Project Architect - Civic Commercial Studio

Architecture Seattle, Washington


For more than 75 years, NBBJ has been guided by a vision to design for life. We are an award-winning global design and architecture firm, a creative company fueled by ideas, and a place where everyone is empowered to contribute to creating a better practice. Recognized as the world’s most innovative architecture firm by Fast Company, we have partnered with some of the world’s leading companies and institutions — Google, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Stanford University and Massachusetts General Hospital, among many others — to set new standards for performance, organizational culture, health and wellness, and technology- and data-driven design.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to join NBBJ Seattle in a Project Architect - Civic Commercial Studio role.

We are seeking a Senior Project Architect - Civic Commercial Studio who has worked on complex projectsThis is an opportunity to join a fully integrated design studio where a diverse group of technical architects, interior designers, medical planners and clinical consultants collaborate as a team from concept design through construction. 

Your New Role:

  • Provides code review and conformance on projects
  • Performs construction administration to uphold the integrity of the project
  • Conduct on-site observations and document site reviews
  • Lead construction meetings with client and contractor
  • Solves project related technical problems through sound decision-making, judgment, research and the development of building systems innovations
  • Applies sound and diverse knowledge of architectural principles and practices
  • Performs complex and challenging assignments
  • Coordinates with consultants (engineering and/or construction) on building systems issues
  • Works with Project Designer and Project Architect to carry concept from design to reality and works with the team members to provide production technology and systems education


What you will need to Succeed:

  • 10+ years of experience in Architecture
  • Bachelor of Architecture degree required; Master of Architecture preferred
  • Architectural License required (WA license preferred
  • LEED Accreditation a plus or within 18 months of hire
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • Must be well versed in the components of Sustainable Design
  • User of AutoDesk Revit Architecture required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive approach to timely problem solving is a must
  • Ability to work within a highly collaborative team environment – best idea wins!

NBBJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

NBBJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.