First Republic Bank

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Sr Associate, Architectural Design & Development

Sr Associate, Architectural Design & Development

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US-CA-San Francisco

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The Senior Associate of Architectural Design and Development, reports to the Director Vice President of Architectural Design and Development; works closely with the Architectural Design and Development Team and Senior V.P., Facilities & Administrative Services, to design, develop and manage all facility projects for the Bank, including commercial tenant improvement for corporate office and all regional offices, new office and existing office remodel projects. 


First Republic is an ultra-high-touch bank that provides extraordinary client service. We believe that one-on-one interactions build lasting relationships. We move quickly to serve our clients’ needs so that their financial transactions are handled with ease and efficiency. Client trust and security are paramount in our line of business. Ultimately, our goal is unsurpassed client satisfaction which will lead to personal referrals – our number one source of new business.


The Architectural Designer must have the following skills, experience and capable to meet the listed job requirements:

  • Experience in commercial tenant improvement/remodel projects.
  • Degree from accredited architecture or design school.
  • NCARB Registered Architect desired but not required.
  • Versatility in Vectorworks a plus.
  • Proficiency with Autocad.  Other 3D CAD software a plus.
  • Advanced construction documentation skills required with the ability to develop details for commercial interiors and exteriors, organize document packages and interface with regulatory agencies.
  • Knowledge of building systems, building codes and ADA requirements.
  • Experience on large scale projects a plus.
  • Must have the ability and experience in taking a project from inception to completion.
  • Must have project management & construction administration skills, experience in shop drawing and submittal review.
  • Excellent communication skills and presentation abilities to work with Team members, consultants and contractors.
  • Ability to clearly define projects, objectives, goals, schedules and assignments.
  • Ability to adopt design changes from Management.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, including the ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Traveling for work will be required from time to time.
  • Must be able to adopt flexible work hours.
  • Immediate availability preferred.


Physical/Mental Requirements:

  • Vision must be sufficient to read data reports, manuals and computer screens.
  • Hearing must be sufficient to understand a conversation at a normal volume, including telephone calls and in person.
  • Speech must be coherent to clearly convey or exchange information, including the giving and receiving of assignments and/or directions.
  • Position involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
  • Must be able to travel in a limited capacity.



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