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Architectural Designer / Intern

Sapp Design Associates Architects, located in Springfield, Missouri, is seeking a full-time entry level Architect to work on a large variety of public and private projects. Our firm promotes both personal and professional growth and offers leadership opportunities in architectural design, graphics, marketing, project management and various aspects of business. Our firm also values the “well-rounded” individual that enjoys community involvement, and we offer extensive training opportunities and experiences in all aspects of architecture. The ideal candidate will be a highly collaborative, motivated, tech-savvy individual. You will be working side-by-side with project managers and firm leaders that will mentor you to Licensure.

Sapp Design Associates Architects specializes in providing innovative design and services for the following market sectors:  educational facilities, public libraries, corporate offices, municipal facilities, recreational facilities, and private development. Our team is devoted to serving our clients in a competent and professional manner gaining us a large repeat client base over the last 30 years. We offer competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plans, paid continuing education, health and wellness compensation, and bonus structure. Our office culture is interactive, collaborative, client-focused, and we strive for the highest standard in all things.  We are always looking to evolve and we spare no expense investing in the latest equipment and programs available in the industry.

A qualified candidate will be a team-oriented individual willing to collaborate with all levels of staff. Candidates should have effective communication skills as well as the ability to present confidently to clients and in internal design charettes. The candidate must be able to manage and produce documents on multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include all phases of design from Master Planning and Concept Design through Construction Administration phases, Project Management and client contact. REVIT experience is a must. SketchUp, 3ds max and Adobe creative suite experience is preferred. Apply Here

Required Skills for Architectural Designer/Intern:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from an accredited university.
  • Proficiency with Revit
  • Multitasking skills are a must
  • Candidates should be organized, ambitious, positive-minded individuals
  • Candidates must have the ability to manage the design of multiple projects/deadlines simultaneously, Consult with clients on the job site, and have excellent communication skills.

Desired Skills: 

  • Experience with Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator)
  • Experience with rendering and modeling software (preferably Sketchup, 3DS Max)

About Sapp Design Associates Architects:
Sapp Design Associate Architects is an award-winning practice based in Springfield, Missouri about to celebrate its 30th year in business. We are 20 individuals with experience levels from students to 40+ year veterans working collaboratively on Southwest Missouri’s most notable projects. Our firm’s work has been published nationally and awarded locally. We value family and a good work/life balance.