At GGLO, we believe: Design sparks opportunity | Design stirs the soul | Design promotes vitality |Design fosters relationships |Design improves lives
GGLO designs distinct places where people connect and thrive.
We seek to bring the essence of community alive in each of our projects – believing that the fundamental desire to interact and feel a part of something that can be evoked through design. This perspective runs deep through our practice, helping ensure our solutions have the most positive impact in any context. We believe it’s both the opportunity and responsibility of design to inspire the best aspects of community.
The award-winning team at GGLO, a collaborative and integrated firm in Seattle and Los Angeles, seeks:
Architect/Project Manager: 10 or more years of experience
About The Role
The primary function of the Architect is to facilitate and coordinate architectural services with aligned disciplines on assigned projects from project analysis through completion. The Architect is responsible for production and coordination associated with project(s), including providing direction to the project team.
What You Have (Requirements)
10 or more years of professional experience including 5+ years of direct project management, with 1 year minimum relevant US work experience
Demonstrated proficiency with Deltek Vision
Demonstrated proficiency with Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp and Windows OS
Degree from an accredited University in the United States
Expertise providing leadership to ensure successful fee, schedule and budget management
Expertise in developing work plans, fee proposals and project schedules in response to RFP’s and other opportunities
Ability to develop and execute contracts between GGLO and its outside consultants and clients for services
Experienced facilitator and present at public meetings and forums, with clients and managing groups
Ability to effectively manage team members to maintain positive interaction, while ensuring the highest quality, and meeting client expectations
Expertise in writing reports, business correspondence, contracts, and business development proposals
Demonstrated ability to define, monitor and maintain control of the scope of work and services for the project including project schedule and work plan
Experience in managing jobs profitably
Understanding of all aspects and phases of the architectural production process
Understanding of and ability to respond to the technical implications of design decisions
Authorization to work in the United States
Successful GGLO Architects Have:
LEED accreditation (BD+C or ND)
Experience in our core markets
Participate in marketing opportunities and facilitate multi-disciplined collaboration within the firm
Ability to effectively manage team members
Ability to mentor less experienced staff
Proven history of excellent interpersonal, leadership, communication and presentation skills
Experience building, maintaining and expanding client relationships
We are proud to be one of Seattle Business Magazine’s 100 Best Employers to work for! Along with competitive salaries, we offer a generous benefit package including fully paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, a 401K with employer match program, annual Profit Sharing contributions, as well as an annual discretionary bonus opportunity for all employees. Our employees enjoy activities including Thursday Crit’s, our Emerging Professionals Group, frequent happy hours, weekly lunch ‘n’ learns, formal and informal mentorship programs, along with various staff events and parties throughout the year. Other perks include paid licensure and industry memberships, paid trainings, time off, ORCA commuter passes, bike parking for cyclists, office bicycles for use, flexible schedules, casual dress code, relaxed atmosphere, pet policy, indoor gym, summer concert series in our outdoor space, and a collaborative, stable environment. Join our team- and love where you work.
What This Means For Your Career
Our employees are a talented mix of individuals who embody every aspect of an integrated practice, who are catalysts for community through an integrated, research-based approach with sustainable design competency as a prerequisite. We offer the opportunity to align your long-term career goals with a variety of projects and clients while working with Principals from multiple markets.
How To Apply
Send your resume and condensed portfolio (5MB or less) to employment@GGLO.com along with a brief paragraph of the requirements you fit. Be sure to include your salary requirements.
We look forward to hearing from you!
GGLO, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and maintaining an inclusive culture.
Our office culture is friendly and informal. Our collaborative style is reflected in our integrated multi-disciplinary approach to design and our open office environment. Our leadership is active, involved, and approachable.Sustainability is one of our firm’s core values, and we have established an in-house Sustainable Design Group to help focus our knowledge and skills on sustainable approaches t...o our operations, as well as our projects. Our downtown Seattle office provides a healthy, comfortable working environment that is close to public transportation, community services, and entertainment. We value community involvement. Our principals and staff serve on boards for housing providers, community service organizations, and cultural groups. We encourage participation in neighborhood groups, volunteer organizations, and charitable events. We contribute to civic life in many diverse ways. With every project, we measure our success not simply by the function and beauty of the completed designs, but by our client’s satisfaction with each phase of the work. Because we believe a space should say something about its inhabitants, as well as the region it is a part of, we take factors like client personality and community culture into consideration, designing for today’s needs and tomorrow’s possibilities.