Our cities are growing rapidly, and the ways we move through them are quickly evolving. VIA | Perkins Eastman Studio is committed to being at the forefront of these innovations. We provide meaningful place-based solutions to large-scale infrastructure, contributing to urban design, architecture and planning for a broad variety of public and private sector clients on the West Coast.
Our Oakland practice is a strategic architectural and planning studio, highly networked across west coast offices in Seattle, San Francisco, Vancouver BC and Los Angeles. Our integrated Transportation and Infrastructure practice focuses on designing, delivering and advising our clients on how to achieve the highest quality urban infrastructure – from the streets, bridges and transit systems that connect us, to the buildings and spaces between.
We are seeking candidates for an IntermediateArchitect/Urban Design who will be based in our 15-person downtown Oakland studio. This position would work on a variety of projects throughout the west coast with a focus on northern California in transit facilities, planning, strategy and infrastructure.
5-7 years of experience with an urban design, architecture or planning focus
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree required
Cross disciplinary mind-set
Ability to lead tasks for complex public projects
Passion for transit facilities, public realm, and systems thinking
Love for mobility and city-building: pedestrians, rail, bus, bike
Organized and self-directed– with an interest in growing project management skills
Experience in producing a variety of illustrated concepts for high scrutiny external audiences; a love for storytelling about design solutions
Facility with project software such as: Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, Adobe Suites, GIS
Salary $85,000-$92,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience.
How to Apply
Please submit cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format (no more than 5MB please).
Email with “Intermediate Architect/Urban Design, Oakland CA in subject-line.
Send to: C/O Dan Nelson at email@example.com
No phone calls or office visits please.
VIA is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, disability, sex, sexual-orientation or gender-identity. At VIA we strive to make equity, diversity and inclusion an intentional and explicit part of our culture; and create a safe space for all staff to learn, grow, and succeed.