Green Canopy NODE

Green Canopy NODE builds sustainable homes fast.

Director of Architecture

$110k - $140k / 0.05% - 0.15%
Seattle, WA
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

We seek a mission-aligned director of architecture who can leverage their expertise and enthusiasm to further Green Canopy NODE’s mission by managing internal and external design team members in the creation of excellent buildings while working to integrate new technology and processes. In this position, you will represent the design team within the company be accountable for the successful execution of the design team’s work.

Hybrid Remote Position This position is currently remote and will become a hybrid remote position. Some travel to job sites and in person meetings with the City of Seattle + Portland required.

This position offers PTO and benefits.

In this position you will: • Lead and develop the architecture department to execute design and documentation of projects in line with project schedules, expectations of excellence, and efficiency • Build the design team by providing mentoring and feedback of existing members and hiring new members • Review and stamp drawings developed by the team • Collaborate with all aspects of the company in the evaluation of potential opportunities and risks in the design and execution of all new development projects • Collaborate with all aspects of the company in the development and integration of our proprietary technology • Stay abreast of market trends, regulatory changes, construction industry trends and incorporate this information into the work of the design team • Collaborate with company management on the continued growth and improvement of the organization

What you bring to the table: • License to practice architecture in Washington required; license to practice in Oregon preferred • 10 + years’ experience in an architectural work setting with management experience • Excellent organizational and graphic, verbal, and written communication skills • Experience analyzing sites for development potential, identifying design and entitlement risks related to these projects, and producing conceptual site layouts, residential and multifamily preferred • Extensive knowledge of the Seattle Land Use Code and the Seattle entitlement process as it applies to single-family and multi-family residential projects, including experience with the Subdivision and LBA process, MUP and SEPA process, Design Review, Seattle Residential Code, Seattle Building Code, and ULS process; knowledge of the Portland Land Use Code and Portland entitlement process preferred • Working knowledge of BIM systems for drawing production, Revit preferred • Experience working with Microsoft Project preferred • An ability to delegate effectively; to empower direct reports to make decisions and take ownership of their work while also minimizing potential problems and ensuring high-quality work product. • Systems oriented: must be able to organize the work of the design team systematically and identify opportunities for improvement in systems and processes

Why you should join Green Canopy NODE

Green Canopy NODE is a vertically integrated construction technology firm, developer, and fund manager. Our mission is to build relationships, businesses, and homes that help regenerate communities, and environments. Our team includes a group of deeply authentic, mission-aligned people and top-talent in real estate, design, construction, technology, impact investing, and fund management. In our hearts we know a brighter, more resilient, healthy, and equitable future is possible. Together, we work to deliver a better built environment for people and the planet.

Green Canopy NODE
Team Size:31
Location:Seattle, WA
Don Bunnell
Don Bunnell
Bec Chapin
Bec Chapin