Architectural Associate
Schedule: Immediate, Full-Time

Job Description
Healy | Bender Architects seeks a highly motivated, energetic, talented individual with a professional or non-professional degree in architecture or related field 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. We work in a collaborative team environment where entry-level candidates have a chance to be involved in the design of projects from start to finish.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Complete assignments working with general directions from Project Managers / Principals
  • Prepare architectural details, diagrams, graphics, and illustrations to convey project design intent
  • Develop 3D-models and prepare presentations
  • Assist with conceptual design
  • Develop standard details
  • Perform building and energy code research
  • Communicate with code officials, consultants, and contractors
  • Assist with material and color selections
  • Collaborate with colleagues

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or related field
  • Experience in CAD and SketchUp
  • Demonstrated graphic and presentation skills including the use of Adobe PhotoShop
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Effective communication, problem-solving, and written skills
  • Be creative, enthusiastic, self-motivated and energetic

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in architecture
  • Experience in BIM/Revit


  • Medical
  • 401K / Profit Sharing
  • Flex time

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