PIVOT Architecture seeks a design professional with 2-4 years of experience. We are searching for a candidate with a passion for good design, a spirit of collaboration, and an eagerness to learn and contribute to a lively work environment. The ideal candidate is looking for a career growth position where their skills and talents are recognized and harnessed to elevate our design work, firm culture and future of practice. You are self-motivated and have proven design skills evident in your strong portfolio. Experience in producing design and construction documentation is desired. If you are looking for an opportunity to be supported in advancing your knowledge and skills in all aspects of architecture, consider reaching out to us to learn more.
We work in collaborative teams that are formed for each project. Our design and documentation process is Revit based, with support from hand media, Adobe Creative Suites, and various 3D rendering and animation programs. Proficiency with those formats and strong technical skills are preferred. Professional degree from an accredited school in architecture required. Curiosity and Thrive are core firm values, and we support professional development and fulfillment for everyone through our service to clients and our community.
As part of our team, you will:
Work in a team-based environment where you are an active member in all phases of project development
Be engaged in a wide variety of projects including education, adaptive reuse, multi-modal transit facilities, workspaces, affordable housing, and public and private development
Be supported and encouraged to seek licensure
Work collaboratively with our firm to apply your creative, critical thinking skills to our project work
Bring an eye for detail, the ability to listen and translate client needs, and the ability to iterate design ideas
Develop a fluency to work independently and across multiple project teams
PIVOT Architecture is a firm of 31, currently working a hybrid office and work-from-home setup. Our office is in the center of downtown Eugene and we look forward to returning to it full-time in the fall. Candidates must live in or be willing to relocate to the Eugene, OR area.
Eugene is located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest; a couple of hours away from the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland, OR. Eugene, home of the University of Oregon, takes great pride in its abundance of arts and cultural activities, easy access to the great outdoors, and an excellent school system. Plentiful bike paths, innovative mass transit system, and revitalized, vibrant downtown all contribute to an increasingly energetic city that is a rewarding place to live and practice architecture. Sustainable values and livability are important here, and as the town continues to grow, local architects enjoy the opportunity to directly and immediately advance the quality of our community’s life.
PIVOT Architecture is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We value diversity and welcome all perspectives and experiences to enrich ourselves, our workplace, and our projects.
PIVOT Architecture is a 31 person, interdisciplinary firm with expertise in architecture, planning, and interior design. Established in Eugene, Oregon in 1956, our firm has experience with a wide variety of public and
private projects and services. Our people work in an open and transparent way in teams that are formed for each project. We actively listen to each other and our clients, and produce places that are responsive to programmatic requirements, context, and budget. We recognize our responsibility to manage resources thoughtfully, and understand that the decisions we make affect the health of our communities and environment. We seek people who understand that implementing these values requires thought, care, and creativity. We strive to have fun in our work, leave room for laughter, and encourage our clients to enjoy the process of creation. We live for pivotal moments where complex ideas become exceptionally designed spaces and our teams are able to thrive.