Jon Taylor - Resume

Jon Taylor, AIA
3932 Corliss Avenue North Seattle, WA 98103
Cell  206-612-9863  Home 206-633-4239

I am seeking a design lead / design management / project management position in a large design-centric firm or agency with a variety of commercial and public projects.  My calm, professional, respectful team leadership and mentoring style leads to profitability, retention and recruiting at all levels affecting positive relationships with leadership, staff, consultants, agencies and clients. Adept at leading design and construction projects in the private, commercial, industrial, educational, interpretive, medical, institutional and governmental arenas.


State of Washington, Department of Enterprise Services
2015 to 2018
Project Director

106 11th Avenue Building, Olympia, WA
On-site project manager for the State of Washington leading the project team for completion of the design, construction, system furniture install and tenant move-ins for an $82 million five story, 215,000 sf energy efficient, LEED Platinum state office building on the West Legislative Capitol campus. Worked closely with affected tenant agencies, State of Washington agencies, the Legislature, campus committees, City of Olympia and the design/build team of Sellen Construction and ZGF Architecture.

2013 to 2014
Senior Associate

Various China Mixed-Use Retail Projects
Senior Designer, Project Architect and technical advisor for China projects in Concept, SD and DD phases.

Local Waterfront Hotel, Puget Sound Area
Senior Designer / Project Manager for revised SD package for local 350 key hotel.

MG2 Model Shop
Re-planned and managed model shop and was instrumental in 3D printing management and education.
2011 to 2013

Curated, organized, sold artwork and was awarded show placement through competition.

Jon Taylor, Architect
2011 to 2012

EHS Design Design Architect for revised Flashcube building renovation concepts in Tri-Cities.

Collins Woerman
2008 to 2011
Senior Designer

Yesler Terrace, Seattle Housing Authority
Senior team designer for options for 5000 housing unit/900,000 SF Office Master Plan, EIS

OHSU Co-lab and Dental School Building , Schematic Design, JE Dunn Construction
Design lead, coordinating Schematic Design pricing documentation for $210,000,000 facility.

Woodinville Medical Office Building, Skony Development
Senior designer for 3 story community healthcare building.

Leased Lab building project, Private Developer
Senior designer for $100,000,000 commercial lab building.

Campus Master Plan, Osage Nation, Oklahoma
Senior designer for $300,000,000 phased master planning effort for 92 acres.

Swinomish Master Plan, Near Highway 20
Senior designer for $150,000,000 phased master for marine based uses.

Callison Architecture
1995 to 2007
Senior Designer, Associate Principal

SeaTac Rental Car Facility, Port of Seattle
Team Leader/Lead designer for a 4 year $350,000,000 project.

St. Joseph Outpatient Center, Tacoma, Washington
Lead for site planning, architecture. Collaborated with project manager, programmer/medical planner, interior designer. Healthcare award winning project.

Tacoma Community College IT building
Programming/architectural design and sustainability in collaboration with Miller/Hull and Schact/Aslani.

5 Newport Office Building, Bellevue, Washington. Bentall Capital Group
Lead designer for full design services /construction with associated architect

Space Needle Retail Additions

  • Lead Architectural Designer on retail shell and site/campus planning team.
  • Lead Architectural Designer on retail shell and site/campus planning team, coordinating with Seattle Center, neighborhood groups, Fun Forest and EMP projects.
  • Lead Designer, led design and planning efforts for four phases of work over 6 years of construction.

Eddie Bauer Corporate Office Building, Redmond, Washington
4 story office building approved through DRB process for future development rights.

Mega Development (Ikea), Callison Russia Contact
Ikea Development company coordinator of Seattle and Moscow teams while living in Moscow, Russia.

Mixed use projects in India
Senior Design assist on several office campuses near New Dehli.

Wellpoint Health Networks
Senior Designer collaborating on 1,000,000 sf campus design. Design team leader for Commons building.

Additional Callison responsibilities:

  • Design Excellence Review Coordinator for all high profile Callison project
  • Design Dialog Coordinator for Studio design discussions
  • Model Shop Manager
  • Habitat for Humanity Coordinator
  • Callison University instructor for Art Techniques/Unique Presentations class.

The Portico Group
1988 to 1995
Senior Designer/Project Architect/Manager

Sno-Isle Library Service Center, Marysville, Washington
Lead Architect for renovation and additions collaborating with Johnston Architects acting as space planners.

Shoreline Library – King County Library System
Lead Architect collaborating with Johnston Architects acting as library planners.

Minnesota Dolphinarium, Apple Valley, Minnesota
Senior Architect on large interpretive project with domed theatre for dolphin shows.

Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, Great Falls, Montana
Lead architectural designer for congressional funding package submission.

Oregon State Marine Science Center Addition, Newport, Oregon
Lead Architectural Designer collaborating with interpretive designer and landscape architect.


University of Oregon
Bachelor of Architecture – 5 year professional degree

University of Washington
Certificate of Photography graduate – 3 quarter program

Associations and Community Leadership

  •  Licensed Architect, 1984
  • Member, American Institute of Architects
  • Capital Campus Planning and Design Committee member, Olympia Campus 2013-2016 term
  • Chairman, 2005 Washington State AIA Honor Awards
  • Board Member Seattle Print Arts 2000 – 2006
  • Callison contact and manager for Habitat for Humanity build days 1995-2002
  • Project manager and site planner for Habitat for Humanity housing @Roxbury – Collaborated with Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen


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