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Located in downtown Portland, Oregon, Knot Studio is a team of Environmental Graphic Designers, Landscape Architects, and Landscape Ecologists seeking opportunities to promote social equity and environmental stewardship.
Come be part of our collaborative design team, working in a historic, light-filled office space in the Glass Lab in Portland’s Central Eastside District. Every member of Knot Studio’s growing staff is creative and passionate about working together to enhance the human experience of place while reinvigorating the natural systems that sustain us.
We work across disciplines and at multiple scales for clients throughout the US and around the world on a wide array of meaningful project types, including higher education, healthcare, government, parks and recreation, workplace, and civic/arts facilities.
Our location is easy to access by bike, on MAX light rail, or via a nice walk across one of Portland’s many bridges.
At Knot Studio, we’re seeking a Senior Environmental Designer with a powerful balance of imaginative creativity and technical expertise to join our team of specialists in Environmental Graphic Design, Landscape Architecture, and Landscape Ecology. As a member of our studio, your role is essential to driving the ideation and realization of innovative placemaking, intuitive wayfinding, and complex sign systems. You’ve been doing this for a while and can innately see the intricate connection between visual communication and the built environment.
You’re passionate about shaping memorable experiences, tackling complex design challenges, have a keen adeptness at navigating several project demands simultaneously, and maintain an unwavering enthusiasm for the co-mingling of ideas across disciplines. Your technical skills are razor-sharp, and you’re extremely agile in the tools of your trade. You thrive at both guiding and contributing to all aspects of a project, from conceptual development to detailed production drawings. Without a doubt, you’re a proactive communicator, client-focused, and the depth of your industry knowledge allows you to mobilize teams and drive creative development and project delivery.
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As a Senior Experiential Designer…
This is a full-time position, located in our Portland, Oregon office where we offer a unique approach to flexible work ways.
With projects spanning the globe, our passion lies in shaping the human experience of place and reinforcing the natural systems that sustain us. We are specialists in Experiential Graphic Design, Landscape Architecture, and Spatial Analytics. Our work deepens connections to environment and place, and we believe that designed experiences must be more than the sum of their parts. This requires the application of thoughtful, anti-disciplinary problem solving. At Knot, we are committed to a cross-pollination of practice among areas of expertise, operating within a diverse, interdependent ecosystem of ideas.
At Knot Studio, we’re seeking a Business Operations Manager for our small design studio, where you’ll be the critical link to ensuring that our business operations and creative pursuits remain in sync, allowing us to build a resilient business and competitive practice. You’re multifaceted, with a keen focus on all core business operations including financial management, risk mitigation, and compliance. You’re an empathetic and process-oriented leader whose perspective is a beacon for balance and optimization. Reporting directly to the Owner, Managing Director, your role is pivotal to realizing our biggest ambitions, allowing the studio to drive innovation and maximize creativity, all while sustaining a healthy and successful business.
As a Business Operations Manager, you…
It’s preferred that this role be located in our Portland, Oregon office where we offer a unique approach to flexible work ways. Remote and/or hybrid applicants with qualifying experience will be considered.
Knots pull things together — they’re sites of literal and figurative connection. Knotty objects entangle practices, processes, and policies.
We are a team of Environmental Graphic Designers, Landscape Architects, and Landscape Ecologists seeking opportunities to promote social equity and environmental stewardship. We act as members of a diverse, interdependent ecosystem of ideas.
We resist the traditional divide between nature and culture, recognizing that environmental struggles have always been entangled in human concerns of justice, economics, and politics.
Knot Studio is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.