Senior Architect

Senior Architect for award-winning practice in Portland
  • Salary: US $110,000-125,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Portland
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 48882

About this role

Global and award winning firm seeks a Senior Architect to join their Portland office. Candidates must have 15+ years experience working in a multi-disciplinary design team encompassing architecture, interiors, and urban design.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee and effectively manage multiple projects through all phases
  • Set, coordinate, and track scope, development, team members, and methodology of project objectives and concepts 
  • Foster a collaborative and engaging environment between all internal and external parties from design team, contractors, vendors, and client teams 
  • Deliver a continued track record of excellence in healthcare, civic, educational, and mixed use projects through all phases of design
  • Understanding of building regulations, zoning, construction standards, energy codes, ADA, and other jurisdictional standards 
  • Assist in the mentoring and managing of staff to help collaborate and complete designs
  • Expected to help foster relationships with clients and consultants in the pursuit of new projects
  • Must have an entrepreneurial spirit, seek new challenges and be willing to take on additional responsibilities at appropriate times
  • Oversees effective team performances 
  • Contribute to marketing efforts with key insights as needed


  • Masters Degree from accredited architecture or design program
  • US License is strongly preferred
  • 15+ years experience as an architectural designer 
  • High proficiency in Revit is required
  • Strong background in Adobe Suite, SketchUp, Microsoft Office, and Deltek
  • Has excellent presentation, negotiation, and communication skills 
  • Well-rounded, strategic-thinker with an integrated approach to design, management and technical project resolution
  • Highly motivated, organized, team leader, interpersonal skills, and passion for design
  • Track record of developing fee proposals and contract agreements for individual projects
  • Demonstrable expertise in all technical areas of Design Build, complex design projects, changing client requirements, project acquisitions, and project deliverables  


Talk to Louie about this position

Bio: Louie has over 10 years of professional experience in administration and business operations. Most recently, he worked for SWA as the office manager in their Los Angeles studio. At SWA he was able to make many contacts and gain invaluable industry knowledge which has helped him in his recruitment career. Louie is a Los Angeles native and brings his knowledge of LA culture and geography to the team.

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