Opportunities

We are seeking interns, designers, and experienced project leaders to collaborate closely with our leadership team, clients, and expert consultants to design and realize innovative projects at a variety of scales and with varying typologies. Ideal candidates have a passion for creative problem solving, observation, and design communication. Enthusiastic and friendly candidates who are looking to be active contributors to our researched-based design process will thrive in our studio environment and help us expand the potential of architecture and urban design to make a lasting, positive impact for our communities, cities, and environment.

We are currently hiring in Chicago, New York, and San Francisco. Please click HERE to apply!

Studio Gang is an equal opportunity employer. We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce and consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and information, age, national origin, pregnancy, status as a parent, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability (physical or mental) or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Project Leader - Chicago

Studio Gang is seeking an experienced Project Leader with a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience to join our friendly and supportive culture of design professionals. Licensure is preferred but not required.

Project Leaders are responsible for leadership and coordination of project team members and consultants throughout all phases of design, from conceptual design through construction administration.

Required Skills and Experience
- Must possess and have demonstrated the design, communication and organizational skills needed to lead an A/E team through all stages of project design, documentation, construction, or project completion.
- Strong design and communication skills.
- Ability to generate and/or identify strong design ideas and concepts simultaneously with internal project teams and external project consultants.
- Previous experience as a team member on projects for a significant portion of the design and construction sequence.
- Experience with the on-going administrative management of projects including maintaining project schedules, reviewing project scope progress, project-related costs, pre-approving invoices.
- Exceptional time management skills for themselves as well as for their team and consultants.
- Advanced knowledge of drafting and 3-D rendering software (Rhino, AutoCAD, Revit).
- Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and graphic sensibilities.

Responsibilities
Included but not limited to:
- Managing all aspects of assigned projects.
- Coordinating the design, technical, and administrative aspects of the project.
- Organizing internal design reviews and workshops.
- Ensuring the design is advanced appropriately and iteratively through each stage of the design process.
- Working with Studio Gang’s Design Management leaders to estimate fees, determine scope of work, prepare, and refine proposals and contracts.
- Managing project budgets, schedules, and programs.
- Serving as primary liaison to clients, engineers, consultants, and stakeholders to bring schedule, budget, and scope of work to completion.
- Coordinating with Studio Gang’s Marketing and Communications team to prepare images and narrative for external press and promotion.
- Mentoring and developing other staff and team members.
- Participating in presentations and meetings as needed and requested.

To apply, please complete an online application HERE.


Designer - Chicago

Studio Gang is seeking a full-time, intermediate level Designer to join our Chicago team. Designers at Studio Gang assist with all phases of project design, from conceptual design to construction administration. Designers perform work on defined segments of a project under the direct supervision of experienced Project Leaders.



Responsibilities
- Organize information into design proposals through iterative sketching, modeling, diagramming, rendering, and written language.
- Seek creative and innovative solutions to assigned tasks and develop associated research and documentation.
- Contribute to, and potentially manage aspects of, the planning, design, coordination, and documentation of the assigned project.
- Produce coordinated design and construction drawings, documents, and specifications.
- Conduct material research and prepare material boards and samples for review.
- Actively contribute to meetings with clients, consultants, and subcontractors.
- Observe construction progress to facilitate the completion of projects in accordance with design intent and technical requirements.
- Participate in shop drawing and sample review.
- Assist in the preparation of punch lists and field observation.
- Work collaboratively with the project team and provide mentorship to colleagues.
- Engage the life of the Studio through task forces, events, research, and mentorship.

Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Architecture with at least 4 years of professional experience.
- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
- Strong knowledge in Rhino, AutoCAD, Revit, and 3D rendering software
- Prior experience fabricating physical models is required

This position will be based in our Chicago office. To apply, please complete an online application HERE.

Internships - Paris (4-6 months)

Studio Gang is seeking full-time interns to join our Team. Candidates for this role should be enrolled in an accredited architecture program and be interested in pursuing a future in architecture. Interns should be passionate, curious, and work well in collaborative groups. They should have a strong design sensibility and will actively contribute to the enrichment of our diverse studio culture.


Responsibilities
- Work from the designs of others under supervision
- Perform routine and limited architectural assignments
- Participate in cross-field research, collaboration and iterative experimentation using digital and analog technologies
- Seek creative and innovative solutions to assigned tasks and participate in developing associated research and documentation for these solutions
- Participate in physical modeling initiatives in the model shop

Requirements
- Current enrollment in an accredited architecture program (Master 2)
- Fluent in French and English
- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, strong knowledge of drafting and 3D rendering (Rhino, AutoCAD, Enscape)
- Excellent study and/or presentation skills
- Experience developing design options that communicate clear concepts
- Highly motivated with strong verbal and graphic communication skills
- Desire and ability to thrive in collaborative, creative, and open studio environment
- Can demonstrate understanding of design philosophy and relate assigned tasks to that philosophy
- Strong physical modelling skills
- Authorized to work in France

This position will be in person in our Paris office. To apply, please complete an online application HERE.