Project Assistant + Designer – Los Angeles, CA, US | Jobs

Design by Adam Wheeler


Los Angeles, California, United StatesLocation:

Fri 22 Apr ’22Posted on:

Full timeType:


ADAMWHEELERDESIGN (AWD) is a boutique architectural design studio located in the exciting neighborhood known as the Arts District in DTLA. Throughout our 17 years in business, we’ve been dedicated to creating spaces that are both organic and industrial, and our projects vary in location, scale and use.

The belief that architecture is an art form intended to enhance the lives and environments of its users drives our design process. Our goal is to deliver a space that solves the problems and meets the needs of its users while being innovative through the use of materials and techniques.


We appreciate people who innovate with their design and who are creative and collaborative. The right candidate will be a highly motivated individual who excels as a part-time or full-time draftsman and project assistant and can progress independently on multiple projects at once.


0-2 years of work experience

Degree in Architecture

Mastery of AutoCAD

Experience with a glue gun and model making

An exceptional eye for design and skills that support the aesthetics of our practice

Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines

United States work authorization and resident for more than one year in the Greater Los Angeles area. (Unfortunately, we cannot sponsor work visas and this is an in-person position.)

Excellent communication and organizational skills as our projects vary in size and location.

Proficiency: Adobe Suite, Microsoft Suite, Rhino or similar 3D modeling program, AutoCAD.


Support AWD in the design, production and coordination of projects

Write major parts of assemblies and details of design and construction documents

Research and apply residential, commercial, ADA and FHA codes

Work with city entities to prepare sets of plans for permits

Develop and build models of physical sites

Develop client presentation packages

Help with the administration of the building

Take thorough meeting minutes, keep meticulous records and retain information

Products and research materials


Our ideal candidate will be highly motivated and will seek to grow with our team, and our compensation will reflect this. We offer competitive hourly rates and at the end of a 6 month probationary period, a generous salary with 10 paid days off plus (6) major holidays, health insurance reimbursement and the ability to contribute to our employer-matched 401(k) plan.


To apply: send all of the following to with the subject line “Entry Level Project Assistant + Draftsman – Full or Part Time” (please specify which you prefer)

  1. Cover letter
  2. To resume
  3. Desired compensation/benefit range
  4. Working sample/portfolio including a physical model you built (photos are ok)
  5. Interview and start date availability

Abdul J. Gaspar