Design Architect

Skylab Architecture is driven by creativity and possibility designing environments that develop lasting effects on the natural and built environment. Based in Portland, Oregon our practice experiments with how different elements play off one another creating an experience that lends itself to continued interpretation and exploration. We are seeking qualified candidates that are highly motivated and collaborative with the ability to take on responsibility to grow with our team. The best fit for this role is an exceptionally talented individual with a commitment and passion for architecture, interiors and branded environments.

We are seeking a Design Architect with creative and design development skills. This position requires a hands on approach. Comprehensive experience working on all aspects of architectural design practice is required including responsibility for developing design concepts and coordinating production in collaboration with a team. Superior communication skills presenting ideas and ability to work closely with Principals and project teams.

  • 7 – 12 years progressive experience
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture
  • Range of experience including Commercial, Mixed-Use, Hospitality and Single-Family Residential
  • Superior organizational and communication skills required
  • Demonstrated ability creating presentations and confidence communicating concepts
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work within given deadlines to create sophisticated deliverables.
  • Excellent Autocad, PowerCadd and Adobe Suite skills required
  • Experience in Revit, 3D Max and Rhino required
  • LEED accreditation preferred with experience developing sustainable design concepts

Candidates must be a US citizen or hold a US work visa.  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, detailed resume, references and samples of work portfolio to (include “Design Architect” in the email subject line). Limit attachment file size to under 10 mb. No phone calls please. Send hard copies to:

Skylab Architecture
413 Southwest 13th Avenue, Suite 200
Portland, Oregon 97205 USA

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