brick’s mission:
outsmart convention.
create value.
design like you mean it.

brick’s mission
outsmart convention.
create value.
design like you mean it.

Brick is known for solving tricky design puzzles on complex sites to create more value for our clients and expand what’s possible in the built environment. If you are a resourceful, hands-on designer ready to work beyond the status quo and be more, check out our open positions

our values

The Brick Inc People

brick is a great place to work

Creativity doesn’t exist without health and happiness! brick invests in each staff member for the long term with generous benefits and daily perks.

we’re in oakland

Steps from 12th street Bart station, brick’s office is located in the epicenter of downtown. enjoy First Fridays, cafes, parks, and museums, or bike to a lakeside picnic.

Interested? We're Hiring.

Brick is always looking for design-focused architects and designers who have the technical know-how to get projects built. Take a look at our current openings below.

Apply Online

project assistant

if a tech startup was a person: the hub of new ideas, evolving technology, and constant improvement

the junior designer sees the work through a design lens, but is also technically proficient, especially in revit, and organized to a fault. the right candidate is resourceful, flexible and thinks creatively. the junior designer has experience working on projects from concept through design, detailing, and final documentation. junior designers are well-versed in technical, code, and sustainable design practices.

working collaboratively with the entire brick. team, the junior designer is able to switch between projects at different scales, and adapts well to varied work styles and personalities. the junior designer is not timid about sharing or presenting their ideas and is able to articulate those ideas visually using the latest technology. the junior designer is deadline oriented, speaks up, asks questions to keep their work on track, and is eager to jump in and create.

qualification

  • bachelor's degree in architecture (m.arch preferred).
  • 3-5 years of experience in an architecture office (internships not counted).
  • working knowledge revit to produce documents is strongly desired. autocad and other 3d modeling software (sketchup/rhino/3d max) desired. lumion a plus.
  • strong design, technical detailing, coordination, rendering, and presentation skills.
  • proficiency in microsoft office suite and bluebeam revu.
  • fluency with adobe creative suite.
  • excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills.
  • team oriented. desire to work in a collaborative environment with design team, clients, consultants, and contractors.
  • candidates must have unrestricted authorization to work in the u.s.

position is full-time with benefits

  • flexible paid time off
  • 401(k) with safe harbor contribution
  • full medical, dental, & vision
  • life & disability
  • gym membership
  • continuing education & professional development
  • flexible work environment
Apply Online

-or-
submit resumes and samples of your work by e-mail: [email protected]
include the job title and your name in the subject line.
no telephone calls and no recruiters please. candidates who do not meet required qualifications will not be considered.

job captain

brick is looking for a Job Captain. Candidate is tech-savvy, detail-oriented, and resourceful, demonstrating skill and ingenuity. They are abreast of current technical, code and sustainable design practices. Knowledge and experience in all phases of architectural project delivery. Dexterity in 3D and BIM modeling (Revit/SketchUp) is required.

duties include.

  • Meaningful role in the development of design documents for highly complex projects or a primary role in moderately complex projects.
  • Lead small projects.
  • Assist in design concepts and create visualizations.
  • Coordinate and manage tasks for project stakeholders.
  • Work closely with senior staff to ensure the development of high quality technical documents that meet schedule constraints.
  • Coordinate with supervisors for guidance and proactive troubleshooting.
  • Attend and document stakeholder meetings.
  • Take an active role in fostering a culture of rigor in the work of project teams. 
  • Proactively implement firm-wide initiatives that develop and enhance technical and design standards.
  • Mentor internal junior staff.
  • Participate in activities that strengthen our company culture.

qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture (master’s degree preferred)
  • 6+ years of experience in an architecture office (internships not counted)
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver quality documents
  • Thorough understanding of architectural concepts, spatial relationships, and fundamental knowledge of building systems
  • Professional verbal, written and graphic communication skills
  • Working knowledge of California building code
  • Highly proficient in Revit, AutoCAD and other 3D modeling software (SketchUp/Rhino/3D Max)
  • Fluent in Bluebeam and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint)
  • Proficiency in Lumion a plus
  • Team oriented, with a desire to work in a collaborative environment with design team, clients, consultants, and contractors.

position is full-time with benefits.

  • flexible paid time off
  • 401(k) with safe harbor contribution
  • full medical, dental, & vision
  • life & disability
  • continuing education & professional development

brick. thrives on great ideas and initiative. We work with capable, resourceful, adaptable people dedicated to happy clients, great design, a collaborative studio environment, and a healthy planet. We also use the latest design technology, demand technical rigor, and cultivate responsiveness and flexibility for projects and partnerships that last. We like coffee. and bikes.

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] Include the phrase “Job Captain position” in the subject line.

Apply Online

project architect

brick is looking for a Project Architect. Candidate is a resourceful team leader and creative thinker, combined with practiced organizational skills. They are adept with technical, code and sustainable design practices and exhibit strong design acumen. Experience includes projects from concept through design detailing, final documentation and construction administration. Proficiency in 3D and BIM modeling (Revit/SketchUp)/coordination is required.

duties include.

  • Primary author of technical documents for complex projects.
  • Lead technical coordination of project drawings and documents with all internal team members and design subconsultants.
  • Regularly collaborate and meet with key stakeholders to ensure design goals are properly addressed in development of the documents.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work on multiple projects while meeting budget and schedule constraints.
  • Build trust with clients via strategic and intentional decision-making.
  • Take an active role in fostering a culture of rigor in the work of project teams.
  • Mentor internal staff.
  • Participate in initiatives to develop and enhance technical and design standards.
  • Collaborate around activities that strengthen our company culture.

 

qualifications.

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture (master’s degree preferred)
  • 6+ years of experience in an architecture office (internships not counted)
  • Architect’s license in the State of California required
  • Dexterity in technical detailing, coordination, and design skills
  • Professional verbal, written and graphic communication skills
  • Proven ability to coordinate and direct in-house teams
  • Skillful analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Experience with preparation and layout of architectural contract documents and specifications
  • Robust knowledge of codes
  • Solid planning skills
  • Highly proficient in Revit, AutoCAD and other 3D modeling software (SketchUp/Rhino/3D Max)
  • Fluent in Bluebeam and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint)

position is full-time with benefits.

  • flexible paid time off
  • 401(k) with safe harbor contribution
  • full medical, dental, & vision
  • life & disability
  • continuing education & professional development

brick. thrives on great ideas and initiative. We work with capable, resourceful, adaptable people dedicated to happy clients, great design, a collaborative studio environment, and a healthy planet. We also use the latest design technology, demand technical rigor, and cultivate responsiveness and flexibility for projects and partnerships that last. We like coffee. and bikes.

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] Include the phrase “Project Architect position” in the subject line.

Apply Online

design director

design champion / project delivery compass.

the design director has the creativity and versatility to set the tone of a project with innovative design thinking. they possess the technical know-how to pave the way forward to a well-built, beautifully detailed building that exceeds client expectations. with supercharged design skills and excellence in technical, code and sustainable design practices, the senior designer leads projects from concept through final construction documentation. the senior designer is an expert in revit and bim project delivery.

the right candidate understands the importance of exceptional client and consultant relationships, keeps projects running smoothly, and safeguards our clients’ financial investment as if it were their own. great senior designers can overlay the broader project vision with the nitty gritty: schedule, budget, site constraints, code requirements, and contract parameters. they understand the value of mentoring junior staff, giving voice to novel ideas, and delegating when appropriate, always with the understanding that every contribution to the project must meet brick’s rigorous standards for quality. does designing and delivering a project that’s better than anyone imagined sound fun to you? join brick and prepare to crush!

qualification

  • bachelor’s degree in architecture (m.arch preferred).
  • 8+ years of experience in an architecture office (internships not counted).
  • working toward an architect’s license in the state of california.
  • excellent technical skills working in revit to produce documents is a must. autocad and other 3d modeling software (sketchup/rhino/3d max) desired. lumion a plus.
  • proven ability to coordinate and direct an in-house team, inspiring each individual’s best efforts.
  • exceptional design, technical detailing, coordination, rendering, and presentation skills.
  • experience contributing to successful projects from concept through design detailing, code compliance, final documentation and construction administration.
  • ability to manage multiple aspects of client, team and project delivery, including scope, scheduling, budget, and coordination with structural, mep, lighting, av, landscape and civil consultants.
  • ability to lead project teams and ensure efficient execution of all phases of work and an exceptional client experience.
  • familiarity with project proposal writing (scope, fee, schedule).
  • fluency with adobe creative suite.
  • proficiency in microsoft office suite and bluebeam revu.
  • excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills.
  • team oriented. desire to work in a collaborative environment with design team, clients, consultants, and contractors.
  • candidates must have unrestricted authorization to work in the u.s.

position is full-time with benefits

  • flexible paid time off
  • 401(k) with safe harbor contribution
  • full medical, dental, & vision
  • life & disability
  • gym membership
  • continuing education & professional development
  • flexible work environment
Apply Online

-or-
submit resumes and samples of your work by e-mail: [email protected]
include the job title and your name in the subject line.
no telephone calls and no recruiters please. candidates who do not meet required qualifications will not be considered.

project director

the swiss army knife of the design team.

a creative thinker and versatile team leader, the project director is the design, communication, and production hub for brick’s innovative and challenging projects. the right candidate thrives on design and technical execution in equal measure, leading, mentoring, and motivating the entire design team and stewarding the details with a deep understanding of every phase of the design and construction process.

the project architect understands the importance of exceptional client and consultant relationships, keeps projects running smoothly, and safeguards our clients’ financial investment as if it were their own. great project architects overlay the broader project vision with the nitty gritty: schedule, budget, site constraints, code requirements, and contract parameters. they understand the value of mentoring junior staff, giving voice to novel ideas, and delegating when appropriate, always with the understanding that every contribution to the project must meet brick’s rigorous standards for quality. does designing and delivering a project that’s better than anyone imagined sound fun to you? join brick and prepare to crush!

qualification

  • bachelor's degree in architecture (master's degree preferred).
  • architect's license in the state of california required.
  • 7-10+ years of experience in an architecture office (internships not counted).
  • leadership in 3d and bim modeling (revit/sketchup)/coordination is required. sketchup / rhino / 3d max / lumion desired.
  • experience leading successful projects from concept through design detailing, code compliance, final documentation and construction administration is required.
  • experience managing multiple aspects of client, team and project delivery, including scope, scheduling, budget, and coordination with structural, mep, lighting, av, landscape and civil consultants.
  • ability to lead project teams and ensure efficient execution of all phases of work and an exceptional client experience.
  • oversee construction administration, including the processing of submittals, rfi’s and substitution requests during construction.
  • maintain project manual and specifications.
  • conduct on-site observations and document site reviews.
  • project proposal writing (scope, fee, schedule) and business development efforts.
  • fluency with adobe creative suite.
  • proficiency in microsoft office suite and bluebeam revu.
  • excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills.
  • team oriented. desire to work in a collaborative environment with design team, clients, consultants, and contractors.
  • candidates must have unrestricted authorization to work in the u.s.

position is full-time with benefits

  • flexible paid time off
  • 401(k) with safe harbor contribution
  • full medical, dental, & vision
  • life & disability
  • gym membership
  • continuing education & professional development
  • flexible work environment
Apply Online

-or-
submit resumes and samples of your work by e-mail: [email protected]
include the job title and your name in the subject line.
no telephone calls and no recruiters please. candidates who do not meet required qualifications will not be considered.

Brick is known for solving tricky design puzzles on complex sites to create more value for our clients and expand what’s possible in the built environment. If you are a resourceful, hands-on designer ready to work beyond the status quo and be more, check out our open positions

our values

The Brick Inc People

brick is a great place to work

Creativity doesn’t exist without health and happiness! brick invests in each staff member for the long term with generous benefits and daily perks.

we’re in oakland

Steps from 12th street Bart station, brick’s office is located in the epicenter of downtown. enjoy First Fridays, cafes, parks, and museums, or bike to a lakeside picnic.

Interested? We're Hiring.

Brick is always looking for design-focused architects and designers who have the technical know-how to get projects built. Take a look at our current openings below.

Apply Online

project assistant

if a tech startup was a person: the hub of new ideas, evolving technology, and constant improvement

the junior designer sees the work through a design lens, but is also technically proficient, especially in revit, and organized to a fault. the right candidate is resourceful, flexible and thinks creatively. the junior designer has experience working on projects from concept through design, detailing, and final documentation. junior designers are well-versed in technical, code, and sustainable design practices.

working collaboratively with the entire brick. team, the junior designer is able to switch between projects at different scales, and adapts well to varied work styles and personalities. the junior designer is not timid about sharing or presenting their ideas and is able to articulate those ideas visually using the latest technology. the junior designer is deadline oriented, speaks up, asks questions to keep their work on track, and is eager to jump in and create.

qualification

  • bachelor's degree in architecture (m.arch preferred).
  • 3-5 years of experience in an architecture office (internships not counted).
  • working knowledge revit to produce documents is strongly desired. autocad and other 3d modeling software (sketchup/rhino/3d max) desired. lumion a plus.
  • strong design, technical detailing, coordination, rendering, and presentation skills.
  • proficiency in microsoft office suite and bluebeam revu.
  • fluency with adobe creative suite.
  • excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills.
  • team oriented. desire to work in a collaborative environment with design team, clients, consultants, and contractors.
  • candidates must have unrestricted authorization to work in the u.s.

position is full-time with benefits

  • flexible paid time off
  • 401(k) with safe harbor contribution
  • full medical, dental, & vision
  • life & disability
  • gym membership
  • continuing education & professional development
  • flexible work environment
Apply Online

-or-
submit resumes and samples of your work by e-mail: [email protected]
include the job title and your name in the subject line.
no telephone calls and no recruiters please. candidates who do not meet required qualifications will not be considered.

project architect

brick is looking for a Project Architect. Candidate is a resourceful team leader and creative thinker, combined with practiced organizational skills. They are adept with technical, code and sustainable design practices and exhibit strong design acumen. Experience includes projects from concept through design detailing, final documentation and construction administration. Proficiency in 3D and BIM modeling (Revit/SketchUp)/coordination is required.

duties include.

  • Primary author of technical documents for complex projects.
  • Lead technical coordination of project drawings and documents with all internal team members and design subconsultants.
  • Regularly collaborate and meet with key stakeholders to ensure design goals are properly addressed in development of the documents.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work on multiple projects while meeting budget and schedule constraints.
  • Build trust with clients via strategic and intentional decision-making.
  • Take an active role in fostering a culture of rigor in the work of project teams.
  • Mentor internal staff.
  • Participate in initiatives to develop and enhance technical and design standards.
  • Collaborate around activities that strengthen our company culture.

 

qualifications.

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture (master’s degree preferred)
  • 6+ years of experience in an architecture office (internships not counted)
  • Architect’s license in the State of California required
  • Dexterity in technical detailing, coordination, and design skills
  • Professional verbal, written and graphic communication skills
  • Proven ability to coordinate and direct in-house teams
  • Skillful analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Experience with preparation and layout of architectural contract documents and specifications
  • Robust knowledge of codes
  • Solid planning skills
  • Highly proficient in Revit, AutoCAD and other 3D modeling software (SketchUp/Rhino/3D Max)
  • Fluent in Bluebeam and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint)

position is full-time with benefits.

  • flexible paid time off
  • 401(k) with safe harbor contribution
  • full medical, dental, & vision
  • life & disability
  • continuing education & professional development

brick. thrives on great ideas and initiative. We work with capable, resourceful, adaptable people dedicated to happy clients, great design, a collaborative studio environment, and a healthy planet. We also use the latest design technology, demand technical rigor, and cultivate responsiveness and flexibility for projects and partnerships that last. We like coffee. and bikes.

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] Include the phrase “Project Architect position” in the subject line.

Apply Online

design director

design champion / project delivery compass.

the design director has the creativity and versatility to set the tone of a project with innovative design thinking. they possess the technical know-how to pave the way forward to a well-built, beautifully detailed building that exceeds client expectations. with supercharged design skills and excellence in technical, code and sustainable design practices, the senior designer leads projects from concept through final construction documentation. the senior designer is an expert in revit and bim project delivery.

the right candidate understands the importance of exceptional client and consultant relationships, keeps projects running smoothly, and safeguards our clients’ financial investment as if it were their own. great senior designers can overlay the broader project vision with the nitty gritty: schedule, budget, site constraints, code requirements, and contract parameters. they understand the value of mentoring junior staff, giving voice to novel ideas, and delegating when appropriate, always with the understanding that every contribution to the project must meet brick’s rigorous standards for quality. does designing and delivering a project that’s better than anyone imagined sound fun to you? join brick and prepare to crush!

qualification

  • bachelor’s degree in architecture (m.arch preferred).
  • 8+ years of experience in an architecture office (internships not counted).
  • working toward an architect’s license in the state of california.
  • excellent technical skills working in revit to produce documents is a must. autocad and other 3d modeling software (sketchup/rhino/3d max) desired. lumion a plus.
  • proven ability to coordinate and direct an in-house team, inspiring each individual’s best efforts.
  • exceptional design, technical detailing, coordination, rendering, and presentation skills.
  • experience contributing to successful projects from concept through design detailing, code compliance, final documentation and construction administration.
  • ability to manage multiple aspects of client, team and project delivery, including scope, scheduling, budget, and coordination with structural, mep, lighting, av, landscape and civil consultants.
  • ability to lead project teams and ensure efficient execution of all phases of work and an exceptional client experience.
  • familiarity with project proposal writing (scope, fee, schedule).
  • fluency with adobe creative suite.
  • proficiency in microsoft office suite and bluebeam revu.
  • excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills.
  • team oriented. desire to work in a collaborative environment with design team, clients, consultants, and contractors.
  • candidates must have unrestricted authorization to work in the u.s.

position is full-time with benefits

  • flexible paid time off
  • 401(k) with safe harbor contribution
  • full medical, dental, & vision
  • life & disability
  • gym membership
  • continuing education & professional development
  • flexible work environment
Apply Online

-or-
submit resumes and samples of your work by e-mail: [email protected]
include the job title and your name in the subject line.
no telephone calls and no recruiters please. candidates who do not meet required qualifications will not be considered.

project director

the swiss army knife of the design team.

a creative thinker and versatile team leader, the project director is the design, communication, and production hub for brick’s innovative and challenging projects. the right candidate thrives on design and technical execution in equal measure, leading, mentoring, and motivating the entire design team and stewarding the details with a deep understanding of every phase of the design and construction process.

the project architect understands the importance of exceptional client and consultant relationships, keeps projects running smoothly, and safeguards our clients’ financial investment as if it were their own. great project architects overlay the broader project vision with the nitty gritty: schedule, budget, site constraints, code requirements, and contract parameters. they understand the value of mentoring junior staff, giving voice to novel ideas, and delegating when appropriate, always with the understanding that every contribution to the project must meet brick’s rigorous standards for quality. does designing and delivering a project that’s better than anyone imagined sound fun to you? join brick and prepare to crush!

qualification

  • bachelor's degree in architecture (master's degree preferred).
  • architect's license in the state of california required.
  • 7-10+ years of experience in an architecture office (internships not counted).
  • leadership in 3d and bim modeling (revit/sketchup)/coordination is required. sketchup / rhino / 3d max / lumion desired.
  • experience leading successful projects from concept through design detailing, code compliance, final documentation and construction administration is required.
  • experience managing multiple aspects of client, team and project delivery, including scope, scheduling, budget, and coordination with structural, mep, lighting, av, landscape and civil consultants.
  • ability to lead project teams and ensure efficient execution of all phases of work and an exceptional client experience.
  • oversee construction administration, including the processing of submittals, rfi’s and substitution requests during construction.
  • maintain project manual and specifications.
  • conduct on-site observations and document site reviews.
  • project proposal writing (scope, fee, schedule) and business development efforts.
  • fluency with adobe creative suite.
  • proficiency in microsoft office suite and bluebeam revu.
  • excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills.
  • team oriented. desire to work in a collaborative environment with design team, clients, consultants, and contractors.
  • candidates must have unrestricted authorization to work in the u.s.

position is full-time with benefits

  • flexible paid time off
  • 401(k) with safe harbor contribution
  • full medical, dental, & vision
  • life & disability
  • gym membership
  • continuing education & professional development
  • flexible work environment
Apply Online

-or-
submit resumes and samples of your work by e-mail: [email protected]
include the job title and your name in the subject line.
no telephone calls and no recruiters please. candidates who do not meet required qualifications will not be considered.