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Project Architect / Architectural Designer


We are seeking a Project Architect or Architectural Designer with 10+ years of experience to join Mithun. As a member of our integrated design team, you will work alongside other Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Urban Designers and Urban Planners to advance design & technical excellence, environmental performance and social justice on a range of projects. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of project typologies including creative workplace, cultural and educational environments and urban multi-family, affordable and student housing. We collaborate in the office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Mondays and Fridays are flexible workdays that allow employees to work in the office or from home.  

About Mithun

At Mithun, our design has purpose—to create positive change in people’s lives. We are an internationally recognized leader in sustainability, combining exemplary design with a focus on building and site performance, human health and social equity. Since the inception of the practice in 1949, our work has been recognized with hundreds of peer and industry awards including the 2023 AIA Architecture Firm Award, ULI Global Awards for Excellence and eight AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten Awards. 

We embrace justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) as key expressions of our mission of Design for Positive Change. We are committed to promoting JEDI both internally and externally in our firm culture, project work and partnerships. A JUST organization since 2017, Mithun’s goal is not just good intentions but real impact for the people, communities and clients we serve. 

Role & Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with interdisciplinary design teams and client representatives. 
  • Explore and develop quality design ideas and innovative, thoughtful solutions, that address project goals aligned with Mithun’s values and approach. 
  • Create accurate architectural documentation for all phases of the design process. 
  • Create compelling design presentations using advanced graphic skills.  
  • Participate in project pursuits, client presentations and community engagement activities.  
  • Coordinate multiple consultants and engineered systems.  
  • Coach and mentor staff and guide project team members to achieve project milestones. 
  • Work effectively as both a team member and independently. 


  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in architecture. 
  • A minimum of 10 years of post-graduate professional experience. 
  • Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills.  
  • Expertise in all phases of the design, documentation and construction administration processes. 
  • Flexible to play multiple roles across varied project types. 
  • Ability to lead Revit model development and adept at building information modeling.  
  • Ability to define and drive project milestones, facilitate project meetings and effectively coach team members.  
  • Architectural registration is a plus. 

Please submit your resume, letter of interest and relevant work samples.  

Mithun offers medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid parental leave, transit benefits, a 401(k) retirement plan and discretionary bonus opportunity based on firm profitability and individual performance. Flexible Spending Accounts or Health Savings Accounts are available based on eligibility requirements.  Paid time off includes eight holidays and vacation accrual of two weeks per year. The expected range of compensation for this role is $90,000-$105,000 per year. Pay ranges differ by location. 

Mithun is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

This position is based in our Seattle, WA location.  

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