Founded in 2005, WRNS Studio is an architecture, interiors, and urban design firm. Our multidisciplinary team collaborates across four offices in San Francisco, Honolulu, Seattle, and New York.

WRNS Studio works with today’s most transformative organizations to steward their brands with exceptional planning, architecture and interior design. Our portfolio includes work in a wide range of project types: workplace, education, civic and cultural, large scale mixed-use, healthcare, residential, and interior design. Across all project types, scales and contexts, our approach is informed by three ideals: beauty, sustainability and a positive contribution to the public realm. As long-time advocates for sustainable design, we explore ways to conserve resources while promoting health and wellbeing.

WRNS Studio consistently earns a top ten spot in Architect Magazine’s annual ranking of firms across business, sustainability, and design (including the #1 spot in 2018 and 2013) and was recognized as a Fast Company 2024 Most Innovative design firm. As a JUST organization, WRNS Studio is committed to justice, equity, diversity, inclusion (JEDI); employee health and benefits; and stewardship. We were recognized by Healthiest Employers as the Healthiest Workplace in the New York area and #3 in the Bay Area.

Healthcare Planner

Location: San Francisco, CA Minimum Requirements: 5 years Please send application package to: HRteam@wrnsstudio.com

WRNS Studio’s healthcare practice is an emerging local leader in the delivery of innovative healthcare environments, from behavioral health to acute care to ambulatory facilities. We seek an experienced medical planner in northern California with whom we can contract for discreet efforts requiring medical planning and programming expertise. The ideal candidate would have broad demonstrated experience with the design and development of complex healthcare projects.


  • Lead the programming and medical planning for primarily small or mid-size healthcare projects.
  • Provides overall programming, master planning, design, and medical planning.
  • Coordinate with outside consultants including medical equipment experts and vendors.
  • Attend and facilitate client meetings and client user groups as needed.


  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in planning all types of healthcare related projects.
  • Minimum BArch degree.
  • Experience in OSHPD/HCAI-oriented project work.
  • Knowledge of California Building Codes and the ADA.
  • Strong presentation and organizational skills.
  • Ability to draw floorplans and interior elevations.
  • Architectural licensure and LEED accreditation preferred, but not required.
  • Revit-proficiency preferred, but not required.

Submit cover letter, resume, and work sample as follows

Send a single PDF file that includes your cover letter, resume, and a work sample named accordingly: Your Name_Healthcare Planner_ WRNS.pdf

Junior Designer

Location: San Francisco Minimum Requirements: 1-4 years Please send application package to: HRteam@wrnsstudio.com


  • Completion of professional degree in Architecture, BS/BA/MA
  • No professional experience necessary
  • 1-4 years of professional experience preferred
  • Experience in Revit preferred
  • Must have broad fluency across digital and analog design media
  • Physical model building skill preferred
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills


  • Plans and develops architectural or interiors projects of small, medium to large scope
  • Work within a project team and under supervision of senior staff
  • Independently interpreting, executing, and coordinating assignments

Benefits and Salary

At WRNS Studio, we are committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive benefits package that is reflective of their values. We offer medical, dental, vision, disability, 401(K) savings plans, 160 hours of paid time off (PTO), alternate Fridays off, paid holidays, wellness programs, incentive compensation bonuses, and professional development opportunities. In addition, WRNS Studio offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and development.

At the time of posting this job, the hourly pay range for this position is between $68,000 and $80,000 Our final compensation decisions include a candidate’s experience, qualifications and education. The position is based in WRNS Studio’s San Francisco office and is full-time in person.

Application Requirements

Single PDF only. 10MB limit. Please submit a Cover Letter, Resume, and Portfolio. File naming convention: LastName_FirstName_2024_Portfolio