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21

May

Now Hiring in SF! Architectural Designer (2-5 Yrs Exp)

CCS is seeking a motivated Intermediate Designer with 2-5 years of experience to join our busy 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 International hotels to modern San Francisco homes – with projects spanning from coast to coast.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ from an accredited Architecture program (Masters’ a plus)
  • Previous architectural office experience
  • Highly proficient in Revit, Autocad, and Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop w/ demonstrated ability to fabricate 3-d physical models a plus
  • Possess hand sketching and hand rendering skills
  • Excellent technical drafting and detailing abilities
  • Hands-on approach
  • Ability to put together Construction Documents
  • Eagerness to work in a fast-paced environment with a high level of responsibility
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • REVIT experience

CCS offers a competitive salary and the following benefits:

  • full dental and vision benefits
  • health insurance stipend
  • long term disability insurance
  • commuter benefits and flexible spending account
  • 401k program
  • 9 days sick time
  • two weeks vacation time with an additional day per year
  • support with architectural exams and licensing

Compensation is commensurate with experience and ability.

Please send your resume, cover letter and portfolio by PDF format (no larger than 8MB) to jobs@ccs-architecture.com

Please include the job title and San Francisco office in the subject line.

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

Job Type: Full-time

21

May

Now Hiring in SF! Project Architect (5-10 Yrs Exp)

CCS Architecture, an award winning bi-coastal architectural firm is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated Project Architect with 5-10 years of hospitality/commercial/residential experience to join our busy 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 New York restaurants to minimalist San Francisco town homes – with projects spanning from coast to coast.

Requirements:

  • Masters Degree in Architecture
  • 5-10 years of proven experience in all phases of design process: conceptual, detail and design development, construction documents, construction administration, site supervision
  • Excellent Revit, AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite skills, technical drafting and detailing abilities
  • 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
  • PC platform
  • Full time
  • Previous experience hospitality projects is a MUST
  • Previous experience in high-end residential projects a plus
  • Authorized to work in the United States

CCS is offering a competitive salary, full dental and vision benefits, health insurance stipend, long term disability insurance, flexible spending plan, 401k program, generous sick and vacation time, and support with architectural licensing.

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 mail to our San Francisco office, or by email in PDF format, no larger than 10MB. Be sure to include the job title and San Francisco Office in the Subject line.

Email: jobs@ccs-architecture.com

Please include the job title and San Francisco office in the subject line.

*** NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE ***

Job Type: Full-time

13

May

Our San Francisco Office is Seeking an Interior Design Intern

CCS Architecture, an award winning San Francisco based architectural firm, is currently looking for a talented Interior Design intern to join our team. Candidates should be highly motivated, extremely organized, and have a friendly, flexible and positive disposition.

You will work directly to support the Interior Design Director, and lend additional support to the Office & Marketing Manager and Principals and Architects. This position supports our interior design department, and must be able to execute product presentations, FF&E packages, and product orders for our designers.

 
Responsibilities
• Maintaining the sample library
• Vendor contact updates
• Maintaining product image databases
• Vendor and product rep relations
• Assisting Design Director with client projects & FF&E packages
• Shopping at the design center for finishes, picking up samples
• Sample orders and returns
• Project presentations
• Spearheading vendor lunch & learns for staff

 
Requirements
• Currently enrolled in a university, working towards Interior Design Degree
• MUST have strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop) no exceptions.
• Strong AutoCAD skills, Revit and SketchUp a bonus
• Excellent typing skills with thorough knowledge of MS Office Applications.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with others in a professional manner
• Must be able to express oneself effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Attention to detail and solid organizational skills
• Excellent multi-tasking abilities, able to handle competing priorities and deadlines
• Must be pro-active and able to work independently

Please send your resume, cover letter and portfolio by PDF format (no larger than 8MB) to jobs@ccs-architecture.com

Please include the job title and San Francisco office in the subject line.

06

Feb

Renowned Architect Cass Calder Smith on the Evolution of Design

CCS Architecture, which is known for embracing California modernism and an indoor-outdoor aesthetic, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. In recognition of this milestone, we invited the architecture firm’s founder, Cass Calder Smith, to reflect on the evolution of both residential and restaurant design, his sources of inspiration and what’s in store for the business moving forward.

Read the story on Dering Hall: https://deringhall.com/daily-features/contributors/dering-hall/renowned-architect-cass-calder-smith-on-the-evolution-of-design

24

Jan

CCS named one of New York’s 10 Best Restaurant Architects

New York’s food scene is as diverse and competitive as New Yorkers themselves. Currently, 77 restaurants across Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn are Michelin-starred, and their cuisines originate from every corner of the globe. In the city that celebrity chefs like Tom Colicchio, Daniel Boulud, Jean-Georges Vongerichten call home, restaurants must distinguish themselves through their menus and their design. The 10 firms on our top restaurant architect list design eateries that make a splash and set lasting trends in the ever-evolving New York City restaurant landscape, winning some of the highest industry awards and finding placement in top magazines.

 

Read more here:

https://www.architectsnewyork.org/best-restaurant-architects-new-york/

24

Jan

CCS named one of the 10 Best Restaurant Architects in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is an area that may not be recognized for its innovative architecture, nor for its growing food and restaurant scene, but it should be. With the growing populations of families, staff at large tech companies, and surrounding suburbs — now more than ever, people are wanting to wine and dine across San Jose, Palo Alto, and other nearby neighborhoods. Restaurants are popping up that provide options for exotic tastes and designs that rival New York and Los Angeles. Take a look at the top 10 restaurant architecture firms in Silicon Valley – with CCS Architecture named #4 on the list.

Read More:
https://sanfranciscoarchitects.org/2017/12/20/best-restaurant-architects-silicon-valley/

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

Glen Park Residence wins 2017 National Association of Home Builders Best in American Living Award

We are pleased to announce that CCS’ Glen Park Residence is the recipient of a National Association of Home Builders Best in American Living Award.

The Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA) is the building industry’s premier residential design awards program. BALA spotlights the most creative and talented building industry professionals who have redefined design excellence for homes and communities nationally and internationally. Winning projects showcase what building industry professionals need to know to set their product apart and hit the right mark with today’s highly educated and discerning home buyers.

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

06

Dec

Casa Amate wins Best Boutique Restaurant at the 2017 BLLA Awards

Casa Amate is the recipient of the 2017 BLLA Best Boutique Restaurant Award.

Casa Amate is located at The Hyatt Andaz Mayakoba, a full-service resort located in the Riviera Maya on Mexico’s pristine Gulf Coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. The restaurant is a unique restaurant and bar located on a rock outcropping overlooking the lagoon, designed as a modern house that may have been created and lived in by an eclectic world traveler with interests in exploration, ecology, astronomy, and artifacts- particularly in Latin America.

The Boutique Lodging and Lifestyle Association (BLLA) is the world’s most innovative and progressive organization dedicated to the luxury independent boutique lodging and lifestyle industries. The association connects the world’s most dynamic executives with cutting edge business and operational insight. BLLA is redefining what hospitality is by further merging the fashion, lifestyle, wellness,
design, and food and beverage industries.

http://www.blla.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/2017-BLLA-Stay-Boutique-Conference-post-release-1.pdf