Job Captain

Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Added on: 29 Apr 2023, Job offer expires on: 30 Sep 2023

Studio AR&D Architects is a Los Angeles based architecture firm that offers a creative and collaborative work environment with a growing portfolio of work that seeks to be both poetic and meaningful in every detail.

Currently, we are seeking a Job Captain who can help contribute to the creative work coming from Studio AR&D Architects. A Job Captain will have a thorough understanding of construction documents in addition to retaining and understanding of all of the parties involved and the delivery of the work that they are responsible for.

A Job Captain will have the responsibility of overseeing the actual creation of the drawings and construction documents of the project. A Job Captain shall have the technical and leadership abilities to plan, organize, and manage efforts of a production team to produce high quality construction documents within an alotted time and budget. The selected candidate shall benefit from a dynamic work environment and challenging project tasks and responsibilities.


  • Take direction from, and provide support and assistance to Project Managers and Managing Principal on various high-end residential projects
  • Produce, manage, and coordinate construction documentation sets
  • Complete technical CAD drawings and tasks as directed in a clear and organized manner consistent with office standards
  • Report regularly to the Project Manager and Firm Principal
  • Track and follow up on communication with team members, consultants, and local municipality staff, as required
  • Coordinate architectural design and building systems with engineering consultants
  • Produce and develop technical drawings and details with Project Manager supervision
  • Organize drawing sets and oversee completing submittals to various municipalities
  • Perform filing, code, and zoning analyses for multiple municipalities and related zoning ordinances
  • Survey and document existing conditions in the field
  • Research construction materials and systems
  • General office and project duties as required to the firm and position


  • Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in Architecture
  • Minimum 3-5 years of post-bachelor’s degree Architecture firm experience, preferably in high-end residential design
  • Strong organizational skills: As it relates to the communication with other disciplines, team members, and the ability to create and access information within construction documents
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD
  • Detail oriented
  • Experience in design and detailing projects through construction documentation
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines and deliver
  • Self motivated, self-starter
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interest in modern & contemporary architecture
  • Knowledge of Sketchup, Bluebeam, and other related software preferred

Personal Qualities

  • Desire to produce meaningful work, passion is at the heart of our company
  • Independent with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to be openminded, take-in different ideas and encourage teamwork
  • Desire to constantly self-educate and be hands-on
  • Ability to bring creative solutions to our design work

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. All applicants must already possess long term work authorization.


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