Project Architect

Community-focused architecture is characterized by a design’s ability to capture a collective of diverse voices and experiences. BRIC is seeking experienced Project Architects to navigate conceptual and technical details on projects of various sizes as we strive to reflect our clients’ stories in their learning environments.

Project architects will be responsible for advancing architectural concepts, solutions, and details, preparation and coordination of construction documents, consultant team coordination, and construction administration.

Qualified candidates will demonstrate keen technical and communication skills, a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and an ability to work collaboratively. Candidates shall also exhibit well-developed leadership skills and decision-making capabilities.

Additionally, applicants should possess a degree in Architecture, or equivalent experience, and should be fluent in Microsoft Office Apps, REVIT, Adobe Creative Suite and virtual collaboration tools (Zoom and Microsoft Teams) as appropriate.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume/CV, and representative samples of work showing design, technical, and/or documentation skills. Material may be sent via PDF attachment, not-to exceed 15MB in size. A website showcasing prospective candidates’ work is also acceptable. Material should be emailed to:

BRIC is a community-focused architecture firm that works alongside students, educators, and local stakeholders to engage in authentic, value-driven conversations. Building Relationships and Inspiring Communities are more than the words of our firm name, they are central to how we approach every project. Our work is inherently collaborative; we champion processes that encourage diverse voices – especially those of the historically underserved – to come to the table, share their thoughts, and co-create comprehensive design solutions. This approach to educational planning, design, and community engagement reflects our commitment to dismantling biases that pervade the architecture industry. We partner with our clients to examine long-standing assumptions, reimagine existing buildings, and plan for innovative new facilities that inspire a more humane and just world. Together, we’re designing safe, equitable, and sustainable environments that empower learners to change the world.

BRIC Architecture, Inc. is one of Oregon’s largest majority-woman owned architecture firms.

BRIC is proud to embrace a holistic approach to staff wellness. We ensure our team has the resources they need to strive professionally and personally. Our collection of benefits include - but are not limited to - the following:

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision Insurance
Life insurance, long term and short term disability insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Traditional and Roth 401(k) with Matching and Profit Sharing Contribution
Paid Parental Leave Policy
Licensing Support
Continuing Education Opportunities
Gym Membership or Similar Reimbursement Program
Bike and Shower Rooms

People here love the work they do, care deeply about each other and have the opportunity to contribute greatly to the world through their work.

How to Apply

Please refer to the description above for specific application instructions. Application material should be emailed to:

BRIC office in Portland, OR

Listening is one of the most important elements of our process – we can’t wait to hear from you!