Established in 1969 in Portland, Oregon, GBD Architects Incorporated (GBD) is an employee-owned Architecture & Interior Design firm dedicated to creating buildings and spaces that work as hard as we do. Thoughtfully and artfully crafted buildings that are quiet, sophisticated solutions to real human and environmental problems—not the source of new ones.

With a staff of approximately 85 people and diverse range of project types across many sectors and scales, our multi-disciplinary practice is built on the core values of professional excellence, design quality and collaboration. Our firm operates within a hybrid work model utilizing the latest virtual collaboration tools for ultimate employee flexibility. We strive to support individuals to achieve their personal career goals and value the importance of work-life balance. GBD also provides 12 weeks paid family leave.

Our award-winning Interior Design team consists of a wide range of talented individuals with expertise in multiple project sectors: Workplace, Tenant Improvement, Hospitality, and Multi-family/Mixed Use.  The interiors culture is highly energetic, collegial, supportive and conducive to accelerated career growth.

We are seeking applicants for an Interior Designer to join our team with 5+ years’ experience.  Individuals in this position will participate in all aspects of the design process, beginning with a strong emphasis on concept development and project visioning. Applicants will be expected to collaborate with other team members, and other design consultants to support a successful project outcome and the firm’s goal of design excellence. This position will also support the production of construction drawings that should uphold the firm’s reputation for quality and attention to detail.  Applicants will develop comprehensive materials and finish palettes and should have strong communication skills to present ideas and design solutions to project teams and clients.

Please see GBD’s website for more information about the firm:


  • Approximately 5+ years’ experience in an Interior Design and/or Architectural firm
  • Accredited degree in Interior Design or Architecture
  • Strong visual, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Creatively solves complex design problems
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a project team
  • Excellent time management and multitasking skills
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch Up, Enscape, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Suite.
  • Working knowledge of building codes and specification standards
  • Experience with full scope construction drawing sets, with detailing and construction knowledge

GBD is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive salaries, outstanding benefits package, and potential stock ownership in the firm. Exact compensation will be based upon experience and negotiated with selected candidate.

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