Entry-Level Architectural Designer

  • Portland, OR
  • Posted 2 months ago

Hacker Architects

We are currently seeking qualified candidates with NAAB-accredited degrees in Architecture and 0 to 2 years’ experience to join our creative teams. Individuals should demonstrate excellent design and visualization skills. Knowledge of Revit is preferred. Strong graphic, drawing and rendering skills are essential.

Basic Qualifications:

  • NAAB-accredited degree in Architecture (or similar program)
  • Fluency in 3D modeling and rendering software
  • Strong visual communication skills
  • Ability to apply design thinking in support of design direction

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience using Sketchup, Revit and Enscape
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Interest in seeking sustainable design credential(s) such as LEED, WELL, LFA
  • Knowledge of, or interest in learning about, Critical Race Theory or other anti-racist / equity frameworks

Who is Hacker?

Hacker is an architecture and interior design studio headquartered in Portland, Oregon with an additional office in Bend. We are united by a desire to create spaces that enrich the world – spaces that make us feel more connected to the landscape, each other, and ourselves. Our devotion to craft and 40-year history of environmentally progressive design, our expressive use of materials and natural light – above all, our reputation for seeking clarity and meaning in every aspect of the work – has earned us international, national, and regional design awards, top prizes in national design competitions, and publication internationally. Want to learn more? Check out our website: hackerarchitects.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and champion social equity and mentorship. We value diversity, are active in our community, and seek to be a workplace where diverse voices are represented and heard. Hacker is a Just Organization and is actively working on issues such as diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace; corporate social responsibility; and combating climate change. We look for employees who are interested in joining us in this important and challenging work.

Why Work at Hacker?

We offer competitive salary and generous benefits including paid family and medical leave; 401k with socially responsible investment options and employer contributions; company paid volunteer time; continuing education stipends;100% medical, dental & vision, company paid disability insurance and life insurance; and FSA/HSA, and PTO, 3 weeks in the first 3 years.

We promote a work life balance and are sensitive to family and medical needs

As a firm our drivers are climate justice and design justice.

We focus on community architecture – libraries, academic, civic, cultural, and private commercial projects.

We work with companies that align with our values and whom we believe can make a positive difference in the industry and beyond.