Los Angeles, CA, USA

🔥 Best Practice Guest

Aug 13

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RIOS was founded in 1985 as a multi-disciplinary design firm. We work together to create singular, integrated, and comprehensive solutions for a variety of design challenges. Combined, our talents comprise a wide range of professional skills including architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, graphic, interior, exhibit and product design. 


The Designer role is responsible for being a positive team player and participating in the RIOS design process while focusing on professional development and obtaining technical expertise. A Designer strives to deliver top-notch project task execution and contributes to the overall success of the team.

Essential duties include:

  • Learning, promoting and striving to apply our office Mission and Values of curiosity, inclusion, collaboration, making and perspective through a collaborative design outlook on all assigned project tasks
  • Actively engaging in the design process and working toward the successful performance of a project
  • Successful and accurate delivery of assigned project tasks that meet the project goals and concepts set forth by studio leadership
  • Using independent judgement to evaluate, select or modify standard
  • techniques within project criteria
  • Demonstrating the ability to show initiative and the ability to think critically and
  • reasonably to anticipate task completion needs
  • Effectively communicating with studio leadership and peers; to include asking
  • appropriate questions when necessary
  • Striving to ensure a high quality design delivery through continued, self- guided
  • learning of professional practice and discipline
  • Fostering and encouraging a positive work environment among peers and teams
  • both in attitude and outlook; Engaging in the office culture


The ideal candidate must possess the following skills:

  • Strong design skills and a passion for creativity
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A high degree of self-motivation, flexibility, and resourcefulness
  • Construction documents and specification experience
  • Construction administration experience, as well as experience coordinating with a range of consultants including civil, electrical, and structural engineers
  • Ability to skillfully work alongside internal and external customers
  • Strong written and verbal communication and collaboration skills
  • Residential project experience and interest preferred

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3-6 years of professional experience
  • Bachelor of Architecture degree or a Master’s of Architecture degree from an accredited college or university
  • Experience with Autocad, Rhino, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and REVIT
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