Olson Kundig is looking for generalist architects with five or more years of post bachelor's degree professional office based experience. Based in Seattle, the firm’s work is global, encompassing museums, commercial, mixed-use design, exhibit design, interior design, places of worship and residences, often for art collectors. We are interested in innovation, sustainability issues and research and development.
We provide a full-time position with a benefits package including health benefits, retirement plan, and profit sharing. You provide a strong design sensibility, outstanding communication skills, strong Revit skills, an interest in teamwork and collaboration, humor, and an interest in working on all phases of architectural work.
How to Apply
Electronic submissions are strongly preferred.
To apply for this position, complete an online application, uploading your cover letter, resume, and portfolio. Please upload a compressed PDF of your portfolio. Files should be no larger than 8MB which can be easily printed at 8 ½” x 11” or 11” x 17” format without compromising your presentation.
Olson Kundig is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Olson Kundig Practices Equal Employment Opportunity in All Job Openings. All Qualified Applicants Will Receive Consideration for Employment Without Regard to Race, Color, Ancestry, Gender, Age, Religion, Marital, Military or Veteran, or Citizenship Status, Sexual Orientation, Gender Expression and Identity, National Origin, the Presence of Any Sensory, Mental or Physical Disability, You or Your Family’s Genetic Information, or Any Other Basis Prohibited by Local, State, or Federal Law. Disabled Applicants May Request a Reasonable Accommodation at Any Point in the Employment Process. Applicants Hired for Positions with Access to Confidential Information Are Subject to a Criminal Background Check.
* Please note that applicants with three or less years of post bachelor’s degree architectural office experience will not be considered. Please consider applying for our Six-Month Internship Program. Application details can be found on the Careers page of our website.
For the past 50 years, Olson Kundig has created a body of architecture that is recognized for its ability to merge notions of materiality, craft and art. The partners—Jim Olson, Tom Kundig, Kirsten R. Murray, Alan Maskin and Kevin Kudo-King—lead the firm’s work. Though best known for residences, the firm’s work also includes museums, commercial design, academic buildings, exhibit design, interior ...design, and places of worship. Current projects are located in North America, Asia and Europe.
The firm has received numerous accolades including the 2009 National AIA Firm Award (as Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects).
The office combines the capacity of a large firm with the intensity of a small one (a total of 140 employees), maintaining a commitment to vigorous, critical design review sessions which infuses its designers with a shared sense of commitment to every project.