Petersen Kolberg & Associates (PKA) is a regional architectural firm located in Portland, Oregon with a strong focus in the healthcare industry and a wide client base. We are currently seeking a full-time interior designer to join the PKA Interiors studio. We are looking for a creative and energetic individual who has a passion for architecture and design and who also desires to be a part of a collaborative, integrated team. The position requires superb communication skills, the ability to take ownership and drive project process, and the ability to thrive in a team environment.

Job Description and role:

  • Work with the team to help develop ideas and finish concepts with mentoring opportunities
  • Design and documentation of graphic project elements such as digital modeling using Revit, Photoshop, Sketchup, etc. to produce graphic design concepts and presentation documents
  • Preliminary space plan and furniture plan development
  • Adapt to a range of various tasks including rudimentary interior design assignments to collaboration with project design and developing construction documents
  • Participate in researching finish materials and maintaining a current materials library
  • Preparation of finish specifications


  • Bachelor degree in Interior Design
  • Strong graphic design skills and artistic abilities including proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and InDesign
  • Experience with Revit, Bluebeam, Sketchup, AutoCAD and other modeling programs
  • 4+ years of experience in Commercial Interior Design or at an Architectural firm
  • Experience with the design of healthcare environments
  • Basic understanding of architectural design, interior design, and construction principles
  • Experience with the production of design and construction documentation including specifications
  • Experience with the research of materials and applications for both interior and exterior of buildings is desirable
  • Experience in the selection and specification of FF&E required
  • General knowledge of relevant building construction codes & standards [FGI, OAR, ADA, etc] and other regulatory requirements
  • Strong verbal, written, and graphic communication skills

Other Qualities:

  • Flexible and Proactive
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive with the ability to organize tasks efficiently
  • Collaborative and adaptive with team members and tasks
  • Creative problem solver
  • Detail-oriented

PKA Architects offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, 401(k) plan, profit sharing, and paid time off (PTO).

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