Herman Coliver Locus Architecture has 3 job openings that we’d like to fill RIGHT NOW!

Herman Coliver Locus Architecture has 3 job openings that we’d like to fill RIGHT NOW!

  • Someone with 5-7 years of experience
  • Someone else with 3-5 years of experience
  • Yet a third person with 2-3 years of experience


All positions are permanent and full-time


We’re actively working on the following projects at the moment:

  1. The first supportive, modular homeless housing to be built in SF–250 apts in Pre-Schematics
  2. 93 apts for low-income seniors in the rapidly gentrifying Mission District – in Construction
  3. 94 units of modular, supportive housing for low-income seniors in Fremont –in Schematics
  4. 80 apts for low-income families in Fremont – in Construction
  5. 156 apts for low-income families, over podium retail out at Candlestick Point – in DD
  6. The major renovation of a synagogue in the South Bay – in Construction Documents
  7. A large, new from the ground-up synagogue campus - in Schematics
  8. The renovation of a sanctuary in Los Angeles – about to start Construction
  9. A mixed-use development for a Buddhist Church in Chinatown – in Design Development

New staff will be assigned to one or two of the projects Schematics and Pre-Schematics.


What we expect of you:

  • a passion for everything architecture / design / planning / urban design
  • an interest in making the world a little bit better for people less privileged than we
  • a dedication to issues of environmental sustainability & resource efficiency
  • strong, recently honed Revit, AutoCad, and SketchUp skills (Photoshop, InDesign a plus)
  • comfort with code analysis, as well as Title 24 and ADA regulations (3 years + positions)
  • knowledge of detailing and how to compose a set of CDs (3 years + positions)
  • experience with Type I and/or Type V construction (3 years + positions)
  • an architectural degree from an accredited architecture school
  • a thorough written and spoken command of the English language,
  • a place to live in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • a collaborative nature


What you can expect of us:

  • opportunities for design input
  • the chance to engage with clients, consultants, contractors
  •  mentorship from more senior design and management staff
  • a competitive salary based on level of experience, as well as full benefits.
  • a sustainable work / life balance
  • support for your efforts towards licensure
  • a non-hierarchical, egalitarian work environment
  • a casual, yet rigorous studio culture


If your experience has been exclusively in commercial interiors/private residential projects, it will not be considered a sufficiently strong background for this position.


Please e-mail cover letter, resume and work samples to:


Candidates being seriously considered will be contacted promptly.