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Johnston Architects LLC
100 NE Northlake Way, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98105
p 206.523.6150 :: f 206.523.9382


Johnston Architects is a forward-thinking Seattle-based firm always looking for talented architects to help produce a broad range of new and exciting projects. Open positions will be listed below, however we welcome the opportunity to meet with applicants that believe they can strengthen and enhance our staff. For career opportunities, please submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio samples. Please no phone calls, email is the preferred method of communication with qualifications sent in PDF format. Thank you for your interest in Johnston Architects.

Open Positions

JA is a full service design firm recognized for innovative design while maintaining sensitivity to the environment. We offer competitive salaries and a full benefits package that includes medical, dental; retirement plan; performance based bonuses; paid holidays and time off; training and development opportunities.

Project Designer/Architect
We are looking for a creative individual who demonstrates quality design talent and possesses good leadership, organization and 3D graphic skills. The Project Designer/Architect will lead in-office design teams, coordinate with sub-consultants, oversee quality of documentation, and construction administration. The ideal candidate has a thorough understanding of taking projects from schematic design through construction documents.

Successful candidates will have:
Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Architecture
Minimum of five full-time years work experience in the field of architecture
Experience with single family, multi-family and mixed use projects.
Proficiency with CADD, Adobe Creative Suite and 3D model building are required
Experience with Revit and Sketch-Up required, proficiency a plus
LEED accreditation and Experience with 3D Studio Max a plus

Interior Designer
We’re looking for an Interior Designer with unique skills which demonstrate an interest and passion for interior design. This is a great opportunity to work directly with Principals and Senior designers to gain valuable knowledge on a variety of projects from Single Family to Mixed Use and Commercial. Responsibilities include: Working with Senior Staff to establish the conceptual design direction as a response to the program requirements and client’s goals; Coordination with vendors, contractors and purchasing agents; Develop plans, elevations and architectural details that illustrate the design intent and highlight the use of materials; Develop furniture and space plans that meet the program requirements; Furniture selection and planning- coordinate directly with manufacturers & vendors to develop furniture specifications package.

Successful candidates will have:
Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design/Architecture
Minimum of three full-time years work experience in the field of Design
Knowledge of building systems, codes and accessibility requirements for interior environments
Awareness of appropriate materials and building finish products suitable for healthy interior environments
Feel comfortable working with product reps and showrooms
Experience with Revit, Sketch-Up, Auto-CAD and Adobe Creative Suite required
Experience with procurement (purchasing, delivery/receiving and installation)

Please, no phone calls. Email resumes to (5mb max):

cynthia louie < careers@johnstonarchitects.com