Withee Malcolm Architects Employment Opportunities

Job Captain - Residential/Designer

We are seeking experienced residential Job Captains to join our project team.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Focus on quality in all aspects of the work, from initial presentations through documentation and delivery of architectural services.
  • Ability to design in a variety of architectural styles.
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage the efforts of a production team to produce quality construction documents within an allotted time and budget, while also achieving constructablity.
  • Coodinate with outside consultants and other team members. Review consultants' work to insure compliance with code and project requirements.
  • Ability to successfully complete the plan-check and revisions process with minimal supervision.
  • Initiate, develop and review design, technical and production aspects of the project, including details for the other team members.
  • Check for code compliance.
  • Personal characteristics that include being a fundamentally nice person who is intelligent, collaborative and articulate, with good judgment about people and situations.


  • Professional degree in Architecture
  • At least 5 years experience in an architectural office working on high-density, multi-family residential projects
  • Extensive knowledge of architectural detailing and current construction standards
  • Understanding of structural, MEP and other design-related disciplines
  • Proficiency using AutoCAD (recent releases), Revit, SketchUp and Photoshop
  • Experience in construction observation
  • Working knowledge of all current local and state codes
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Bonus Points:

  • Architectural registration in California and/or NCARB certification
  • Experience with LEED design (and LEED-certified projects)
  • Articulate and personable in presentations
  • Proactive in approach to both project and internal management

Applicants must be currently eligible to work in the United States. Email resume, a compact representative sample of your work with cover letter to hr@witheemalcolm.com with the subject line: Residential Job Captain/Designer

We will contact only those candidates with whom we would like to move forward.
No phone calls or drop-ins please.