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Architectural Designer

San Francisco

We are seeking a well-rounded, concept-driven emerging professional with 2-4 years of post-graduate experience to join our interdisciplinary practice. You’ll be exposed to various project typologies spanning housing, mixed-use, creative workplaces, K-12, higher education, cultural & civic, sustainable districts, neighborhoods and campuses. Our teams are structured to welcome ideas, reward collaboration and enable constant professional growth.  We currently collaborate in the office Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Mondays and Fridays are flexible workdays that allow employees to work in the office or from home.   

About Mithun

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 the 2023 AIA Architecture Firm Award, ULI Global Awards for Excellence and eight AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten Awards. 

We embrace justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) as key expressions of our mission of Design for Positive Change. We are committed to promoting JEDI both internally and externally in our firm culture, project work and partnerships. A JUST organization since 2017, Mithun’s goal is not just good intentions but real impact for the people, communities and clients we serve. 

Role & Responsibilities

  • Generate high-quality design drawings, graphic design work, renderings and visualizations to support design projects and marketing pursuits.  
  • Assist in producing detailed architectural documentation, including plans, sections, elevations, and details, ensuring compliance with building codes and regulations.  
  • Participate in team meetings, both internal and external, providing insights and ideas to contribute to project development.  
  • Work collaboratively with designers, architects, interior designers, landscape architects, and urban designers to support multiple projects in a variety of design phases. 


  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in architecture.  
  • 2-4 years of post-graduate professional experience.  
  • Demonstrated strong concept-based approach to design.  
  • Excellent graphic communication abilities (hand and digital).  
  • Enthusiasm for sustainable and innovative design solutions.  
  • Familiarity with building codes, regulations, and construction methods.  
  • Proficient in Revit, and the Adobe Creative Suite.   

Nice-to-haves (but not required) 

  • A passion for computational design and experience with emerging digital design tools.  
  • Experience with a variety of tools/applications, such as Lumion, Enscape, Unreal/Twinmotion, Grasshopper, Rhino, SketchUp and GIS. 

Please include your portfolio with your resume and letter of interest.   

Mithun offers medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid parental leave, transit benefits, a 401(k) retirement plan and discretionary bonus opportunity based on firm profitability and individual performance. Flexible Spending Accounts or Health Savings Accounts are available based on eligibility requirements.  Paid time off includes eight holidays and vacation accrual of two weeks per year. The expected range of compensation for this role is $65,000-$77,000 per year. Pay ranges differ by location. 

Mithun is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

This position is based in our San Francisco, CA location.  

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