LEVER Architecture is mid-sized architecture firm based in Portland, Oregon and Los Angeles, CA. We are seeking candidates to contribute to and grow with an award-winning office dedicated to design, research, and impactful projects across many different scales, regions, and typologies. The firm brings international experience and design excellence to diverse range of building types including institutional, creative office, and multi-family housing, as well as being nationally recognized for technical innovation with mass timber.
Duties may include:
Reporting directly to the Associate or Principal in charge, and functioning as a project interior designer
Production of conceptual diagrams, material palettes, renderings, and drawings for internal study, design presentation, consultant coordination, or client presentations
Responsibility for documentation from programming through construction documentation
Production of FFE specifications, furniture plans and material palettes
This is an excellent opportunity to pursue your design career in a growing, award winning firm.
Demonstrated enthusiasm for innovative design and experience with all design phases
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture from CIDA or NCARB accredited school
5-8 years professional Interior Design experience
NCIDQ certification preferred
Experience and familiarity with industry standard design software, including Revit required.
Experience in materials and FFE selection for both commercial and residential projects, knowledge of related deliverables
Experience producing detailed construction document sets and/or construction administration experience
Highly motivated, proactive and passionate about design
Comfortable working independently and as a productive member of a team
Well-organized and detail oriented with strong graphic and verbal communication skills
Interest in ongoing learning and action to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the profession and community
Must live in or be willing to relocate to Portland, Oregon or Los Angeles, California. LEVER is currently a remote working environment and will transition to hybrid office structure as public health allows
Qualified candidates should submit by email a cover letter, resume, and work samples to email@example.com. Inquiries should have “Mid-Level Interior Designer” in the subject heading. This is a full-time position with benefits. No phone calls please.
LEVER Architecture is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive studio. LEVER provides competitive salaries, benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.
Founded in Portland, Oregon, LEVER Architecture is a design practice that was founded in 2009. In 2021 LEVER established a Los Angeles Office. The 35-person firm is widely recognized for material innovation and pioneering work with Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT). LEVER projects encompass first-of-their-kind timber buildings for clients such as The Nature Conservancy and Adidas and include more than $1M in research to develop and test wood building assemblies. The firm’s work challenges conventional methods of fabrication, uses local and commonplace materials in unexpected ways, and pursues construction that benefits the environment and regional economy. This approach emphasizes transformation at every level of design and brings greater beauty and meaning to the final built work.
LEVER was recently recognized by Fast Company as one of the world’s most innovative architecture firms; and in 2017, was named to Architectural Record’s Design Vanguard and the Architectural League of New York's Emerging Voices. The firm’s work has been featured in news outlets including the New York Times, the Atlantic, Dwell, and Metropolis among others. LEVER projects were also recently featured in Timb...er City, an exhibition at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.
Visit us at www.leverarchitecture.com