A career with PDA provides an opportunity to work in a team-oriented and challenging work environment where we strive for continuous improvement. At PDA, you will find experienced, dedicated colleagues who are committed to excellence in design.

PDA is always searching for highly motivated individuals to join our Pasadena-based firm. We are passionate about our craft and excited about the future. Healthcare specific experience is always a plus!

Open Positions


This role interacts with the project team and requires daily problem solving, time management, multi-tasking and a great attitude under pressure. Frequently works on multiple projects at a time. Excellent drafting skills and attention to detail are required. Provides coordination and quality-control oversight of document production and oversees the work of the drafters. Requires thorough knowledge of architectural detailing, building materials, California building codes, and PDA office standards and details. Frequently involves coordination with project consultants.

Job Requirements: 

  • Actively seeking to obtain Architectural license in the state of California

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture

  • 5+ years of experience (preferably partially in healthcare)

  • Excellent knowledge and experience using REVIT

  • Strong knowledge and experience using AutoCad software and BIM processes

  • Experience working with the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) and/or Building & Planning Departments

  • Thorough knowledge of architectural drafting

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel

  • Strong professionalism and interpersonal skills

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Working knowledge of detailing, building materials, codes and construction

  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently

Salary Range: Competitive

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Company Paid HMO Medical

  • Company Paid PPO Dental

  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days

  • 401K Retirement

  • Profit Sharing


  • Promotion opportunities

  • Licensure exam fee support

  • Continuing education events

  • Flexible work schedule options

  • Employee recognition program

  • Free Employee Parking

  • Within walking distance to the Gold Line Fillmore Station

  • Near shops and restaurants in Old Town Pasadena

  • Fun events - Annual crawfish boil, Sports Day at Dodgers or LAFC, BBQ’s, Holiday festivities, birthday celebrations!



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