Junior Designer


Date Posted



Architecture April 18, 2017 Acre Designs Mountain View, CA, USA

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About Us

Acre Designs is a venture backed housing startup, that designs, packs, and ships beautiful Zero Energy homes to customers through the US. We are reinventing the way we build by treating housing like a product, focusing on the full process and user experience. www.acredesigns.com

About You

You must thrive working both collaboratively and independently on all phases of projects including: schematic design, consultant coordination, construction documents, and construction administration.

You must also be comfortable working for a startup, with limited direction, moving deadlines, and a fast paced summer schedule. You are curious but not judgmental, smart but not cocky, eager but not over confident, self-aware, and a dependable team player.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with our Chief Design Officer and Architectural Lead as a supporting staff member in producing project deliverables.
  • The responsibilities would include developing designs, drafting, elevation renderings, CAD drawings, and maintain project documentation
  • Work closely with team to help produce and coordinate highly-detailed project drawing set under the supervision of the project lead
  • Support the team in all areas of architectural design: presentation, design development, construction documentation, and detailing.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in an architectural/drafting office prefered. (Students encouraged to Apply)
  • Ability to produce a complete set of residential construction documents
  • Solid knowledge & experience in SketchUp & AutoCAD

Additional Skills:

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • 3D Modeling & knowledge of BIM
  • Ability to handle fast-paced projects and deadlines
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguous start up environment
  • Strong work ethic and design sense
  • Able to work individually and as part of a team

We offer the opportunity for growth in project design and production, as well as competitive compensation, health insurance, a fun working atmosphere, unlimited snacks & free lunch.

Location: Mountain View
Workdays: M-F
Hours: Approx 25-30/hrs week
Rate: Commensurate with experience
Status: Contract/Part Time with opportunity for FT in the future.

Please send us (in PDF format) a cover letter, your resume & samples to [email protected] or [email protected]