Designer – San Francisco, CA, US | Works


John Maniscalco Architecture is looking for a Designer with 1-5 years of experience for immediate opening with our many new and ongoing projects in the Bay Area and the United States.

jmA is an award-winning architecture studio located in San Francisco focused on creating modern, carefully designed and rigorously detailed residences. We share a passion for the collaborative design process and are committed to creating user-centric and intrinsically site-connected solutions that improve the lives of our customers. We believe in a studio atmosphere in which individuals come together to learn from each other, contribute, and collaborate in collective efforts to develop the highly elaborate work we seek to build.

We operate as a hybrid office with flexibility as we continually respond to the changing COVID environment to protect the safety of our team.

Designer qualities

  • We value highly motivated and energetic people who are excited about the opportunity to find innovative and thoughtful design solutions

  • Individuals willing to participate in a variety of tasks and assignments in all phases of the project, from design to administration to construction.

  • Have an autonomous and motivated mentality to grow with the company.

  • Availability to join the team in the short term after acceptance of the job offer


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in architecture from an accredited university

  • 1 to 5 years of experience in architectural firms

  • Excellent spatial and general design sensitivities with attention to detail

  • Preparation of presentation plans and technical documentation

  • Ideally, some experience with V-type construction details and techniques

  • Proficiency in Autocad, Revit, Sketchup, Lumion, 3D modeling and Adobe suite

  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills

Benefits and compensation

  • The Designer position is a full-time salaried position with a competitive salary, DOE

  • A generous benefit package that includes health care, dental care, 401k pension plan, discretionary profit sharing and disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick leave and paid public holidays standard.

  • We support growth and encourage business growth and professional growth opportunities.

How to register

If you are interested, please send the following to [email protected] with “Designer job 2022” in the subject line of the email. Please assemble all these elements into one PDF (cover letter → CV, → portfolio) and name the file “[your last name] – Designer. No files larger than 10MB, please.

Provide a brief statement on how your career aspirations align with your membership in the JMA team? And how you see yourself as a valuable asset to the studio in your cover letter. A curriculum vitae and portfolio or work sample highlighting your qualifications for the position and your specific involvement in the job.

JMA will review and consider all applicants and submitted documents; however, please note that we cannot respond to all applicants.

Please see our website Where Instagram for more information about the company and our portfolio of work.

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