Open Positions at DBA!

David Baker Architects is looking for skilled, creative, compassionate architects and designers.


DBA is a progressive architecture firm based in San Francisco that creates acclaimed buildings in urban environments. We design thoughtful places that allow communities to thrive and that serve as a multiplier of good—that enable or support further engagement, connection, or community benefit.

We have offices in San Francisco, Oakland, and Birmingham, Alabama. These positions are in the San Francisco office.

DBA offers a comprehensive benefits package including 10 paid holidays as well as 15 days of paid leave; our 401(k) program; a profit-sharing plan; transit incentives; and 100%-paid individual medical coverage. Salary commensurate with experience.


Architectural Designer: +/- 3 years experience

We are seeking a talented, collaborative designer with an interest in multifamily housing design and sustainable design, excellent graphics and rendering skills, and proficiency with Revit.


Architect / Designer: 3-7 years experience

We are seeking a knowledgeable architect experienced with multifamily housing design and sustainable architecture, plus strong verbal and graphic communication skills and familiarity with Revit.


Please send a digital submission following the directions below:
Subject Line: “DBA Designer 2019” or “DBA Architect 2019”
Attention: Paola Lari

Attachment: Please combine the following documents into a single PDF with a maximum size of 3MB (one file), formatted to print on 8.5 x 11 paper (landscape or portrait):

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Work samples

File name: LastName_FirstName_DBA_Date.pdf