"For me, the act of design is deeply mysterious. It's so enigmatic - that path to finding a solution that no one (including you) could have imagined."?
Olson Kundig partner Alan Maskin leads a cultural projects studio with a strong focus on museums, installations, monuments, narrative-based concepts, built and self-provoked projects, design competitions -all with a diverse target audience including children. This studio is looking for 1-2 new full-time extremely talented design staff to assist the team in Seattle to develop and advance these projects. Recent and ongoing projects include:
A Museum campus and landscape for children in Sausalito
Sculpture park and gallery space in Hawaii
Visitor experience at a farmer owned cheese factory
For this position, the following baseline skills, traits and interests are required:
Love of design, making and conceptual thinking
Interest and experience in design research
Highly collaborative with a record of team achievement
Receptive to mentorship
Generous, personally ambitious, funny, and hard working
Willing to travel for projects in Europe, Asia, and the United States
An extraordinary ability in one or more of the following areas is required:
Model making and sculpture
If you are interested in this position, please submit a portfolio of your work and a description of why you are the ideal candidate for this specific role.
About Olson Kundig
For the past 50 years, Olson Kundig has created a body of architecture that is recognized for its ability to merge notions of materiality, craft and art. The partners—Jim Olson, Tom Kundig, Kirsten R. Murray, Alan Maskin and Kevin Kudo-King—lead the firm’s work. Though best known for residences, the firm’s work also includes museums, commercial design, academic buildings, exhibit design, interior design, and places of worship. Current projects are located in North America, Asia and Europe.
The firm has received numerous accolades including the 2009 National AIA Firm Award (as Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects).
The office combines the capacity of a large firm with the intensity of a small one (a total of 175 employees), maintaining a commitment to vigorous, critical design review sessions which infuses its designers with a shared sense of commitment to every project.