Careers


We are looking for talented individuals to join our studio in San Francisco’s Dogpatch. Please be energetic, positive and a team player willing to accept a full range of roles and responsibilities within the studio.


We offer competitive pay and a full benefits package, including 401(k), with excellent potential for professional growth

Project Architect/Designer (7–10 yrs. exp.):

Qualifications & requirements include:
•    An accredited professional architecture degree: B.Arch or M.Arch.
•    CA licensure or enrollment with NCARB, participation in IDP and active pursuit of licensure.
•    7–10 years of experience with an architectural firm, including high-end residential project.
•    Experience with meeting client expectations and coordinating consultants for a range of projects.
•    Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Sketch-Up, MS Office and Adobe CS.
•    Experience with sustainable building and design practices, including the implementation of LEED and/or GreenPoint Rating procedures.
•    A great design sensibility and a strong portfolio. Hand sketching a plus.
•    The ability to manage budgets and schedules on several projects.
•    Strong organization and communication skills and attention to detail. The ability to manage one’s own time is essential.

How to Apply:

Email your resume, cover letter and portfolio to careers@richard-beard.com with the subject title "Project Architect / Designer – Your Name." No telephone calls or recruiters, please.


Architect / Designer (5–7 yrs. exp.)

Qualifications & requirements include:
•    An accredited professional architecture degree: B.Arch or M.Arch.
•    CA licensure or enrollment with NCARB, participation in IDP and active pursuit of licensure.
•    5–7 years of experience with an architectural firm, preferably including high-end residential projects.
•    Experience with client, contractor and consultant interactions.
•    Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Sketch-Up, MS Office and Adobe CS.
•    Familiarity with sustainable building and design practices and experience with LEED and/or GreenPoint Rating.
•    A great design sensibility and a strong portfolio. Hand sketching a plus.
•    Strong organization and communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to manage one’s own time.

How to Apply:

Email your resume, cover letter and portfolio to careers@richard-beard.com with the subject title "Architect / Designer – Your Name." No telephone calls or recruiters, please.


Junior Architect / Designer (3–5 yrs. exp.)

Qualifications & requirements include:
•    An accredited professional architecture degree: B.Arch or M.Arch.
•    Enrollment with NCARB, participation in IDP and active pursuit of licensure.
•    3–5 years of experience with an architectural firm, preferably including high-end residential projects.
•    Experience with client, contractor and consultant interactions.
•    Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Sketch-Up, MS Office and Adobe CS.
•    Familiarity with sustainable building and design practices and experience with LEED and/or GreenPoint Rating.
•    A great design sensibility and a strong portfolio.
•    Strong organization and communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to manage one’s own time.
•    Optional: hand sketching a plus.

How to Apply:

Email your resume, cover letter and portfolio to careers@richard-beard.com with the subject title "Jr./Int. Designer – Your Name." No telephone calls or recruiters, please.