Employment Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT

Parallax Associates is an architecture and planning firm specializing in the design of private schools. We are committed to delivering innovative design excellence in a manner that recognizes the unique aspirations of each client and project. We welcome qualified candidates who wish to work in our open, collaborative studio environment. Please review our list of current openings for information on how to apply.

 

INTERMEDIATE JOB CAPTAIN

We are looking for a detail oriented person with good interpersonal skills, and a good knowledge of building codes who knows how to assemble buildings and the construction documents that make them possible.  This position provides an opportunity to work in all phases of a project and progress into a senior level position within the firm.  Excellent English speaking and writing ability is required. 

  

Specific responsibilities:

  • Develop and document construction assemblies to meet architectural goals
  • Coordinate architecture and building systems with engineering consultants
  • Work with City and/or County agencies to clear permits for construction
  • Answer Contractor RFIs during bidding and construction phases
  • Review shop submittals for compliance with the construction documents and maintaining required records during the project’s construction phase
  • Supervise project construction drafting and detailing by Junior and Intermediate production staff

 

Qualifications:

  • B-Arch or Bachelor of Science in Building Technology from a U.S. College or University
  • Understanding of Los Angeles building codes
  • Knowledge of construction materials, standards and details
  • High level of skill in AutoCAD and 5+ years of professional experience with institutional building types
  • Ability to communicate clearly 
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Los Angeles area resident
  • Authorized to work in the US without need for employee sponsorship

 

Three references minimum.
Please no phone calls, drop-offs, or agencies.

Salary: commensurate with experience and demonstrated skill level

Please submit a letter of interest, current CV, salary history, reference and work samples in PDF format (no larger than 10 MB) to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

INTERNSHIPS

 

Parallax Associates offers internships to advanced undergraduate and graduate candidates. Please apply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your CV, portfolio, at least one letter of recommendation, and a cover letter explaining why you wish to intern with our company. Please limit your PDF attachment to no more than 4MB. Due to the high number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to each submission.