Architect / Architectural Designer Job Opening

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    • full-time Architect / Architectural Designer with affinity to Interior Design


    • proficient in AutoCAD Light, Microsoft Office and 3D modeling
    • familiar with WA State building code and the interpretation thereof
    • excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • passion for architecture, creative, detail oriented, works well in a team


    • bachelor’s degree in architecture from an accredited institution
    • 1 to 5 years architectural design experience
    • understanding and knowledge of building codes, zoning regulations, building construction, building systems and site requirements
    • residential experience required


    • attend initial meetings with clients and Creative Director to capture dream list and project scope
    • architectural design
    • attend design review meetings with clients and Creative Director
    • prepare building permit and construction drawings
    • create 3D models
    • interior design, cabinet design, trim packages, material selection and coordination, lighting, switching and receptacle plans, cabinet shop drawing review
    • print and prepare drawing packages for clients and construction teams
    • prepare specifications documents
    • correspond and coordinate with a variety of industry professionals such as surveyors, structural engineers, geotechnical engineers, septic designers, general contractors and trades
    • help facilitate contractor selection process


    • compensation commensurate with experience
    • further details, including PTO to be discussed during interview


    • please send cover letter, resume and digital portfolio to

Tom Bakker Design is an award-winning high-end design firm building an integrative team of passionate and creative professionals that genuinely cares about people. For fifteen years the company has been designing solutions for a large variety of residential projects all over the West Coast and is growing. Football Coach Vince Lombardi once said to his team: “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” If you would like to be part of a fun team that “catches excellence” we would love to hear from you.