West of West®
An Architecture & Design Studio


Join our team!

We are always looking for people to join our team. Our open positions are described below. Please submit a work sample, cover letter, and resume to info@westofwest.com.  Be sure to put your name and the position in the subject line. We look forward to reviewing your application!

Project Designer:

We are looking to expand our Portland office with a full-time Project Designer position for someone who has a strong interest in the design and implementation of commercial projects. We’re looking for a talented, high-energy person with a great attitude who is looking for new growth and fresh challenges!

In addition to being trained as an architect and confident in the design and documentation phases of a project, you should be:

  • Driven, hungry, and self-motivated

  • Have a minimum of three years professional experience

  • Familiar with high-end, design-driven commercial projects 

  • Familiar and capable with the phases of architectural design

  • Familiar with the production of construction documents

  • Excited to be part of a growing office 

  • A clear communicator and highly organized, goal-oriented individual

  • Experience with Rhino, AutoCAD, and Revit

  • Experience with the creation of high-quality renderings in Vray is a plus

Design Intern:

We are looking for a talented intern to join us in our studio in Portland.

You should be a highly-talented and self-motivated individual who takes the initiative, is passionate about their work, and is obsessed with quality. You should have a great attitude and be easy to work with. You will be involved in a wide range of projects at multiple scales and be tasked with presentation drawings, design studies and sketches, project documentation, and physical model making. As one of the benefits of joining us you will have the opportunity to participate in many aspects of our practice, gaining exposure to the diverse projects and tasks within our studio.

  • 0-3 years professional experience

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Rhino

  • Proficiency in all Adobe programs

  • Experience in Grasshopper, Revit, and V-ray is a plus

  • Highly organized and self-motivated

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work, communicate, and collaborate within a multidisciplinary team

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

You should be available immediately for a six month internship.