Design Associate

  • Full Time
  • Seattle, WA
  • Salary Range:
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

Come join the team! Fivedot is a small design and community focused firm located in Seattle. We work on projects ranging from custom homes to public facilities and community-based projects locally and internationally. As a non-traditional architecture firm, Fivedot often drives in a lane between design and advocacy and our practice and work environment reflect that. To see more of who we are and what we do, please visit

Our office is a relaxed studio environment where we work collaboratively on a variety of projects. Fivedot values a good work life balance and believes in making sure team members are involved in all aspects of the work.

Design Associate

We are looking for someone to help us with all aspects of project design and delivery. The ideal candidate would have strong design and communication skills, be comfortable working on multiple projects at once, and have an eye for detail and organization.  We are especially interested in hearing from candidates who have experience with and/or a particular interest in working with diverse communities on public interest design projects.


·     3+ years of experience in a professional design setting

·     Accredited degree in architecture

·     Proficiency with AutoCAD and Revit required

·     Proficiency in Sketchup preferred

·     Working knowledge of construction systems and detailing


Primary job responsibilities:

·   Provide design and documentation support on multiple projects simultaneously

·   Provide support for presentation and marketing needs

·   Design on various levels- master planning to details

The fine print:

·     Salary DOE.

·     Health and dental insurance.

·     Paid time off, personal sick leave and holidays

·     Part time proposals will be considered based on experience

·     Remote work is an option but in person is strongly preferred.

Interested candidates should send a resume and portfolio to No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Consistent with existing city, state, and federal laws, Fivedot is an equal employment opportunity employer. Fivedot believes that great design comes from a diverse set of voices.  Women and BIPOC candidates are encouraged to apply. Thanks for your interest.