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BENEFITS

  • 3 weeks of accrued paid time off per year

  • 8 Paid Holidays

  • 100% paid monthly Medical, Dental & Vision insurance premiums

  • Life insurance at no cost to employees

  • 401k plan with a 16% employer match

  • 401k profit sharing

  • Weekly lunch and learns for AIA hours

  • Reimbursement for ARE Exams passed

  • Paid Parking

  • XPLORE Program

OFFICE ENVIRONMENT

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OPPORTUNITIES

  • We are always looking for passionate, and dedicated people to join our team.

    Ruhnau Clarke Architects offers career opportunities at many levels.

    READY TO APPLY?

    You will want to have the following handy before you start: Cover Letter
    Resume
    Link to online Portfolio or Samples of work

Ruhnau Clarke Architects is currently in a growth mode and we are looking for employees who are driven and love a challenge.  We currently have a position in our Carlsbad office for a HEALTHCARE / DESIGNER II. We are architects specializing in K-12 and higher educational facilities, public use projects, medical facilities, and retail projects.  Ruhnau Clarke Architects offers excellent benefits and compensation commensurate with experience. 

TALENT SUMMARY

Designer II reports to the Project Manager. Under supervision from project managers, coordinates technical aspects of projects. Responsible for production, schedule, and technical aspects of small projects, but will eventually manage more projects with experience.  Must be able to demonstrate basic knowledge in architectural CAD and/or drafting and design development.  Must have a willingness to expand knowledge in architecture, architectural design techniques, and architectural technology.  

GENERAL

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to multi-task and prioritize concurrent projects.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: Prefer a minimum of BS in Architecture.

  • Experience: Requires 3 years experience in design, preferably in K-12 educational facilities, higher educational facilities, public use projects, residential, hotel, or retail projects.

  • Unlicensed; studying for the license exam.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).

  • Personable and presentable with the ability to engage in an informed conversation with clients.

  • Strong graphic presentation skills.

  • Strong design skills.

  • Knowledgeable of current building codes.

  • Knowledgeable with agency review process and DSA procedures helpful.

  • Computer skill set including Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, Lumion.

  • Ability to assist in the documentation of project design with engaging presentations utilizing tools such as 3D CAD modeling, and product or material research.

  • Ability to effectively participate in schematic design and design development of projects, and make client presentations.

  • Ability to use creativity and original thinking in design issues with a keen eye for detail and exemplary taste in design and architecture.

  • Ability to effectively participate in office design charettes, team design critiques, and pin-ups.

  • Ability to use basic design communication skills via sketching and hand drawings.

  • Ability to follow the design intent of graphic and verbal direction.

  • Ability to participate in the development of 3D modeling of projects.  Prepare various design communication and presentation materials including sketches, rendered 2D & 3D drawings, rendered perspectives, slide shows and material selection boards.

If interested, please complete and submit the following form.

Ruhnau Clarke Architects is currently in a growth mode and we are looking for employees who are driven and love a challenge.  We currently have a position in our Carlsbad office for an EDUCATION / DESIGNER II. We are architects specializing in K-12 and higher educational facilities, public use projects, medical facilities, and retail projects.  Ruhnau Clarke Architects offers excellent benefits and compensation commensurate with experience. 

TALENT SUMMARY

Designer II reports to the Project Manager. Under supervision from project managers, coordinates technical aspects of projects. Responsible for production, schedule, and technical aspects of small projects, but will eventually manage more projects with experience.  Must be able to demonstrate basic knowledge in architectural CAD and/or drafting and design development.  Must have a willingness to expand knowledge in architecture, architectural design techniques, and architectural technology.  

GENERAL

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to multi-task and prioritize concurrent projects.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: Prefer a minimum of BS in Architecture.

  • Experience: Requires 3 years experience in design, preferably in K-12 educational facilities, higher educational facilities, public use projects, residential, hotel, or retail projects.

  • Unlicensed; studying for the license exam.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).

  • Personable and presentable with the ability to engage in an informed conversation with clients.

  • Strong graphic presentation skills.

  • Strong design skills.

  • Knowledgeable of current building codes.

  • Knowledgeable with agency review process and DSA procedures helpful.

  • Computer skill set including Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, Lumion.

  • Ability to assist in the documentation of project design with engaging presentations utilizing tools such as 3D CAD modeling, and product or material research.

  • Ability to effectively participate in schematic design and design development of projects, and make client presentations.

  • Ability to use creativity and original thinking in design issues with a keen eye for detail and exemplary taste in design and architecture.

  • Ability to effectively participate in office design charettes, team design critiques, and pin-ups.

  • Ability to use basic design communication skills via sketching and hand drawings.

  • Ability to follow the design intent of graphic and verbal direction.

  • Ability to participate in the development of 3D modeling of projects.  Prepare various design communication and presentation materials including sketches, rendered 2D & 3D drawings, rendered perspectives, slide shows and material selection boards.

If interested, please complete and submit the following form.

TALENT SUMMARY

Ruhnau Clarke Architects is seeking a Senior Architectural Designer to join our team. As a Senior Architectural Designer, you are expected to engage in all phases of project development from Pre-Design through Construction Administration.

The ideal candidate balances multiple projects successfully from concept to launch while working closely with the Architectural staff and other creative personnel.

This position offers the ultimate opportunity for creative freedom. We are designers who understand and appreciate the design process and are looking for someone to bring innovative ideas to our team.

GENERAL

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Able to multi-task and prioritize concurrent projects

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture from an accredited school

  • Minimum 7-10 years of professional experience

  • Proficient with Sketchup, Revit, and Adobe Creative Suite

  • Experience with Lumion is preferred but not required

  • Working knowledge of Title 24

  • Experience with Design Detailing and documentation

TECHNICAL

  • Providing general support in all phases of planning, design, and constructio

  • Assistance in preparation of planning and design presentation graphics

  • 3-D modeling for presentations, promotional material, and design studies

  • An integral role in the preparation of construction drawings

  • Materials and fabrication research

  • Maintenance of accurate, current, and well-organized project files

  • Regular communication with clients about project updates and schedules

If interested, please complete and submit the following form.

Ruhnau Clarke Architects is currently in a growth mode and we are looking for employees who are driven and love a challenge. We currently have positions available in our Riverside office for a Job Captain / Project Leader. We are architects specializing in K-12, higher educational facilities, public use projects and medical facilities.  Ruhnau Clarke Architects offers excellent benefits and compensation commensurate with experience. 

Talent Summary:
Responsible for managing small projects in all phases.  Assist in architectural problem solving.  Assist Project Manager in preparing budget and schedules, and in monitoring adherence to work plan.  Interact with consultants and agencies.  Ability to work with a team on larger projects. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education: Architectural degree from an accredited university or equivalent demonstrated proficiency.

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in production and coordination of documents in all phases of architectural practice desired.

  • Minimum of two (2) years Revit experience.

Technical:

  • Possess knowledge of drawing setup, layers, plotting/publishing, dimensions, families, attributes, purge/audit/recover, and back up files and view templates.

  • Prepare complex plans, elevations and details under guidance of supervisor.

  • Demonstrate CAD competency in advance commands of editing requirements, drawings set up for any type of project, management and use of all CAD files and resolution of any related CAD issues on Ruhnau Clarke Architects’ CAD platform.

  • Understand technical terminology of the architectural and construction industry.

  • Be proficient with Ruhnau Clarke Architects’ documentation and office practice systems.

  • SketchUp desirable but not required.

  • DSA experience is a plus.

  • OSHPD experience preferred but not required.

Design:

  • Support the design team and ensure that the design intent is followed through all phases.

  • Participate in office design charettes.

  • Proficient in the documentation of project design in CAD such as three-dimensional modeling, product, or material research.

Supervision and Delegation:

  • Ability to professionally communicate both verbally and in writing to give assignments to office support staff, consultants and vendors.

  • Ability to delegate assignments to support staff and always be respectful.

  • Demonstrate motivation in seeking new responsibilities and challenges.

  • Set goals, prioritize, and plan work activities for self-management and use time efficiently.

  • Estimate hours for assigned tasks and finish tasks within agreed-upon budged hours for the task.

Communication and Collaboration:

  • Listen and communicate effectively and professionally.

  • Asks questions about assignments when unclear.

  • Coordinate projects with team members and consultants for conflicts and discrepancies.

  • Ability to apprise supervisor for status of work.

  • Ability to correspond effectively with consultants for CAD files and minor directives.

  • Attend professional activities outside of the office.

  • Assist in preparation for interviews and proposals.

  • Always be professional and respectful in interactions with clients and consultants.

  • Ability to work with a team on larger projects.

If interested, please complete and submit the following form.