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Part-time Architect (retired architects encouraged to apply)


OUR MISSION:  is to be Employee Centric and Client Obsessed

Magellan Architects is expanding and looking for talented individuals to join our crew. We have positions available at our three locations: Redmond, WA, Fountain Valley, CA and Dallas, TX.

We would love to meet you if:

Are you bored at home, driving your spouse crazy with “too much” free time, and looking for part-time excitement in the architectural field? We would like to meet you…

  • If you are familiar with drafting on a drafting table using a T Square
  • If you are looking for disposable or complimentary income for your retirement
  • If you don’t want to dip into your 401K
  • If you would like a flexible schedule with flexible hours
  • If you want to have more time off and less time on the job (Do you want to see the world, join a golf tournament, and tackle that “honey to-do” list? Not a problem. You make your own schedule!)
  • If you want to dictate your own time off
  • If you are passionate about resolving challenges on a variety of project types
  • If you enjoy networking and making introductions that will help grow our business
  • If you want to share your knowledge with the younger generation who is desperate for mentorship
  • If you love building relationships with clients and peers while connecting those around you to build a strong network of peers

Magellan is committed to bringing the seasoned, senior level talent into the team to share their knowledge with the younger generation. Come along for this crazy ride. It will be a rewarding adventure.


You will assist project managers to maintain multiple clients and projects in a timely and efficient manner. This will require clear, effective, and open communication, problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and a strong drive to see results. This is a great opportunity to join a growing, collaborative team while working on a variety of project types while assisting junior staff in construction document production and project management.

  • Must have background in Commercial Architecture
  • Must have the ability to assist managers on projects from concept to completion
  • Will be expected to share your capabilities with old fashion hand sketches. Any computer skills would be used to fullest extent
  • Encouraged to old school draft a drafting table and a T Square
  • Well-rounded experience with all phases of a project, including document production and construction administration
  • Experience with two of the following project types preferred: K-12 Schools, Higher Ed, Banks, Retail, Office Buildings, Religious, and Industrial
  • Exceptional communication skills for working directly with clients, consultants, jurisdictions, and general contractors (must be proficient in English)
  • The ability to work and thrive in independent working scenarios with demonstrable organizational and time management skills
  • Hand sketches and hand drafting appreciated
  • Active Architecture license preferred
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit (BIM) Preferred
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Sketch-Up, InDesign and Microsoft Office/Windows a plus


BENEFITS AND PERKS: (Underlined Benefits are offered to part-time employees

Time off benefits – 8 paid holidays plus paid vacation

  • Last Minute Time Off Accommodation
  • Flexible Schedules

Health – Health Benefits including medical, dental, vision and flexible spending accounts

Tuition Reimbursement – Professional Development Programs and Licensure Reimbursement

  • Intern Development Program
    • Including partial reimbursement for NCARB application and ARE exam fees
  • Education Benefits
    • Paid time off and reimbursement match for professional education activities

401(k) – 401K Plan with Safe Harbor Employer Contributions

Bonus Program – Including annual bonus and business development commission

  • Annual Bonus Opportunity
  • Business Development Commission
  • Team Lead Commission

 Training – Continuous learning opportunities

  • Magellan University Training
  • Monthly Lunch and Learn presentations

Office Events – Including company BBQ’s, birthday celebrations and holiday parties

  • Monthly birthday lunches
  • Spring Event
  • Summer BBQ
  • Holiday Party
  • Team Building Activities

Additional Benefits – Making life easier for you

  • Free Parking
  • Senior Staff Cell Phone Allowance
  • Association Travel & Dues
  • Architect License Renewal