CAREERS

BCV Architects is a mid-sized architecture, interiors and planning firm with a diverse portfolio of high-quality design. We are continuously looking for talented designers of all levels. Please send your letter of interest, resume and work samples to info@bcvarch.com with the job title in the subject line. Upon receipt we will review and contact you should your qualifications meet our staffing needs. No phone calls please.

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

LOCATION
San Francisco, CA

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
15+ years

ABOUT
We are currently seeking a Director of Operations to act as an overall professional operations manager for the office, focusing on practice and project management procedures and performance monitoring. The ideal candidate is an architectural or other design/engineering professional with a minimum of 15 years' experience in a managerial role. A master's degree or MBA is preferred.  

This position is full time and offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, and a 401k and profit-sharing plan.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Project Performance Monitoring through development of performance tools, conducting meetings, maintaining project work plans, and preparing monthly reports for Principals on fiscal performance, staff utilization and revenue forecasting.
  • Scheduling of projects and resources, including long term forecasting
  • Practice & Management Procedures through development of operations standards for contracts, work plans, general project management, project reports, and staff management
  • Training of staff in use of professional practice procedures
  • Liaison between Principals and Staff
  • Business Development Support together with Marketing/Business Development Manager, for RFP preparation and contract negotiation
  • Legal and Risk Management Support together with Principals and firm’s attorneys
  • Human Resources Support together with Human Resources Manager, for hiring, staff job descriptions, staff development, development of HR policies and staff reviews
  • Project Management for up to 2-3 projects concurrently with Director of Operations duties

HOW TO APPLY

Send cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format to info@bcvarch.com. No phone calls please. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, or national origin.

PROJECT MANAGER - HOSPITALITY

LOCATION
San Francisco, CA

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
10+ years

ABOUT
BCV Architects is looking for a professional, thoughtful and self-motivated individual with strong design, technical detailing and coordination skills who is able to assume the role of a Project Manager for hospitality projects. The successful candidate will be a strong team player with strengths in early, presentation work for projects and experience in construction document production. Excellent knowledge of AutoCAD and Sketchup is a must. Knowledge of Revit, 3D Max and Adobe CS is preferred. 

This position is full time and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Benefits include: health and dental insurance, 401k and profit-sharing plans, and incentives to complete the A.R.E. and gain LEED certification.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Architecture degree from accredited college/university
  • 10+ years architectural office experience with a focus on hospitality projects such as restaurants, food retail and public markets.
  • Professional licensure and LEED® certification, or demonstrated path toward completion
  • Excellent verbal and graphic communication skills

HOW TO APPLY

Send cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format by email using the link below. No phone calls please. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, or national origin.

PROJECT MANAGER - RESIDENTIAL

LOCATION
San Francisco, CA

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
10+ years

ABOUT
BCV Architects is looking for a professional, thoughtful and self-motivated individual with strong design, technical detailing and coordination skills who is able to assume the role of a Project Manager for single-family residential projects. The successful candidate will be a strong team player with strengths in early presentation work for projects and experience in construction document production. Excellent knowledge of AutoCAD and Sketchup is a must. Knowledge of Revit, 3D Max and Adobe CS is preferred. 

This position is full time and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Benefits include: health and dental insurance, 401k and profit-sharing plans, and incentives to complete the A.R.E. and gain LEED certification.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Architecture degree from accredited college/university
  • 10+ years architectural office experience with a focus on single-family residential
  • Professional licensure and LEED® certification, or demonstrated path toward completion
  • Excellent verbal and graphic communication skills

HOW TO APPLY

Send cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format to info@bcvarch.com. No phone calls please. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, or national origin.

JOB CAPTAIN - DESTINATION AND SPECIALTY RETAIL

LOCATION
San Francisco, CA

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
5-10 years

ABOUT
BCV Architects is looking for a professional, thoughtful and self-motivated individual skilled in classical design, exceptional presentations and project coordination who is able to assume the role of a Job Captain for destination and specialty retail core & shell architecture and environments in our San Francisco office. The successful candidate will be a strong team player with strengths in early conceptual presentation and schematic design work, and experience with client interaction and management. Excellent knowledge of AutoCAD / Sketchup / Adobe CS is a must; proficiency with Revit and 3D Max rendering software is preferred.

This position is full time and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Benefits include: health and dental insurance, 401k and profit-sharing plans, and incentives to complete the A.R.E. and gain LEED certification.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Architecture degree from accredited college/university, with a strong focus on classical design
  • 5-10 years of architectural office experience
  • Professional licensure and LEED® certification, or demonstrated path toward completion
  • Experience in retail core & shell design is a plus, but not required
  • 4+ years of conceptual/schematic design experience
  • Additional experience in lifestyle and culture-based projects preferred (restaurant/market hall/hospitality/residential/commercial)
  • Excellent verbal and graphic communication skills

HOW TO APPLY

Send cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format to info@bcvarch.com. No phone calls please. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, or national origin.

ARCHITECT / DESIGNER (ALL LEVELS)

LOCATION
San Francisco, CA

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
0-3 years

ABOUT
BCV Architects is looking for professional, thoughtful and self-motivated individuals at all levels to join our dynamic 35-person office in North Beach. Successful candidates will be strong team players with strengths in early conceptual design presentation and schematic design work. Excellent knowledge of AutoCAD, SketchUp and Adobe CS is a must; proficiency with Revit and 3D Max rendering software is preferred.

This position is full time and offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, a 401k and profit-sharing plan, and incentives to gain professional licensure and LEED® certification.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Architecture from accredited college/university
  • Previous architectural office experience
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in hospitality and lifestyle-oriented projects
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and graphic communication skills
  • Professional licensure and LEED® certification, or demonstrated path towards completion

HOW TO APPLY

Send cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format to info@bcvarch.com. No phone calls please. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, or national origin.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

LOCATION
San Francisco, CA

ABOUT
BCV is looking for an executive assistant to support two busy principals in the daily business of running the architecture firm. This individual will provide administrative, project, and research support for the principals and will be exposed to multiple facets of running a design-oriented architecture firm. This key position requires a dynamic, energetic and quick-witted individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment and will take ownership of responsibilities and anticipate needs. An interest in architecture encouraged, but not required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Manage principal schedules and workflow 
  • Assist with client relations – handle calls, follow-ups, and the coordination of meetings 
  • Draft general correspondence (letters, transmittals, emails)
  • Prepare travel arrangements 
  • Provide project assistance and research as needed 
  • Provide administrative support for off-site meetings, events, and retreats
  • Prepare expense reports (monthly) and timesheets (semi-monthly)
  • Coordinate office-wide staffing with principals and project managers
  • Manage contacts database
  • Undertake miscellaneous reasonable personal errands and tasks as needed
  • Back up the receptionist when out of the office with oversight of general office duties

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4 year college degree required
  • Interest in architecture and design
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite desirable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail, exceptional follow through and organizational skills
  • Exceptional ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, plan and use time efficiently, and handle complex assignments and multiple projects
  • Must be able to adapt to change quickly and manage competing demands
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Proactive, courteous and approachable

HOW TO APPLY


Send cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format to info@bcvarch.com. No phone calls please. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, or national origin.

JUNIOR INTERIOR DESIGNER

LOCATION
San Francisco, CA

ABOUT
BCV Architects is currently seeking a junior interior designer with 2-4 years of design experience to join our interior design department. Job duties will include:

  • Collaborate on lifestyle, hospitality, retail, food and beverage, and high-end residential interiors projects, including programming client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development, construction documents and contract administration
  • Develop space planning concepts and generate program documents
  • Participate in selection of furniture and lighting, and prepare specifications
  • Produce millwork/custom furniture and fixture drawings and details, which meet various and specific program requirements while also representing an overall design concept
  • Provide project team coordination for finish plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction
  • Work with consultants, furniture dealers, product reps, and fabricators to meet overall project objectives
  • Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination
  • Act as the primary contact for all manufacturer representatives, including organizing vendor presentations
  • Maintain and organize the firm's technical library and design reference and sample libraries

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-4 years of related experience as an Interior Designer or Architectural Designer with focus on interiors
  • Knowledge of the design process, including FF&E, specifications, color and materials
  • Excellent graphic presentation skills
  • Revit experience preferred
  • AutoCAD knowledge is required
  • Flexibility to focus on a single client with a variety of project types or multiple, concurrent projects in various stages of development
  • Ability to communicate design ideas and direction quickly and efficiently
  • Strong organizational, communication and relationship management skills
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator required
  • Knowledge of 3D modeling program such as SketchUp is required
  • Knowledge of additional 3D modeling programs such as Rhino and 3D Max is preferred
  • Knowledge of rendering programs such as Vray, Lumion, Maxwell or others is preferred

A Bachelor's degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or Architecture is required at a minimum. This position is full time and offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, and a 401k and profit-sharing plan.

HOW TO APPLY

Send cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format to info@bcvarch.com. No phone calls please. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, or national origin.

MARKETING ASSISTANT

LOCATION
San Francisco, CA

ABOUT

BCV Architects is looking for a talented Marketing Assistant to join its growing team. Under the guidance of the Marketing Manager, this position will be responsible for advancing the firm’s strategic marketing and business development initiatives. This position requires a proactive, flexible and creative professional who thrives in a team-based environment but is also comfortable working independently. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Lead long-term marketing special projects, including white papers and research initiatives
  • Assist with the creation of marketing content, including portfolios and presentations
  • Produce content for BCV website, blog and social media channels
  • Assist with business development strategy and research 
  • Assist with project PR campaigns as needed
  • Assist with administrative duties as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor's degree, with a major in marketing, communications, graphic design, English, or journalism preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in marketing within A/E/C or design-related industries preferred
  • Fluency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading abilities
  • Excellent verbal and visual communication and presentation skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail, exceptional follow through and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, plan and use time efficiently
  • Courteous, approachable and team-oriented

This position is full time and offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, and a 401k and profit-sharing plan.

HOW TO APPLY

Send cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format to info@bcvarch.com. No phone calls please. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, or national origin.