After nearly 10 years of working together as senior leadership of a significant Southern California firm, Greg Simonoff & Joseph Smart transformed that office into what it is today: SMS Architects.

 
 

Bolstered by our history of building strong project teams and engaging highly qualified staff, we are able to successfully deliver the architectural quality and technical expertise that our clients have come to expect. With a strong emphasis on principal involvement, our experienced staff continue to take on the most complex challenges while consistently delivering creative design solutions.

 

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Architectural Licenses

SMS Architects is currently NCARB certified in the following states with the ability to be licensed in all 50 states.

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia

Principals / Partners

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Greg Simonoff
Principal / Partner

Joseph Smart
Principal / Partner

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Brandon Dedmon
Principal/ Architect

 
 

Our Core Values

creativity & innovation

 

diversity & Partnership

sustainability

 

continued learning

 
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building a better world

We are dedicated to building, and not only are we dedicated to building actual physical structures but also harmonious and fruitful relationships with colleagues, clients, and partners. Moreover, we are dedicated to building a better world for future generations to be part of.

client centricity

We are a full-service firm whose success is founded upon Principal involvement on all projects no matter how big or small. Our office size allows us to concentrate on each of our clients individually and to deliver the esteemed service excellence upon which we pride ourselves. In short, SMS Architects is a client-centric firm.

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SMS Architects is a growing design-orientated architectural firm located in Irvine, California with an emphasis on training and professional growth. We offer an open-concept office environment that connects each employee to all aspects of project development, because at SMS Architects, collaboration and cooperation are key. Our compensation package includes medical benefits (including vision and dental), a 401K plan, and paid time off (we even offer a 'free day off' for your birthday!)

As we continue growing our team, we are always in search of that next positive, friendly, and enthusiastic person to join our staff. 

 
 

Open Positions


Designer

We are currently seeking collaborative and cooperative individuals for the role of Designer. The candidate must exhibit strong organizational skills and be accustomed to working in a team environment with demanding schedules and deadlines.  Must be strong in generating design concepts, collaborating with clients, and be self-motivated.  The candidate will be involved with both design and project production and must have the ability to sketch and prepare design presentation documents using various computer programs.   

job Type:

  • Full Time

Qualifications

  • Must have the ability to sketch and prepare presentation documents
  • Must have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and meet project deadlines
  • Must be able to work independently and productively
  • Must be flexible, collaborative, professional, and friendly
  • Proficient in SketchUp, 3D Studio, Adobe Creative Suite, Revit, and AutoCAD
  • 5 years experience required
  • Design degree recommended but not required

Project Manager

We are currently in need of a leadership-oriented Project Manager with a minimum of 8 years proven experience working on Retail, Restaurant, Hospitality, and Commercial projects. The ideal candidate should have competent and operative knowledge of Building + ADA codes, and be able to manage multiple projects from construction documentation through administration. The ideal candidate must also be collaborative, detail-oriented, and give guidance well.

job Type:

  • Full Time

Qualifications

  • 8 years minimum experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture preferred
  • Architectural license preferred but not required
  • Strong working knowledge of California Building Codes and agency requirements
  • Advanced AutoCAD skills with knowledge of Sketch-Up + Revit
  • Proactive coordination efforts congruent to Principal involvement
  • Ability to lead well in a team environment
  • ADA Code knowledge with ability to complete ADA Survey
  • Able to effectively and professionally communicate with clients, contractors, and consultants
  • Proven ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage tasks against deadlines and other metrics
  • High level of organization and attention to detail
  • Positive and enthusiastic team player who enjoys working in a collaborative team environment

We are currently seeking qualified individuals for the role of AutoCAD Technician. The successful candidate will be involved with both design and project production including CAD work.

job Type:

  • Full Time & Part Time Availability

Qualifications

  • Must have the ability to interpret and prepare construction documents
  • Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, and SketchUp
  • Understanding of construction and building systems and materials
  • Assist Project Managers with project and client management
  • Ability to work independently and take direction from Project Managers
  • Positive and enthusiastic team player who enjoys working in a collaborative team environment

 

    AutoCAD Technician


    Ready to Apply?

    If you think you'd make a great fit for our growing architectural firm, send us your resume using the form made available here or by emailing your Cover Letter and Resume directly to jobs@sms-arch.com 

     

     

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