Architectural Associate / Design Professional
Gaines Group Architects | Harrisonburg, VA

We are looking for community-focused team members to join our growing team. If you are just getting ready to graduate or have 5+ years of experience and would enjoy a firm that is dedicated to design that builds stronger communities, please reach out to us. We have positions open in both Harrisonburg and Charlottesville.

The architectural designer position will serve to support the development of all types and styles of projects with a focus on healthy, energy-efficient, and durable design solutions. You will get experience in all phases of design as well as client relationship building. We collaborate on everything in our office and work as a team on all projects.

We are looking for someone with a servant’s heart that loves all types and styles of architecture. We will help you along the way to learn and grow as a designer. A strong applicant will have a desire to understand building science and constructability of all project types.

We are more interested in finding the right addition to our team than in a particular skill set.

Required Qualifications:
· Architectural or Interior Design degree from an accredited university
· Familiarity with AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe, and Sketch-up
· Reliable, self-motivated, independent, adaptable, and versatile with an enthusiastic collaborative spirit.
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), and Acrobat.
· Excellent critical thinking skills with exacting attention to detail.
· An ability to manage multiple priorities and diverse responsibilities.
· Strong verbal, written, and visual communication skills.
· Strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of construction documents and the design and construction processes.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Based on experience
Please send letter of interest, resume, and work sample to