Living Shelter Design (www.livingshelter.com) established itself more than 25 years ago as a leader in the field of sustainable design. It is a firm of skilled talent, a commitment to healthy design, and a culture of fun, co-creation and support. It is a place where you want to work! Ongoing work includes exciting projects in net positive custom homes, cottage developments, historic adaptive reuse, and sanctuary centers.
The current position offering is for a Mid-to-Senior Level Architect with at least 15 years of experience and a passion for sustainability. Our firm uses AutoCAD, Sketchup and the Adobe Creative Suite. We are continually learning and expanding our understanding of alternative construction methods, Passive House, Living Building and LEED BD+C. Interested candidates should possess similar values.
An ideal candidate will be an organized, self-proficient strategic thinker with a background in project types spanning from non-profit centers to custom homes. Responsibilities will include establishing and managing project budgets, mentoring junior staff, fostering strong relationships, and providing solid quality control.
The firm has established a business partnership with Charrette Venture Group (www.CharretteVG.com) to support and grow best management practices. If you are interested in this position and feel you could be the right fit, please contact Todd@CharretteVG.com.
Additional Salary Information: plus 25 paid days off per year and medical plan
About Living Shelter Design Architects
Living Shelter is a nimble and growing firm with a 25 year history and sustainability at heart. We create places that are healthful to live in, that help people connect with and celebrate the natural environment, and that enrich the communities and people we serve. Our work is a mix of custom homes, cottage communities, and community based projects, including historic adaptive reuse and place making for values-based organizations. Our Pacific Northwest location provides a strong network and market for sustainable design, and many of our projects are reaching Net Zero energy and awarded a variety of certifications. In addition, our leadership supports a collaborative design process, a transparent business model, professional growth, and work-life balance.