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Join Our Team! Now Hiring Project Architects, Designers, and Interior Designers

August 11, 2021 Join Our Team!

Coates Design is seeking to hire Project Architects and Designers. To apply, please email hello@coatesdesign.com with a cover letter, resume, and portfolio.

PROJECT ARCHITECT

Coates Design Architects is seeking a project architect with 5-7 years of experience to join a collaborative, award-winning firm located on Bainbridge Island.  We are looking for enthusiastic self-starters, with an eye for modern design and a dedication to client service.  Our current projects include healthcare facilities, education projects, government facilities and custom residential homes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master or Bachelor of Architecture professional degree from an NAAB accredited university; licensed architect preferred.
  • 5-7 years of experience in an architecture firm.
  • Proficiency in Revit, SketchUp, and AutoCAD and able to prepare complete plan sets on complex projects.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, etc).
  • Familiarity with Enscape, Lumion and other rendering and VR platforms.
  • Experience with MS Office and related programs.
  • 5 or more years of experience producing construction documents and building permit submittals

Desired Qualifications:

  • Licensed Architect in the state of Washington.
  • LEED BD+C Accredited Professional.
  • Design experience in high-end custom residential and commercial construction.
  • Experience with high-performance building envelopes.

DESIGNER

Coates Design Architects is seeking a designer / architectural associate with 1-5 years of experience to join a collaborative, award-winning firm located on Bainbridge Island.  We are looking for enthusiastic self-starters, with an eye for modern design and a willingness to learn.  Our current projects include healthcare facilities, education projects, government facilities and custom residential homes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in architecture or architectural design; Master or Bachelor of Architecture professional degree from an NAAB accredited university preferred.
  • 1-5 years of experience in an architecture firm.
  • Proficiency in Revit, SketchUp, and AutoCAD; more than 1 year of training/experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, etc).
  • Familiarity with Enscape, Lumion and other rendering and VR platforms.
  • Experience with MS Office and related programs.
  • 1 or more years of experience producing construction documents and building permit submittals

Desired Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in the NCARB IDP program and actively working towards/taking ARE exams towards licensure.
  • LEED BD+C Accredited Professional
  • Design experience in high-end custom residential and commercial construction

INTERIOR DESIGNER

Coates Design Architects is seeking an interior design associate with 5+ years of experience to join a collaborative, award-winning firm located on Bainbridge Island.  We are looking for enthusiastic self-starters, with an eye for modern design and a willingness to learn.  Our current projects include custom residential homes, healthcare facilities, education projects, and government facilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a CIDA-accredited interior design program, or architectural professional degree from an NAAB accredited university preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in a design or architecture firm.
  • Proficiency in SketchUp, Revit, and AutoCAD;
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, etc).
  • Familiarity with Enscape, Lumion and other rendering and VR platforms.
  • Proficiency with MS Office and related programs.
  • The ability to independently produce interior design deliverables including: interior elevations, furniture and finish floor plans, design intent renderings and related schedules.
  • The ability to manage interior design projects including managing project scope, schedule, and budget.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Qualified or in-progress to take the NCIDQ Examination for Professional Certification.
  • LEED BD+C Accredited Professional.
  • Design experience in high-end custom residential and commercial construction.

Coates Design is an Equal Opportunity Employer.