Join our team

TWPELS Architecture and Urban Design is a team of talented, creative, and passionate professionals dedicated to working collaboratively to deliver high quality and inspirational projects in core markets including Retail and Mixed Use, Sports and Recreation, Arts and Entertainment, and Historic Renovations. We are honored to have been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Bay Area News Group.

ELS is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive benefits package, and our office is located in downtown Berkeley, a block from BART and two blocks from the UC Berkeley campus.

We are always interested in meeting and building relationships with exceptional candidates.

Current opportunities


ELS is looking for a creative, collaborative, and motivated Project Designer/Architect to join our team for a full-time assignment. We are one of the largest architectural and planning firms in the San Francisco Bay Area, dedicated to design excellence utilizing sustainable technologies and practices. Our award-winning portfolio includes retail mixed-use projects, historical renovation, theaters, and recreational facilities.

At ELS, you will be surrounded by creative and talented people who are dedicated and passionate about the work they do, while also finding the time to offer guidance and support to their colleagues. ELS is located in downtown Berkeley, a block from BART and two blocks from the UC Berkeley campus.

Desired qualifications:

  • BA in Architecture, BArch or MArch degree.
  • 3 to 7 years architectural work experience.
  • Competence in architectural rendering and detailing.
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD and rendering software.
  • Experience with Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Progress toward California registration preferred – full registration a plus.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and individually.

Please email cover letter, resume, and samples of work (PDF format under 8mb or portfolio web link) to: or mail to:

ELS Architecture and Urban Design
Attn: Human Resources
2040 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

No Phone Calls Please.

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