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

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

 
Job Description
  • Provide general support to the office management team.
  • Be the point of contact for general office queries.
  • Be the initial point of contact for staff related issues and provide direction toward supportive resources as necessary.
  • Create/prepare reports, spreadsheets, memos and other documents as requested.
  • Participate in the proposal assembly process, overseeing completion of forms, gathering resumes and coordinating delivery.
  • Assist with meeting planning and other administrative tasks as assigned.
  • Manage reception, greeting clients and screening calls.
  • Organize staff and client events at various times throughout the year.
  • Monitor, ordering & maintaining supplies of all office stationery and other consumables.
  • Facilities and premises management.
  • Demonstrate personal efficiency and flexibility.
  • Respond quickly and accurately to all requests from employees and senior management.
  • Take the initiative to always demonstrates integrity in all circumstances.
  • Maintain the strictest confidentiality regarding clients and employee matters.
  • Work with the Office Lead to ensure that resumes, projected revenue, and CRM information is kept up to date.
  • Work with the Office Lead to identify and mitigate financial issues on projects.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 3+ years experience in the administration of a Professional Services/Consulting office.
  • Associates or Bachelors degree preferred.
  • Excellent written communication skills and ability to proofread documents for spelling, grammar etc.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience coordinating proposal responses.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel is a must.
  • Basic knowledge with the following software would be desirable: project accounting/billing software, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize competing tasks.
  • Enthusiastic, team-oriented individual with the ability to work within tight deadlines.
Additional Information
  • IBI Group is pleased to provide a competitive benefit package and pays association dues and licensing fees.
  • As part of IBI Group’s selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer (as applicable under state law). These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record
  • We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. IBI Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Apply here
Architect / Designer (Mixed Use Residential, 5 Years Experience)
This position will be located in our Seattle office.
801 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Full-time

 
Job Description
  • Develop designs from concept through design development to contract documents.
  • Work with project leads to oversee projects and project teams.
  • Incorporates applicable codes, construction techniques, and sequences in various projects.
  • Functions in the role of project architect 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.
  • Performs site observations.
  • Mentors 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 or Pursuing Licensure in a US jurisdiction.
  • Minimum of 5 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.
  • Experience with multi-family or mixed-use projects required.
  • High rise experience preferred.
  • Ability to conduct site visits as needed.
Additional Information
  • We are currently in a work from home model during COVID-19, you will need to be local to return to the office once restrictions are lifted.
  • 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.
  • As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women’s Network, and Diversity & Inclusion Council. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • As part of IBI Group’s selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer. These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.
  • Apply here
Intern Architect (Mixed Use Residential, 1 – 3 Years Experience)
This position will be located in our Portland office.
907 SW Harvey Milk Street, Portland, OR 97205
Full-time

 
Job Description
  • Develop designs from concept through design development to contract documents.
  • Incorporates applicable codes, construction techniques, and sequences in various projects.
  • Functions in the role of staff architect/designer 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.
  • Performs site observations.
  • Coordinates with 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 / Masters of Architecture.
  • Pursuing licensure in a US jurisdiction.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in an Architectural Design firm.
  • Knowledge of building construction and 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.
  • Basic proficiency in Revit is required.
  • Must have strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Multi Family or Mixed-Use experience strongly preferred.
Additional Information
  • Due to COVID 19, we have implemented a work from home model until we return to the office. When we return to the office, you must be able to commute to the office located at 907 SW Harvey Milk St., in the heart of downtown Portland.
  • IBI Group is pleased to provide a competitive benefit package and pays association dues and licensing fees.
  • As part of IBI Group’s selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer (as applicable under state law). These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, criminal offence and driver’s license record.
  • We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. IBI Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability.
  • We request applicants submit RESUME AND PORTFOLIO highlighting relevant work experience; please limit PDF files to 10MB.
  • Apply here
Architect (Education, 3 – 6 Years Experience)
This position will be located in our Portland office.
907 SW Harvey Milk St, Portland, OR 97205, USA
Employees can work remotely
Full-time
 
Job Description
  • Develop 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 project manager 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/Masters of Architecture.
  • Registered Architect in North American jurisdiction.
  • 3 – 6 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 and SketchUp.
  • Must have strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Knowledge of Educational Architecture, specifically K-12.
Additional Information
  • 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. Our office is nearby light rail, buses, and the street car. Portland is also a bike-friendly city with dedicated lanes and our office has a shower facility to encourage this green option for getting to work. There are no shortage of restaurants and food trucks nearby to grab any flavor of lunch and we’re a short walk from the beautiful waterfront (cherry blossoms come out in the spring!).
  • IBI Group is pleased to provide a competitive benefit package and pays association dues and licensing fees.
  • As part of IBI Group’s selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer. These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.
  • We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. IBI Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability.
  • We request applicants submit RESUME AND PORTFOLIO highlighting relevant work experience; please limit PDF files to 10MB.
  • Apply here
Architect (Education, 8 – 15 Years Experience)
This position will be located in our Portland office.
907 SW Harvey Milk St, Portland, OR 97205, USA
Full-time
 
Job Description
  • Develop designs from concept through design development to contract documents.
  • Work directly with Principals to oversee projects and project teams, such that the principals can perform more strategic tasks.
  • Incorporates applicable codes, construction techniques, and sequences in various projects.
  • Functions in the role of project manager or project architect 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 mentors assigned team members.
  • Manages project fee throughout duration of project.
  • 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.
  • Our office is nearby light rail, buses, and the street car. Portland is also a bike-friendly city with dedicated lanes and our office has a shower facility to encourage this green option for getting to work. There are no shortage of restaurants and food trucks nearby to grab any flavor of lunch and we’re a short walk from the beautiful waterfront (cherry blossoms come out in the spring!).
  • Our employees enjoy our small office feel and all the perks of a big office support system. You’ll have direct access to management while benefitting from our enthusiastic and helpful organizational resources team. As a global architecture, engineering and technology design firm, IBI Group also has offices across the country, continent and world.
  • IBI Group is pleased to provide a competitive benefit package and pays association dues and licensing fees.
  • As part of IBI Group’s selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer (as applicable under state law). These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification and driver’s license record.
  • We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. IBI Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability.
  • We request applicants submit RESUME AND PORTFOLIO highlighting relevant work experience; please limit PDF files to 10MB.
  • Apply here
Marketing Specialist - Manager
Flexible location
Full-time
 
Job Description
  • Preparation of qualification packets, brochures, project sheets, award submissions, interviews, and resumes, including content development with technical staff and layout, editing, and production with production staff.
  • Ensure high professionalism and quality is communicated through content, layout, and the use of visuals that is consistent with the corporate brand and vision.
  • Coordinating with marketing team for development of graphical content.
  • Contribute to the strategic planning and implementation of regional marketing initiatives such as sponsorships and special events.
  • Supporting tracking of opportunities for the local office market and client related searches.
  • Conducting research for practice leads and senior management.
  • Job-specific quality control and assurance tasks.
  • Develop a social media strategy for the practice that leverages LinkedIn and other platforms to publicize our work and initiatives.
  • Oversee the implementation of website updates.
Qualifications
  • You can effectively and respectfully communicate with internal and external stakeholders in a variety of different formats.
  • You can manage your time strategically planning and prioritizing multiple deadlines and ongoing projects.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • You enjoy problem solving and can independently develop solutions to problems as they arise.
  • You can work quickly, but accurately.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in the marketing field.
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Create Suite, especially InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, and Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and grammar skills.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and attention to detail.
  • Enthusiastic attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Must work well independently and as part of teams.
Additional Information
  • IBI Group provides a competitive benefit package and pays association dues and licensing fees.
  • As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women’s Network, and Diversity & Inclusion Council. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • As part of IBI Group’s selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer. These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.
  • Apply here
Architect (Mixed Used Residential, 5 Years Experience)
This position will be located in our Portland office.
907 SW Harvey Milk St, Portland, OR 97205, USA
Full-time
 
Job Description
  • Develop designs from concept through design development to contract documents.
  • Work with project leads to oversee projects and project teams.
  • Incorporates applicable codes, construction techniques, and sequences in various projects.
  • Functions in the role of project architect 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.
  • Performs site observations.
  • Mentors 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 or Pursuing Licensure in a US jurisdiction.
  • Minimum of 5 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.
  • Experience with multi-family or mixed-use projects required.
  • High rise experience preferred.
  • Ability to conduct site visits as needed.
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.
  • IBI Group is pleased to provide a competitive benefit package and pays association dues and licensing fees.
  • As part of IBI Group’s selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer (as applicable under state law). These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification and driver’s license record.
  • We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. IBI Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability.
  • We request applicants submit RESUME AND PORTFOLIO highlighting relevant work experience; please limit PDF files to 10MB.
  • Apply here

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.