Employment & Internships

Our firm’s staff includes architects, designers, planners, historians, and materials conservators who are nationally recognized experts in rehabilitation and new construction and bring extensive experience applying The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties. ARG is always looking for new talent and we encourage interested individuals to submit a cover letter and resume to info_sf@argsf.com. We review submittals regularly and will contact you if we have any openings that match your skills. No phone calls or drop-ins, please. We recognize the value of providing opportunities at all different levels and are committed to investing in our future talent. Though internship opportunities vary from year to year, ARG regularly hosts undergraduate- and graduate-level interns enrolled in architecture, architectural history, historic preservation, and conservation programs. If you are interested in an internship with Architectural Resources Group, please contact info_sf@argsf.com.

CURRENT OPENINGS

 

Senior Project Architect – San Francisco

 

ARG is seeking a talented, well-rounded Senior Project Architect for a key position in our San Francisco office. The ideal candidate has a commitment to design excellence and an interest in working on all phases of architectural projects.

 

The ideal candidate is a Licensed Architect who meets the following criteria:

 

  • Possesses a minimum of 10 – 15 years of experience in architectural practice;
  • Proven track record of successfully producing projects of all sizes through all phases of design through construction administration;
  • Detail oriented with strong design and technical skills;
  • Self-motivated and able to foster a positive and effective team environment;
  • Possesses strong communication skills with a proven ability to develop and maintain client relationships;
  • Able to control project scope, schedule and budget;
  • Excellent working knowledge of UBC, IBC & ADA (experience with California Historical Building Code a plus);
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign, SketchUp and MS Office (Word, Excel, Project); Proficiency in Revit is a plus;
  • Has a demonstrated interest in Sustainable Design; and
  • Is a creative problem solver who enjoys working on a diverse range of exciting projects!

 

We believe that the reuse of historic buildings plays a key role in creating vibrant, sustainable and contemporary places and that retaining historic buildings contributes greatly to the built environment. We are a collaborative group that supports and encourages staff development and values the individual contributions of each employee.

 

Candidates must be a US citizen or hold a US work visa, and candidates must be able to start work immediately. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, detailed resume, references, and work samples to info_sf@argsf.com (Include “ARG San Francisco Employment” in the email subject line). Please include salary requirements and availability.

 

ARG is a Women-Owned Business and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Intermediate Architect – San Francisco

 

ARG is seeking a talented, well-rounded Intermediate Architect for a key position in our San Francisco office. The ideal candidate has a commitment to design excellence and an interest in working on all phases of architectural projects.

 

The ideal candidate is a Licensed Architect who meets the following criteria:

 

  • Possesses 5-10 years of experience in architectural practice;
  • Has experience producing documents for all phases of design and in construction administration;
  • Detail oriented with strong design and technical skills;
  • Self-motivated and able to foster a positive and effective team environment;
  • Has excellent communication skills;
  • Has a working knowledge of building codes;
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign, SketchUp and MS Office (Word, Excel, Project); Proficiency in Revit is a plus;
  • Has a demonstrated interest in Sustainable Design; and
  • Is a creative problem solver who enjoys working on a diverse range of exciting projects!

 

We believe that the reuse of historic buildings plays a key role in creating vibrant, sustainable and contemporary places and that retaining historic buildings contributes greatly to the built environment. We are a collaborative group that supports and encourages staff development and values the individual contributions of each employee.

 

Candidates must be a US citizen or hold a US work visa, and candidates must be able to start work immediately. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, detailed resume, references, and work samples to info_sf@argsf.com (Include “ARG San Francisco Employment” in the email subject line). Please include salary requirements and availability.

 

ARG is a Women-Owned Business and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

Marketing Coordinator – San Francisco

 

ARG is a full-service architecture, historic preservation, planning, and conservation firm with offices in Pasadena, San Francisco, and Portland, OR. As a growing practice, we are seeking to expand our staff and are looking for marketing support in our San Francisco office. This individual should have demonstrated experience in the AEC industry and be interested in expanding their knowledgebase and skillset. ARG has a command of varied practices related to the built environment and the headquarter office in San Francisco has been a pioneer in architecture and preservation planning for 37 years. In this office, the marketing coordinator will be working alongside architects, designers, historians, material conservators, and preservation planners, providing for an array of creative interactions.

 

The position will operate under the direction of the Marketing Manager, who is located in our Pasadena office. A self-starting individual that is able to work independently and rely on their very strong communication skills will do great in this position.

 

Marketing responsibilities will revolve around:

 

  • Using the Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Leading qualification and proposal responses and their compilation, soliciting and coordinating information from internal staff, external consultants, and other team members for inclusion in the proposal and presentation materials
  • Assisting in content development (writing, editing, proofreading) for qualifications, proposals and presentations
  • Updating marketing collateral such as firm introduction, project sheets, and resumes
  • Developing targeted content for collateral materials and award submissions
  • Preparing interview and presentation materials
  • Tracking projects, opportunities, and new business leads using Cosential
  • Tracking industry leads for potential new work
  • Keeping a schedule to identify and track deadlines, conferences, events, and other important dates
  • Expanding firm’s representation by seeking networking and promotional opportunities
  • Communication with Marketing Manager and Firm Leadership to progress business development initiatives
  • Contributing to social media

 

This position also allows for some freedom and room to contribute to how the marketing team functions, individuals who are interested in helping to shape this role and take ownership of it are encouraged to apply!

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field and 2 years of experience in marketing or in a position at an A/E/C firm OR Associate Degree in a related field and 3 years of experience in marketing or in a position at an A/E/C firm
  • Excellent Adobe InDesign skills
  • Outstanding writing, editing, proofreading, and grammar skills
  • Experience with a CRM database, experience with Cosential a plus
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multitask and maintain accuracy.
  • Team player with a supportive attitude.
  • Service orientation is a must.
  • Experience with social media platforms.
  • Flexibility and an ability to transition tasks with ease.

 

ARG offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, disability, 401k plan and PTO.

 

We believe that the reuse of historic buildings plays a key role in creating vibrant, sustainable and contemporary places and that retaining historic buildings contributes greatly to the built environment. We are a collaborative group that supports and encourages staff development and values the individual contributions of each employee.

 

Please email a letter of interest and resume to marketing@argsf.com and put “San Francisco Marketing Coordinator” in the subject line. Also, if selected to interview, be prepared to submit three professional references in advance.