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Project Architect (Orange Co, CA)

At Mithun, our design has purpose—to create positive change in people’s lives. We are an internationally recognized leader in sustainability, combining exemplary design with a focus on building and site performance, human health and social equity. Since the inception of the practice in 1949, our work has been recognized with hundreds of peer and industry awards including six AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten project recognitions. Mithun is ranked among the top 25 firms in the nation by Architect magazine.

We are currently looking for a Project Architect to be based in Orange County, California for a complex Design/Build project with a major Institution.  You will bring your experience in concept-driven, technical design to this unique on-site design/build role, sharing space and collaborating with the local Contractor and our Mithun co-location team, as well as working with team members firm-wide.

Qualified candidates have 3-10 years of experience, a professional degree in architecture, and hold or aspire to obtain a license and LEED® accreditation. Candidates have demonstrated experience with all phases of design, documentation, permitting and construction processes using Revit; coordination of consultants; and the ability to work with interdisciplinary design teams and client representatives onsite and remote. Experience with complex projects and working knowledge of California Building Codes, ADA, State Fire Marshal, Division of the State Architect processes are highly desired.

Ideal team members have a passion for sustainability, a rigorous pursuit of excellence and a high degree of modernist design sensitivity. As members of an integrated design practice, our teams work in a wide range of typologies and scales—with a focus on urban environments and places where people live, work and learn.