• Full Time
  • Seattle, WA
  • Posted 2 months ago

SHED Architecture & Design

SHED is seeking a talented, motivated, and experienced architect/designer. This person will work closely with principals and teams to design and manage projects from Pre-Design through Contract Administration.


>Minimum of 3 years post-graduate professional experience.
>A portfolio that demonstrates strong conceptual and technical design ability.
>A portfolio that includes several examples of individual design work (academic or personal solo projects) and professional work – clearly indicating the applicant’s contribution.
>Fluent English speaker currently residing in the United States and willing to move to Seattle in the coming months
>Proficiency in BIM (Revit and/or ArchiCAD), SketchUp and Adobe Creative Suite demonstrated by work examples

>have experience playing a key role in all phases of residential design projects.
>Have an interest in and understanding of construction assemblies and material properties
>Be skilled at researching and resolving technical issues
>Have an interest in and knowledge of sustainable building practices including Passive House and Net Zero standards
>Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and listening skills
>Communicate effectively verbally, graphically, and in writing; present design ideas clearly and with confidence

SHED is an established Seattle architecture firm that takes design seriously. We value substance over style and work toward design solutions that are direct, innovative and project-specific. SHED takes on three primary types of work:

1. Adaptive re-use of existing (mostly historic) commercial buildings
2. High-performance residential construction (LEED, Passive House, Net-Zero)
3. Residential remodels and restoration

Having origins as a design-build firm, we are inspired and informed by evolving methods, materials and design concepts. We promote a collaborative culture that balances personal responsibility with mentorship and team support, and we provide an environment geared towards professional growth and development.

SHED offers competitive pay based on experience and has a generous suite of benefits.

Please send resume and portfolio to with “ARCHITECT/DESIGNER II” in the subject line. Please understand that while we review every applicant’s email and attachments, due to the high volume of applicants we will only respond to those that meet the requirements above and seem like a good fit for SHED

SHED is committed to providing a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.