How To Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter, and relevant work samples as PDF attachments to jobs@laney.lawith the specific job title in the subject line. Limit file sizes to 10MB.

About Position

The four essential responsibilities of this role are the following:

1. Design Deliverables: The Designer is responsible for producing specific design deliverables on multiple residential, commercial, and interior projects at all stages of the architectural process.

2. Documentation: The Designer is responsible for assisting with the production of technical drawings and deliverables.

3. Work Plan Execution: The Designer is responsible for executing project plans by completing deliverables within the schedule and man hour parameters.

4. Manager Support: The Designer is responsible for providing proactive and high quality support to their manager.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 5 - 8 years of experience in high-end, residential, commercial, and interiors projects at all phases of design and construction
  • The ability to visually communicate design through drawings, diagrams, and details with expertise and precision
  • Working knowledge of ArchiCAD, or a committed interest to learn and master it
  • Deep expertise in construction documentation
  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in architecture
  • Experience in the full project lifecycle
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership and self-motivation
  • Strong sense of urgency for meeting weekly deadlines
  • Highly skilled technically
  • Experience with assembling highly complex drawing sets
  • Punctual & organized
  • Knowledge of California Building Codes

Cultural Fit

We believe that a cultural fit is the highest priority. Therefore, we have outlined several items that define our studio culture.  

Laney LA shares the following five core values.  

  • Designer’s Passion: We demand creative energy in all ventures
  • Servant’s Heart: We embrace the art of service
  • Rookie’s Advantage: We pursue a steep learning curve
  • Detective’s Curiosity: We demonstrate active listening
  • Warrior’s Spirit: We overcome obstacles with bravery 


  • Competitive salary ($62,000 - $65,000)
  • Health & dental benefits
  • 401(k) benefits with 4% match
  • Paid vacation & holidays
  • Sick leave