The award-winning team at GGLO, a collaborative design firm in Seattle, Los Angeles, and Boise, seeks a Senior Project Architect, who focuses on tall buildings, for our growing Seattle location.
We are an innovative firm designing buildings, landscapes, and places that weave together a vibrant mix of uses to embrace the communities in which we work. Our dynamic team of interdisciplinary professionals crafts solutions for our clients by asking the right questions, diving deep into understanding their needs and the context of our projects, and by pursuing new ways of thinking about the future. We are recognized in the design community for the quality and thoughtfulness of our work, and for being focused on outcomes that build healthy communities and cities.
Provide leadership throughout entire design process for large-scale, programmatically complex projects
Build and maintain client relationships
Facilitate and present at public meetings and forums, with clients and managing groups
Effectively manage and mentor team members to maintain positive interaction, while ensuring the highest quality, and meeting client expectations
Lead design reviews at designated stages of projects
Monitor and maintain control of the scope of work and services for the project including project schedule and work plan
What You Have (Requirements):
A passion for innovation and beauty in your work.
A commitment to the highest quality of communications in all of its forms - drawing, writing, speaking, art, research and more.
A steadfast desire to learn about our design work and your profession, to engage with your discipline and explore it fully, and share what you’ve learned.
A desire to be engaged with other people who share your passions, commitments, and desire.
15 or more years of experience, with a focus on tall building projects
Experience working on buildings 300’ or taller in the city of Seattle
Degree from an accredited University in the United States
Demonstrated proficiency with Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp and Windows OS
Demonstrated ability to produce quality work
Proven knowledge of code regulations governing the industry
Understanding of all aspects and phases of the architectural production process
Comprehension of and ability to impact technical implications of design decisions
Authorization to work in the United States
Successful GGLO Project Architects have:
Experience with Deltek Vision
Experience in our core markets
What does this mean for your career? Our employees are a talented mix of individuals who embody every aspect of an integrated practice, who are catalysts for community through an integrated, research-based approach with sustainable design competency as a prerequisite. We offer the opportunity to align your long-term career goals with a variety of projects and clients while working with Principals from multiple markets. We want your energy, creativity, and thirst for transforming great ideas into built reality!
We offer paid licensure and industry memberships, professional development, mentorship programs, flexible schedules, remote work, generous time off, ORCA commuter passes, bicycle parking, office bicycles for use, casual dress code, relaxed atmosphere, pet friendly atmosphere, indoor gym, pool, sauna, summer concert series in our outdoor space, and a collaborative, stable environment. Along with competitive salaries, we offer a generous benefit package including fully paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-Term Disability, and Life Insurance, 401K with employer match program, annual Profit-Sharing contributions, as well as an annual discretionary bonus opportunity for all employees.
GGLO, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and maintaining an inclusive culture.
GGLO is an integrated design firm that provides architecture, urban design, planning, research, interior design, and landscape architecture to clients around the world. We believe it’s both the opportunity and responsibility of design to inspire the best aspects of community: to improve lives, spark opportunity, foster relationships, and create unforgettable personal moments.
Our staff has an abundance of experience creating sustainable design for mixed-use, market rate, and senior housing, hospitality, campus environments, tall buildings, affordable housing, parks + open spaces.
Founded in Seattle in 1986 | Offices in Seattle, WA, Los Angeles, CA, and Boise, ID