PROJECT ARCHITECT

  • Full Time
  • SEATTLE
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Feb 28, 2023

CAST architecture

CAST Architecture is an award winning 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.

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. While we’d love to have everyone in the office working together, we support flexible  remote working scheduling.

Job Description

The immediate need is for a range of housing projects, including affordable multifamily, market rate infill, custom houses and some institutional projects.  Our projects are staffed with small fluid teams, usually with a principal, project architect and one or more design associates. After a collaborative schematic design, the project architect leads design development, consultant coordination, construction documents, permitting and construction administration, managing additional staff as necessary to complete the project.

Qualifications:

First and foremost you are an exceptional designer who excels working in a collaborative and creative environment
A ‘can do’ cooperative attitude
Highly organized project management
Solid verbal, written, and graphic communication skills
A well rounded understanding of the technical aspects of materials, methods, energy use and construction details
5+ years experience
A Bachelors or Master’s degree in architecture from an accredited university is required
Licensure is not 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 Bluebeam, Microsoft Office suite.
Capable of producing high quality renderings with Lumion would be huge plus but not required
Certification in Passive House or LEED, energy modeling, and experience with sustainable construction systems and methods.

Benefits:

Flexible schedule, remote work
Competitive compensation
401K+3% employer match
Health, dental and vision insurance
Overtime pay
Annual bonus based on performance and company profitability
Financial support for professional development and certifications

Submit cover letter, resume and samples of design work digitally to employment@castarchitecture.com. We will review and contact applicants on a rolling basis in January

No phone calls or hand-delivered applications please.

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