Careers

Are you looking for a place where you can help to change the world?

McLennan Design is always interested in adding quality individuals to our team who are committed to transformation through deep green, living building design, and are passionate about making a difference in the lives of people throughout the world, including those in underserved communities. Our projects take us on a worldwide quest to challenge traditional practices, expanding the boundaries of planning and design to create restorative architecture and places that are healthy, beautiful and socially just.

Based on beautiful Bainbridge Island, Washington, our team is highly collaborative, energetic, and extremely dedicated. We work together in an adaptive culture, immersed in the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. How can it get any better than that?

Sound exciting? You may be a perfect fit. Please take a look at our current career opportunities:

Designer | Sustainable Consulting Expertise

McLennan Design is seeking mid-level designers to join our growing practice. Design positions are available in our office located on Bainbridge Island in Washington. McLennan Design is a highly collaborative and dynamic team of professionals focused on merging design, building performance and research. Our work consists of architecture, urban design and interiors, consulting and industrial design projects domestic and abroad. The firm is anchored by Jason F. McLennan, founder of the International Living Future Institute, and Partner Dale Duncan with a combined vision to integrate environmental and social regeneration through net zero and socially just works. The ideal candidate should have passion, commitment and enthusiasm for these broad concerns and be equally capable to explore them.

Candidates should have six to eight years of post-graduation experience and be curious, critical-thinking, creative, collaborative, and a clear communicator. Demonstrated experience leading sustainable design projects with an ability to attain a full understanding of the Living Building Challenge is important. The ability to participate in multiple projects at once is desired. The right candidate will also have advanced knowledge of project design and design representation. Experience with multiple design tools and the development of computer models and renderings to convey conceptual design ideas is a requirement for this role. Knowledge and experience working with Revit, Sketchup, Rhino, and Adobe Creative Suite will be important.

We offer our employees a creative working environment with room for professional growth and full health benefits.

If this sounds like you, we should talk! Please send a resume and portfolio (not to exceed 10MB) and any questions to contact@mclennan-design.com.

McLennan Design is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Project Architect

McLennan Design is seeking mid-level project architects to join our growing practice. Positions will be available in the office located on Bainbridge Island, Washington. McLennan Design is a highly collaborative and dynamic team of professionals focused on merging design, building performance and research. Our work consists of architecture, urban design and interiors, consulting and industrial design projects domestic and abroad. The firm is anchored by Jason F. McLennan, founder of the International Living Future Institute, and Partners Christine Lintott and Dale Duncan, with a combined vision to integrate environmental and social regeneration through net zero and socially just works. The ideal candidate should have passion, commitment and enthusiasm for these broad concerns and be equally capable to explore them.

Candidates should have six to eight years of post-graduation experience and be curious, critical-thinking, creative, collaborative, and a clear communicator. Demonstrated experience leading sustainable design projects with an ability to attain a full understanding of the Living Building Challenge, is important.  The ability to participate in multiple projects at once is desired. The right candidate will also have advanced knowledge of project design and design representation, experience leading the production of design and construction documentation, and construction administration experience. Experience with multiple design tools and the development of computer models and renderings to convey conceptual design ideas is a requirement for this role. Knowledge and experience working with Revit, Lumion, Sketchup, Rhino, and the Adobe Creative Suite will be important.

We offer our employees a creative working environment with room for professional growth and full health benefits.

If this sounds like you, it could be fate, we should talk!  Please send a resume and portfolio (not to exceed 10MB).  For more details, contact us at contact@mclennan-design.com.

McLennan Design is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Intern Architect

McLennan Design is seeking intern architects to join our growing practice. Positions will be available in the office located on Bainbridge Island, Washington. McLennan Design is a highly collaborative and dynamic team of professionals focused on merging design, building performance and research. Our work consists of architecture, urban design and interiors, consulting and industrial design projects domestic and abroad. The firm is anchored by Jason F. McLennan, founder of the International Living Future Institute, and Partners Christine Lintott and Dale Duncan, with a combined vision to integrate environmental and social regeneration through net zero and socially just works. The ideal candidate should have passion, commitment and enthusiasm for these broad concerns and be equally capable to explore them.

Candidates should have two to five years of post-graduation experience and be curious, critical-thinking, creative, collaborative, and a clear communicator. Demonstrated experience participating on sustainable design projects with an ability to attain a full understanding of the Living Building Challenge, is important.  The ability to participate in multiple projects at once is desired. The right candidate will also have a knowledge of project design and design representation, and practical experience in the production of design and construction documentation. Experience with multiple design tools and the development of computer models and renderings to convey conceptual design ideas is a requirement for this role, as if evolution of these ideas toward competent technical resolution and communication of same to the construction industry. Knowledge and experience working with Revit, Lumion, Sketchup, Rhino, and the Adobe Creative Suite will be important. Additionally, knowledge and experience with Grasshopper is an asset.

We offer our employees a creative working environment with room for professional growth and full health benefits.

If this sounds like you, it could be fate, we should talk!  Please send a resume and portfolio (not to exceed 10MB).  For more details, contact us at contact@mclennan-design.com.

McLennan Design is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Graphic Designer

McLennan Design is seeking a graphic designer to join our growing practice. The graphic design position will be available in our office located on Bainbridge Island, Washington. McLennan Design is a highly collaborative and dynamic team of professionals focused on merging design, building performance and research. Our work consists of architecture, urban design and interiors, consulting and industrial design projects domestic and abroad. The firm is anchored by Jason F. McLennan, founder of the International Living Future Institute, and Partners Dale Duncan and Christine Lintott, with a combined vision to integrate environmental and social regeneration through net zero and socially just works. The ideal candidate should have passion, commitment and enthusiasm for these broad concerns and be equally capable to explore them.

Candidates should have four to 8 years of post-graduation experience and be curious, critical-thinking, creative, collaborative, and a clear communicator. Demonstrated experience leading graphic design efforts in an architectural practice or similar discipline, is important.  The ability to participate in multiple projects at once is desired. The right candidate will have experience developing business development proposals, layout and production of magazine content, and also have advanced knowledge of press/print technologies and strong skills in developing pre-press layouts.  Experience with multiple graphic design tools and the development of different print and media graphic design ideas is a requirement for this role. Fluency with Adobe Creative Suite products is required.

We offer our employees a creative working environment with room for professional growth and full health benefits.  Salary will be commensurate with the level of experience of the candidate.

If this sounds like you, it could be fate, we should talk!  Please send a resume and portfolio (not to exceed 12MB).  For more details, contact us at contact@mclennan-design.com.

McLennan Design is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Future Positions

In the near future, we also anticipate needing to fill the following positions:

  • Project Architects
  • Project Designers
  • Product Design Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Building Scientists/Energy Modelers
  • Intern Architects

Please check back for additional job openings which will be posted as they become available. In the meantime, please feel free to let us know about your interest and send a resume to contact@mclennan-design.com

We look forward to hearing from you.