Careers

Current Openings

Graphic Designer | Costa Mesa

Key Qualifications & Responsibilities:

  • Expertise in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • Participate in the creative process and assist in developing visual concepts for a wide range of project and marketing needs for our clients
  • Comfortable with client interactions; you will be collaborating with clients through virtual meetings, in-person interaction and other methods of communication
  • A unique eye for design that can present fresh and innovative ideas
  • Self-driven with a positive “can do” attitude; we offer a wide variety of opportunity & responsibility to all employees
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and can take on a project or task and run with it
  • Creative and energetic individual who enjoys working in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and understand deadlines

A Plus (but not required):

  • Experience with designing flyers, brochures, and marketing merchandise
  • Knowledge of additional programs such as SketchUp and AutoCAD

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Degree in graphic design, marketing, or related field
  • 0-2 years of relevant work experience

Revit Drafter – Architecture | Costa Mesa

You:

We are looking for an Architectural Revit Drafter who will work with the architecture team on a variety of architecture and interior architecture projects that range in scope and scale.

Key Qualifications & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation, coordination, and production of Design Development & Construction Documents, as well as RFIs, submittals, and shop drawings
  • Participation in the Construction Administration of project assignments
  • Working with consultants, contractors, fabricators, specification writers, & regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives
  • Communicating with the team and keeping up to date with project changes, revisions, coordination, etc.
  • Assisting in the development, maintenance, and quality control of department standards and templates as related to AutoCAD and Revit (not necessarily BIM manager)

Skills & Requirements:

  • Strong proficiency in Revit required, AutoCAD a plus
  • Detailed-oriented with strong understanding of architectural design, drawings, details, and construction
  • Experience with Type V projects; both single family and multi-family. Commercial experience is a plus, but not a requirement
  • Experience in producing and managing architectural/construction drawing sets
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Self-motivated individual with strong organizational and (time and project) management capabilities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Programs (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Knowledge in Adobe Suite is a plus

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Associates degree or two-year technical school training in Drafting preferred

Job Captain – Landscape Architecture | Costa Mesa & San Diego

You:

We are seeking a full time, Landscape Designer (2-4 years’ experience) in the field of Landscape Architecture. This person will work directly with the Landscape Architecture team & assist in the design & creation of a diverse mix of projects.

Key Qualifications & Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge in AutoCAD, Land F/X, SketchUp, Photoshop & InDesign
  • Able to manage and mentor Project Designers
  • Perform quality control checks on work produced by team
  • Interact with Clients and Consultants occasionally
  • Independently complete tasks with minimal direction from Project Managers
  • Ability to work within a team environment. We are a growing office with an open & collaborative environment; team chemistry is key
  • A degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Work experience in a Landscape Architect’s office

Project Designer – Landscape Architecture | Costa Mesa & San Diego

You:

We are seeking a full time, Project Designer (1+ years’ experience) in the field of Landscape Architecture for our Oakland office.

Key Qualifications & Responsibilities:

  • 1+ years’ experience in a Landscape Architectural office with an eagerness to learn; we care about our employee’s growth and are willing to teach
  • Experience working on projects from concept design through construction documents
  • A degree in Landscape Architecture or related field of study
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign, Sketchup, Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Ability to work within a team environment; we are a growing office with an open and collaborative environment
  • Self-starter with a “can-do” attitude. UA offers employees a wide variety of opportunity and responsibility; we’re looking for candidates who can take a project or task and run with it

A Plus (but not required):

  • Knowledge of additional programs such as Land F/X, Revit, Twin Motion
  • Irrigation design experience
  • California plant materials
  • LEED certification, ASLA membership

How to Apply – All Positions Above:

Please email resume and portfolio to: Loren@urbanarena.com. No phone calls or drop-ins please.