Backen & Backen
Montecito, California, United StatesSite:
Wed 16 February ’22Posted on:
Backen & Backen (formerly known as Backen & Gillam Architects) is a multi-faceted design firm integrating architecture, lifestyle and well-being. Backen & Backen (B&B) creates legendary buildings, including private social clubs in the western United States, farm stay experiences in northern and southern California, and an eco-destination resort in the Caribbean. B&B is also known for its many celebrity and high-profile guest residences, including Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ LA Sustainable Farmhouse, featured in the August 2021 issue of Architectural Summary. The best-selling architecture and design book, Of the earth, published by Rizzoli, illustrates many of the firm’s projects. B&B has offices in Sausalito, St. Helena, Los Angeles and Montecito, CA.
B&B is currently seeking candidates, for all of its offices, who are self-directed individuals, share a desire to create great work in a collaborative environment, and seek to balance the art and science of architecture.
Although B&B staff are currently working remotely, we anticipate that when it is possible to safely transition from working remotely to working in a shared office environment, candidates will be able to have a physical presence in one of the offices. of B&B in a flexible way.
Applicants should demonstrate experience and interest in all aspects of the design and construction process and be eager to be part of an enthusiastic team. B&B accepts applications for architectural staff with a minimum of three years to over twenty years of experience in different types of projects, ranging from large-scale custom residential experience to high-end commercial, winery or hotel experience. .
Applicants should have between 3 and 20 years of solid design and/or technical experience in a professional setting. Candidates should also be comfortable working directly with senior executives in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a strong aptitude in the following areas:
- REVIT and AutoCAD
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Design and technical details
- Experience in construction documentation
- Lumion viewing capabilities (a plus)
- Dexterity with hand drawing abilities (a plus)
- Work within a collaborative team
Backen & Backen provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity , genetic predisposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, and local laws.
Please email your resume and portfolio with sample technical documentation in PDF format to [email protected] Upon receipt, we will review and contact you if your qualifications meet our staffing needs. No phone calls please.