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Bassetti Architects is a vibrant firm of talented and inspired individuals with offices in Seattle and Portland. We specialize in educational and civic work and are motivated by projects that create healthy and lively communities. We are always interested in meeting talented individuals with strong design and technical skills. If you are looking to advance your career in a fun and supportive environment, we would be very glad to hear from you.


Bassetti is proud to be a JUST™ organization. Created by the Living Future Institute, the JUST Program allows us to demonstrate our leadership in many areas of corporate social responsibility, including the equitable treatment of employees, diversity and inclusion, local sourcing and purchasing, worker benefits, workplace safety, and community stewardship. JUST reflects our commitment to transparency and disclosure and serves as a tool by which we can evaluate and improve our firm using simple, yet specific metrics across a range of indicators.


Our offices are open and collaborative spaces that foster personal and professional growth for our staff. We believe in creating a work-life balanced experience for our employees. We organize several social and sports activities throughout the year and encourage volunteering in our community. We support weekly educational lunches, design review happy-hour, and a variety of interest groups which are an excellent way to be invested in the success of the firm.


In addition to providing for our staff’s membership in professional organizations and attendance at educational programs, we offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including a 401(k) retirement plan, medical and dental coverage, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, an FSA plan, as well as paid time off and flexible work arrangements. In addition, Bassetti is proud to offer paid parental leave as we believe in offering equitable opportunities and sustaining our employees’ families.


Bassetti Architects is an equal opportunity employer that supports diversity and mentorship.


Current openings

Bassetti Architects is currently seeking qualified candidates for the positions of Specifications Writer and BIM Manager in our Seattle office.


Specifications Writer

The ideal candidate is passionate about architecture, has a strong design sensibility, and appreciates the proecess of articulating design through the documentation and construction process.
Position Description:

  • Develop technical specifications for projects
  • Collaborate with project design teams to ensure seamless coordination of contract documents
  • Support construction administration team for design intent during construction
  • Research new, innovative products and update the firm with important specifications related changes
  • Update and maintain master specifications
  • Implement E-Specs into our master specifications
  • Organize lunch and learn presentations to the firm with product representatives


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent
  • Minimum 7 years of specifications writing experience
  • Licensed Architect or CCS (Certified Construction Specifier)
  • Understanding of the selection and integration of building systems
  • Understanding of public project delivery and requirements

Qualified candidates should submit a PDF including a cover letter, resume, and sample portfolio via email to: HR@BassettiArch.com.


BIM Manager

The ideal candidate has experience with BIM management in A&E firms, is a good communicator, and a self-motivated individual who is able to work in a highly collaborative environment.
Position Description:

  • Manage BIM software
  • Manage BIM office standards
  • Lead BIM focused meetings
  • Troubleshoot BIM-related issues
  • Train staff in BIM
  • Provide BIM support on projects
  • Provide Technology R&D
  • Report to manager on a regular basis

In support of the Bassetti team, the successful candidate should meet the following requirements:

  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • Knowledge of current versions of Autodesk software
  • Basic PC experience Windows environments, working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, and Web-enabled applications

Qualified candidates should submit a PDF including a cover letter and resume via email to: HR@BassettiArch.com.