AO Atlanta is growing! Come and be a part of an exceptional architectural firm building its East Coast presence.
Since its founding in Orange, California in 1974, AO has evolved from a 2 man single office to an award winning full service firm of 300 souls headquartered in CA and expanding nationally. AO is proud to offer a wide portfolio of product type to our clients. AO is family focused, hardworking and built to last. We value service, our people, a roll up your sleeves attitude and continuous improvement. If you are young in your career, come grow with us. If experienced, come get better with us. This opportunity at AO Atlanta is a unique opportunity to get in on the ground floor of building our East Coast regional office. There is no one like you, and there is no place like AO.
AO Atlanta is located in Midtown, 1 block from a MARTA station.
We offer all the benefits of a big firm, with all the human connection of a small one. You will never be a number at AO. Come join our community.
Partial list of benefits:
Full Suite of Medical, Dental, Life & Supplemental Insurance
Ongoing Education and Exam Reimbursement
Most Medical Plans fully paid for employee only coverage
Company Paid Basic Life Insurance & Long Term Disability
Retirement Plan, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
Overtime Compensation for Hourly Employees
Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick Time
Rail Station one block from campus
Based upon direction given by Client, Senior Designer, or other senior staff, develop to completion the design drawings, tabulations, documents, and other services as required for the assigned project(s). This typically includes the actual drawing of schematic and detailed site plans, floor plans, building images, building elevations, materials selections, color selections and other aspects of the design and presentation process.
Assist in the preparation of the drawings, sketches and related documents to accurately represent the project to the client, approving agency, contractor in sufficient detail to allow the subsequent preparation of project construction documents and specifications buy other AO technical staff.
Design Team Interaction:
Coordinate project design efforts with the other senior staff and members of the design team.
Assist senior staff in the scheduling of project and individual tasks.
Present, discuss and receive design review comments from Senior Designer and other senior staff on assigned projects / tasks.
Must possess exceptional scheduling, prioritization and coordination skills
Specific knowledge of the following programs is required: AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Professional programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, and others.
Software fluency in the following is essential: Adobe CS Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Sketch Up
Some things we’d love to see:
Familiarity with Revit
Mixed Use or Commercial/Retail/Restaurant/Industrial/Landscape experience a plus, but not essential
About AO - Architects Orange
WE are better together.
Here at AO you’re not just a number, you’re family. We believe in casual Fridays, company sponsored events, annual holiday parties, picnics, bowling and more. As the host of Toastmasters International, we seek to expand one’s confidence in public speaking, leadership and teamwork while providing both professional and personal growth. With collaborative work spaces and driven coworkers AO welcomes creativity, learning, and lasting relationships.
Since its founding in 1974, AO has evolved from a 2 man single office to an award winning full service firm spanning a campus of 5 buildings in Orange and additional offices in San Diego and Santa Clara, and Atlanta, GA, an engaged staff of 270+ souls and 12 Studios (Multifamily, Retail, Hospitality, Restaurant, Mixed Use, Office, Industrial, Parking, Landscape, Modular, Science and Technology and Global Design). Just like Historic Old Towne Orange where we are located, AO is family focused, hardworking and built to last. AO believes in the power of relationship. Everything we do is motivated by what it takes to be effective and successful for our clients. We value service, our people, a roll up... your sleeves attitude and continuous improvement. If you are young in your career, come grow with us. If experienced, come get better with us. There is no one like you, and there is no place like AO.