Design Associate

  • Full Time
  • Salary Range:
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Feb 28, 2023

CAST architecture

CAST Architecture is a Seattle-based firm with extensive experience designing contemporary spaces throughout the Northwest. Specializing in modern and sustainable projects, the firm is committed to improving the lives of individuals, families and the community through vibrant and thoughtful design. We are inspired by collaboration, intend on crafting timeless, high performance buildings, and committed to positive social outcomes.

Job Description

The candidate will work under the leadership of a licensed architect/project manager and will assist with all aspects of the design and production of residential, commercial and public architectural works. The core of our firm is centered around residential projects at a range of scales, from little cottages, to custom houses, to affordable housing.


First and foremost you are an exceptional designer who excels working in a collaborative and creative environment
A ‘can do’ cooperative attitude
Solid verbal, written, and graphic communication skills
A well rounded understanding of the technical aspects of architectural design including materials use, construction techniques and construction details
2-5 Years Experience
A Bachelors or Master’s degree in architecture from an accredited university is required

Technical skills:

Proficient with architectural drafting software, preferably ArchiCAD (Note – we do not use AutoCAD).  We will train if you don’t have ArchiCAD experience but are ready to learn.
Proficient with Affinity, Bluebeam, Microsoft Office suite.
Capable of producing high quality renderings with Lumion would be huge plus but not required.

Experience with energy modeling, passive house principals, evaluating carbon footprints would be helpful

Our studio environment is friendly and low-key. We enjoy working collaboratively and actively foster a team approach in all of our endeavors. We pride ourselves in promoting a healthy work/life balance and passions and interests outside the office.

Submit cover letter, resume and samples of design work digitally to We will review and contact applicants on a rolling basis in February and March.

No phone calls or hand-delivered applications please.