Architectural Designer

Backen & Gillam Architects is an internationally recognized architectural design firm known for spaces such as Sundance Mountain Resort, Esperanza Resort, Ram’s Gate Winery, the Restoration Hardware Gallery stores (created within iconic buildings in Boston, Chicago, & New York City) and numerous celebrity and high-profile client residences. The bestselling architecture and design book, “From the Land”, published by Rizzoli, illustrates many of the firm’s projects. BG Architects has offices in Sausalito, St. Helena and Beverly Hills, California.

We are currently looking for candidates, for all three of our offices, that are self-starting individuals, share our drive for creating great work in a collaborative environment, and seek to balance the art and science of architecture.

Although all of our offices are currently working remotely, we expect all candidates to be able to have a physical presence at one of our main office locations when it is safe to transition from remote work to working in a shared office environment.

Applicants must show experience and interest in all aspects of the design and construction process and look forward to being part of an enthusiastic team. We are accepting applications for architectural staff with a minimum of three years of experience in varying project types, ranging from large scale custom residential to high end commercial, winery or hospitality experience.

Applicants must be comfortable working directly with project managers in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a strong aptitude in the following areas:

  • REVIT and AutoCAD
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Design and technical detailing
  • Construction Documentation experience
  • Lumion visualization capabilities (a plus)
  • Dexterity with hand drawing capabilities (a plus)
  • Working within a collaborative team

Please e-mail your resume and portfolio with examples of technical documentation in PDF format to Upon receipt, we will review and contact you should your qualifications meet our staffing needs. No phone calls please.

BG Architects provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.