Architectural Designer II

  • Full Time
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Posted 2 months ago

The award-winning team at GGLO, a collaborative design firm, seeks a Designer II for our Los Angeles location to support our growth in multiple locations, disciplines, markets, and project types.


About GGLO

GGLO is a design practice for architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, and interior design. With offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, and Boise, we work as a single, collaborative studio focused on connecting people through beauty and innovation. We create projects which are visionary, contextually appropriate, and culturally resonant.


About the Role

The primary function of the Architectural Designer II at GGLO is to support the project team of one or more multi-family/mixed-use projects in accordance with the established goals and scope of each project. This role collaborates with all team members in an effective and efficient manner, working under the direction of team leadership.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


· Model and draw accurately based on scope and phase of project

· Prepare project documents for meetings, presentations, and submittals

· Follow GGLO’s standards of project documentation

· Incorporate redlines in a thorough manner

· Complete assigned tasks by deadline



· Develop proficiency with software to effectively convey design intent

· Develop proficiency with software to effectively produce coherent design and construction documentation

· Be proactive, taking the initiative to tackle tasks and challenges


About You

Professional Knowledge & Experience

· Experience in one of GGLO’s core markets: Wood frame, multifamily, mixed-use, Type I and Type II construction.

· Capable of reviewing own work

· Experience with being a part of a collaborative, integrated team structure for all phases of work


Technological Expertise

· Revit production capable

· Working knowledge of multi-family housing and other building types

· Experience with the Concept and Schematic Design process

· Experience with the production of Design Communication packages

· Experience with Land-use entitlement packages

· Ability to think in 3D and understand and solve complex design issues

· LEED accreditation preferred

· Working toward licensure


· Architecture Degree or equivalent

· 3+ years of experience, 5+ preferred

· Demonstrated proficiency with Revit, Rhino, Adobe Creative Suite, and Windows OS

· Proven history of excellent interpersonal, leadership, communication, and presentation skills

· Ability to hand sketch to communicate design concepts

· Authorization to work in the United States



We offer an exciting team-oriented design environment where employees are challenged to bring their best creative spirit to their work. Our workplace is respectful and diverse, with teams that thrive on engagement, learning and innovation. We take great pride in working together to deliver the highest-quality design solutions for our clients, and leading innovative design into the future. Additionally, we offer paid licensure and industry memberships, professional development, mentorship programs, and a collaborative, stable environment.


Along with competitive salaries, we offer a generous benefit package including fully paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K with employer match program, time off, transit subsidy, bicycle parking, pet friendly atmosphere, annual Profit-Sharing contributions, as well as an annual discretionary bonus opportunity for all employees.


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GGLO, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and maintaining an inclusive culture.