JAS provides a challenging yet collaborative learning environment and welcoming company culture.
We perform real Design-Build daily and our Architects/Designers frequently interface directly with Lead Carpenters, Project Managers, Interior Designers and our own in-house cabinet shop to create beautiful work. Teamwork is essential to everything we produce and we strive to realize interesting and practical designs that our clients love every day.
Project Architect/Project Designer
We are: a family-owned 100+ person residential design-build firm in Seattle. For over twenty-nine years we have specialized in high quality custom remodels and new homes. We perform real Design-Build daily and our Architects/Designers frequently interface directly with Lead Carpenters, Project Managers, and our own in-house cabinet shop to create beautiful work.
Responsibilities: The Project Architect/Designer works under and collaborates with our and Creative Directors in leading their team consisting of Supporting Architect/Designers and Interior Designers. In addition, the person in this role will interface directly with carpenters and cabinetmakers. Ability to project hours and hit target dates is a must. We work almost exclusively for homeowners, and we hit our deadlines.
The Project Architect/Designer creates functional, safe, and aesthetically pleasing spaces by assessing space requirements all while adhering to relevant blueprint, building code, and inspection requirements. Residential design build is a unique niche industry. Actively on job sites with subcontractors, seeing and bringing concepts to fruition and coordinating various aspects to make it all come together for our clients. Must want and contribute to a collaborative team.
We Seek: Ideal applicant will have the following skills:
- Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Architectural Design or related field required.
- Minimum of 5 years of architectural design experience, residential design, or comparable experience in a commercial or construction setting.
- Strong understanding of residential building codes, construction methods, and construction materials.
- Comfortable and competent using AutoCAD.
- Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.
- Written and oral communication skills for many situations.
- Ability to seek solutions as part of a team as well as independently.
- Ability to plan and schedule work daily, weekly, and monthly.
- Strong leadership skills and ability to supervise Intern Architects.
We Offer: This is a full-time position with PTO accrual immediately and health/dental/rx plan/vision/long term disability and 401k after sixty days. We pay hourly and respect the forty-hour week – all hours over forty result in overtime pay. Wage range is $35-$55/hour, commensurate with experience.
EEO Statement: JAS Design Build is an EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, age (except for bona fide occupational qualifications), sex, pregnancy (including childbirth or a related medical condition), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, military leave or service, status as a disabled veteran or other covered veteran status, participation in EEO-protected activity, any other status protected by federal, state, or local law, or association with a person on the basis of one or more of the foregoing.
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