Project Architect

Architecture Bellevue, Washington


About MN Custom Homes
Founded in 2011 by two Bellevue natives, we have grown to become the preeminent Eastside luxury home builder today. Since Day 1 we have been driven by innovation and obsessed with setting our homes apart through their overall design and functionality. We truly get a thrill doing what we love most: building thoughtful homes that inspire community. Learn more about us and see our work at:

Why MN?
We pride ourselves on our empowered team environment and dedication to taking care of our people. We believe in setting you up to succeed with clear career progression, learning opportunities, and ownership of your role from the get-go. Accountability is huge for us and we place a lot of trust in our employees to do the right thing. We believe that a supportive and inclusive culture yields happy people, and happy people are the most successful at what they do.

About This Role 
The Project Architect is responsible for designing single-family projects from beginning stages of design approval through permit submittal. Day to day, this role will create new luxury home designs, work with local jurisdictions on permitting, and research new market designs. Big picture, you will create and execute our home designs, expedite permitting and execute home completion. The Project Architect will partner with the Architecture team and the Director of Production Architecture to help build out the scalability of key functions and participate in exciting initiatives we’re bringing to MN! 

On a given day, your work might include 

  • Leading and performing the creation of BIM models and Permit Submittal Drawings for single-family residential projects
  • Resolving technical and design challenges during the production process
  • Ensuring quality and completeness standards
  • Coordinating other team members and consultants
  • Completing permit submittal documents in compliance with local codes and review standards
  • Staying informed and up to date on best practices in residential design, documentation, and construction
  • Identifying opportunities and drives continuous improvement related to technical architecture and design documentation
  • Partnering with the Architecture team to establish and maintain standards and procedures
What You’ll Need to Succeed
  • Professional degree in Architecture or equivalent
  • Professional Registered Architect (RA) preferred 
  • 4+ years’ post-graduate experience in a technical architecture role producing design deliverable documentation for permit submittal required
  • 4+ years’ experience with wood-frame residential architecture preferred
  • Experience with construction administration or general contracting in a technical architectural capacity considered
  • Technical expertise in single-family residential architecture
  • Knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures
  • Proficient with Autodesk Revit and Bluebeam
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to be furnished upon hire absent an approved accommodation
Employee Benefits
  • 100% covered employee premiums for medical and dental self-coverage
  • 100% employer-paid life insurance
  • 100 % employer-paid long term disability insurance
  • 401(K) with generous company match, no vesting schedule, and access to professional financial advisors
  • Paid medical and family leave
  • 15 days of PTO & 7 ½ holidays
  • New iPhone for your personal and business use
  • Free onsite parking
  • Company paid events
  • Complimentary snacks & beverages
  • Hybrid work schedule option combining remote work-from-home with regular weekly in-office workdays available, subject to change as determined by business need 
Hours & Compensation  
This is a full-time position paying ($90,000-$135,000).The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary range for this position. Individual placement within a salary range will vary based upon factors including but not limited to candidate experience, knowledge, individual, skills, and organizational performance.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At MN Custom Homes we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

MN Custom Homes is an equal opportunity employer