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Job Captain



Job Captain

MSA planning + design is currently seeking a Job Captain with 5+ years of experience with a strong retail background to join our downtown San Francisco office. Our mid‐sized firm specializes in interior architecture for retail stores, commercial interiors and healthcare projects.

Responsibilities

  • Provide project team coordination and/or supervision for the finished plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction.
  • Prepare and ensure accurate technical documents.
  • Extensive architectural CAD drawing production: design, construction documents, as‐builts, space planning, block planning, plotting, etc.
  • Work with consultants, contractors, fabricators, specification writers, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives.
  • Communicate employee development of drafters to project manager.
  • Responsible for project level verbal and written client communication.
  • Coordination and communication with team and engineer consultants.
  • Communicate drafter’s development with project architect and/or senior associate.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5‐8 years of progressive drafting experience on retail or commercial projects.
  • Excellent communication and management skills
  • Degree from an accredited architecture or design school desired.
  • Advanced Revit skills (version 2017).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Windows environment.
  • 3D modeling and Adobe Creative Suite experience beneficial.
  • A detail‐oriented and organized approach to work.
  • A strong sense of urgency and ability to work with deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs and priorities of fast‐track projects.
  • Reliable, responsible and able to communicate well with colleagues, consultants, and clients.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Proactive and self‐motivated.
  • A sense of humor and a team player.

We offer a friendly, fast‐paced yet casual work environment with benefits and paid vacation.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should

submit a cover letter and resume to hr2@msasf.com. No phone calls please.

Designer


Designer



Designer

 

Responsible for design development through construction documentation for work space interiors, hospitality, and retail roll-out projects. Supervises staffs workload.

Reports to Project Designer, or Senior Designer. Supervises and monitors Assistant Designers as required.

 

RESPONSIBILITES

 

  • Assist Project Designer or Senior Designer with their projects.

  • Collaborate with client, consultants and in-house team members on architecture and interiors projects

  • Work with project team to ensure that client’s design direction is met.

  • Assist in formulating and generating design presentations.

  • Knowledge of commercial furniture and finish resources.

  • Responsible for working within project budgets and obtains cost estimates.

  • Selects, coordinates and produces color, material, hardware, furniture, and fixture specifications.

  • Responsible for the production of all interior design documentation and detailing.

  • Experience and ability to conduct accurate field surveys expeditiously.

  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects in a diverse team environment.

  • Mentor the work of Junior and Intermediate and Designers.

  • Ability to design in compliance with American with Disabilities Act requirements and all relevant local codes.

  • Communicate employee development of assistant designer(s) to project designer.

  • Provides information for annual performance reviews as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • 4-7 years design & planning experience on retail or commercial projects. Hospitality, workplace interiors or retail background and experience desired.

  • Degree from an accredited architecture or design school.

  • Knowledge of architecture, design, space planning, drafting, building materials, building codes, and construction.

  • A good understanding of client customer service focus.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with project teams.

  • Ability to complete tasks accurately and with a strong attention to detail.

  • A strong sense of urgency and ability to work with multiple deadlines.

  • Ability to adapt to changing needs and priorities of fast-track projects.

  • Knowledge of sustainable design principles desired.

  • Advanced AutoCAD & Revit skills.

  • Proficiency with 3D modeling and Adobe Creative Suite desired.

  • Experience with Illustrator and Photoshop desired.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Windows environment.

  • A sense of humor.

Drafter III


Drafter III



DRAFTER III

Team member primarily responsible for leading the documentation process and production of project documents.

Reports to a Job Captain, Project Architect or Project Manager.

Support Drafter I and II Levels and Interiors staff.

 

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Responsible for providing complete drafting and assembly of construction documents and completed plans.

  • Provide for or assist team coordination with Drafter I or Drafter II positions.

  • Collaborate with lead team members, and consultants to deliver the requested documents required to meet the client’s schedule.

  • Ability to bring existing client drawings into compliant Revit and technical standards.

  • Ensure quality assurance of drawings and implement redline corrections.

  • Extensive Architectural drawing production: design, construction documents, as-builts, space planning, block planning, plotting, etc.

  • Experience and ability to conduct accurate field surveys expeditiously.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 5+ years drafting experience on retail, hospitality or workplace interiors projects.

  • Degree from an accredited architecture or design school desired.

  • Advanced Revit skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Windows environment.

  • 3D modeling and Adobe Creative Suite experience beneficial.

  • A detail-oriented and organized approach to work.

  • A strong sense of urgency and ability to work with deadlines.

  • Ability to adapt to changing needs and priorities of fast-track projects.

  • Reliable, responsible and able to communicate well with colleagues.

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Proactive and self-motivated.

  • A sense of humor and team player.

  • Excellent written verbal and communication skills.

  • Ability to mentor drafters and develop leadership skills.

  • Ability to communicate with clients and consultants.

 

future growth to include:

  • LEED education and certification.

  • Industry related classes, lectures, and events.