Designer (2-5 years)

Firm Name: 
Barnes Gromatzky Kosarek Architects (BGK Architects)
Contact Name: 
Alison Binford


Since our founding in 1985, our purpose remains to create exceptional work for clients and to make a positive impact within the communities we serve. Our expertise includes civic and cultural buildings, academic and student life facilities, commercial and workplace environments, and urban and campus planning.

The values that guide us are:

Client First + Integrity Always + Meaningful Work + Enjoy the Process

  • In the role of Designer, your duties will include:
  • Prepare drawings for schematic design, design development, and contract documents including developing design sketches, renderings, models, and graphics
  • Assist your team with programming and space planning to assess client and project needs
  • Develop presentations and communicating design ideas
  • Perform site analysis and surveys of existing conditions and field measurements
  • Keep organized and check your work for accuracy • Work within and understanding the functional organization of the project team
  • May participate in marketing


  • A professional degree in Architecture • 2-5 years of experience
  • Experience in all project phases • Basic knowledge of project design and construction documentation production
  • Proficiency in Revit, graphic design, and 3D modeling and visualization software
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic
  • Completion of or working towards completing AXP requirements
  • Commitment to completing your ARE exams
  • Interest in public building typologies: higher education architecture and planning, civic architecture
  • Passion for the craft of construction and high-quality design