Architect + Designer + Project Lead

  • Full Time
  • Seattle, WA
  • Salary Range: $80,000 - $102,000
  • Posted 1 month ago

DeForest Architects

DeForest Architects is inventive, thoughtful, collaborative, and in need of an Architect+Designer+Project Lead in our Seattle and Lake Tahoe studios.

Clients have described our process as “inclusive, hands-on, fun, and addictive.” That hits the mark because it reflects our desire to be innovative not only in what  we design, but in how  we listen, learn, and work together. Learn more about our work and unique client process at

We need strong design and project leadership skills gained from a minimum of 10 years of experience working on challenging projects in all phases, including complex custom single-family residential projects. If you and the firm grow as we expect, there will be prospects for greater responsibilities in the future. Technical knowledge and thoughtful detailing are a must and communication, and organizational skills should be second nature. Familiarity with ArchiCAD is a plus and a good sense of humor is a prerequisite.

We seek

idea people who are also capable of contributing to projects from start to finish,

collaborators who share their initiative, inspiration, and enthusiasm,

professionals who combine wide expertise with a spirit of discovery, and

talented designers who are devoted to serving clients.

We have a sunny courtyard studio in Ballard in Seattle, WA and another in Lake Tahoe, CA, as well as a slate of exciting projects on the boards.

DeForest Architects brings people, buildings, and ideas together. If the work we do sounds interesting to you, and you have the experience we’ve described, please email your resume and work samples to We look forward to talking to you.