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Develop Your Passion With Us

Klingner is looking for a motivated architectural designer to join our team! We are seeking a candidate that likes fast-paced environments and enjoys collaborating with coworkers. At Klingner, we celebrate new ideas and encourage you to work creatively. You’ll also have excellent mentorship. It’s all part of our pledge to maintain an environment where everyone can grow and flourish in their careers.


  • Collaborate with the team to develop a building program into a building design.
  • Produce construction documents from sketches, notes, dialogue, and other details.
  • Participate with all phases of the design process, including programming, concept design, schematic design, and design development.
  • Work and present ideas in a team environment as well as self-manage and self-motivate in a creative workplace.
  • Participate in design reviews, charettes, and pin-ups.
  • Use good written and verbal communication skills coupled with strong organizational skills to complete projects.
  • Produce graphic presentations, including 3D renderings, for client and internal design presentations.
  • Attend and actively participate in project team meetings.
  • Manage time and workload to meet project task deadlines and commitments with frequent interaction and direction from project leadership.
  • Report to intermediate and senior-level coworkers regularly.
  • Attend and actively participate in project team meetings.
  • Travel occasionally to support project tasks.
  • Comply with office standards.
  • Take field measurements and attend field site inspections.
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  • 0-3+ years of work experience, with at least 2 years developing architectural and engineering drawings (school experience can count toward this number).
  • Bachelor Degree in Architecture OR non-professional Bachelor Degree within a school offering a NAAB accredited program required. B.Arch or M.Arch from an accredited program required.
  • Proficiency in using Revit and Adobe Suites is required.
  • Proficiency with Revit, Enscape or other rendering software, Bluebeam, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Creative Cloud is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace is also a plus.
  • Ability to travel occasionally to support project tasks.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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 an engaged leadership, Klingner acts on employee feedback and recommendations for continued evolution. At Klingner, we value quality, respect, professional advancement, and enjoying the 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.