Careers

Our Pacific Northwest Studio offers global education practice leadership within IBI Group, a multi-disciplinary firm with nearly 70 offices around the world. This unique position creates opportunities to be a part of international thought leadership and signature K-12 and higher education projects, here and beyond.

Current openings

Architect
This position will be located in our Portland office.
907 SW Harvey Milk Street, Portland, OR 97205
Full-time

 
Job Description
  • Develops designs from concept through design development to contract documents
  • Incorporates applicable codes, construction techniques, and sequences in various projects
  • Functions in the role of assistant to project leader with a focus on architectural design and technical aspects
  • Produces design work according to established standards, methods, and quality procedures
  • Coordinates the layout, design, drafting, and specifications produced by other staff members who are part of the project team
  • Assists in developing project staff-hours and planning schedule for phases of the project
  • Supervises and performs site observations
  • Manages and develops assigned team members
  • May participate in marketing and business development efforts
  • Ideal candidates must be a team player who is well organized, detail oriented, focused, design driven, accurate and able to meet deadlines under pressure
Qualifications
  • University Degree – Bachelor / Master of Architecture
  • Registered Architect in North American jurisdiction
  • 8 – 15 years’ experience in an Architectural Design firm
  • Strong technical knowledge of building construction and thorough understanding of construction documents
  • Proven ability to collaborate in visioning, design, synthesis, and delivery roles
  • Ability to understand and develop architectural ideas, independently and collaboratively
  • Comfortable communicating with clients/consultants
  • Strong technical competency, proficient in Revit
  • Must have strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Knowledge of Educational Architecture, specifically K-12
  • Ability to conduct site visits as needed with precaution
Additional Information
  • We are currently in a work from home model during COVID-19, but when we do return to the office we’re located at 907 SW Harvey Milk St in the heart of downtown, our Portland office is housed on the first floor of a historical architectural wonder – a former federal reserve bank building designed by Pietro Belluschi, Downtown Portland offers comprehensive public transit options.
  • This is a full-time position to start immediately. IBI Group offers a competitive salary, generous benefits including medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid sick/vacation/holidays, training/professional development, and much more.
  • IBI Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Architect
This position will be located in our Seattle office.
801 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Full-time

 
Job Description
  • Functions as project architect with a wide variety of responsibility on several local projects
  • Ensure approved design and concept is maintained through coordination
  • Manages, develops and mentors assigned team members
  • Analyze project objectives and create work plans for owner and consultant coordination and execution of tasks internally
  • Ensures accurate preparation of project documents by collaborating and coordinating with consultants, contractors, and internal team members in various IBI Group offices
  • Evaluates and documents code compliance
  • Resolves complex technical and design issues across disciplines
  • Understand and maintain the project manual, including technical specifications
  • Studies and consults with outside professionals and societies in furtherance of business development goals and personal development
  • Keeps informed of new developments and systems, codes, and technologies that influence project work
  • Responsible for enhancing quality standards and procedural standards for project teams and Living+ sector
  • Presents designs and documentation for internal review and external approval
  • Delivers coordination and documentation to meet client and internal expectations in close collaboration with internal team and delivers high quality architectural work product
Qualifications
  • 6-12 years of experience working in an architectural firm
  • Deep understanding and experience with Revit
  • Licensed Architect preferred
  • University degree in Architecture, NAAB-accredited degree required
  • Experience directing junior team members for short and long-range goals
  • Background with residential-commercial mixed-use projects and high-rise required
  • Local Seattle/Bellevue area project experience preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge of building construction and thorough understanding of construction documents
  • Construction/Contract administration experience preferred
  • An ability to understand and develop architectural ideas, independently, and collaboratively
  • Effective communicator through technical documents, crafting visual presentations, and verbal/in person presentations
  • Comfortable communicating with clients/consultants daily
  • Comfortable communicating with construction manager and site teams
  • Comfortable with regular site visits and field observation
  • Ideal candidates must be a team player who is well organized, detail oriented, thrives on complex challenges, focused professional, design driven, accurate, and able to meet deadlines under pressure
Additional Information
  • We are currently in a work from home model during COVID-19, but when we do return to the office we’re located on the 10th floor of 801 Second Avenue, in the historic Norton Building with sweeping views of Puget Sound to the West and Mount Rainier to the South, IBI Group’s Seattle office is situated in the heart of downtown Seattle.
  • This is a full-time position to start immediately. IBI Group offers a competitive salary, generous benefits including medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid sick/vacation/holidays, training/professional development, and much more.
  • IBI Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Project Manager
This position will be located in our Portland office.
907 SW Harvey Milk Street, Portland, OR 97205
Full-time

 
Job Description
  • Function as project leader with a focus on client relationships, managing the project team, and coordination with jurisdictional authorities
  • Oversee design, production, and specifications produced by other project team members
  • Maintain control over project schedule and budget while supporting the overall design vision
  • Assist in developing project staff-hours and planning schedule for phases of the project
  • Manage, develop, and mentor assigned team members
  • Supervise and perform site observations
  • Incorporate applicable codes, construction techniques, and sequences in various projects
  • Be prepared to participate in marketing and business development efforts
  • Ideal candidate must be a team player who is well organized, detail oriented, focused, design driven, accurate, and able to meet deadlines under pressure
Qualifications
  • University Degree – Bachelor / Masters of Architecture
  • Registered Architect in North American jurisdiction
  • 6 – 10 years’ project management experience in an Architectural Design firm
  • Strong technical knowledge of building construction and thorough understanding of construction documents
  • Proven ability to collaborate in visioning, design, synthesis, and delivery roles
  • Ability to understand and develop architectural ideas, independently and collaboratively
  • Comfortable communicating with clients/consultants
  • Must have strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Basic understanding of Revit and SketchUp, proficiency preferred
  • Experience with Educational Architecture, specifically K-12, preferred
Additional Information
  • We are currently in a work from home model during COVID-19, but when we do return to the office we’re located at 907 SW Harvey Milk St in the heart of downtown, our Portland office is housed on the first floor of a historical architectural wonder – a former federal reserve bank building designed by Pietro Belluschi, Downtown Portland offers comprehensive public transit options.
  • This is a full-time position to start immediately. IBI Group offers a competitive salary, generous benefits including medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid sick/vacation/holidays, training/professional development, and much more.
  • IBI Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Project Designer
This position will be located in our Seattle office.
801 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Full-time
 
Job Description
  • Functions as project architect with a wide variety of responsibility on several local projects
  • Maintain control over the overall design vision
  • Manages, develops and mentors assigned team members
  • Analyze project objectives and work plans for coordination and execution of tasks
  • Ensures accurate preparation of project documents by collaborating and coordinating with consultants, contractors, and internal team members in various IBI Group offices
  • Evaluates and documents code compliance
  • Resolves complex technical and design issues
  • Understand and maintain the project manual, including technical specifications
  • Studies and consults with outside professionals and societies in furtherance of business development goals and personal development
  • Keeps informed of new developments and systems that influence project work
  • Responsible for enhancing quality standards and procedural standards for project teams and Living+ sector
  • Presents designs and documentation for internal review and external approval
  • Delivers coordination and documentation to meet client and internal expectations in close collaboration with internal team and delivers high quality architectural work product
Qualifications
  • 4-8 years of experience working in an architectural firm
  • Deep understanding and experience with Revit
  • Registration as an Architect or in process of pursuing license
  • University degree in Architecture, NAAB-accredited degree required
  • Previous experience in a Job Captain role preferred
  • Background with residential-commercial mixed-use projects and high-rise required
  • Local Seattle/Bellevue area project experience preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge of building construction and thorough understanding of construction documents
  • Construction/Contract administration experience preferred
  • An ability to understand and develop architectural ideas, independently and collaboratively
  • Effective communicator through technical documents, crafting visual presentations, and verbal/in person presentations
  • Comfortable communicating with clients/consultants daily
  • Comfortable communicating with construction manager and site teams
  • Comfortable with regular site visits and field observation
  • Ideal candidates must be a team player who is well organized, detail oriented, thrives on complex challenges, focused professional, design driven, accurate, and able to meet deadlines under pressure
Additional Information
  • We are currently in a work from home model during COVID-19, but when we do return to the office we’re located on the 10th floor of 801 Second Avenue, in the historic Norton Building with sweeping views of Puget Sound to the West and Mount Rainier to the South, IBI Group’s Seattle office is situated in the heart of downtown Seattle.
  • This is a full-time position to start immediately. IBI Group offers a competitive salary, generous benefits including medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid sick/vacation/holidays, training/professional development, and much more.
  • IBI Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for the above positions, please submit a resume and portfolio in PDF format (10 mb or less) via email to jonathan.steel@IBIGroup.com.