Architect – Commercial

  • Full Time
  • Seattle, WA
  • Posted 5 days ago


CallisonRTKL seeks an Architect to join its Commercial practice area located in Seattle, WA. This position collaborates with a diverse and creative team, dedicated to excellence in design and innovative problem solving. The position is focused on mid-to-large scale and retail mixed-use projects. The ideal candidate for this position will be organized, detailed-oriented, and a self-starting individual driven to succeed.

At CallisonRTKL you will be a critical member of a network of design professionals who value collaboration, fresh insight and bold talent. You will also be part of a sought-after corporate culture that supports dynamic career advancement and prizes work/life balance.


  • Assists with design and construction document preparation
  • Revises drawings and provides design solutions for project elements
  • Conducts research for the project team
  • Produces graphic presentations
  • Performs calculations and basic analytical tasks
  • Represents the project or practice as the primary contact for client interaction
  • Collaborates with other lead professionals to ensure design and documentation are in accordance with project expectations
  • Ensures work meets clients’ requirements, is timely and completed within budget
  • Manages the work of architecture and interior design staff that complete design or production work, and construction documents
  • Provides technical guidance to junior staff


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • 6+ years of Architecture experience working on commercial projects preferred
  • Strong Revit skills throughout all phases of DD, CD and CA
  • Strong knowledge of 3D modeling software including Sketch-Up and Rhino
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to translate sketches into 3D drawings
  • Strong design and presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize and concurrently service multiple projects
  • Maintains effective communication with project team members
  • Interacts well with other disciplines and clients in a manner that builds productive relationships
  • Professional registration preferred
  • LEED accreditation preferred