Negotiable. Benefits Include:
Voluntary Vision and Dental
Short term & Long-term Disability
Flexible Spending Account
Paid Time Off
Paid Volunteer Time
Office activities include: Educational Opportunities, Design charrettes, CEU lunch & learns, community service events, staff adventures and celebrations.
FFA is an equal opportunity employer providing a professional, creative, and collaborative teamwork environment. Our office, located in Portland’s central business district, is directly on the transit mall at Pioneer Square.
To learn more about FFA and the work we do, please visit our website at www.ffadesign.com.
5 Year Degree
FFA is a full-service design firm providing award-winning expertise in architecture, historic preservation, planning, and interior design. Since 1956, our practice has been focused on developing architecture that is timeless, beautiful, and sustainable. FFA is proud of this tradition and its legacy of thoughtful, contextual projects throughout the Pacific Northwest.
FFA has a deep commitment to building an equitable and inclusive architecture, engineering, and construction industry. Our practice believes that a diversity of backgrounds and ideas leads to the most creative solutions. Our staff is highly collaborative and respectful while adhering to the firm’s Community Agreements. Candidates will undergo diversity, equity, and inclusion training.
FFA is committed to the responsible use of resources and understands that the building industry has an important role in mitigating climate change. Our practice is committed to reducing energy and carbon use through practical sustainable strategies. Candidates will share Our mission and have experience working on highly sustainable projects.
FFA is seeking a full-time Historical Architect, to work in an open, collaborative, and creative team environment primarily on projects located within sensitive historic settings. Highly rated candidates will have experience in historic structure report (HSR) writing, condition assessments, building preservation planning, schematic design, design development, construction documents, and construction administration with emphasis on public agency work.
Advanced working knowledge of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties
Ability to work collaboratively with clients and consultants and cultivate client relationships by providing consistently excellent service
Five (5) years minimum of historic preservation experience
Demonstrated historic research, writing, and organizational skills
Ability to work on multiple projects with multiple deadlines
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Ability to travel to local and regional project sites in the Pacific Northwest and to locations throughout the western states including Alaska
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign and Photoshop
Proficiency in Revit, Bluebeam Review, and Enscape; must be familiar with good modeling practices, two-dimensional detail development, and model management.
Undergraduate or graduate degree in Architecture from an accredited institution with a specialization in Historic Preservation
LEED Accreditation preferred
Familiarity with repair and rehabilitation projects
Familiarity with Cultural Landscapes
A licensed architect is preferred
Duties Include, but are not limited to:
Design team and document management for various scales and scopes of government agency and commercial work
Building condition assessments, Code review, documentation, and report creation
Graphic development for Schematic Design and Design Development project phases
Assist with Construction Drawing planning and production
Coordination with engineering and other consultants
FFA Architecture and Interiors is a full-service design firm providing award-winning expertise in architecture, planning, and interior design. Since 1956, our practice has been focused on developing architecture that is timeless, beautiful, and sustainable. FFA is proud of this tradition and its legacy of thoughtful, contextual projects throughout the Pacific Northwest region.
We understand that architecture is fundamentally for people. It is a quiet backdrop in our lives that when done with care, has the power to enrich and inspire. Because of this, we work to craft buildings and spaces designed around the people who use them.
With a focus on architecture and interiors, FFA designs collaboratively with our clients. We work to harness the power of our collective experiences to deliver not only thoughtfully crafted projects, but an innovative and interactive process for the entire team. Our goal is to create environments where people are empowered by the potential of design.