Designer 1 – Architecture
San Jose, CA.

RMW architecture & interiors, is an innovative, award-winning architecture and interior design firm, with a collaborative culture. Our mission is to design engaging workplaces for great companies. We are currently experiencing exciting growth and seek an Architectural Designer to play a pivotal role in our San Jose studio.

Essential Function:

Develop planning and creative-design concepts for projects, and assist with architecture, specifically in planning and design. The architectural designer will work under the direction of a senior project team member.


  • Prepare architectural concept plans and renderings.
  • Assist in the development of client’s programs.
  • Assist in the development of design alternatives to meet the client’s programmatic requirements.
  • Assure compliance with building codes, and assure technical suitability.
  • Perform design computations.
  • Assist in the preparation of design and construction documents, correcting and updating drawings.
  • Develop presentation techniques that communicate the design concept(s) to the client.
  • Assist in preparing, reviewing, and evaluating cost estimates during schematic and design development phases.
  • Assist in maintaining the RMW database.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education / Certification / Experience Requirement: 

  • Professional degree or recognized equivalent with up to 5 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Bluebeam, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
  • General knowledge of design development and presentation documents and procedures for the production of construction documents.
  • Working knowledge of construction techniques and related engineering principles.
  • Highly creative skills with the ability to execute high levels of design.
  • Problem-solving skills with a strong sense of design, color, and materials.
  • Technically aptitude.
  • Strong follow-through and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and to work within a team structure.
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Positive attitude with a strong aptitude for learning.

For consideration, please email your resume and work samples to referencing the job title on the email subject. No phone calls, please. RMW architecture & interiors is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.