We are seeking licensed architects with 12-16 years of professional and design experience to join our team as a Project Designer VI. You will be responsible for initiating design concepts and leading project design development.
Be passionate about working collaboratively in teams.
Define program requirements and establish design parameters based on client requirements.
Create and develop overall design concepts, formulate design presentation strategies, and make presentations.
Manage project design processes while leading and directing the work of assistant designers and technical staff.
Manage design team members during design implementation to ensure that clarity and quality of concepts are maintained throughout the design process.
Monitor project budgets and schedules and manage client interaction and design making.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor or Masters of Architecture degree
EXPERIENCE: 12 - 16 Years
LICENSURE: 5 - 8 Years
SUSTAINABILITY: Experience in evaluating sustainable design solutions, LEED and/or WELL accreditation beneficial.
SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE: Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and SketchUp preferred. AutoCAD and Microsoft Office required, Rhino appreciated.
Additional Salary Information: We have a complete benefit package with of medical, vision, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance, transit passes, biking stipend, shower facilities, bike parking, an excellent retirement plan with annual profit sharing. Plus awesome co-workers!
About Yost Grube Hall Architecture, Inc.
YGH has been providing integrated architecture, interior design, and planning services to public and private clients worldwide since founding our firm in 1964. From our single Portland office, we have delivered projects throughout the United States as well as on nearly every continent in the world. While this work is diverse – ranging from corporate headquarters and commercial facilities to university buildings, recreation centers, and housing developments – our projects share a unifying theme: design that is in harmony with the community setting, client values, and user needs. At YGH, our vision is to be a dynamic, fun and rewarding environment that provides the highest quality design through collaboration. We believe in practicing architecture ethically, with clear integrity, in a sustainable, creative manner to promote equity and inclusion both now and going forward.
YGH celebrates our similarities and differences and recognizes that a diverse group of employees helps to foster the understanding, creativity, and knowledge necessary to continue to excel at our craft. Having a mix of women and men of varying ages, ethnicities, statuses, abilities, and orientation provides us... with the awareness, empathy, flexibility and curiosity necessary to be successful in our own practice and as a means to assist our clients. We consider ourselves a “learning organization” where our analytic, research-based design process, coupled with a formal in-house professional development program provides continuous project and process improvement as well as meaningful staff participation, growth and advancement opportunities. We are members of the AIA 2030 Commitment and the Portland Materials Transparency Collaborative, early adopters of the JUST label, and are a living Product 50 Materials Pledge signatory. We have also committed to designing PVC-free interior environments.