• Full Time
  • Seattle, WA
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • This position has been filled

Prentiss + Balance + Wickline Architects

Prentiss + Balance + Wickline Architects is an award-winning, nationally-recognized firm specializing in custom residential architecture. From our home base in the Pacific Northwest, we have completed projects across the United States. Our houses range from tiny cabins to expansive villas, all emphasizing the same core tenets of delight and detail. Visit to find examples of completed projects and work on the boards, as well as information about our team and design philosophy.

We seek a full-time employee to join our design team in Seattle. You should be eager to learn, flexible, and able to engage a variety of projects and tasks. We need someone up to the challenge of creative problem-solving in design, from initial sketch to housewarming party.


  • Professional degree
  • 5+ years of experience, preferably in residential design
  • Proficiency in ArchiCAD or AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Adobe software suite
  • Creative thinking tempered with strong technical knowledge
  • Focus on thoughtful detailing


  • Architectural licensure or working towards completion

The ideal candidate has at least five years of experience working on custom residential architecture in a small firm, and is looking for a full-time job in a fun, collaborative environment with the chance to use and develop a broad array of skills and knowledge. We are looking for an individual who is comfortable with the residential construction process, and who is well rounded in all aspects of project delivery including design, presentation, construction documents, and construction administration.

In addition to the chance to do thoughtful, high-quality design work, our Seattle and Methow Valley offices offer engaged colleagues, attractive, inspiring workspaces, and a supportive culture we have been striving to continue through the pandemic. In normal times, we would welcome you with pie; now, the welcome will be warm but the pie will be absent. We look forward to adding your voice into our body of work and giving you a place to grow. Compensation and benefits are DOE.