MAD Architects is hiring a designer/architect to join the team in its Los Angeles office.
MAD Architects is an award-winning international practice with a complete portfolio of cultural projects, high-rises and mixed-use developments in North America, Europe and Asia. Led by founder and principal designer Ma Yansong, MAD works in forward-looking environments developing futuristic architectures based on a contemporary interpretation of the eastern spirit of nature. MAD currently employs 110 architects from around the world. Find more information about our firm via our website.
We are seeking designers/architects with two to five years of experience working in a major international architecture firm. West coast experience, particularly on completed residential, corporate offices, mixed-use developments and/or large-scale cultural projects, is highly preferred. The position will be based in MAD’s Los Angeles office. The ideal candidate should be extremely professional and possess strong design and communication skills.
You will be involved in the design, architectural and some technical aspects of projects and their graphic representation through the entire architectural design process. The ideal candidate must be very strong in concept and high design form, with excellent 3D modelling skills.
Within dedicated teams, you will develop project packages that demonstrate clarity, design sensitivity and a sound understanding of technical feasibility. As an integral part of our international practice, you will be contributing actively to the development of MAD.
You are a globally-minded individual with an excellent academic background (Bachelor in architecture or equivalent from an internationally recognised architecture school) and an outgoing, proactive and positive attitude.
You have a track record of at least two years in-depth post-qualification involvement in leading international architecture firms, as a key contributor to complex large-scale mixed-use, cultural, civic or hospitality projects through all stages of design.
You combine strong aesthetic design, has similar design style as MAD’s, understand MAD’s design philosophy, sensitivity with technical knowledge, and are a clear communicator. You articulate your ideas and concepts precisely, comprehensibly and in a graphically engaging way.
You thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced team environment and enjoy contributing to your team. You are flexible and able to set priorities in order to deliver accurately and on time.
You are highly skilled in Rhino, Revit, AutoCAD and Adobe CS, with a sound working knowledge of Maya.