HNTB Project Designer in Seattle, Washington
What We're Looking For
We are looking for well-rounded architects with excellent technical and visualization skills and an interest in creating station hubs for sustainable transit networks to join our growing team in Seattle, where we will be opening a new office later this fall.
Ideal candidates would be team players able to utilize all forms of design communication tools and thrive in an interdisciplinary environment. We exchange ideas with planning, urban design, various engineering disciplines daily, focusing on the creation of a great transit experience for the future of the City of Seattle. We generate architectural solutions for technically complex problems and translate them into easily understood graphics for the team, our agency and city partners, and the public. While working within sometimes challenging urban environments, we search for ways to elevate the passenger experience in people-centered transit systems.
Primary Focus Will Include:
West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions Station Architecture
Collaboration with Engineers, Urban Designers, and Planners
Performing quick explorations with sketch models while remaining focused on the development of an identified solution over a longer duration.
Working with the team to create design presentations for public consumption and technical documents for the planning and engineering teams
Creating communication graphics ranging from concept diagrams to 3D views and simple renderings.
Assisting in the coordination of design documents with sub-consultants.
What You’ll Do:
Provides interpretation of client’s goals and programs. Prepares design concepts consistent with client’s goals, budget and schedule.
Works closely with the project architect and project manager in planning and implementing all work processes in consideration of budgets and schedules. Work includes preparing work plans, estimating hours to complete tasks, developing project reports, managing consultant team members (including coordination and incorporation of all work products) and reviewing invoices.
May work in conjunction with Sr. Project Designer as a part of the design team on larger projects.
Presents design concepts to clients and team members.
Serves as a subject matter expert on architectural projects of small to medium size and assists on larger projects.
Integrates quality control measures during all phases of design.
Performs other duties as assigned.
What You’ll Need:
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Interior Architecture, or Interior Design
5 years related experience
What We Prefer:
Eagerness, curiosity, and the ability to connect thoughtful design to the everyday transit experience
Revit and BIM 360 skills
Additional 3D software experience (Sketchup, Rhino, and/or 3DS Max)
Knowledge of rendering plugins such as Enscape
Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
Experience with steel and concrete high-rise and mass timber construction
8 years or more of experience with complex, interdisciplinary projects
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Seattle, WA (Downtown)
The approximate pay range for Washington is $77,044.74 - $138,581.76. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent on factors, including but not limited to, the individual’s qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as physical work location within the state.
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Job Type: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Category: Architecture Group