July 10, 2023


Neumann/Smith Architecture
Southfield, Michigan
Experience: 5+ years

Neumann/Smith is comprised of complex problem solvers driven by pushing boundaries. Since 1968, we have continued to build on our legacy by providing human-centric architecture, planning, and interior design for every market sector. We value every project and take inspiration from these different market sectors, making sure our team is never bored – and our clients aren’t either. We value creativity in all its forms. At Neumann/Smith we combine design and technical in one studio: challenging our team to challenge each other, leveraging and learning from each other’s expertise. When we grow as individuals, we grow as a firm.

We are currently seeking a Designer to join our team in the Southfield studio. The ideal candidate possesses strong communication skills and has the ability to work across multiple market sectors.

If you are a Designer with a passion for design and a desire to work with a dynamic team, we encourage you to apply for this opportunity.

Who you are:
· Designer with a minimum of 5 years of experience
· A team player with the ability to offer critical thinkers a unique opportunity to explore design in a collaborative office environment
· Self-motivated innovative thinker with strong graphic abilities
· Passionate creative looking to thrive in an open, collaborative, and fast-paced environment.

What you will do:
· Generate new concepts and create fresh ideas on a variety of project types to meet client requirements.
· Experience in all phases of the design process including execution of conceptual, schematic, design development, and construction documentation.
· Work collaboratively in a Design Team to establish quality design solutions.
· Ability to research and select proper building materials that will enhance design.
· Perform analyses of design, planning, and occupancy studies and limited design layouts
· Assist with project specifications by providing relevant and required product, equipment information and compiling and analyzing relevant data
· Independently perform a variety of assignments requiring skills in all conventional aspects of architectural designs for projects of moderate size and complexity
· Contribute to our culture of equality, creativity, and innovation; think outside the box

Your Education + Skills
· Bachelor’s degree in architecture or equivalent degree is preferred
· Licensure and/or certification are assets
· Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, 3D Modeling, 3-D Studio Max is a plus, Adobe (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), and SketchUp.
· Strong verbal and graphic communication skills and ability to work within diverse teams of designers.
· Previous experience working in commercial, multi-family, higher education, workplace, or retail
· Knowledge of furniture, fixtures, and equipment design specifications
· Knowledge of project specifications for design-related products and equipment

What We Offer:
· A diverse project portfolio including higher education, workplace, community, retail, mixed-use, multi-family housing, adaptive reuse, master planning, and hospitality.
· A creative, collaborative, studio workplace where no day is the same.
· An open studio environment where team members of all tenure and expertise learn from one another
· Personal growth opportunities such as company-wide mentoring programs, CEU events, and volunteering opportunities
· Full benefits, PTO, and personal time
· Flexible work policy

Neumann/Smith is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Type: Full-time

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Professional development assistance
* Vision insurance

* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Southfield, MI 48034: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Bachelor’s (Preferred)

* AIA or NCIDQ (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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