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January 22, 2020

We're Hiring!


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Whitten Architects in beautiful Portland, Maine, has a rare opening for an independently motivated Architectural Designer interested in joining our award-winning, client-focused, and design-driven residential practice. Design homes for extraordinary sites in Northern New England and be an integral member of a forward-thinking firm with a 30-plus-year history and vision for the future. Come see for yourself why Portland keeps getting voted one of the best places to live, and learn why we were recently recognized by AIA New England as an Emerging Professional Friendly Firm. The ideal candidate should have a specific passion for residential architecture, client contact, and an eagerness to both learn from and contribute to our collaborative studio environment.

• Partner with lead project architects in an iterative design process
• Assist in the assembly of design presentations and Architectural Documents
• Participate in sourcing and specification of materials and systems
• Support our Construction Administration to ensure design intent

• Ability to multi-task and a desire to positively contribute to design
• Excellent communication and time management skills
• Strong graphic communication capabilities - hand drawing is celebrated
• Proficiency in ArchiCAD (or similar), Sketchup, and Adobe Creative Suite

• Competitive salary + performance-based bonuses
• Full health insurance coverage for employee + 60% of family coverage
• Health savings account
• 401K retirement plan with 3% employer contribution
• 2 weeks of paid vacation + 5 sick or personal days
• 10 paid holidays + summer flex-time
• Old Port parking (or public transportation reimbursement)

Please respond with cover letter, resume, and work samples to We look forward to hearing from you.


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