We’re hiring! Join our growing team.

LEVER seeks enthusiastic intermediate and senior level architects to join our firm in Portland, Oregon. Dedicated to design, research, and innovation, we are looking for people who are excited to contribute to a growing practice. Our firm has a collaborative culture, and is committed to providing competitive salaries, benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.

To apply, please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and portfolio to: jobs@leverarchitecture.com. Please include the job title in the subject line. We welcome applications from candidates willing to relocate to Portland. Relocation stipends may be available for new employees moving to Oregon from another state. 

Intermediate Architect

Candidates will have a demonstrated enthusiasm for design, good communication skills, and experience with all phases of design.

Experience and Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture
• 4-8 years national and/or international professional architecture experience
• Licensed Architect is a plus
• Experience and familiarity with industry standard design software required
• Experience and familiarity with international and local building codes a plus
• Comfortable working independently and as a productive member of a team
• Experience coordinating with engineers and consultants
• Experience producing detailed construction document sets and/or construction administration experience
• Self-motivated, energetic, and organized, with strong graphic and verbal communication skills
• Revit experience a plus
• Must live in or be willing to relocate to Portland, Oregon. Relocation stipends may be available for candidates moving from out of state.

Duties may include:

• Reporting directly to the Associate or Principal in charge, and potentially functioning as a project architect or project manager
• Production of diagrams, models, renderings, and drawings for internal study, design presentation, consultant coordination, or client presentations
• Research and preparation of presentation materials
• Coordination with various engineers and consultants as required for the successful completion of various phases of design
• Responsibility for the management and/or production of construction and contract documents
• The ability to collaborate, work productively, and potentially lead various tasks or phases in a team based studio environment

Senior Architect

Candidates will have a demonstrated enthusiasm for design, good communication skills, and proven experience leading teams through all phases to successful project completion.

Experience and Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture
• 8+ years national and/or international professional architecture experience
• Licensed Architect is a requirement
• Experience and familiarity with industry standard design software required
• Experience and knowledge of international and local building codes
• Experience leading teams through all design phases
• Experience coordinating with engineers, consultants, and contractors
• Experience with client communication and project management
• Experience producing detailed construction document sets and construction administration experience
• Self-motivated, energetic, and organized, with strong graphic, verbal, and leadership skills
• Must live in or be willing to relocate to Portland, Oregon. Relocation stipends may be available for candidates moving from out of state.

Duties may include:

• Reporting directly to the Associate or Principal in charge
• Project management and internal team coordination and organization
• Production of diagrams, models, renderings, and drawings for internal study, design presentation, consultant coordination, or client presentations
• Research and preparation of presentation materials
• Coordination with various engineers and consultants as required for the successful completion of various phases of design
• Responsibility for the management and/or production of construction and contract documents
• The ability to collaborate, work productively, and potentially lead various tasks or phases in a team based studio environment