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Architect (Mid-level)

ZGF is seeking a Mid-level Architect with 4 to 15 years of experience to join our team. We are looking for thoughtful individuals with excellent communication and technical skills.  We are looking for self-directed and thoughtful individuals with excellent communication and technical skills.

The role is based in our Portland, Oregon office, where we ideate, collaborate, and create, supported by a culturally diverse group of architectural professionals every day. Our team thrives on multi-disciplinary engagement while practicing at the intersection of architecture, interiors and urban design and are distinguished by our creativity and curiosity.

As a Mid-level Architect, you….

  • Perform architectural assignments with general direction, no immediate supervision, and work independently as well as collaboratively with others toward design solutions
  • Assist in developing design and technical solutions for projects in all phases, including graphics, renderings, physical modeling and performance metrics for the successful communication of the design goals
  • Provide production of design drawings, presentation drawings, and digital models in support of design teams
  • Research products and materials, review existing projects and those under construction to inform the production of design documentation
  • Assist in the project’s narrative for meeting building performance goals, including metrics, verification, and design integration
  • Contribute to the effective performance of the Project Team regarding project quality, schedule, and budget
  • Assist in the execution of Construction Administration responsibilities and project close-out
  • Contribute to general office-wide initiatives and marketing efforts
  • Demonstrate motivation in seeking new responsibilities and challenges
  • Help build relationships with clients and consultants with team leaders
  • Mentor and manage junior staff

Qualifications:

  • Highly motivated, proactive and passionate
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent team communication skills, design presentation, and storytelling skills
  • Experience detailing and execution of construction documents with minimal supervision
  • Experience with complex multi-phased higher education, healthcare, civic and/or commercial development projects, is desired
  • Experience with energy modeling or daylighting tools is desired
  • Proficiency in Revit, Rhino, Sketch-Up, Adobe Suite, and Microsoft Office
  • Professional Architectural degree and a minimum of 4 to 15 years of related experience
  • Licensed Architects are strongly preferred

Apply With:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Portfolio

ZGF Architects LLP is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We invite qualified candidates to apply online posting resume and portfolio.

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