Junior Level Designer

January 25, 2019

DAO Architecture LLC
February 25, 2019
Portland, Oregon
Job Type


DAO Architecture LLC is a design and research-based architectural firm located in Portland, OR and we are seeking a junior-level designer to join our unique, rigorous, but casual office.

We are a smaller, nimble, multi-disciplinary studio with an integrated approach to architecture, urban design, and interiors. Our broad project mix includes housing, schools, art facilities, park pavilions, custom residences, restaurants, offices, public artworks, and transit-oriented projects.  We work across all scales from the smallest architectural components to large-scale urban redevelopments.

This position requires a similarly agile, collaborative, and dedicated candidate with a positive attitude, eager to learn and grow. Our ideal team member is motivated, creative, curious, and has a passion for the assembly of buildings as well as small things. We are looking for someone interested in the opportunity for growth with our progressive firm, and who has the following qualities:

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience,
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture,
  • Strong work ethic with good graphic and communication skills,
  • Interest in materials research and ability to multi-task,
  • Ability to create presentation graphics, analytical and conceptual drawings, physical and virtual models,
  • Is passionate about design and construction and the process of creating vital buildings and spaces,
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Cloud.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits structure commensurate with experience, and we are an equal opportunity employer. Our light-filled downtown office is a great place to collaborate, create, learn, and mentor.  Please email resume and work examples to dao.info@daoarchitecture.com, and visit www.daoarchitecture.com for additional info regarding our studio.

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