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Job Openings

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Intermediate Architectural Designer

Architectural Designer — Intermediate Level




Designing Justice + Designing Spaces is a small startup public-interest design practice using design and development to end mass incarceration and structural inequity. We have specific expertise in community engagement, evidence-based design research, and designing for peacemaking and reparation. We are seeking a freelance mid-level architecture design intern to provide support on discrete project tasks. We require a designer with mature design skills that has demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD, Rhino, SketchUp and hand sketching. If you are interested in the role that design plays in social justice and enjoy working both inside and outside modes of traditional practice then you will find our office to be exciting.




Candidates must have:


  • A professional degree in Architecture
  • Minimum 5 to 7 years professional practice
  • Proficiency in SketchUp, Rhino and Adobe Acrobat Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Willingness to take direction and work as part of a multi-disciplinary collaborative team
  • A strong interest and/or activism in social justice issues is desirable
  • Fluent Spanish speaker desirable


Projected hours per week will vary with an average of 32 to 40 hours a week starting now.




Please send a digital portfolio or links to your website following the directions below.

Subject Line: Intermediate Designer
Attachment: One multipage PDF not to exceed 3MB

The PDF should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Portfolio with the following examples, for which you have primary authorship:
    • Three (3) hand-drawn sketches
    • Three (3) 3D computer renderings
    • Photo of an architectural model
    • Relevant image(s) of your choice


Please, no phone calls or recruiters. All applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.