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.

Senior Interior Designer
Mark Cavagnero Associates has a position available for a Senior Interior Designer with 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:

  • Conceptualizing and designing layout,
  • Developing FF&E selections,
  • Creating architectural and construction-ready drawings,
  • Preparing and conducting presentations to clients in clear, concise and coherent fashion,
  • Managing project schedules,
  • Negotiating contracts with clients as appropriate, and
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously

Experience in non-residential work with an emphasis on cultural, educational and civic projects is required.  Proficiency in Auto CAD, Revit and 3-D modeling is essential.  Experience in planning is desirable but not mandatory.

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 Senior Interior Designer in the subject line.

Intermediate Interior Designer

Mark Cavagnero Associates has a position available for an Intermediate Interior 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 interiors 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 Interior Designer in the subject line. 


Business Development, Marketing, and Communications Leader

We are seeking a seasoned marketing professional to collaborate with our Principals and Senior Staff to help them build relationships that lead to work, lead our business development strategies and pursuits, manage and execute responses to requests for qualifications and proposals. MCA is at an exciting time in its 30-year history and this position offers the opportunity to help us grow to that next level. Experience and relationships with our clients and other A/E/C industry partners a plus. 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 Responsiblities:
  • Manage the pursuit process including development, scheduling, teaming, coordination, and submission
  • Ensure the development and follow through in responses to RFPs including research, writing, editing and proofreading content
  • Manage the preparation of SF-330 and other public sector submissions
  • Coordinate events, conference materials, and advertising
  • Design and implement business development and marketing campaigns
  • Track pursuits, hit rates, and other relevant data
  • Prepare marketing strategies, plans, and objectives; planning and organizing promotional presentations
  • Responsible for award submissions
  • Research and respond to call for presentations
  • Keep promotional materials updated
  • Responsible for coordinating, arranging, and cataloging project photography 
  • Continually install process improvements and implement best practices

    Qualifications:
  • 10+ 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
  • Initiative – 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)
  • Excellent oral, written and graphic communication skills

    Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Journalism, Public Relations, Communications or English
  • Proficiency in Ajera

    Benefits:
  • Fully paid medical (HMO or PPO), dental, group life, disability
  • 128 hours of PTO per year and 8 paid holidays
  • 401k Plan with 3% immediate vesting contribution – no match required
  • Roth or regular 401k Plan for employee contributions and Profit Sharing
  • Highly subsidized gym membership at the Bay Club
  • Flexible Spending Account with commuter and parking options

    Submit your interest and resume to [email protected] Subject line: Marketing Leader
Marketing Coordinator

We have an opening for a personable and organized Marketing Coordinator in our San Francisco office. The Marketing Coordinator will work in conjunction with the marketing team, principals and project leaders to produce impeccably tailored statements of qualifications, proposals, interview presentations, and well as assist with other marketing and public relations activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the marketing team, principals and project leaders to identify and promote opportunities for new work, and conduct research on potential clients, leads and projects
  • Coordinate and produce InDesign qualification packages (RFQs/RFPs) to ensure full compliance with submission instructions and deadlines for both MCA and our consultant team
  • Design visually compelling, customized brochures and presentations for prospective clients and project interviews
  • Lead the preparation of proposals, brochures, web materials and other marketing collateral
  • Request and coordinate detailed and project-specific information from internal project team members, external consultants, and other team members for inclusion in proposal and presentation materials
  • Assemble sub-consultant teams for proposals
  • Update and maintain databases of project descriptions, project documentation, resumes, references, project images, and specialty writing pieces
  • Provide general administrative and research support, as needed and requested by the principals, marketing team and office staff 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree desired, or equivalent experience
  • Advanced proficiency of Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent oral, written and graphic communication skills
  • Outstanding eye for design and presentation
  • Wide knowledge of marketing strategy, business development, and the architectural and engineering industry
  • 2-5 years of experience or more considered
  • Experience with CRM is a plus 
Benefits:
  • Fully paid medical (HMO or PPO), dental, group life, disability
  • 128 hours of PTO per year and 8 paid holidays
  • 401k Plan with 3% immediate vesting contribution – no match required
  • Roth or regular 401k Plan for employee contributions and profit sharing
  • Highly subsidized gym membership at the Bay Club
  • Flexible Spending Account with commuter and parking options 
Submit your interest and resume to [email protected]
Subject line: Marketing Coordinator