TCA Architects
  • Oakland, CA, USA
  • Hourly

TCA offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, short and long term disability, life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and paid time off. We also offer bonus opportunities and a flexible schedule with half days on Friday.


Founded in 1993, TCA Architects specializes in the planning and design of next generation, high density multi-family housing, retail, mixed-use and signature hospitality developments taking pride in helping shape quality environments for everyone. The firm's collaborative approach and industry leading technological expertise have resulted in award-winning, sustainable projects that respect our communities and the environment. With studios in Irvine, Los Angeles and Oakland California, TCA has been recognized for their industry leading expertise in master planning and design for a variety of multi-family, hospitality and mixed-use projects.

TCA is looking for a passionate, design oriented individual who is interested in multi-family design to join our growing team. The candidate will assist the Job Captain in the production of construction documents from cartoon set, prepare all general project data sheets, dimension all plans, note & reference all materials & products, draw undeveloped building & wall sections, assemble project details, apply applicable code requirements, and assist with back check. They will also assist with plan check corrections and consultant coordination, transferring hand sketched unit floor plans and elevations into Revit, and assist the PM or JC with services during construction (issue ASI's, RFI's, and review shop drawings). We also prize good hand drawing skills, but require tools such as SketchUp, Revit, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop to present our work. An Architectural Designer will support Senior Designers with graphics, 3D modeling, presentations, and design studies.


  • Multi-family experience preferred
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years Revit experience
  • Working knowledge of building construction Types I, III and V.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize & multi-task


  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture preferred
  • On track to be licensed

Position Location:

The Architectural Designer will be located in our Oakland office. We offer a hybrid schedule of working between two to three days in the office and the remaining days at home.

About TCA Oakland:

The Oakland studio is the newest addition to the TCA family. Opened in 2013, the Oakland team is led by TCA's Founder and CEO Thom Cox and the Principal in Charge, Radziah Loh. This dynamic group is tight-knit, efficient, and effective! Not only does this group regularly socialize outside of the office, they root for their Bay Area sports teams with a passion met by no one. The Oakland studio revels in the hip, up-and-coming East Bay scene and boasts views of the San Francisco skyline. The diverse culture of the Bay Area, seeps into the studio and is mirrored in the work the Oakland team produces. Their projects are transforming the Bay Area's major cities including: San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, Emeryville, San Jose, South City, Mountain View, and more. And the best part? The 12th St. BART station is just outside the building, which means you can access any of the Bay Areas' surrounding cities within minutes! Welcome to TCA-Oakland!


TCA offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, short and long term disability, life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and paid time off. We also offer bonus opportunities and the opportunity to work a flexible schedule with half days on Friday.

As part of our commitment to our staff's professional development, TCA provides a full library of IDP materials to train and expose young professionals to various areas of architecture and become more well-rounded Architects as they prepare for licensure. TCA also reimburses for successfully completed IDP tests, as well as CA licensing fees.

TCA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or genetics. TCA is following all Cal/OSHA regulations regarding COVID-19 policies.

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