Opportunity 159.00 – Sr Technical Architect – RIOS

Senior Technical Architect

  • Is your superpower the ability to translate complex design requirements into deeply integrated technical solutions for meaningful change through design?
  • Do you thrive in a fast-paced design studio environment?
  • Do you take design excellence seriously, committed to the quality of each project, with a focus on craft and materiality?
  • Do you enjoy working with and leading collaborative teams?
  • Are you forward-thinking and energetic?

RIOS is currently seeking senior technical architects with experience in large, complex projects across the corporate, commercial, and institutional sectors. You will work with teams from kickoff to delivery, developing design solutions and leading detailed design development and delivery of contract documents. You will work across silos with problem-solvers, innovators, and creative thinkers. And you will have excellent potential for career growth in a firm where the sky’s the limit.

Must Haves

Technical architecture positions require extensive experience in technical development of building systems and construction documents for complex projects in the corporate, commercial, and institutional sectors.

Criteria include:

  • A minimum of 8 to 10+ years of professional experience
  • Architectural registration in California
  • Knowledge and experience with QA/QC on complex projects
  • Professional degree (BArch and/or MArch) from an accredited college or university
  • Experience with Autocad, Revit, Rhino, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken

For additional information, please reach out to us at [email protected]

Current Openings

RIOS has provided information about current openings on their Careers page. There are also opportunities for more experienced professionals.

We are currently assisting RIOS with their search for the following positions:

  • Senior Project Director
    • Architecture
    • Interior Architecture
  • Senior Project Designer | Design Director
    • Architecture
    • Interior Architecture
  • Senior Technical Architect | Technical Director
    • Architecture
    • Interior Architecture
    • Landscape Architecture

If you are interested in learning more, we welcome the opportunity to connect with you. Please reach out to us initially via email: [email protected]

About RIOS

RIOS is a design collective working beyond boundaries. Their designs connect them to the world. Their unshakable nature as storytellers reveals solutions that celebrate people and place.

Since 1985, they have worked together to create integrated and comprehensive solutions for a variety of design challenges. In addition, their research and emerging ideas explore important topics informed by societal influences and trends that are driving the adaptation of cities and environments.

Combined, their talents comprise a wide range of professional skills including architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, graphic design, exhibit and product design. From the beginning, they have applied a strong interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to the design process, whether on projects within their office or in consultation with other design firms.

Their projects are diverse, including civic, corporate, retail, hospitality, institutional, and residential commissions. Based in Los Angeles, they work everywhere, with transformative projects in San Francisco, San Diego, Sacramento, Austin, Atlanta, Puebla Mexico, and beyond.

RIOS Values


Learn more at About RIOS.

Step into Life at RIOS

RIOS is always interested in meeting creative individuals at all levels of experience and perspectives.

As they hire in the virtual workplace, they are creating an opportunity for every person interested in making meaningful change thorough design and transformative projects to share their story. Whether you are interested in one of their open positions or a future opportunity, they are interested in your point of view.

How to Apply

You may submit your credentials via the RIOS Careers page. Please indicate that you learned about the opportunity via Talentstar.

You will be able to upload your résumé and examples of your work. Please include your name and a date on each document. Also note that the maximum size of each document is 10MB.

Due to the high volume of applications that they receive, they are only able to respond to those with whom they would like to move forward.

No phone calls, please.

Eligibility to Work in the USA

Applications from individuals living outside the USA will be considered; however, if you are eligible to work in the USA, it will be helpful to have more information such as citizenship, visa, or work permit (including student visa status).



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