Opportunities

Interested in joining the Studio? Explore available opportunities below. General inquiries for internships are always welcome.

We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Project Leaders

We’re searching for experienced Project Leaders with a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience to join our Chicago, New York, and San Francisco offices.

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. This role will assist senior leadership in directing and managing the project team, mentoring staff, representing the firm to the client, and participating in presentations and meetings. Exceptional design talent and technical skills are required in order to oversee the planning and execution of project documents.

A five-year bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in Architecture and advanced knowledge of drafting and 3-D rendering software (Rhino, AutoCAD, Revit) are required. Must have prior project management and strategic planning experience. Excellent communication and leadership skills are required. A licensed/registered architect is strongly preferred.

To apply, please send your resume/CV and related materials in .pdf format (max. 4 MB) to resumeschicago@studiogang.com, resumesny@studiogang.com, or resumessf@studiogang.com. If you are interested in multiple offices, please note that in your cover letter.

Design Team Members

We’re currently hiring designers with a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience to join our Chicago, New York, and San Francisco offices.

Design Team Members work on all phases of design, from conceptual design to construction administration. This role is responsible for significant aspects, daily design, and/or technical development of projects and must exhibit exceptional design talent and a deep understanding of all project phases.

A five-year bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in Architecture and advanced knowledge of drafting and 3-D rendering software (Rhino, AutoCAD, Revit) are required.

To apply, please send your resume/CV and related materials in .pdf format (max. 4 MB) to resumeschicago@studiogang.com, resumesny@studiogang.com, or resumessf@studiogang.com. If you are interested in multiple offices, please note that in your cover letter.

Urban Designer

Are you an architect with a passion for urban design? Do you thrive in a creative and collaborative work environment? Do you care deeply about the entire civic ecology? Do you feel comfortable operating across scales with agility and exceptional design ability?

Studio Gang is looking to add a new member to our Urbanism + Civic Impact practice. In the Studio, urban design is embedded into our architecture practice and we strive to design actionable, buildable architecture through urban planning and urban design.

The ideal candidate for this role has an architectural background with training in urban design and a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience. In this role, you will develop urban design strategies at a variety of scales while engaging closely with communities and key stakeholders along with project teams in all phases of design. Additional responsibilities include daily design and/or technical development of projects, research and analysis, coordination with design team consultants, community engagement, and participation in other design team presentations, activities, and more.

REQUIRED

  • • Excellent design talent in all phases of the design process
  • • Combination of professional training in urban design and architecture with a deep understanding of both practices.
  • • Demonstrated understanding of Studio Gang’s ethos and values
  • • A five-year bachelor’s degree and/or master’s degree
  • • Experience with community engagement
  • • Excellent communication skills
  • • Advanced knowledge of digital software is required (Rhino, AutoCAD, GIS, Adobe Design Suite)
  • • Ideally living in Chicago or be willing to relocate to Chicago


PREFERRED

  • • Professional architecture licensure and/or registration


To apply, please send your resume/CV and related materials in .pdf format to resumeschicago@studiogang.com using the subject line “Urban Designer.” Please limit submissions to 5 MB.

Payroll / HR Administrator

Studio Gang is seeking a full-time Payroll and HR Administrator to join its Chicago office. This role will be responsible for all functions of the payroll process and will provide HR support to the HR Director. We are searching for a proactive, resourceful and solution-focused team player with strong customer service skills and the ability to adapt to a fast-paced, creative environment. In addition, this person must be self-directed with strong organizational skills.

Payroll Responsibilities
- Process bi-weekly employee payroll through ADP, ensuring accurate deductions are withheld based on state and federal requirements
- Perform regular system updates in areas like status changes, benefits deductions, time off accruals, and tax withholdings
- Process 401k, HSA and various funding files
- Provide payroll information to state and federal government agencies
- Complete all incoming employment verifications
- Assist staff and other administrative departments with payroll-related inquiries
- Ensure end of year payroll and W2 compliance
- Support the HR Director with audits (401k, compliance audits, etc.), analyzing payroll data, and special projects
- Provide routine and ad-hoc payroll reporting

HR Administrative Support Responsibilities
- Manage monthly benefit billing reconciliation to ensure accurate billing/invoicing
- Review and audit weekly timesheets and ensure they are timely and accurately completed
- Train employees on how to properly fill out timesheets
- Assist with new hire onboarding and employee exit and departure process
- Assist with collecting and maintaining new hire/departed employee paperwork
- Maintain employee information in Benefit vendor sites, training sites and payroll systems
- Maintain HR files for all employees
- Coordinate job postings and interviews and assist with recruitment efforts
- Create regular reports and presentations on HR metrics
- Other HR duties as assigned

Requirements
- Bachelor's degree
- Minimum 3-4 years payroll and/or HR administration/generalist experience in a multi-state environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Thorough knowledge of labor laws
- Knowledge of ADP or similar payroll software is preferred
- Clearview InFocus experience is a plus
- Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, including a technical (beyond basic) understanding of MS Excel
- Strong analytical skills and aptitude for working with numbers
- Approachable with strong customer service and communication skills to maintain warm relationships at all levels of the organization
- Ability to work with highly sensitive and confidential information
- Strong attention to detail and extremely organized
- Ability to work independently, make educated and informed decisions and follow through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures
- Ability to juggle multiple priorities with grace

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Sonia Miranda Monroy, HR Director, at smonroy@studiogang.com.

Design Technology Leader

Studio Gang is seeking a Design Technology Leader to ensure the Studio is effectively utilizing the latest digital tools and technologies in the design process. The primary role of the Design Technology Leader will be unifying the office’s Building Information Modeling (BIM) efforts for all projects through all phases of design. Their secondary role will be investigating, identifying, and implementing new digital tools and technologies office-wide, from VR/AR/MR to digital fabrication, robotics, 3D scanning, drones, etc.

This position will ideally be based in Chicago; a New York-based position can also be considered.

Responsibilities
- Develop BIM execution plans for all projects at project kickoff and other key milestones
- Provide project teams with the appropriate Revit template file for all project types whether starting in concept, schematic, or design development
- Aid project teams during initial model set-up and during the CAD to BIM transition period
- Author and implement standard BIM workflows and processes
- Perform regular project team model audits to ensure standards are implemented properly
- Assist teams in addressing complex geometries
- Provide team training and continuing education to ensure all designers are fluent with the various digital design tools
- Assist with RFP and contract language regarding BIM and other design technology usage
- Work closely with office IT team to implement inter-office and cloud collaboration platforms for BIM (i.e. Revit Server, BIM360, C4R)

Requirements
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture or relevant field
- Excellent communication and leadership skills and enthusiasm for good design
- Excellent Rhino/Grasshopper, Revit/Dynamo, AutoCAD, and Navisworks skills; knowledge of Revit API and applicable programming languages a plus
- Experience developing and implementing BIM execution plans, BIM office standards, and BIM content
- Experience in the AEC industry with a working knowledge of all aspects of architectural services: master planning, concept design, schematic design, design development, construction documentation, and construction administration/project delivery
- Experience with multiple BIM/CAD roles: training and support mentor, project team member, and strategic leader

To apply, please send your resume/CV and related materials in .pdf format to resumeschicago@studiogang.com using the subject line “Urban Designer.” Please limit submissions to 5 MB.