CAREERS

At Cuningham Group, we strive for excellence by aligning the skills, talents, and energies of a diverse group of people. Our team approach creates an energizing and empowering work culture where dynamic, self-motivated individuals thrive in pursuit of the same goal—great sustainable design.

In describing our firm, we like to use words like passionate, collaborative, and unpretentious. We can genuinely say that we love what we do, and we provide an environment to have fun doing it! Every day we expect to work hard and laugh often. We are ready to create and innovate. Our shared enthusiasm for design, communication, mentoring, managing, volunteering, teaching (and all things we excel at individually and collectively) allow Cuningham Group to be consistently ranked among the top firms in the industry.

Benefits and salaries are competitive. Cuningham Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Human Resources
Cuningham Group
201 Main Street SE, Suite 325
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Tel: 612 379 3400
Fax: 612 379 4400
hr@cuningham.com

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Minneapolis
Los Angeles
Las Vegas
Phoenix
Designers or Newly Registered Architects

Healthcare
Los Angeles

We are looking for an architect/designer with two to seven years of experience with Healthcare projects. If you have a degree in architecture, a desire to have a career with a firm which supports your participation in professional organizations and the IDP process, Cuningham Group is the place for you.

Credentials/Experience Desired

  • Revit expertise
  • Adobe Creative Suite expertise
  • Microsoft Office expertise
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree Architecture
  • Understanding of specifications
  • Understanding of putting a set of documents together
Designers or Newly Registered Architects

Resort/Hospitality
Las Vegas

We are looking for an architect/designer with two to seven years of experience with resort/hospitality projects. If you have a degree in architecture, a desire to have a career with a firm which supports your participation in professional organizations and the IDP process, Cuningham Group is the place for you.

Credentials/Experience Desired

  • Revit expertise
  • Adobe Creative Suite Expertise
  • Microsoft Office expertise
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu, Deltek Vision, Grasshopper, Rhino, SketchUp, 3ds Max, and 3D printing/fabrication is desired but not essential.
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree Architecture
  • Understanding of specifications
  • Understanding of putting a set of documents together
Interior Designer

Education/non-profit/worship
Minneapolis

Cuningham Group is seeking qualified candidates, with 7 to 9 years of experience, to support the Grow Market Group. Project types include Education, Non-Profit, and Worship.

We are looking for motivated individuals committed to high quality design experienced in multiple phases of design. Successful candidates will be responsible for work on multiple projects, leading junior staff, collaborating on design, guiding/producing construction documentation, product sourcing, preparing presentations and specifications including FF&E.

Specific duties will include:

  • Working in a team environment, always striving towards the common goal of a successful project.
  • Integrated role with project teams working with senior staff, architects, and consultants.
  • Technical plans and documentation, utilizing Revit.
  • Assist in selection, research and specification of all Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment, Finishes.
  • Meet with clients for presentations and meetings.
  • Problem solving as an independent and as part of a team.
  • Work with junior staff to help guide/mentor/delegate.
  • Work on multiple projects at the same time.
  • Travel for on-site coordination meetings. (sometimes out of state travel is required)

Must have and display

  • Bachelor Degree in Interior Design from a college or university that is accredited by CIDA or an equivalent quality program.
  • Work experience as an interior designer for a minimum of 7-9 years.
  • Strong Communication Skills – be able to work with a team and communicate to clients.
  • Have skills in integrating 3-dimensional interior design with architectural elements.
  • Team Player Attitude.
  • Experience in Education, Public Spaces, Mixed use buildings preferred.
  • Flexibility in work schedule. Overtime is sometimes necessary when working on deadline driven projects.
  • Proficient in Revit, Microsoft Office applications, and preferred aptitude in Adobe Creative Suite, and Sketch-Up.
  • NCIDQ / CID a plus but not required.
  • Commitment to sustainable design. LEED Accredited preferred but not required.
Interior Designer

LIVE/WORK
Minneapolis

Cuningham Group is looking for motivated individuals committed to high quality design to join our Live/Work Studio. Successful candidates will be responsible for supporting the lead designer on multiple projects by collaborating on design, product sourcing, preparing presentations, material and FF&E selections/specifications and producing/coordinating/quality control of construction documents authored by our firm and our consultants.

Specific duties will include

  • Working in a team environment, always striving towards the common goal of a successful project.
  • Collaboration on conceptual design with the ability to be literal or clever when working on thematic designs.
  • Produce/collaborate on presentations and computer generated renderings utilizing Photoshop.
  • Technical plans and documentation, utilizing Revit.
  • Assist in selection, research and specification of all Furnishings, Fixtures &Equipment, Finishes and Lighting.
  • Travel for on-site coordination meetings will be weekly or bi-weekly for one to three days at a time.
  • Problem solving as an independent and as part of a team.
  • Coordinate organization of project bins and producing specific maintenance or specification information to the client or their operations department.
  • Participate in staffing issues including workload assessment.
  • Intercept questions/needs/comments from the clients and consultants.
  • Review of all submittals and requests for information (RFI).
  • Establish relationships with client, consultants and contractors and coordinate work requests from them as appropriate.
  • Provide input on budget issues.
  • Collaborate with outside designers to relay standards, coordinate with contractors, review and interpret interior documents and review their submittals and RFIs prior to processing.

Must have and display

  • Bachelor Degree in Interior Design. NCIDQ certified is beneficial.
  • Work experience as an interior designer for a minimum of four to seven years.
  • Strong Communication Skills.
  • Team Player Attitude.
  • Must be able to take specific direction while applying common sense and motivation so as not to hold up timelines.
  • Flexibility in work schedule. Overtime is sometimes necessary when working on deadline driven projects.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Creative Suite required.
  • Experience in Sketch Up, Rhino or other modeling programs a plus.
  • Experience with Revit in a documentation environment.
  • Commitment to sustainable design.
Part Time Interior Designer – Intern

Los Angeles

Cuningham Group interior design interns primarily work in partnership with the interior design staff. They perform a variety of tasks that are split between the interiors library duties and assisting the interior design staff in fulfilling their project duties. This wide variety opens up an understanding of the full breadth of knowledge and skills that we, as interior designers, are expected to have.

  • Maintain organization of the interiors library including: filing, ordering refills, purging, soliciting reps for retrieval of products.
  • Respond to, coordinate and attend rep requests for 15 minute “info” meetings and lunch-n-learns.
  • Assist in selection of materials and production of material boards and control books, as directed by upper level staff.
  • Assist in various design tasks (i.e.: sketches, floor patterns), as directed by upper level staff.
  • Provide general office assistance as part of exposure to overall running of an architecture firm.

Credentials/Experience Desired

  • Enrolled in a Bachelor or Masters degree in Interior Design from a college or university that is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation or an equivalent quality program
  • Proficient in Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate, both orally and in written format, ideas and information effectively with co-workers, reps and vendors.
  • Self-motivated, asks questions and seeks out tasks when has “downtime”.
  • Flexibility in a fast-paced environment that will require multi-tasking and a “can do” attitude
Part Time Interior Designer – Intern

LAS VEGAS

Cuningham Group interior design interns primarily work in partnership with the interior design staff. They perform a variety of tasks that are split between the interiors library duties and assisting the interior design staff in fulfilling their project duties. This wide variety opens up an understanding of the full breadth of knowledge and skills that we, as interior designers, are expected to have.

  • Maintain organization of the interiors library including: filing, ordering refills, purging, soliciting reps for retrieval of products.
  • Respond to, coordinate and attend rep requests for 15 minute “info” meetings and lunch-n-learns.
  • Assist in selection of materials and production of material boards and control books, as directed by upper level staff.
  • Assist in various design tasks (i.e.: sketches, floor patterns), as directed by upper level staff.
  • Provide general office assistance as part of exposure to overall running of an architecture firm.

Credentials/Experience Desired

  • Enrolled in a Bachelor or Masters degree in Interior Design from a college or university that is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation or an equivalent quality program
  • Proficient in Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate, both orally and in written format, ideas and information effectively with co-workers, reps and vendors.
  • Self-motivated, asks questions and seeks out tasks when has “downtime”.
  • Flexibility in a fast-paced environment that will require multi-tasking and a “can do” attitude
Project Architect

Themed Entertainment Industry
LOS ANGELES

We are looking for an architect/designer with five years of experience with complex themed entertainment architectural projects.

Credentials/Experience Desired

  • Revit expertise
  • Adobe Creative Suite Expertise
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree Architecture
  • Minimum five years of experience with themed entertainment
Project Architect

Senior Living
Phoenix

Cuningham Group is looking for an architect/designer with 2 to 7 years of experience with resort/hospitality projects. If you have a degree in architecture, a desire to have a career with a firm which supports your participation in professional organizations Cuningham Group is the place for you.

Credentials/Experience Desired

  • Revit expertise
  • Adobe Creative Suite Expertise
  • Microsoft Office expertise
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu, Deltek Vision, Grasshopper, Rhino, SketchUp, 3ds Max, and 3D printing/fabrication is desired but not essential.
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree Architecture
  • Understanding of specifications
  • Understanding of putting a set of documents together
Project Architect

MIXED-USE & MULTIFAMILY RESIDENTIAL
Los Angeles

We are looking for an architect/designer with 10 years of experience, at least five of which are in Mixed Use/Multi-family Housing. We need someone who can put a set of documents together with little direction, is passionate about architecture, is interested in building a career with Cuningham Group, is willing to do what it takes to get the job done correctly and meet deadlines, understands client satisfaction, will put in an honest 40 hours of work, understands the words “work ethic”, and “sense of urgency.” This person also has to have a good attitude and know how to have fun.

Credentials/Experience Desired

  • Revit expertise
  • Knowledge of the CBC
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree Architecture
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a design role
  • Graphic skills and proficiency in 3D modelling software
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in hotel, hospitality, multifamily residential, senior housing or healthcare preferred
Project Manager

Senior Living Industry
Phoenix

Cuningham Group is seeking architects/designers with a strong background in Senior Living. We seek a registered architect with a minimum of 15 years of experience managing Senior Living architectural projects from concept design through construction.

Credentials/Experience Desired

  • Revit expertise
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in a project management role
  • Experience in with AIA documents
  • Experience in proposal writing
  • Proficiency with Deltek Vision and/or Microsoft Project
Project Manager

Themed Entertainment Industry
LOS Angeles

We are looking for architects/designers with a strong background in Themed Entertainment. We seek a registered architect with a minimum of 15 years of experience managing complex themed entertainment architectural projects from concept design through construction.

Credentials/Experience Desired

  • Revit expertise
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in a project management role
  • Experience in with AIA documents
  • Experience in proposal writing
  • Proficiency with Deltek Vision and/or Microsoft Project