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McFarlane Architects

Architect / Intern Architect

McFarlane Architects - San Diego, CA

MA’s success has been built by a team of passionate, dedicated individuals that are committed to design excellence and providing superior customer service. MA’s portfolio includes architectural design, master planning, and interior design. MA’s expertise, experience, and industry knowledge have positioned it as a leader in the San Diego and San Francisco regions.


MA values individuals with passion, creativity, and technical expertise. We encourage team members to take initiative in our collaborative and synergistic studio environment. We promote professional development through bi-weekly training sessions and advancement opportunities.


MA is seeking to hire self-motivated individuals for involvement in all phases of design. Candidates must have a passion for design, advanced graphic and computer skills, strong communication and organizational skills and enjoy working in a team-oriented studio environment.


MA offers benefits and compensation that are above industry standards including 10 paid holidays a year, health insurance, dental insurance, paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, and company matched Simple IRA Plan.


Responsibilities and duties may include:


  • Assist with the translation of program requirements into creative design solutions;

  • Coordinate efforts in the preparation Construction Documents and specifications;

  • Coordinate architectural designs with engineering consultants;

  • Resolution of complex design issues, and intricate technical problems;

  • Assist with the translation of program requirements into creative design solutions;

  • Produce design presentations for clients;

  • Research and selection of products and materials;

  • Make submittals to regulatory agencies and the processing thereof;

  • Coordination of Construction Administration responsibilities;




  • Bachelor of Architecture Degree from an accredited school;

  • 3-10 years of experience;

  • Strong creative design skills, graphic presentation skills, capacity for conceptual design thinking;

  • Ability to develop design solutions for complex design problems;

  • Knowledge of engineering disciplines;

  • Proficiency in Sketch-Up, or other 3-D rendering programs, desirable;

  • Proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD 2018;

  • Strong organizational, communication, documentation, and management skills;

  • Ability to work independently, follow directions, work with a team, complete tasks correctly, accurately, and meet deadlines.

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McFarlane Architects

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Location: San Diego, CA

Company Profile:
McFarlane Architects (MA) is a full-service architectural, planning, and interior design firm located in the University City area of San Diego; which specializes in corporate, commercial, and industrial projects for the largest real estate developers, pharmaceutical, biotech, and advanced technology companies in the country. This highly specialized niche is insulated from the downturns of the regional and national economies as our practice is based on the success of the science that our clients develop, which places MA on the forefront of tomorrow’s cures, treatments, and technologies.