Architectural Associate / Architect
Schedule: Immediate, Full-Time

Job Description
We are excited for the future of our Firm and we are looking for a candidate interested in joining us for a career full of opportunity and growth. Healy | Bender Architects seeks a 5 year + architectural associate / architect who is a highly motivated, organized leader for employment in our Naperville, Illinois office. We are an established, growing, mid-sized architectural firm specializing in the design of community-oriented PreK-12 educational facilities, fire stations, worship facilities, and automobile dealerships.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Complete assignments working with general directions from Project Managers / Principals
  • Exemplify leadership and organization in all job tasks
  • Balance multiple projects and manage short and long-term deadlines
  • Research, evaluate, and apply knowledge of architecture to the development and completion of Construction Documents
  • Perform building and energy code research
  • Perform materials research and assist with specification writing
  • Communicate with code officials, owners, consultants, and contractors
  • Assist with Construction Administration tasks including responding to RFIs, performing submittal reviews, site observation, and project closeout.
  • Collaborate with colleagues

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or related field
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in architecture or related field
  • CAD proficiency
  • Exemplify strong problem-solving skills and detailed, technical knowledge of building systems and construction
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Effective communication, problem-solving, and written skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed Architect with a Master’s degree in architecture
  • Computer modeling, analysis and experience in BIM/Revit
  • Experience in SketchUp
  • Demonstrated graphic and presentation skills including Adobe PhotoShop


  • Medical
  • 401K / Profit Sharing
  • Flex time

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