Design Professional/Junior Architectural Designer

MWA Architects, Inc. Published: May 4, 2017
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MWA Architects is looking for a talented, collaborative design professional with 3-10 years’ experience to work in our Portland studio. The position involves both technical and managerial skill sets. MWA has a strong studio practice that designs multifamily housing to large and small scale industrial and public utilities. We are looking for  a team member who shares our view that public infrastructure is an important civic resource with no shortage of opportunity for good design. Our studio in Old Town Portland is an open office environment requiring an outgoing personality and strong social skills. LEED Accreditation and BD+C specialization is preferred.


  • Design collaboration with project team
  • Materials and methods research with product representatives and Project Manager
  • CAD Drafting – set up and maintain CD templates; as-built; schematics; CDs
  • Architectural programming assist to MWA programming team
  • Permitting – jurisdictional research through application and permit tracking
  • Construction observation – site visits; weekly conference calls; submittal review; RFI review; ASIs and PRs
  • Correspondence with project managers for project specific info
  • Assist with budget work planning and proposals


  • Bachelor of Architecture or BA in Architecture
  • 3 – 10 years architectural experience
  • Design skills
  • Strong AutoCAD proficiency
  • Revit experience
  • Sustainability interest / LEED Accreditation
  • Permanent US resident or US citizen
  • Volunteer and travel experience preferred

We provide a competitive salary, benefits, and a great working environment.

Please send your resume and portfolio sample to our Office Manager, Caryn Hadley at

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