Architect II (staff or licensed)

  • Full Time
  • Seattle, WA
  • Salary Range:
  • Posted 3 weeks ago


About the Firm:

Johnson Oaklief Architecture and Planning was originally founded by principal Stevan Johnson in 1987. We have been an urban architectural consulting firm focusing on the design of multifamily residential and mixed-use buildings, national register historic and locally landmarked structures, primary care clinics, institutional facilities, community facilities, commercial spaces, and master planning for the reuse of urban and industrial sites since the firm’s inception.

JOAP has always followed a core practice of maintaining the value of the long view of a building’s future use – exploring all of the possibilities. The expertise and success of the firm rests on providing responsible stewardship of our client’s vision and needs, achieved through best architectural design practices and leadership in inherent sustainability.

Our forward-thinking practice continues to provide clients with a fine-tuned sense of administration in all aspects of project oversight – from the essential community involvement of a newly defined master plan to the patient-centered efficiency of a complex medical practice.

About the Job:

This position is essentially a junior-level, experienced role with that has critical involvement in project planning and general oversight of consultant management. Excellent candidates will have at least eight years working as an architect in the US with background knowledge in all aspects of project development; from conceptual design to construction administration, responsible for finished plans, specifications, or approval of materials and construction where they may supervise project from design to completion and applies sound and diverse knowledge of architecture principles and practices in a broad array of assignments and related fields. Level II architects require use of advanced techniques and modification/extension of theories, precepts, and practices. Supervision and guidance mainly concern overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters.

Since we are a smaller firm, this candidate will have the opportunity to oversee the fruition of a wide variety of building types and planning scenarios. This is a fantastic role at Johnson Oaklief with the potential to work with a variety of clients and hone leadership skills.


Matching 401k, Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Paid Vacation, Diverse team, opportunities to grow with genuine work/life balance!

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