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06

Dec

Cass Calder Smith/CCS Architecture Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Design Excellence

SAN FRANCISCO AND NEW YORK

CCS Architecture has been designing buildings and interiors for twenty five years. The diverse range of work extends to over 100 restaurants, more than 50 residences, and numerous retail, commercial, and cultural projects. With design excellence as the standard, CCS has won awards of all kinds, been published widely, and worked all over the world.

For a quarter century, the firm has maximized the impact of designs, and scales ideas to each individual project. The work is firmly based in the modernist idiom, where innovation and creativity are balanced by practicality and experience.

CCS operates offices in San Francisco and New York. Partners include Cass Calder Smith – founding principal; Barbara Vickroy – Director of Interior Design; Melissa Werner – Director of Operations; and Taylor Lawson – Associate Principal. The principals direct a staff of 30 between the two offices.

Thank you to our invaluable clients.

 

About Cass Calder Smith

Cass Calder Smith is the founding principal of CCS Architecture. Smith earned his Bachelor and Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley. He served on the San Francisco Arts Commission for eight years and is currently a trustee for the Djerassi Residents Artists Program, for which he designed their award-winning Middlebrook Studios. A native of New York City, he has lived in California since 1972 and now splits his time between both coasts. He is a collector of photography, patron to MOMA New York, SFMOMA, and the Whitney Museum, and teaches design at UC Berkeley.

06

Dec

“The Cube” wins 2017 Merit CODAaward in the Residential Category

The internationally acclaimed CODAawards celebrate the design projects that most successfully integrate commissioned art into interior, architectural, or public spaces.

CCS is pleased to announce that “The Cube” is the recipient of a 2017 Merit CODAaward in the Residential category.

Commissioned Art Matters – and the CODAawards celebrate this. The CODAawards program honors the individuals and the teams whose collective imaginations create the public and private spaces that inspire us every day.

See more at: https://www.codaworx.com/awards/codaawards/2017/entries/the-cube-private-residential

02

Jun

CCS is looking for an Interior Designer

CCS Architecture, an award winning bi-coastal architectural firm is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated interior designer with 5-7 years of experience to join our expanding San Francisco office. High-end residential and hospitality/restaurant experience required. Applicant should have experience in Schematic Design through Construction Administration, AutoCAD proficiency and 3-D modeling.

Our casual yet professional, energetic and collaborative office environment offers great growth potential for motivated individuals who are looking to advance their careers and are willing to take on responsibility. Our work is exciting and diverse – from New York restaurants to minimalist San Francisco town homes – with projects spanning from coast to coast.

 

Duties and Responsibilities: (includes but is not limited to)

  • Plans, schedules and organizes projects from inception to completion.
  • Responsible for all phases of the design process, including conceptual, schematic, design development and construction documents.
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment and oversee junior staff.
  • Strong experience in consultant coordination.
  • Checks and coordinates details and dimensions.
  • Coordinates with other Design Staff on projects to assure continuity and consistency of documentation.
  • Proven ability to understand client goals and meet expectations

 

Applicants should have experience in the following:

  • Excellent Interior Architecture & strong detailing skills
  • Hospitality Experience
  • Ability to work closely with Design Principal and Interior Design Director
  • Excellent AutoCAD & Adobe Creative Suite skills
  • Develop FF&E schemes, maintain FF&E budgets, and produce specifications
  • Ability to create 3d renderings (SketchUp)
  • Outstanding Graphic skills and ability to create presentation boards
  • All phases from Schematic Design through Construction Administration
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • PC platform

This is a full time position. CCS offers a competitive salary, medical & dental benefits, flexible spending account, 401k program, sick and vacation time.

Compensation is commensurate with experience and ability.

Please send your letter, resume and work samples by email in PDF format, no larger than 8MB, to jobs@ccs-architecture.comBe sure to include the job title and San Francisco Office in the subject line or else your resume will not be considered.

Email: jobs@ccs-architecture.com

*** NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE ***

 

02

Jun

CCS is hiring Intermediate Designers/PA’s – San Francisco

CCS Architecture is an award winning bi-coastal architectural firm, with offices in San Francisco and New York City. The work is firmly based in the modernist idiom, and is known for creating projects with exceptional spatial and material qualities. Our work is exciting and diverse – from restaurants, to boutique hotels, to high-end custom residential- with projects spanning from coast to coast.

CCS is seeking dynamic, highly motivated Intermediate Designers with 5-7 years of experience to join our expanding San Francisco office. Our casual yet professional, energetic and collaborative office environment offers great growth potential for motivated individuals who are looking to advance their careers and are willing to take on responsibility.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree from an accredited architecture program
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an Architecture office
  • Previous experience in high-end residential projects required
  • Excellent AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite skills
  • 3d modeling skills/sketch up
  • Possess hand sketching and hand rendering skills
  • Excellent technical drafting and detailing abilities
  • Knowledge of local building codes
  • Hands-on approach
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Legal work status in the United States
  • PC platform

CCS offers a competitive salary, medical & dental benefits, flexible spending plan, 401k program, sick and vacation time.

Compensation is commensurate with experience and ability.

View our portfolio at: www.ccs-architecture.com

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your letter, resume and work samples by email in PDF format, no larger than 8MB, to jobs@ccs-architecture.comBe sure to include the job title and San Francisco Office in the Subject line or your resume will not be considered.

Email: jobs@ccs-architecture.com

*** NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE ***

31

Mar

CCS is hiring a Hospitality Project Architect in San Francisco

CCS Architecture, an award winning bi-coastal architectural firm is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated Project Architect with 5-7 years of experience to join our expanding San Francisco office. Our casual yet professional, energetic and collaborative office environment offers great growth potential for motivated individuals who are looking to advance their careers and are willing to take on responsibility. Our work is exciting and diverse – from Las Vegas restaurants to minimalist San Francisco town homes – with projects spanning from coast to coast.

Requirements:

  • Masters Degree in Architecture
  • 5-7 years of proven experience in all phases of design process: conceptual, detail and design development, construction documents, construction administration, site supervision
  • Excellent AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite skills
  • 3d modeling skills/sketch up
  • Highly developed skills in client communications, contract documentation, project scheduling, team leadership, building design, technical detailing, consultant coordination, construction administration
  • Knowledge of local building codes
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Hands-on approach
  • Self-disciplined and confident in a complex international environment
  • PC platform
  • full time
  • Previous experience in hospitality, restaurant and/or hotel work.
  • US residents, prefer no relocation (hiring needs are immediate)

CCS offers a competitive salary, medical & dental benefits, cafeteria plan, 401lk program, sick and vacation time.

Compensation is commensurate with experience and ability.

View our portfolio at: www.ccs-architecture.com

Please send your letter, resume and work samples by email to our San Francisco office in PDF format with a file size no larger than 8MB. Be sure to include the job title and San Francisco Office in the Subject line.

Email: jobs@ccs-architecture.com

*** NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE ***