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.

Please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your experience. Design applicants, please include a portfolio of drawings in mix of formats (including plans, sections, and 3D renderings), construction documents, details, and photos of built work.  Submit to:  HR@cuningham.com.

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
hr@cuningham.com

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Architectural Designer

DENVER

If you're an architect/architectural designer with 5 to 10 years of experience our Denver office needs you. We are looking for self-directed individuals committed to high quality design. Successful candidates will be responsible for developing design ideas, excellent detailing and documentation skills, managing and mentoring team members from schematic design through construction administration, and maintaining relationships with clients and consultants.

Our work requires excellent verbal and graphic communication skills and the ability to work within multiple media, including hand sketching and model building. Proficiency in SketchUp and Photoshop and a expertise with Revit and Adobe Creative Suite are required. Experience in Rhino, Grasshopper, 3DS Max, and CAD model fabrication are desired. A professional degree (B.Arch/M.Arch) from a NAAB accredited program is required.

We are a full service design firm delivering architectural design, urban design, landscape design, interior design and brand design in a collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, support towards licensure, and work in an open environment.

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.
Landscape Architect

Minneapolis

We are currently looking for a talented Landscape Architect who shares our enthusiasm for design.  The ideal candidate is a great thinker who understands the nuances of the design process, is flexible, fun, and thrives on team collaboration.  Our team approach creates an energizing and empowering work environment where dynamic, self-motivated individuals thrive in pursuit of the same goal – great sustainable design. Applicants with a sense of adventure and a desire to chart unknown design territory are invited to experience, first-hand, why Minneapolis is one of the best kept urban secrets in the country.
Responsibilities:
  • Manage projects from Schematic Design through Construction Administration.
  • Interact/collaborate with related disciplines: architecture, civil engineering, structural engineering, electrical engineering, planning, and interior design.
  • Responsible for coordinating / project management of work for up to 5 concurrent projects.
  • Production of construction documents.
Qualifications:
  • Masters or Bachelor degree in Landscape Architecture.
  • Two to five years of landscape experience.
  • Proficiency in Sketchup, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and good hand-drawing skills.
  • 3D Rendering talents in Rhino, Lumion, 3DS Max are desirable.
  • Advanced Revit skills strongly desired, basic skills a plus.
  • Ability, speed, and precision to work autonomously on production of construction documents required.
  • The ability to work independently or collaboratively on multiple deadlines.
  • Engaging personality with good listening and collaboration skills desired.
Part Time Interior Designer – Intern

Los Angeles, Minneapolis, 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.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain organization of the interiors library including:  filing, ordering refills, purging, and soliciting reps for retrieval of products.
  • Respond to, coordinate, and attend rep requests for 15 minute “info” meetings, lunch-n-learns, rep expo, and other various events.
  • 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 Accountant

Minneapolis

We are seeking a Project Accountant who excels in a fast-paced environment and wants to work as part of an accounting team based in Minneapolis. The Project Accountant will be responsible for the billing process for several firm-wide projects and effectively communicating with Project Managers (PM) and Principals-in-Charge (PIC), regarding contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional services-related to billing. We are seeking a team player who is an excel wiz and has experience working with accounting software packages, preferably Deltek Vision. Specific duties include the following:

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with project managers regarding project contract changes, fee consumption, and project invoicing.
  • Prepare draft invoices for PM review.
  • Submit finalized invoices with supporting documentation to clients for payment.
  • Review and enter consultant invoices into Deltek Vision.
  • Release payments to consultants upon client payment.
  • Maintain project revenue recognition.
  • Research discrepancies within projects including contract inaccuracies, consultant invoicing differences, and labor rate variances.
  • Monitor accounts receivable to ensure timely client payment.
  • Recommend and implement agreed upon billing cycle process improvements.
  • Prepare special project analyses for the PICs, PMs and others.
  • Assist with month-end financial statement preparation.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or commensurate experience.
  • Intermediate to advanced excel skills required and experience with accounting software, Deltek Vision preferred.
  • 1-2 years of accounting experience, preferably in billing and receivables. Experience in an A/E environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of standard contract terms, including hourly, lump sum, not-to-exceed and how they are applied in the billing process.
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.
  • Employ problem-solving skills and analysis, and report as necessary.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Knowledge of the project structure in a client/consultant business environment preferred.
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
Project Model Manager

ALL Markets
DENVER, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Phoenix

The Project Model Manager (PMM) is an active, billable member of a project team with enhanced responsibilities (per below). The PMM will be responsible for performing required daily architectural production tasks but will give priority to maintaining the BIM and supporting the team in the creation and use of the BIM. All time in production or support roles is billable to the assigned project.

Enhanced Responsibilities:

  • Ensures compliance of project BIM with company standards, best professional practices, and the project BIM execution plan.
  • Audits and maintains BIM integrity.
  • Acts as first tier BIM support for the project team. Trains applicable BIM practices based on project needs.
  • Performs preparation and distribution of project electronic documents per direction of Project Architect.

Skills:

  • Advanced proficiency with Autodesk Revit
  • Skills with electronic file management and document version control
  • Professional Architectural degree (preferred)
  • Autodesk Dynamo or similar computational design skills (preferred)
Urban Designer and Planner

Urban design
Minneapolis

Cuningham Group is seeking a motivated urban designer to join the Urban Design and Landscape Architecture Studio. We are an interdisciplinary studio that works on a range of projects for both private and public clients - - in the Twin Cities and around the country.

Projects include master planning, campus planning, neighborhood plans, redevelopment plans, comprehensive plans, competition entries, and small area plans in the Twin Cities region and around the country.

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate and/or Graduate Degree in Architecture, Urban planning, or Landscape Architecture
  • Two to ten years of professional experience
  • Knowledge of and interest in urban design
  • Strong graphic, technical, writing, and oral skills.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup and GIS