. When she moved back to California, she joined the AIA Los Angeles Chapter to work in the role of events & awards programs manager. There, she coordinated the logistics for over 150 conferences, seminars, round-tables, and tours for local architects and designers. Natalie joined Bespoke Careers as an architecture consultant in 2020, bringing her passion for design excellence and collaboration with her.

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