Careers

Weber Thompson is an award-winning architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and community/urban design firm. Our projects are complex and you will work hard – but you will be alongside a great group of people who prioritize collaboration and humor in their day-to-day work. We work in a light-filled, passively cooled office building in the middle of the highly energized South Lake Union neighborhood in Seattle.

Our office is a friendly and low-key, yet a deadline-driven environment with minimal egos. If this sounds good to you, please consider applying for the positions below: 

Weber Thompson is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

If you meet the requirements listed below, please send your cover letter (important!) and resume to jobs@weberthompson.com. If you don’t meet the requirements, please do not reply, but check back for a job posting that fits your qualifications in the future.

 

Mid-Level Landscape Architect / Designer 

Weber Thompson’s Landscape Studio is looking for our next team member.  We are a team of four in an office of over 70 architects, working on developer driven, modern, and sustainable urban projects in Seattle and the surrounding area.  We approach projects with an emphasis on making meaningful connections within the urban fabric, innovating with ambitious green stormwater infrastructure, and improving the health, equity and beauty of each environment. 

The perfect person for this role would have a few projects under their belt, have been the person behind the scenes managing projects day-to-day, and are ready to take a larger role working with clients, consultants and shaping the design.  You have a positive attitude, stay cool under pressure, and are looking to work on a range of project types and scales.  We are looking for someone with a passion for plants in the urban context, who can take the lead on planting designs.

You would have seen at least one or two projects from conception through completion, and experience with private development clients is preferred.  You are organized, can think creatively to solve problems and understands the technical details of landscapes over structure. 

Our projects range from mid-rise commercial and mixed use developments to premiere, high rise residential buildings, located primarily in the City of Seattle.  Sustainable strategies are at the heart of our projects, many of which pursue LEED, Living Building Challenge, Salmon-Safe certification, among others.

Weber Thompson is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.    

Job Duties / Qualifications:

- Licensed Landscape Architect or actively working towards licensure preferred.
- Bachelor or Master Degree in Landscape Architecture.
- 5+ years of professional experience.
- Experience with at least 1-2 projects from schematic design through construction documents
- Excellent digital visualization skills, freehand graphics and can create project presentations including informational graphics, digital renderings, and 3-D models.
- Strong external communication skills and confidence in interacting with clients, consultants and internal team members.
- Must be highly organized, efficient, self-motivated/self-directing, reliable, proficient at multi-tasking, and detail-oriented.
- Demonstrates a flexible, proactive, and creative personality, well-suited to working within a small team.
- Proficiency in AutoCad, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office. Revit experience a plus, as we document most of our work in Revit, with internal training available.
- LEED or other sustainable certification is a plus


Interior Architect / Interior Designer

Weber Thompson’s Interior Design Studio is on the hunt for a new fantastic member of our award winning team. We are a group of nine professionals in an office of over 70 people, working on developer driven, modern projects that range from affordable housing, to restaurants to high end luxury developments. Our ID team is renowned for our fresh, timeless designs coupled with technical rigor, an adherence to ADA standards and a commitment to sustainability.

We are looking for an Interior Architect, or a highly technical Interior Designer, who loves to craft the details of a project. Our team develops full construction documents in Revit, and we are looking for someone who can bring their technical expertise to bear on our projects. You have a positive attitude, stay cool under pressure and are looking to work on a range of project types and scales. We want your impeccable eye for details and knowledge on how to document designs.

To date you have gone through CDs and ideally, Construction Administration, on a few multi-family projects. You are organized, can think creatively to solve projects, are proficient in Revit and Sketchup and are familiar with the ADA guidelines for accessibility.

If this sounds like you, please consider applying for the position below:

Job Duties / Qualifications:

- Minimum five years of experience in a firm with similar market sectors
- Licensed Architect or NCIDQ Interior Designer preferred
- Experience developing Construction Documents for multi-family projects on at least 2-3 projects
- Familiarity and comfort with interior detailing
- Experience with programming and unit planning.
- Must be familiar with ADA / ANSI requirements and have knowledge of building codes and building systems.
- Strong external communication skills and confidence in interacting with clients, consultants, contractors and internal team members.
- Must be highly organized, efficient, collaborative, self-motivated/self-directing, reliable, proficient at multi-tasking and detail-oriented.
- Demonstrates a flexible, proactive and creative personality, well suited to working within a smaller team.
- Proficiency in SketchUp
- Strong command of Revit
- Experience with Adobe Creative Suite programs is desired.
- LEED certification is desired, as is a strong understanding of sustainable design. Awareness of the Healthy Materials Initiative is a plus.

 

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