Architectural Materials Librarian

Architectural Materials Librarian

We are looking for a Librarian to manage and maintain our Los Angeles office materials library.

The successful candidate should have a broad understanding of the architectural and design process including materials and finishes.  They should be able to work independently and as part of a team. The librarian will be required to work in the office to physically organize and maintain our materials library, and communicate with design staff. We are open to discussing both full-time and part-time arrangements.

Tasks and skills include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Developing an understanding of the office design aesthetic and principals, becoming familiar with the office portfolio of projects and the materials used
  • Researching and evaluating new materials and presenting relevant new materials to the office
  • Organizing and maintaining our library so staff has easy access to materials
  • Ordering and tracking samples for project teams
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with vendors and manufacturers
  • Reviewing products and materials with manufacturer representatives to determine their quality, custom capabilities, price points, and lead times in relation to other products in their respective divisions
  • Coordinating with our New York and San Francisco offices if required
  • Assisting with the preparation of project specifications for materials
  • Assisting in creating design presentations if required
  • Adobe Creative Suite proficiency

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to employment@marmol-radziner.com.