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At Klingner, we believe architecture is a critical part of the human experience. Here, you’ll be part of a team that respects all ideas, values mentorship, and embraces cross-discipline collaboration — all in the name of finding the best solutions for our clients. Let your expertise shine as you lead charettes and pin-ups; guide design teams from concepts to close-out; and partner with project managers to maintain the project schedule, budget, and deliverables. Fuel your passion for quality, inspirational design with us.


  • Work and present ideas in a team environment as well as self-manage and self-motivate in a creative workplace.
  • Provide mentorship to other architects as well as interior design and design staff.
  • Participate and collaborate in design reviews, charettes, and pin-ups.
  • Work with the project manager to supervise the design and technical development of the project.
  • Produce and coordinate the production of all project graphic deliverables, including diagrams, concept plans, documentation execution, construction plans, and details to ensure quality control and completion.
  • Resolve challenging technical / design issues with the team to produce innovative, technical, and constructible solutions.
  • Be able to focus on concurrent projects in various stages of development.
  • Work directly with project managers and design team members at each project phase to coordinate the schedule and make sure the team is staying within budget.
  • Maintain awareness of evolving building materials and technology.
  • Develop scopes of work and opinions of probable cost.
  • The ability to travel occasionally to support project tasks.
  • Technical experience in leading construction administration efforts.
  • Review shop drawings, material samples, and construction documents for conformance with design.
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  • 5-15+ years of experience, with at least 3 years of experience successfully leading Architecture / Interior Design Projects.
  • Degree from an accredited university in Architecture or Design.
  • Licensed Architect.
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Enscape or other rendering software, Bluebeam, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Creative Cloud required.
  • Ability to travel occasionally to support project tasks.
  • Knowledge of building code and construction methods
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead project design within schedule and budget.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce is a plus.

NOTE: Portfolios must be submitted for all design positions (Architecture, Interiors, Planning, etc). Interest Forms without work samples will not be reviewed. Portfolios should highlight your role on the project(s) and be one PDF attachment, 10-20 pages, maximum 5 MB. Submit portfolios as part of your Interest Form in the section where you are asked to upload your Resume or CV.

Why I Chose Klingner…
Kayla Fuller

“I enjoy the diversity of the projects in our communities that we have the opportunity to work on. It’s exciting to share what I do with friends and family and for them to see it in real life.

The staff in all levels of the firm are also supportive and encourage growth in our careers through mentorship and other opportunities.”

Kayla Fuller, AIA

The Perks

At Klingner, we offer excellent benefits, career growth opportunities, and a competitive salary depending on experience.

  • Mentor / Mentee opportunities
  • Professional development assistance
  • Health Insurance (three coverage options available)
  • VPTO, sick leave, and 7.5 paid holidays
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Health savings and Flexible Spending
  • Yearly Wellness reimbursement
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
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What Sets Klingner Apart

Your experience is valued. Unique to the Architecture, Engineering, Surveying, and Geotech industry, Klingner & Associates, P.C. has an average employee retention rate of 9.5 years. As a nearly 120-year-old firm, this makes us proud. Each staff member provides a wealth of understanding and experience that helps drive our reputation for high quality deliverables. 

Client support is important to everyone in the firm. For over 10 years, Klingner has maintained an 85% client retention rate. We are also focused on staying ahead of the curve when it comes to technology, culture, and project delivery. 

With engaged leadership, Klingner acts on employee feedback and recommendations for continued evolution. At Klingner, we value quality, respect, professional advancement, and an enjoyable work environment. 

Apply today to become a part of a growing organization, deeply rooted in the communities we serve.

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Ready to Apply?

Applying is easy – Simply complete the Initial Interest Form below.

We are an EOE; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

Upload your completed resume, then fill in and submit this Initial Interest Form.

Don’t see an open position of particular interest?

That’s okay! We’re always looking for experienced professionals who want to work in our wheelhouse of expertise. We welcome you to apply today.