SUM Design Studio + architecture is looking to add an Architectural Designer to our growing team. Successful candidates must have 5+ years of experience within an architecture or design firm and hold a 4-year professional degree.

Applicants must be detail-oriented; passionate about design; efficient; devoted to quality output; able to work well independently and in a team environment; possess the organizational skills to prioritize tasks and handle multiple deadlines; and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and SketchUp are required as well as working knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. 

Job Type: Full-Time


  • Self-directed experience with all phases of the architectural process, including: space planning and programming, schematic design, code research, permitting processes, design, drafting, project documentation and construction administration.

  • Experience developing architectural plans and independently producing construction documents, project details and technical specifications.

  • Experience with commercial tenant improvements, new construction and retrofitting existing buildings. Project experience with financial institutions is a plus.

  • Knowledge of building code and an ability to understand, interpret and adhere to contract requirements.

  • Experience creating and detailing wall, roof, window, door and exterior assembly details, including means and methods.

  • Technical proficiency with AutoCAD, SketchUp and Microsoft Office. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Field experience with construction administration, verifying proper building construction and adherence to architectural drawings.

  • Ability to coordinate and communicate with project consultants, contractors and clients.

  • Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize project tasks and produce high quality work while managing various deadlines.

  • Exceptional organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.


If you’re interested in joining our team, please send a resume, cover letter, and examples of your relevant work to