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(206) 957-6400 info@sabarch.com

Job Openings

Interior Designer

Full Time
1-3 years experience

The Position:

  • Work in an integrated team atmosphere
  • Maintain and build the network of manufacturers sales reps, manage the materials library, and schedule product presentations
  • Assist with conceptualizing and developing project ideas
  • Assist project team with furniture and finish selections
  • Work as part of a team to produce documents for permit and construction
  • Attend design and construction meetings
  • Opportunity to participate in construction administration
  • Ideal position to learn the full range of professional skills required for NCIDQ Certification
  • Opportunity to work on a wide variety of project types or focus on a specific one
  • Opportunity to work directly with firm principals
  • Potential to participate in marketing efforts and/or internal initiatives

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • BA or BS in Interior Design
  • 1-3 years professional experience in interior design
  • Proficient in Revit and Adobe Creative Suites
  • Additional AutoCAD & Sketch-up skills a bonus
  • Motivated self-starter with good organizational skills
  • An open mind and enthusiastic outlook
  • Good communication skills

 

SABArchitects is a vibrant midsize architecture and interior design firm located on the south bank of the Lake Washington Ship Canal in Seattle, Washington. We are seeking energetic staff at several different levels who are interested in taking themselves and SABA to the next level.  SABA’s success rests in our deep respect for our staff and our clients. For our staff, we provide a fun, collaborative, and respectful place to work where you can go as far as your abilities and drive can take you. For our clients, we listen carefully and apply all of our design, technical, and management skills to turn their project goals into an architectural reality.

 

SABA is a regional leader in the design of high-tech offices, healthcare facilities, research and development labs, and early education centers.  Our clients include Amazon, Fred Hutch, The Nature Conservancy, Bright Horizons, Juno Therapeutics, Novo Nordisk, and Virginia Mason Hospital. SABA’s overall compensation package includes competitive salary, discretionary bonus, healthcare, dental, vision, disability insurance, 401K with corporate match, NCIDQ exam study support, hybrid working environment, locker rooms with showers, bicycle, and kayak parking.

The Position:  Project Architect, Research & Development Labs

  • Laboratory programming, planning, and design under guidance from Senior Architect
  • Coordination of engineering systems with subconsultants and trade partners
  • Assisting in the permit submission and review process
  • Development and management of client equipment schedules
  • Production of contract and construction documents
  • Assist in developing marketing collateral including renderings

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MArch or BArch degree
  • 1-3 years of experience in the planning, design, documentation, and delivery of laboratories, clean rooms, manufacturing facilities, and/or other highly technical project types
  • Demonstrable understanding of design guidelines and requirements for ISO, equipment schedules, material flows a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using Revit & AutoCAD
  • A collaborative nature and a desire to see all team members succeed
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple ongoing tasks
  • Ability to commute to the office at least 2 days per week

SABA’s overall compensation package includes: competitive salary, discretionary bonus, healthcare, dental, vision, disability insurance, 401K with corporate match, ARE exam support, continuing education support, professional dues support, locker rooms with showers, secure bicycle and kayak storage.

SABA functions as a hybrid work environment offering team members up to 3 days a week of work-from-home flexibility as it fits project and individual needs.

SABA is invested in the development of our team. We aim to see each person thrive, grow into new roles, and hone their skills with practical and tangible results throughout their tenor with SABA.

The Position:  Project Architect

  • To lead internal project teams with the overall development and execution of contract documents.
  • To be a firm-wide resource for technical issues associated with constructability, detailing, and code.
  • Opportunity to work on large scale high rise full-building commercial tenant improvements.
  • Opportunity to work on collaborative highly integrated design/construction project teams

Typical duties include:

  • Attending design and construction meetings with clients
  • Leading internal team meetings to develop and coordinate design and construction documents
  • Leading the BIM and documentation process for large scale high-rise TI efforts
  • Code research and implementation strategies for complex TI interventions
  • Assisting with conceptualizing and developing project designs
  • Mentoring less experienced staff
  • Actively participating in construction administration
  • Potential to participate in business development and marketing efforts
  • Potential for some West Coast travel

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MArch or BArch degree
  • Architecture license, or on the path to licensure
  • 5 or more years of experience in the architectural field.
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to plan work for themselves and team members.
  • BIM integration knowledge for complex commercial TI projects
  • Experience with coordinating and overseeing large scale complex documentation efforts.
  • Excellent knowledge of building and fire codes.
  • Experience with permitting in Bellevue and Seattle.
  • Excellent knowledge detailing various aspects of projects
  • Ability to be nimble and strategically navigate prioritizing deliverables throughout deliverable process.
  • Shell and core experience a plus.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • A collaborative nature and a desire to see all team members succeed

 

SABA’s overall compensation package includes: competitive salary, discretionary bonus, healthcare, dental, vision, disability insurance, 401K with corporate match, professional licensing exam support, continuing education support, professional dues support, locker rooms with showers, secure bicycle and kayak storage. SABA is also proud to offer access to the SABA CoLab, an innovation center housing our resource library and design incubation spaces.

Please email your cover letter and resume to resume@sabarch.com

Experienced Project Architect

Full Time
5+ years experience

Responsibilities include:

Leading internal project teams with the overall development and execution of contract documents.

Acting as a firm-wide resource for technical issues associated with constructability, detailing, and code.

Opportunities to work on a wide variety of project types including ground-up science and technology buildings, healthcare facilities, and complex full-building commercial tenant improvements.

Typical duties include:

  • Attending design and construction meetings with clients
  • Leading internal team meetings to develop and coordinate design and construction documents
  • Assisting with conceptualizing and developing project designs
  • Mentoring junior staff
  • Actively participating in construction administration
  • Potential to participate in business development and marketing efforts
  • Potential for some West Coast travel
     

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MArch or BArch degree
  • Architecture license, or on the path to licensure
  • 8 or more years of experience in the architectural field.
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to plan work for themselves and team members.
  • Excellent knowledge of building and fire codes
  • Excellent knowledge detailing various aspects of projects
  • Shell and core experience a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Extensive experience using Revit & AutoCAD in a professional setting for drawing production
  • A collaborative nature and a desire to see all team members succeed

SABA’s overall compensation package includes: competitive salary, discretionary bonus, healthcare, dental, vision, disability insurance, 401K with corporate match, professional licensing exam support, continuing education support, professional dues support, locker rooms with showers, secure bicycle and kayak storage. SABA is also proud to offer access to the SABA CoLab, an innovation center housing our resource library and design incubation spaces.

Please email your cover letter and resume to resume@sabarch.com

Healthcare Planner

Full Time
7+ Years Experience

The Position:  Healthcare Planner

  • Programming and space planning healthcare and related projects
  • Conceptualizing and developing concept options based on healthcare delivery strategies
  • Lead planning conversations and respond to client needs
  • Potential to participate in business development and marketing efforts
  • Potential for some West Coast travel

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MArch or BArch degree
  • Healthcare Architecture education a plus
  • 5 years of experience in healthcare
  • Fluency in design guidelines and requirements for inpatient and outpatient healthcare projects
  • Experience with State Health Agency permitting requirements (DOH in WA)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using Revit & AutoCAD
  • A collaborative nature and a desire to see all team members succeed
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to plan work and monitor project performance
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple ongoing projects
  • Background in LEAN, Evidenced Based Design or Patient Centered Design a plus

SABA’s overall compensation package includes: competitive salary, discretionary bonus, healthcare, dental, vision, disability insurance, 401K with corporate match, NCIDQ exam support, continuing education support, professional dues support, locker rooms with showers, secure bicycle and kayak storage. SABA is also proud to offer access to the SABA CoLab, an innovation center housing our resource library and design incubation spaces.

Please email your cover letter and resume to resume@sabarch.com