Architectural Designer

Job Family
Project Management
Regular Full-Time
Position Status
Getty Center
Workplace Type
Hiring Pay Scale
$33.84 - $44.84 Hourly
Commensurate with experience and internal equity
Facilities - 1430-Capital Project Support
Requisition Number
ERRP Eligible

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Job Summary

Drafts existing conditions and prepares proposed plans and elevations for interior projects. Duties will include drawing up building plan and modifying designs throughout the project’s development. Coordinates with other Getty departments to incorporate their systems’ needs, such as Getty Digital and Getty Security. Gathers design requirements and specifications. Reviews shop drawing submittals and provides comments. Tracks projects’ early phases from concept through construction documents.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Assists the design team by researching and preparing concept images based on individual Program needs
  • Drafts floorplans, elevations, and details into AutoCAD and/or Revit for schematic and design development phases of project planning
  • Designs millwork for office and commercial purposes, including plans, elevations, sections, and millwork construction details
  • Sources and specifies fixtures, finishes, and furnishings
  • Reviews shop drawing submittals
  • Reviews 3rd party architectural schematic and design development drawing sets
  • Develops conceptual space planning and office floor plan schematics
  • Works with furniture systems companies for office interior designs. Reviews proposed designs and recommends modifications in accordance with Getty requirements
  • The ability to multi-task is a must, managing, collaborating, and supporting the team on a variety of project types, phases, and scales
  • Provides interior design support for architectural projects, including drafting and specifications
  • Manages and organizes materials library, in collaboration with interior design team/interns, etc.
  • Meets with departments within Getty and outside consultants to coordinate project designs and scope


  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or related field
  • Accredited in interior design, interior architecture, or architecture
  • 3-5 years of experience in interior design and construction administration for interior architectural projects
  • Fluent in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office Suite, Revit experience desired but not required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects while effectively meeting deadlines
  • Strong conceptual and schematic design skills
  • General knowledge and understanding of IBC/IRC
  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with individuals across the organization, external consultants, and contractors
  • Knowledge of furniture, materials and building finishes
  • A strong understanding of the phases of a typical design project
    Knowledge of industrial design and architectural practices, including life/safety and ADA regulations
  • Ability to work independently on projects
  • Understanding of or desire to learn about furniture procurement is a plus
  • Must have an interest in working on existing building projects

Benefits and Perks

Here are just some examples that Getty offers/provides for full-time employees:


  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance coverage, starting on date of hire. Getty pays 75%-95% of the premium, depending on the plan selected.
  • 403(b) Employee Investment retirement plan – with up to 5% Getty Match
  • Getty contribution of 6%, on behalf of employee, to 401(a) retirement account
  • Educational Assistance and professional development
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Days
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Many positions have bi-weekly Off-Fridays
  • On-Site Fitness Center at Getty Center
  • Community service opportunities


To learn more about our comprehensive benefits and long list of perks, go to Getty HR.  


Equal Opportunity Employer

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected status.

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