Project Architect

MN Custom Homes MN Custom Homes Employer:
Bellevue, WA, USLocation:
Thu, Oct 28 '21Posted on:

About MN Custom Homes

Founded in 2011 by two Bellevue natives, we have grown to become the preeminent Eastside luxury home builder today. Since Day 1 we have been driven by innovation and obsessed with setting our homes apart through their overall design and functionality. We truly get a thrill doing what we love most: building thoughtful homes that inspire community. Learn more about us and see our work at:

Why MN?

We pride ourselves on our empowered team environment and dedication to taking care of our people. We believe in setting you up to succeed with clear career progression, learning opportunities, and ownership of your role from the get-go. Accountability is huge for us and we place a lot of trust in our employees to do the right thing. We believe that a supportive and inclusive culture yields happy people, and happy people are the most successful at what they do.

In a Nutshell

The Project Architect is primarily responsible for taking MN Custom Homes residential projects from design approval through technical documentation to building permit submittal. This role’s top priorities are to deliver high-quality, complete sets of architectural design documentation while ensuring adherence to schedule milestones, MN standard work, and brand expectations.

Key functions

  • Models and reinforces actions and behaviors consistent with the Company's values, mission, and culture
  • Leads and performs the creation of BIM models and Permit Submittal Drawings for multiple concurrent single-family residential projects in MN Custom Homes’ architectural project workflow
  • Effectively resolves technical and design challenges in the document production process
  • Ensures adherence to documentation quality and completeness standards
  • Coordinates with the work of other team members and consultants
  • Completes Permit Submittal documents in compliance with local codes and review standards
  • Proactively partners with and builds strong relationships with team members and key stakeholders across the organization at all levels
  • Stays informed and up to date on best practices in residential design, documentation, and construction
  • Identifies opportunities and drives continuous improvement related to technical architecture and design documentation
  • Partners cross functionally on projects and initiatives as needed or required
  • Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Professional degree in Architecture or equivalent
  • Professional Registered Architect (RA) preferred 
  • 4+ years’ post-graduate experience in a technical architecture role producing design deliverable documentation for permit submittal required
  • 4+ years’ experience with wood-frame residential architecture preferred
  • Experience with construction administration or general contracting in a technical architectural capacity considered
  • Technical expertise in single-family residential architecture
  • Knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures
  • Ability to solve problems effectively and pro-actively using creative application of technical expertise
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Must be able to effectively multitask and juggle simultaneous demands while remaining flexible and efficient in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently with little direction or oversight
  • Excellent interpersonal as well as verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD, and Bluebeam
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to be furnished upon hire absent an approved accommodation

Employee Benefits

  • 100% covered employee premiums for medical and dental self-coverage
  • 100% employer-paid life insurance
  • 401(K) with generous company match, no vesting schedule, and access to professional financial advisors 
  • PTO & Holidays
  • Free onsite parking
  • New iPhone for your personal and business use
  • Complimentary snacks and beverages 

MN Custom Homes is an equal opportunity employer


Please apply at our recruiting web site:


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