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We are hiring a full-time Architect
About AWH Architects


Since 2011, AWH Architects has taken on a wide range of architectural projects from our office in the Whittier neighborhood of Minneapolis. The unifying threads between each are client-specific solutions and the focus on our 5 core values: Energy, Water, Reuse, Social Equity, and Pragmatism. 


AWH has become known as a pillar in the local architecture world for our work on adaptive reuse and historic properties. We also work on all types of commercial properties, multi-family developments, educational facilities, and single-family residential homes.


At AWH, we believe that the design of our physical spaces affects the way we interact with one another as humans. Design can shift our mindset and create spaces of safety, comfort, and joy. Because of our beliefs, we aim to design equitable and accessible spaces by integrating multiple narratives through the diverse voices and skill sets that we bring to the table. 


Our team is small and independent. We listen well. We strive to be honest and accountable to our clients and our values. We work individually and collaboratively. We are dynamic, interesting, and kind. We believe we have created a great place to work. 


Job Qualifications

-Professional degree in Architecture.

-6+ years experience as an intern, non-licensed, and/or licensed architectural staff. 

-Experience with commercial and residential projects.

-Independently able to perform a variety of assignments requiring skills in all conventional aspects of architectural designs for projects of moderate size and complexity.

-Ability to manage your own time and stay organized. 

-Knowledge of building products and a general knowledge of construction practices.

-Knowledge of sustainable materials and best practices for energy conservation.

-Highly proficient in Revit, InDesign, Enscape (or other rendering software), Illustrator, Photoshop, Google Docs, and/or Microsoft Office. 


Job Description

-Will both lead projects and serve on project teams.

-Work with a team to understand and define project requirements, goals, and timelines.

-Lead pre-design concepts and schematic design processes. 

-Analyze code, planning, and occupancy studies to best understand and recommend design directions.

-Prepare architectural drawings and models using Revit. 

-Work competently through DD and CD phases. 

-Perform tasks required for successful Construction Administration. 

-Provide professional architectural consultation to our clients.

-Independently apply advanced architectural concepts and designs. 

-Seek opportunities to learn about new or improved techniques, procedures, and products. 

-Provide technical guidance to less experienced architects/architectural staff. 

-Prepares project specifications, compiling and analyzing relevant data. 

-Writes narratives, reports, and code/zoning summaries. 

-Assists with Quality Control reviews of reports, plans, estimates, and calculations. 

-Collaborate to refine internal systems. 


Job Compensation and Benefits


Hours of work: Full time


Salary Range: 65,000 – 90,000 based upon skill set and experience. 


Group benefits: 

401K retirement savings plan after one year of employment, with a 3% Safe Harbor match

Health Care plan with an HSA fully funded by an employer for the employee each year

Vacation and Paid Time Off

Professional Development/Continuing Education support 

Mobile phone and computer provided

Software licenses provided

Professional liability insurance

401K plan and other AWH benefits are subject to change or discontinuation.


AWH Architects

12 E 25th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55404

Interested in applying?

Get in touch so we can start working together.

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