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Open position for: Designer/Job Captain



Gelfand Partners Architects is an award-winning firm that brings innovative, sustainable design and transformative solutions to schools, colleges, housing, community/civic facilities and social enterprises.

A mid-sized, woman-led firm with an integrated view of multi-disciplinary design, our practice includes architecture, landscape architecture, and interiors. Our experienced and talented designers share a unique blend of pragmatism and idealism and develop sustainable and affordable solutions for new and existing buildings. We’re a studio-based office that places high value on strong project teams. As a team member, you will support firm principals in designing and managing public interest projects that bring fresh air and daylight to the spaces where people live, work, play and learn.

We also bring our values home to the structure of the practice. Gelfand Partners is one of the first architecture firms in the country to become a Certified B Corporation. We are a JUST organization and a San Francisco Green Business and ally with like-minded clients. We promote diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.

Sustaining our close-knit team spirit and culture is important to us. We plan office outings and events and we’re also committed to your professional growth and development. We have an annual budget available to all employees, dedicated to covering the cost of relevant professional development activities, courses, and exams.

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This is a full-time, permanent position. We offer flex time hours, meaning you can decide when you start and end work within the hours of 7:30am and 6:30pm. Monday and Friday are flex remote work days consistent with the demands of your position and tasks.

We are highly accessible, and transit-friendly; we are located within 3 blocks of a BART station and a Muni Metro station. We have an indoor bike rack, an exercise room and shower. Our beautifully designed office is located within a landmark building, offering high ceilings and lots of natural light.


We are seeking a new member for our team who possesses design ability and technical interests. Experience in all phases of design, from conceptual design through construction administration, is required. The ideal candidate brings an array of talents and skills and success in design, detailing, project management, and team management.

Professional degree in Architecture is required.

• 3-5 years’ experience including leading small teams and coordinating consultants
• California license, LEED AP or GA are a plus
• Strong technical skill in Revit and AutoCAD
• Good management skills
• Ability to efficiently communicate ideas through a combination of hand sketching, drafting, and digital rendering.


• Talented designer
• Pro-active
• Effective collaborator
• Self-starter
• Seeks to improve self and contribute to our mission
• Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time


We are committed to the well-being of our employees.

• Competitive salary commensurate with experience
• Health and Dental insurance covered by the company
• 401(k)
• Commuter checks to cover public transit cost


You can submit your application through the AIA Career Center at: Gelfand Partners Architects Designer/Job Captain or send your resume and work samples to