Design Manager

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Construction Management
Axiom Seattle

About the Company

Axiom Builders prides itself on being a down-to-earth company with serious commitment to building things right. As a leading general contractor of mixed-use, residential, commercial, and special projects, the company is well respected across the Pacific Northwest.  With clear purpose and principles, we are known as a customer-centric group which has led to immense growth over the years. Since 2003, we have grown to become one of the largest builders in the Washington, British Columbia, Alberta region. It’s these principles that inspires Axiom as it continues to create its own legacy of successful projects. Currently, we have over 25 notable projects, representing 6,000 condo units currently under construction. For more information on Axiom Builders, please visit

About the Role

Axiom Builders is excited to open their first ever Seattle office and is looking for an entrepreneurial group to lead the expansion into the US.  


Axiom Builders is looking for a Design Manager to join our Virtual Construction Department and take on a leadership role in our growing Seattle office. Axiom specializes in residential concrete high-rise towers and this role will ensure that the needs of ownership and development partners are being incorporated into the design process. The Design Manager will work closely with the Virtual Construction department in BC to take ownership of the process once construction drawings are issued. Responsibilities include:

  • Work intimately in the design coordination, project management control of RFI, and shop drawing coordination process;
  • Manage drawings and models workflow with our virtual construction team;
  • Communicate with different project stakeholders, including coordinating with design and sub-contractors;
  • Act as an advisor to the client and work with sites to ensure the design is in accordance with our construction standards and practices.

What you Bring

The ideal Design Manager is an architect by trade and is able to liaison between architectural firms and our business. You are able to do this effectively because of your strong communications/listening skills and your natural ability to connect with people. In our business, humility goes a long way, and you are excited to get in the trenches and learn on the fly. You enjoy working with trades, utilizing virtual construction and can communicate designs and drawings effectively to all levels within an organization - both internally and externally. You are thrilled at the opportunity to take a leadership role and grow an expanding department in a whole new office.


Our Must Haves:

  • Over six (6) years of experience working in an architectural firm, ideally experience with residential high-rise/towers;
  • Experience with Revit and virtual construction technology is mandatory;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or a closely related field;
  • Knowledge of industry standards, current product development, VCON, and architectural practices;
  • Good working knowledge of architectural design documentation, detailing, building materials and codes, construction techniques, as well as building material compatibility and characteristics;
  • Service oriented communication skills and the ability to build relationships and trust with our clients and their Design Managers.

How to Apply:

At Axiom Builders Inc., we are always on the lookout for talented people who are passionate about what they do. If you love what you do, and believe that with the right tools and opportunities you can do the best work of your life, please submit an application to our careers portal.


While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file and consider you for future opportunities as they come available.


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