Job Opportunity: Interiors Technical Designer—San Diego

LPA is seeking an Interiors Technical Designer responsible for collaborative documentation on a variety of complex commercial Tenant Improvement projects. LPA offers a unique integrated design environment with dynamic, passionate, creative, and intelligent people with potential for professional and personal development. We are looking for an individual who fits into our culture and work ethic with a strong passion for their work, for San Diego and who wants to be a part of something bigger than themselves.

Job Description

The role of Technical Designer represents a broad cross section of skills and talents necessary for the proper execution of design and technical documents related to LPA projects. Responsibilities include: assisting Project Coordinator and Project Designer in preparing schematic design, design development and construction documents. Prepare design and technical graphics presentations, and assemble material/color boards and other presentation materials as required throughout the development of the design and documentation of assigned projects.

You will:

Assist Project Coordinators and/or Project Designers in the execution of project-specific assignments.
Assist in programming, codes and other project-relevant research.
Assist in the research as directed for product and construction methods related to a project.
Prepare documentation for schematic design, design development and/or construction documents as assigned by the Project Coordinator and/
or Project Manager.
Assist Project Coordinator and/or Construction Administrator to review and process submittals.
Prepare design and/or technical graphic presentations.
Desired Skills & Experience

Completion of a degree in Interior Design preferred.
Actively pursuing licensure—LPA encourages and supports licensure.
Entry level experience in technical documentation at an interior design or architectural firm, experience in commercial tenant improvements.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient in AutoCAD and SketchUp, Revit is a plus.
Interest and commitment to learn and assume increased responsibilities.
Thrives in a team environment in collaboration with others.
Company Description

Founded in 1965, LPA has about 240 employees with offices in Irvine, Roseville, San Jose and San Diego, California, and San Antonio, Texas. LPA provides services in architecture, interior design, engineering, sustainability, planning, landscape architecture, signage & graphics.

Type: Full-time

Experience: 1–5 Years

Functions: Technical Designer

Industries: Architecture, Planning, Facilities Services, Interior Design, Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Signage & Graphics. LPA has designed more LEED certified buildings than any firm in the State of California, and over 78% of our staff are LEED AP’s. LPA has completed 13 LEED-CI projects.

Noteworthy Clients

Irvine Company, Shea Properties, LBA Realty, The Koll Company, Toyota, Ford, Western Digital, Emulex, Blizzard Entertainment, Falken Tire, Yard House Restaurants, Southland Industries, Surfrider Foundation, Volcom, La Jolla Group, Kofax, Boost Mobile, Metagenics, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and Cisco Systems. Additionally, LPA has worked with over 60 governmental agencies, over 100 K-12 school districts and 200 colleges and universities.


More than 500 major design awards attest to LPA’s commitment to design excellence. Visit our website at http://www.lpainc.com. We work a flexible non-standard schedule—9 hours Mon – Thur, and 4 hours on Friday. We offer training programs, competitive pay, profit sharing, and a generous benefits package.

Please submit resumes at http://lpainc.com/careers

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