We have a friendly work environment where collegial support is highly appreciated and determination, high work morale and commitment to being the leaders of our industry unify the team.

We are continuously searching for talented, enthusiastic people to join our team. To be considered, please review the openings below.

Project Architect

Mark Cavagnero Associates is seeking a Project Architect with 5+ years of experience for various civic, institutional, education, science and technology, justice, hospitality, housing and corporate tenant improvement projects.

We are an award winning, 50+ person, design-oriented firm based in San Francisco for the last 25 years; recent award-winning projects include College of Marin, SFJAZZ, Oakland Museum of California and The Terrace at the California Academy of Sciences. As a firm, we are committed to well designed and detailed work. This is a great opportunity for designers who want to contribute to this excellence as we continue to grow.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master of Architecture degree
  • 5+ years of architecture experience
  • Management of a document set
  • Experience with either client, contractor, or consultant interactions
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within project teams
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple projects

Candidates must thrive in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary environment and be flexible to support numerous teams in any project phase. An emphasis is placed on sophisticated graphic communication ability.

Skills Required:

  • Intermediate to advanced Revit competence is preferred
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • 3-D modeling and rendering experience preferred
  • Graphic layout experience preferred

Candidates must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

We are dedicated to the well-being of our employees and we provide full benefits in addition to competitive salaries. Our benefit package includes medical, dental, 401k with a generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, life and disability insurance and a health club membership.

Please submit cover letter, resume and work samples to [email protected]

Subject line: Project Architect

No phone calls please.

 

Intermediate Architect/Designer

Mark Cavagnero Associates has a position available for an Intermediate Architect/Designer with 5 – 10 years of progressive work experience.

We are an award winning, design-oriented firm in San Francisco specializing in cultural, educational and civic projects; recent award winning projects include SFJAZZ, Oakland Museum of California and The Terrace at the California Academy of Sciences. As a steadily growing firm, we offer a great deal of potential for designers who are interested in being integral in the development of a firm committed to well designed and detailed work.

We are looking for a professional, thoughtful and self-motivated individual with strong design and coordination skills who is able to multi-task and work independently with precision. The ideal candidate will want to be involved in the design and documentation of a variety of projects from the schematic design phase through construction. They will have exceptional skills in the following areas:

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Collaborate on various projects, including programming client needs, conceptual design, schematic design, and design development.
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and collaboratively while integrating a high degree of attention to detail, organization and problem solving.
  • Provide design support for completion and execution of client presentations.
  • Develop space planning concepts and interior palette.
  • Participate in selection of furniture systems and specifications.
  • Work with consultants to meet overall project deadlines.
  • Participate in the construction administration of projects and review of submittals.

Skills and expertise:

  • Strong conceptual design ability and advanced graphic representation skills.
  • Exhibits understanding of basic building materials, details and construction techniques.
  • Strong knowledge of the design process, including architectural/interior finishes, lighting, FF&E, furniture systems and specifications.
  • Intermediate to advanced Revit competence is preferred. Proficiency in AutoCAD/Architectural Desktop, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator.
  • Knowledge of 3D Modeling software such as Rhino and Sketchup preferred.
  • Minimum Bachelor degree in interior architecture or architecture with focus or experience in Interior Architecture.
  • Ability to communicate design ideas and direction quickly.
  • Passionate, responsible, team oriented, self-initiator and highly motivated individual.

Mark Cavagnero Associates is dedicated to the well-being of its employees. We provide competitive salaries and full benefits including medical, dental, 401K with a generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, life and disability insurance, and membership in an excellent health club.

To apply for this position, please email the following to: [email protected]

1.  A cover letter in which you explain your motivation to work at Mark Cavagnero Associates
2.  A complete resume including residency, visa status if applicable.
3.  Work samples at 5MB max.
4.  Mention Intermediate Architect/Designer in the subject line. 

 

Junior Architect/Designer

We are seeking a Junior Architect/Designer with 0-3 years of experience for various civic, institutional, education, science and technology, justice, hospitality, housing and corporate tenant improvement projects.

We are an award winning, 50+ person, design-oriented firm based in San Francisco for the last 25 years; recent award-winning projects include College of Marin, SFJAZZ, Oakland Museum of California and The Terrace at the California Academy of Sciences.  As a firm, we are committed to well designed and detailed work.  This is a great opportunity for designers who want to contribute to this excellence as we continue to grow. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master of Architecture degree
  • 0-3 years of architecture experience
  • Strong Revit and AutoCAD proficiency
  • Strong graphic layout experience
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within project teams
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple projects

Candidates must thrive in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary environment and be flexible to support numerous teams in any project phase.  An emphasis is placed on sophisticated graphic communication ability.

Skills Required

Revit, AutoCAD, Rhino, Adobe Suite, SketchUp Pro, InDesign, and model-making.  Candidates must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

We are dedicated to the well-being of our employees and we provide full benefits in addition to competitive salaries.  Our benefit package includes medical, dental, 401k with a generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, life and disability insurance and a health club membership.

This position will begin as a remote work situation and will transition to an in-office position when we are able to return to the office.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and work samples to [email protected]  No phone calls please.

Marketing / Proposal Manager

We are an award winning, 50+ person, design-oriented firm based in San Francisco. Mark Cavagnero Associates was founded in 1988 around a set of core values and a firm belief in the power of collaboration and community building. Our wide-ranging portfolio of completed work, with a strong focus on public and institutional projects, includes large and small-scale institutional, non-profit, commercial, residential and workspaces. In all our work, we balance the critical concerns of budget and schedule to create contemporary facilities that are contextual, timeless and offer a dignified presence to the communities they serve. Recent award-winning projects include College of Marin, SFJAZZ, Oakland Museum of California and The Terrace at the California Academy of Sciences.

We are seeking a marketing professional with experience in the AEC industry to prepare marketing proposals and support the marketing department. This position also updates marketing collateral such as company qualifications, project descriptions, and staff resumes. Additional responsibilities include marketing communications, information management, and research, often interfacing directly with technical staff. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of the RFP/RFQ process, excellent proposal writing skills, graphic design expertise, excellent writing skills, and be a detail oriented, self-starter who can handle multiple deadlines with minimal oversight.

Duties and responsibilities:

Proposals:

  • Manage proposal process in its entirety. Qualifying RFQ, Go/No-Go, Strategy, Outline, Design, Assembly, Publication/Submission, Debrief / Closeout.
  • Work with Marketing Coordinator on assembly and train / mentor for future support.
  • Review final submittal with Marketing Director prior to submittal.

Mentor and Train Marketing Coordinator:

  • Meet weekly to review marketing tasks and set priorities.
  • Weekly, qualify non-federal GovWin leads.
  • Review weekly; website, social media, and awards for the coming two weeks.

Public Relations / Social Media:

  • Attend weekly meetings with Marketing Director and PR Consultant and provide any collateral/support for all PR / Media Plans.
  • Manage Social Media: Work with Marketing team to identify content and cadence of posts and share on all channels.

Awards:

  • Work with Marketing Coordinator to identify what projects to submit for each category and support submission collateral (ie. Writing, photography, posters, etc.)
  • Manage Awards Calendar

Marketing Collateral:

  • Ensure all project sheets, resumes, quals and proposals are up to date and have brand consistency.
  • Work with Marketing Coordinator to archive all proposal and award collateral to create a library of narratives and project information.

Support Business Development:

  • Provide additional support to BD effort by qualifying leads and assisting with research, when-needed
  • Manage GovWin – Review and qualify incoming leads. Review with Marketing Director weekly.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in the A/E/C industry
  • Expert-level proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign; and Microsoft Office Suite
  • CRM proficiency
  • Maintain a willingness to engage in tasks/challenges beyond stated responsibilities. Be realistic and communicate conflicting priorities with the ability to contribute resources for extended initiatives
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure in a consistent and positive manner
  • Team player able to work in cooperation with others (both marketing and technical)
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Excellent oral, written and graphic communication skills

Mark Cavagnero Associates is dedicated to the well-being of its employees. We provide competitive salaries and full benefits including medical, dental, 401K with a generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, life and disability insurance, and membership in an excellent health club.

To apply for this position, please email the following to: [email protected]

1.  A cover letter in which you explain your motivation to work at Mark Cavagnero Associates
2.  A complete resume including residency, visa status if applicable.
3.  Subject line: Proposal Manager