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Since our founding in 1992, our team of unique personalities, collaboration, and diverse areas of expertise makes Mildren Design Group a catalyst for creating innovative designs while having fun. We understand our staff is our greatest asset. We are committed for our staff to continue to grow through mentorship, continued learning opportunities, and community involvement to support individual potential and growth.

If you share our values and are inerested in joining our growing family we would love to meet you.

If you don’t love what you’re doing
what’s the point in doing it?

Mildren design group, p.c.

Current Opportunities

Mildren Design Group is currently seeking a Project Architect, CAD Designer and Interior Designer to add to our team.

Position:

Project architect/project manager; full-time, permanent position at a diverse firm with exceptional career development opportunities.
level: Five to ten years; architectural registration completed in the State of Oregon.

Our Firm:

  • Established – Founded in 1992 with two members, we are now a thirteen-person firm with a growing number of repeat clients.
  • Diverse portfolio – Projects range from Class A office buildings, retail buildings and commercial/industrial parks to tenant improvement projects.
  • Open door employee culture – An office environment which fosters a close-knit, open door employee culture that emphasizes teamwork and continued learning.
  • Integrated staff involvement – All staff members work together in all aspects of projects, from initial concepts and design through construction documents and contract administration.
  • Located in Tigard near I-5.

Position requirements:

     Personal attributes:

  • Talented, experienced professional with strong design, technical and management skills to take on a leadership role within a dynamic design team environment.
  • Personable with excellent presentation skills; ability to work with diverse range of personalities. 
  • A self starter willing to learn new things as well as contribute knowledge and experience to others.

     Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In charge of coordinating team efforts to complete projects promptly and successfully.
  • Create designs to meet client goals and specifications.
  • Develop and propose project budgets and time estimations, providing project management for the client and the design team.
  • Ensure that the team is working effectively and keeping to the project schedule and budget.
  • Review work reports and communicate any needs and concerns to client and project team.
  • Develop/nurture involvement with clients (both existing and new) into long lasting relationships.

     Knowledge level:

  • Proficiency at architectural design and project management for small and large commercial projects; diversity in understanding wood, concrete, masonry and steel construction.
  • Experience in all phases of design through construction administration, project management (including coordination between disciplines) and client interaction.
  • Manage and produce documents on multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced, energetic working environment.
  • Expected comprehensive knowledge of current IBC.
  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD required; Experience in AutoCAD Architecture and Revit ideal.
  • Additional items a plus: Licenses in Western US states; LEED accreditation.

Salary:

  • Negotiable based on experience level; Includes quality benefits package.
     
     

 

Position:

CAD Designer; full- time, permanent position at a diverse firm with exceptional career development opportunities.

Experience level:

Two year formal training in AutoCAD 2019 or AutoCAD vertical such as AutoCAD Architecture. Revit knowledge beneficial, but not required.

Education level:

College or technical school training in architecture preferred, architectural degree not required.

Our Firm:

  • Established – Founded in 1992 with two members, we are now a thirteen-person firm with a growing number of repeat clients.
  • Diverse portfolio – Projects range from Class A office buildings, retail buildings and commercial/industrial parks to tenant improvement projects.
  • Open door employee culture – An office environment which fosters a close-knit, open door employee culture that emphasizes teamwork and continued learning.
  • Integrated staff involvement – All staff members work together in all aspects of projects, from initial concepts and design through construction documents and contract administration.
  • Located in Tigard near I-5.

     

Position requirements: 

     Personal attributes:

  • Dedicated, self-motivated and highly organized individual with flexible attitude, willing to learn new things as well as contribute knowledge to others.

  • Ability to prioritize work, including time management skills to balance multiple projects and deadlines.

  • Attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality, demonstrating personal accountability for quality and quantity of work.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Knowledge level:

  • Proficient at architectural drafting for construction drawings for small and large commercial projects in wood, concrete, masonry and steel.

  • Basic knowledge of assembling working drawings including plans, elevations and details.

  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD required, experience in AutoCAD Architecture 2019 is optimum.

  • AutoCAD experience should include knowledge working with paper space, Xrefs and layering systems.

  • Experience with Revit a plus.

  • Basic computer skills including experience with word processing and spreadsheets is required.

Salary:

  • Negotiable based on experience level; Includes quality benefits package.

Qualities we look for that align with our values:

  • Loving what you do.
  • Pushing yourself to always do better and keep learning.
  • Building respectful and collaborative partnership with colleague and clients.
  • Thriving and passionate about design excellence.
  • Embracing detail-oriented and highly organized project management.

Responsibilities of our Interior Designer position;

  • Collaborate with design teams on a variety of project types.
  • Understand client interaction, expectations and decision making.
  • Perform a variety of tasks for projects from programming, conceptual design, design development and construction contract documents, thru contract administration.
  • Assist and develop design concepts, color and material pallets then translate these ideas to contract documents.
  • Develop and coordinate working drawings.
  • Select finishes, fixtures, and furniture and develop FFE packages.
  • Prepare FF&E plans and specifications.
  • Work with consultants, contractors, vendors, and product reps to meet overall project objectives.
  • Contribute to client presentations and meetings.

Essential skills and experience we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design.
  • 4-6 years of related experience as an Interior Designer.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit a plus.
  • Proficiency with Photoshop/Illustrator, In-Design, and Bluebeam.
  • Working knowledge of building codes, standards, fire life safety and accessibility.
  • Excellent design skills and an appreciation for creative and thoughtful design.
  • Thorough understanding of construction documents including interior detailing.
  • Experience in construction administration of a project, including submittal review and responding to RFI’s.
  • Strong verbal, written, and graphic communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly with team members and clients.
  • Flexibility to maintain productivity and meet deadlines with a variety of projects in various stages of development.
  • Self-starter with ability to contribute and participate in a team environment.
  • Team oriented and willing to perform whichever role best meets the project needs.

Salary:

  • Negotiable based on experience level; Includes quality benefits package.

Please Submit Cover Letter/ Resume:

Mildren Design Group offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package. Please reach out to us to start a conversation. No phone calls please.