Ankrom Moisan Architects is a dynamic design firm providing architecture, interior design, urban planning, branding and identity services. We make it our mission to create Places wherePeople and Communities Thrive. We express that not only in the work we produce, but in the way we work with one another. Our teams work collaboratively to inspire future growth both as an individual and as a firm.
We are currently seeking an Architect to be an integral part of our efforts focusing on retail tenant improvements as our already expansive AMA portfolio grows in this area.
Our Seattle team is seeking an entrepreneurial, highly creative, and energetic Architect passionate about retail design and T.I.s. This position is foundational in growing an important market within the firm and will be actively engaged with the leadership in Portland and Seattle to support AMA's goals and overall vision. This person must be both a team player and a dynamic leader. We expect them to deliver creative solutions, have strong background in retail trends, design, and technical expertise. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of architecture experience, with 2+ years in managing or implementing retail rollout design (including core & shell), plus a commitment to sustainable interior architecture, and a desire to cultivate client relationships.
Develop and maintain client and team communication to ensure successful project delivery
Direct/participate in all phases of design, including full construction documentation and coordination
Participate in client and team meetings throughout projects and clearly communicate expectations/next steps
Conduct QC reviews of all deliverables to ensure design reviews occur at the designated stages of the project
Manage deadlines and associated team efforts to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget
Provide mentorship to junior team members
Experience working with and implementing corporate brand standards is preferred
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture from an accredited school
5+ years of experience in architecture, with a focus on retail rollouts, core & shell, and tenant improvements
Experience with due diligence and entitlements in multiple jurisdictions
Account (repeat client) experience highly desired
AutoCAD experience is critical. REVIT skills are desired.
Experience in Construction Administration
Experience using project management software and tools
Experience working on an integrated architecture/interiors team and or coordinating with outside architecture firms when required.
Collaborative, team-oriented, and also tech savvy
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
As an employee of Ankrom Moisan, your ability to adapt to an ever-changing climate is valued. Our firm stays busy but fosters an environment of mentorship, fun, and camaraderie within the office. Nontraditional office perks include design shares and pinups, transit subsidy, continuing education stipend, unlimited coffee, the occasional treats, volunteer opportunities, monthly events, and so much more. This is a full-time position with competitive benefits, and an occasional need for overtime to accommodate project schedules and deadlines.
Please reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org with "Architect Retail" in the subject line and attach a cover letter, resume, and digital portfolio as a PDF.
No phone calls or recruiters please. Candidates only.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
About Ankrom Moisan Architects
At Ankrom Moisan Architects, we are committed to creating places where people and communities thrive. When you are part of our team, you are part of something big. From high-rise housing to the newest boutique hotel, we are positively changing our surroundings through thoughtful design. AMA is all about people; we are a full-service design firm with an entrepreneurial spirit, grounded in building strong relationships with coworkers and clients.