ELS is always looking for exceptional talent. We have a single office located in Downtown Berkeley, dedicated to design excellence integrating sustainable technologies and practices.

One of the largest architectural and planning firms in the East Bay, we are dedicated to design excellence utilizing sustainable technologies and practices. Our award-winning portfolio includes projects in Retail and Mixed-Use, Sports and Recreation, Arts and Entertainment, and Historic Renovation.

Community Resource Projects

Municipal, Non-Profit, Private K12 Education
$5-15MM Construction Cost

Mixed-Use Projects

Retail/Residential/Commercial Office/Hospitality
$50-100MM Construction Cost

Municipal Community and Recreation Projects

$50-90MM Construction Costs

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. We are certified as a 2017 great workplace by Great Place to Work and also received a 2016 Top Workplaces honor from the Bay Area News Group.

ELS is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive benefits package. Our office is located in vibrant downtown Berkeley, a block from BART and two blocks from the UC Berkeley campus. ELS is an Alameda certified green business, and many of our staff bike to work.