MAKERS architecture and urban design, LLP is seeking qualified candidates to join our award winning planning and urban design team. MAKERS is located in Seattle, WA and provides services to clients throughout the Pacific Northwest and the United States. Open positions are described in greater detail below.
As a small business, it is important that each team member can support multiple roles and efforts within the office. MAKERS participates in E-Verify to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired. MAKERS is a Washington State certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).
We are currently seeking team members to support our facility planning projects with the US Navy and Marine Corps, including facility audits and assessments. These audits require team members to document utilization, identify deficiencies, and collect and compile a variety of data elements related to each facility. The successful candidate MUST be organized, resourceful, and detail oriented. This is a contract position through September 2017 with potential to become a full time position based on future workload and job performance.
Please send a cover letter and resume to Brent Huizingh at email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Clear and compelling visualizations are an important component of our process. We are seeking a planner with outstanding graphic skills to support our facility planning projects. Projects may include facility use and condition analysis; projection of future needs and programming; alternative development and scenario evaluation; campus master planning; strategic facility planning; and urban design.
Background experience or degree in planning, architecture, or landscape architecture is preferred. All candidates must demonstrate strong graphic skills through application materials. This position will be responsible for project support, data organization and presentation, concept generation, graphic illustrations (diagrams, facility layout plans, site plans, etc.) graphic design of reports/studies and presentation materials, and document production.
We are seeking someone who:
High level of proficiency with MS Office and Adobe Creative suite (primarily InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, though Dreamweaver, etc. skills a plus) is required for this position. Experience with AutoCAD, ArcGIS, and 3D modeling/rendering (SketchUp or Rhino) is preferred. Strong hand graphic skills a plus. Understanding of basic file management practices and experience working in a professional design office environment is required.
Some travel may be required.
1-2 years of experience preferred. Entry level candidates that can demonstrate a strong understanding of practices typical of a professional design office will also be considered. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Please send a cover letter, resume and work samples to Julie Bassuk at JulieB@makersarch.com. No phone calls please.