Ken Linsteadt Architects has been creating memorable residential architecture for over twenty years, in an office where design always comes first. We are looking for creative, collaborative and hard-working individuals who are meticulous and passionate about crafting beautiful and unique homes.

In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a full benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage; paid holidays and personal time off; a 401(k) plan with employer contribution; ARE reimbursement; and opportunities for mentorship, leadership and professional growth. We also have fun and connect with each other at all-staff design meetings, opening parties for our in-house art gallery, oil-painting classes in our back studio, annual holiday gatherings, and more.

Currently, we are looking to fill the following positions:

Position Title:

Job Captain (5-7 years experience)


  • Accredited professional degree in Architecture (B.Arch or M.Arch)

  • 5-7 years of experience in an architectural firm, preferably custom residential projects

  • CA license or working toward professional licensure

  • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional design, presentation and communication skills; hand sketching a plus

  • Able to plan and create reliable, well-coordinated AutoCAD drawings in all phases of design and documentation, under the supervision of senior staff

  • Able to coach and mentor junior staff

  • Able to concentrate on multiple projects and prioritize efforts

  • Collaborative, organized and self-directing within a larger team

  • Experienced with client, consultant and contractor interactions

  • Agile, flexible and interested in working in a dynamic design environment

  • Proficient in AutoCAD, SketchUp, V-Ray (or similar), Adobe CS, Microsoft Office

How to Apply:

  • Email cover letter, resume and portfolio / work samples to

  • Include in the subject line: Job Captain Position

  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire