RIM Architects is hiring an accomplished Senior Project Architect to join our collaborative team at RIM’s downtown Honolulu office. The successful candidate has proven experience in project oversight, mentoring, leadership and teambuilding skills for a studio of 10-20 employees.


RIM has five offices strategically located in San Francisco and Tustin, California; Hawaii; Guam; and Alaska. Our ability to deliver excellent design starts with excellent people, in every department, committed to superior performance and professional growth. We like to have fun while we work, contribute to our communities, and nurture a workplace providing opportunity, inclusion, and challenge.


Qualifications

• Authorized to work legally in the U.S. without restrictions

• NAAB accredited architectural degree

• Licensed in the State of California; LEED credential(s) preferred

• 10-15+ years experience as a licensed professional

• Extensive experience in technical design/detailing--exterior building envelope systems

• Preferred commercial experience: education, aviation, commercial office, residential-multifamily mixed-use, healthcare, state and local government, national defense

• Demonstrated success as a lead project architect on commercial projects

• Demonstrated success as a quality control/peer reviewer on commercial projects

• Proven effectiveness leading, mentoring and collaborating with multiple team members

• Demonstrated expertise in team leadership, delegation, and conflict resolution

• Expertise in various client business models and related project types

• Outstanding verbal and written communication and presentation techniques

• Expertise in documentation, negotiation, and contractual agreements

• Extensive knowledge in building systems, detailing, local and state codes, regs, and standards

• Extensive knowledge of quality design and technical solutions

• Proven track record of fostering and maintaining positive client and peer relationships

• Direct project experience with Revit and AutoCad


Responsibilities

• Design Document QA/QC Reviewer for all projects in office

• Provide oversight, knowledge sharing, and mentorship to the junior staff

• Assist with specific office management/operations/project management tasks--as assigned

• Run small-medium projects independently and/or manage larger projects and team, if required:

o Accountable for overall success of budget, schedule, and resources through the preparation, development and maintenance of a project work plan

Preparation of fee proposals and participation in fee negotiations

o Responsible for budget and schedule management during all phases of the project

o Facilitate effective internal and external communication with project team members

• Participate as needed in business development, marketing, and interviews for pursuit of new work

• Utilize effective leadership skills to proactively inspire, mentor and coach less experienced staff

• Contribute to advancing the firm’s quality assurance/quality control procedures and tools


Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio sample* and the EEO Voluntary Self Identification Form to: [email protected] 

*Please limit any attachments to 10 MB.


This Job Description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. It does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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location Honolulu, HI
experience 10-15 years
contact Linda Joaquin [email protected]

RIM Architects is hiring an accomplished Senior Project Architect to join our collaborative team at RIM’s downtown San Francisco office. The successful candidate has proven experience in project oversight, mentoring, leadership and teambuilding skills for a studio of 10-20 employees.


RIM has five offices strategically located in San Francisco and Tustin, California; Hawaii; Guam; and Alaska. Our ability to deliver excellent design starts with excellent people, in every department, committed to superior performance and professional growth. We like to have fun while we work, contribute to our communities, and nurture a workplace providing opportunity, inclusion, and challenge. 


Qualifications

• Authorized to work legally in the U.S. without restrictions

• NAAB accredited architectural degree

• Licensed in the State of California; LEED credential(s) preferred

• 10-15+ years experience as a licensed professional

• Extensive experience in technical design/detailing--exterior building envelope systems

• Preferred commercial experience: education, aviation, commercial office, residential-multifamily mixed-use, healthcare, state and local government, national defense

• Demonstrated success as a lead project architect on commercial projects

• Demonstrated success as a quality control/peer reviewer on commercial projects

• Proven effectiveness leading, mentoring and collaborating with multiple team members

• Demonstrated expertise in team leadership, delegation, and conflict resolution

• Expertise in various client business models and related project types

• Outstanding verbal and written communication and presentation techniques

• Expertise in documentation, negotiation, and contractual agreements

• Extensive knowledge in building systems, detailing, local and state codes, regs, and standards

• Extensive knowledge of quality design and technical solutions

• Proven track record of fostering and maintaining positive client and peer relationships

• Direct project experience with Revit and AutoCad


Responsibilities

• Design Document QA/QC Reviewer for all projects in office

• Provide oversight, knowledge sharing, and mentorship to the junior staff

• Assist with specific office management/operations/project management tasks--as assigned

• Run small-medium projects independently and/or manage larger projects and team, if required:

o Accountable for overall success of budget, schedule, and resources through the preparation, development and maintenance of a project work plan

Preparation of fee proposals and participation in fee negotiations

o Responsible for budget and schedule management during all phases of the project

o Facilitate effective internal and external communication with project team members

• Participate as needed in business development, marketing, and interviews for pursuit of new work

• Utilize effective leadership skills to proactively inspire, mentor and coach less experienced staff

• Contribute to advancing the firm’s quality assurance/quality control procedures and tools


Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio sample* and the EEO Voluntary Self Identification Form to: [email protected]


*Please limit any attachments to 10 MB.


This Job Description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. It does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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Location Downtown San Francisco, CA
EXPERIENCE 10-15 years
Contact Mick Zelski [email protected]

RIM Architects is hiring a Design Assistant, Level I/II to join our growing team at RIM’s Honolulu office. If you meet the qualifications below, have a passion for the profession of architecture and desire to be a collaborative, creative member of a team who consistently exceeds expectations of our clients, we look forward to reviewing your resume package.


RIM has five offices strategically located in San Francisco and Tustin, California; Hawaii; Guam; and Alaska. Our ability to deliver excellent design starts with excellent people, in every department, committed to superior performance and professional growth. We like to have fun while we work, contribute to our communities, and nurture a workplace providing opportunity, inclusion, and challenge.


Qualifications

• Authorized to work legally in the United States without restrictions

• Bachelor or Masters’ Degree in Architecture from an accredited program

• 0-3 years post graduate experience in similar position at a design firm

• LEED Accreditation a plus

• Positive attitude, dependability and willingness to work and grow in team environment

• Proactive listener

• Time efficient self-starter; enjoys fast paced project work

• Basic understanding of:

o Design solution development

o Building systems, detailing and technology

o Applicable codes, regulations, and standards

o Differing building types and project delivery methods

o Programming and planning methods

• Proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD

• Working experience with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop

• Effective verbal and written communication and presentation techniques


Responsibilities

• Utilizes appropriate communication techniques for positive collaboration

• Accountable for completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of work assigned

• Coordinates design details with production team; participates in document production, specifications and construction administration as assigned

• Develops technical solutions in support of design intent under the direction of a licensed architect

• Responsible for design refinement of specific aspects of project

• Responsible for work performed on smaller projects or specific aspects of larger projects under the direction of a licensed architect

• Supports Project Designer/Project Manager developing design concepts and solutions


Qualified candidates may submit a resume, cover letter, portfolio sample* and the Voluntary Self Identification Form to: [email protected] 

*Please limit any attachments to 10 MB.


This Job Description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. It does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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location Honolulu, HI
experience 0-3 years
Contact Linda Joaquin [email protected]

RIM Architects is hiring a Design Assistant, Level I/II to join our growing team at RIM’s San Francisco, CA office. If you meet the qualifications below, have a passion for the profession of architecture and desire to be a collaborative, creative member of a team who consistently exceeds expectations of our clients, we look forward to reviewing your resume package.


RIM has five offices strategically located in San Francisco and Tustin, California; Hawaii; Guam; and Alaska. Our ability to deliver excellent design starts with excellent people, in every department, committed to superior performance and professional growth. We like to have fun while we work, contribute to our communities, and nurture a workplace providing opportunity, inclusion, and challenge. 


Qualifications

• Authorized to work legally in the United States without restrictions

• Bachelor or Masters’ Degree in Architecture from an accredited program

• 0-3 years post graduate experience in similar position at a design firm

• LEED Accreditation a plus

• Positive attitude, dependability and willingness to work and grow in team environment

• Proactive listener

• Time efficient self-starter; enjoys fast paced project work

• Basic understanding of:

        o Design solution development

        o Building systems, detailing and technology

        o Applicable codes, regulations, and standards

        o Differing building types and project delivery methods

        o Programming and planning methods

• Proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD

• Working experience with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop

• Effective verbal and written communication and presentation techniques


Responsibilities

• Utilizes appropriate communication techniques for positive collaboration

• Accountable for completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of work assigned

• Coordinates design details with production team; participates in document production, specifications and construction administration as assigned

• Develops technical solutions in support of design intent under the direction of a licensed architect

• Responsible for design refinement of specific aspects of project

• Responsible for work performed on smaller projects or specific aspects of larger projects under the direction of a licensed architect

• Supports Project Designer/Project Manager developing design concepts and solutions


Qualified candidates may submit a resume, cover letter, portfolio sample* and the Voluntary Self Identification Form to: [email protected] 


*Please limit any attachments to 10 MB.


This Job Description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. It does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the employer.


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Location Downtown San Francisco, CA
Experience 0 – 3 years
Contact Mick Zelski [email protected]

RIM Architects is hiring a Design Assistant, Level III to join our highly collaborative and growing team at RIM’s Honolulu office. If you meet the qualifications below, have a passion for the profession of architecture and desire to be a collaborative, creative member of a team who consistently exceeds expectations of our clients, we look forward to reviewing your resume package.


RIM has five offices strategically located in San Francisco and Tustin, California; Hawaii; Guam; and Alaska. Our ability to deliver excellent design starts with excellent people, in every department, committed to superior performance and professional growth. We like to have fun while we work, contribute to our communities, and nurture a workplace providing opportunity, inclusion, and challenge.


Qualifications

• Authorized to work legally in the United States without restrictions.

• Bachelor’s or Masters’ Degree in Architecture from a NAAB accredited program

• 3+ years post graduate progressive experience in the field of architecture

• LEED Accreditation a plus

• In process with ARE/IDP

• Positive attitude, dependability and willingness to work and grow in team environment

• Proactive listener

• Time efficient self-starter; enjoys fast paced project work

• Working knowledge of:

o Building systems, detailing and technology

o Applicable codes, regulations, and standards

o Design solution development

o Differing building types and project delivery methods

o Programming and planning methods

• Proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD

• Working knowledge with InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

• Effective verbal and written communication and presentation techniques


Responsibilities

• Utilizes appropriate communication techniques for positive collaboration

• Accountable for completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of work assigned

• Coordinates design details with production team; participates in document production, specifications and construction administration as assigned

• Responsibility for design refinement of aspects of project, including team leadership

• Develops technical solutions in support of design intent

• Lead responsibility for work performed on smaller projects or particular aspects of larger projects under the direction of a licensed architect

• Supports Project Designer or Project Manager on developing design concepts and solutions


Qualified candidates may submit their resume accompanied by a cover letter, work samples (not to exceed 10 MG) and a completed Voluntary Self Identification Form to: [email protected]

This Job Description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. It does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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LOCATION Honolulu, HI
experience 3+ years
Contact Linda Joaquin [email protected]

RIM Architects is hiring a Design Assistant, Level III to join our highly collaborative and growing team at RIM’s San Francisco, CA office. If you meet the qualifications below, have a passion for the profession of architecture and desire to be a collaborative, creative member of a team who consistently exceeds expectations of our clients, we look forward to reviewing your resume package.


RIM has five offices strategically located in San Francisco and Tustin, California; Hawaii; Guam; and Alaska. Our ability to deliver excellent design starts with excellent people, in every department, committed to superior performance and professional growth. We like to have fun while we work, contribute to our communities, and nurture a workplace providing opportunity, inclusion, and challenge. 


Qualifications

• Authorized to work legally in the United States without restrictions.

• Bachelor’s or Masters’ Degree in Architecture from a NAAB accredited program

• 3+ years post graduate progressive experience in the field of architecture

• LEED Accreditation a plus

• In process with ARE/IDP

• Positive attitude, dependability and willingness to work and grow in team environment

• Proactive listener

• Time efficient self-starter; enjoys fast paced project work

• Working knowledge of:

        o Building systems, detailing and technology

        o Applicable codes, regulations, and standards

        o Design solution development

        o Differing building types and project delivery methods

        o Programming and planning methods

• Proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD

• Working knowledge with InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

• Effective verbal and written communication and presentation techniques


Responsibilities

• Utilizes appropriate communication techniques for positive collaboration

• Accountable for completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of work assigned

• Coordinates design details with production team; participates in document production, specifications and construction administration as assigned

• Responsibility for design refinement of aspects of project, including team leadership

• Develops technical solutions in support of design intent

• Lead responsibility for work performed on smaller projects or particular aspects of larger projects under the direction of a licensed architect

• Supports Project Designer or Project Manager on developing design concepts and solutions


Qualified candidates may submit their resume accompanied by a cover letter, work samples (not to exceed 10 MG) and a completed Voluntary Self Identification Form to: [email protected]


This Job Description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. It does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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location Downtown San Francisco, CA
EXPERIENCE 3+
CONTACT Mick Zelski [email protected]

Have you wanted to work for a firm that has a diverse group of talent in unique cultural environments with opportunity for advancement? We have the perfect place for you.


RIM has an open door for a proficient and creative Proposal / Marketing Coordinator, to work in our Honolulu, Hawaii or Anchorage, Alaska office. Our marketing department is involved in a variety of project types and geographic regions, creating new and interesting opportunities on a regular basis.


RIM has five locations from Hawaii to Guam, Alaska and the California West Coast. Our ability to deliver excellent design starts with excellent people, in every department, committed to superior performance and professional growth. We like to have fun while we work, contribute to our communities, and nurture a workplace providing opportunity, inclusion, and challenge.


The Proposal / Marketing Coordinator position is an integral position primarily responsible for assisting with proposal creation and production for all RIM locations in support of winning new work. This position reports to the VP of Marketing and requires a high level of collaboration with the Proposal Manager and senior leadership. The successful candidate will be talented, self-assured, organized and one who enjoys working with multiple locations in diverse time zones. A positive and cheery disposition will fit right in with the team at RIM.


Qualifications

• Ability to work legally in the United States without restrictions

• Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Communications preferred, with minimum 3 years proposal experience; or 5+ years of comparable experience with proposal writing

• Experience in the A/E/C industry and specifically Federal Proposals highly preferred

• Proficiency with Adobe CC and MS 365 required; knowledge of Deltek, Salesforce or another CRM a plus

• Team mindset; ability to collaborate with the proposal team and remote staff

• Skill set to understand the proposal process for multiple office locations utilizing team members across multiple time zones

• Proactive, organized self-starter who demonstrates flexibility, dependability and maintains composure under pressure

• Ability to professionally interact and collaborate with senior leadership, subconsultants, clients

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including proficiency in grammar, punctuation and spelling

• Proven ability to prioritize tasks, and work efficiently managing multiple deadlines

• Ability to strategize and collaborate to tell the RIM story while following strict requirements of RFPs

• Willingness to work overtime occasionally to meet deadlines


Responsibilities

• Research project leads, clients, consultants and other information for winning work

• Develop expertise in the Federal pursuit process utilizing tools such as GovWin and FBO

• Assist with the process for creating excellent proposals and presentations

• Ability to take direction and keep on schedule working with proposal writing team

• Ensure quality proposals and presentation materials

• Monitor and report on progress of proposals with Proposal Manager and/or VP Marketing

• Contribute to the process for data collection/filing required for resumes, project details and narratives

• Collaborate with administrative and technical staff to collect information for proposal requirements

• Utilize Salesforce for pursuits and client maintenance

• Assist with project interview preparation

• Assure post-proposal debriefs are completed

• Complete proposal close-out process

• Collaborate with VP Marketing on other marketing communications/initiatives; website, social media, collateral, and internal and external communications, etc. 


Qualified candidates must submit their resume accompanied by a cover letter and the EEO Voluntary Self Identification Form (click link here) to: Chelsi Benson cbenson@rimarchitects.com  


This Job Description is not intended to provide detailed description of the multitude of tasks that may be assigned. Its purpose is to provide a general sense of expectations and responsibilities. As the nature of business demands change, the essential functions of this position may also change.

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LOCATION Honolulu, HI or Anchorage, AK
EXPERIENCE 3+ years
CONTACT Chelsi Benson [email protected]