Architectural Designer (All Levels)

Architectural Designer (All Levels)

  • Full Time
  • Truckee
  • $52,000 - $100,000 Annually USD / Year
12242 Business Park Drive, Suite 19, Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 583-9222
About JKAE

At JKAE, we believe that lifestyle and great design go hand-in-hand. With three offices in California (Auburn, Truckee and San Jose) and one office in Nevada (Reno), we are strategically grounded in locations that offer our team various levels of projects that challenge the intellect as well as provide opportunity to deliver innovative design and engineering solutions. If you decide to practice the art of Architecture or Engineering with JKAE, you will be joining an award-winning team while simultaneously enjoying the beautiful Sierra Nevada or Bay Area. We are community-oriented and family-focused. If you are looking to join a great firm, work with a staff that is energetic and motivated, and seek excellent benefits, JKAE is the place for you. We would be excited to review your qualifications if you feel you are a match for this position.


Full-time Designer positions are available for project collaboration in all of our offices. Candidates must be committed to design excellence, interested in the crafts of architecture and engineering, and working familiarity with Revit and AutoCAD. This position assumes growth opportunities and mentorship towards licensure and beyond.


  • Create and Manage construction documents in BIM/Revit and AutoCAD.
  • Assist in the design documentation process working directly with Project Architects and other designers.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and experience in coordinating with architectural and structural engineering team, clients, consultants, and contractors.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or equivalent experience
  • At least 1 year of relevant architectural experience
  • Proficiency with design software including BIM/Revit as well as familiarity with Sketch-Up or other graphic programs like InDesign, Photoshop, etc.
  • Working knowledge of building codes and regulations, including ADA and Title 24 a plus
  • Strong technical aptitude, attention to detail, and organizational skills
  • Effective written, graphic, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as under the direction of a project manager


Actual offered salary for this position varies, depending on candidate’s qualification, education, position knowledge, work experience, skills, ability, work location, and internal incumbent compensation for similar roles. We do not anticipate individuals hired into this position will start at or near the top half of the range listed; the decision will be based on each individual case. Salary range listed does not include other compensation elements such as discretionary bonus opportunities, paid time off, medical insurance, and other wage and benefit opportunities.

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