Jan 01, 2022

Senior Design Architect

  • Fetch Careers, Inc.
  • Portland, Oregon, USA
Full time Architecture Design

Job Description

Seeking a creative Senior Design Architect to lead design on a broad range of projects including commercial, mixed-use, hospitality, retail, and single-family residential. This individual must possess a strong foundation for creative concept development and work well with project teams.  Excellent visualization, organization, and communication skills are required, as well as the desire and commitment to contribute in a highly design-focused and detailed-oriented studio environment.

Successful candidates are lead studio designers who are smart and motivated to work independently and with the project team.

General Senior Architect Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Project Directors and Principals to develop the studio design vision.
  • Prepare and deliver design presentations to clients.
  • Advise and guide design teams to ensure consistent and high-quality design throughout project development. 
  • Review document technical requirements, development and project plans to ensure adherence to defined standards and to facilitate the transfer of knowledge throughout the design staff.
  • Work closely with Principals to guide and direct technical and professional growth of design staff.
  • Ensure effective communications


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Architecture from an accredited university program
  • 10 -15 Years of experience leading projects ranging in size and complexity.
  • Mastery in Architectural software platforms currently used to perform work such as Revit, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign for presentation production.
  • Experience leading projects and project teams and willingness to contribute to all phases of a design project.
  • Comfortable giving presentations on a range of subject matter to internal and external audiences
  • Ability to communicate design solutions in a clear and compelling way.
  • Team player who enjoys both independent and teamwork environments
  • Registered Architect and LEED credentials preferred

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