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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

Phoenix - Healthcare

Cuningham Group is seeking an architectural designer in our Phoenix office.  Candidates should have 1 to 3 years of experience with a focus on projects for healthcare facilities including acute care and outpatient services. The ideal candidates are talented and motivated and ready to join our team and contribute to the success of the firm.

Specific Tasks

  • Be committed to design innovation, technical craft and environmental stewardship.
  • Be focused on project achievements and have a healthy sense of humor.
  • Be a self-directed learner and have superb technical skills related to 3D- modeling software. (Sketch up, Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, VR, etc.)
  • Care about making a difference in the community and uplifting the human experience by design.

Education and Work Experience Requirements

  • 1 to 3 years of experience with Healthcare projects is preferred
  • Bachelor/Master’s Degree in Architecture
  • Proficiency in Revit and Office 365 required. Skills in other software such as Sketch Up, Rhino, Bluebeam, SD Max, Grasshopper, Adobe Creative Suite are ideal
  • Some understanding of building design, systems, codes and detailing
  • Understanding of putting a set of construction documents together

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio to hr@cuningham.com

 

Architectural Project Manager

LOS ANGELES - URBAN LIVING AND WORKPLACE

Cuningham Group is seeking a Project Manager to focus on Urban Living projects for our Culver City office. 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!

The Project Manager will play a key role in helping build our Urban Living business through project leadership and Client management.  As the primary point of contact, the Project Manager shall be responsible for coordination of the project between Cuningham Group and its Clients.  The Project Manager will be responsible for coordination of the design and technical efforts of the project team members and the integration of architecture, engineering, interiors and landscape disciplines on the project.

Specific Tasks

  • Ownership of delivering complex, high-value urban living projects.
  • Develop, implement and monitor a work plan for each project.
  • Responsible for client relations and to assist Project  leadership and Principal-In-Charge to obtain repeat business from existing clients.
  • Lead, guide and manage projects, teams, and budgets.
  • Administer Owner and Consultant contracts.
  • Motivate and manage cross-office project teams.
  • Client care and retention for key Urban Living projects.
  • Submit to and review with client matters pertaining to budget and scope of the work.
  • Define deliverables, schedule, and fees during the proposal phase.
  • Plan internal and external communications.
  • Develop and update project staffing plans and project schedules.
  •   Monitor employee planned versus actual time and performance.
  • Support Market Group Leader and Operations Leader with staffing decisions.

Experience Requirements

  • Graduate from an accredited Architecture or Design School.  Must be licensed.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience managing multifamily housing projects for a design firm.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, consultants, contractors, and the design team.
  • Demonstrated success leading and inspiring technical and design staff.
  • Experience with budget creation, development, and management tools.
  • Solid experience with project scheduling and staff management.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to influence.
  • Project Management Software experience and Revit familiarity required.
  • Proven experience in successful client relationship development and management.

Cuningham Group offers  a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package to include:  medical, dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, (matching and profit sharing)401(k) plan, medical and dependent care reimbursement plans, continuing education benefits and paid time off (PTO).

Please submit a portfolio, resume and cover letter to: hr@cuningham.com

Cuningham Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Interiors Intern

MINNEAPOLIS - Resort/Hospitality

Cuningham Group Architecture is seeking an interior design intern who is enthusiastic and independently driven to work in a very collaborative environment.  Interior design interns primarily work in partnership with the interior design staff and perform a variety of tasks that will serve as on the job training.  This wide variety opens up an understanding of the full breadth of knowledge and skills that we, as interior designers, are expected to have.

Specific Tasks

  • 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.

Experience Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's Interior Design Degree program.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office.
  • Aptitude in one or more of the following; Sketch-Up, Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator.
  • 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.

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and portfolio to hr@cuningham.com

Marketing Coordinator

MINNEAPOLIS -

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.

Essential Duties

As a growing firm with offices across the country, this position will be located in Minneapolis with a focus on supporting the marketing efforts of our Minneapolis office along with assisting the marketing team’s efforts across the firm. Reporting to the Minneapolis Marketing Manager and working closely with the Chief Marketing Officer, the ideal candidate will be a collaborative team player with experience coordinating proposals and editing materials while working in a fast paced dynamic environment.

Specific Tasks

  • Partner with Marketing Manager(s) to coordinate and produce quality materials on schedule including: proposal submissions, qualifications packages, presentations, brochures, award submissions.
  • Research, gather, and edit proposal materials, including gather boilerplate text, verify information, and format proposal information.
  • Assist Marketing Manager(s) with the development of original written content for project pages, resumes, press releases, and social media posts.
  • Assist in maintenance of project information in Deltek Vision.
  • Provide general support for marketing and business development efforts.

Education and Work Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of previous experience in a professional services firm, preferably for an architectural, engineering or construction firm in a role focused on proposal coordination, document editing and proofing and graphics
  • A post-secondary degree in marketing, business, and/or communications is preferred.
  • Graphics capabilities including using Adobe Creative Suite in presentations and proposal documents.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work independently as well as a collaborative team environment, often under tight deadline situations.
  • Strong organizational skills and follow-through with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and InDesign specifically.
  • A post-secondary degree in marketing, business, and/or communications is preferred.
  • Experience with Deltek Vision is ideal.

Cuningham Group offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package to include:  medical, dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, (matching and profit sharing)401(k) plan, medical and dependent care reimbursement plans, continuing education program and paid time off (PTO).

Please submit a portfolio, resume and cover letter to: hr@cuningham.com

Cuningham Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Project Architect

DENVER - URBAN LIVING AND WORKPLACE

Cuningham Group is seeking a Project Architect in our Denver office. Candidates should have seven to ten years of experience with a focus on projects for our Live/Work Market Group including mixed use development and multi-family housing. The ideal candidate is talented and motivated and ready to join our team and contribute to the success of the firm.

Specific Tasks

  • Developing project documents for bidding and construction.
  • Provide input to the design and construction schedule – communicate the technical implication of design decisions.
  • Responsible for the development and coordination of the drawings and specifications including:  program compliance; code and agency compliance; schedule commitments and product research.
  • Organize and direct the architectural team to execute the work in an orderly, timely and coordinated manner.
  • Advise the project architect when the drawings and specifications are complete and ready to be issued.
  • Provide support for any tasks required for the successful completion of the project.

Experience Requirements

  • Seven to ten years of experience with multi-family housing/mixed-use development experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in Revit and Office 365 required. Skills in other software such as Sketch Up, Rhino, Bluebeam, SD Max, Grasshopper, Adobe Creative Suite, Deltek Vision, etc.) are ideal.
  • Keen understanding of building design, systems, codes and detailing
  • Bachelor/Master’s Degree in Architecture.
  • Understanding of putting a set of documents together

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and portfolio to hr@cuningham.com

Workplace Leader

MINNEAPOLIS - Cuningham Group, an award-winning architecture firm with 10 offices around the world, is seeking a Workplace Leader.  Depending on candidate’s current location, this role could be located in our Los Angeles, Minneapolis or Denver office.

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.

We are pleased to offer a key national and strategic leadership role within the company to further strengthen our Workplace segment.  The successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership and communications skills capable of building/expanding portfolio and network across several offices.

Business Development (75%)

  • Workplace focused, industry networking
  • Work with marketing to promote Cuningham Group to workplace industry
  • This position is primarily focused on the generation of professional services for the firm measured by number/value of opportunities, resulting sales and revenue goals to be determined with candidate

Workplace Studio Leadership (10%)

  • Participate in strategic annual planning development
  • Participate in firm Discipline Groups
  • Assist Market Group Leaders in coordinating staff effort

Specific Project Leadership (15%)

  • Lead, guide and manage projects, teams, and budgets
  • Develop strategic project planning
  • Deliver profitable projects as defined by firm
  • Client care and retention for key workplace projects

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor/Master’s Degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • Minimum of 15+ years of experience working with corporate interiors, development based and/or build to suit projects in a project management and business development capacity
  • Exceptional relationship management skills including the ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen relationships with others inside and outside of the organization.
  • Must have demonstrated vision strategic thinking in an entrepreneurial environment including the ability to support, promote, and ensure alignment with the organization's vision and values.
  • The ability to influence others by gaining others’ support for ideas, proposals, projects and solutions
  • Must possess a results orientation and the ability to focus personal efforts on achieving results consistent with the studio and the organization’s objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to lead project teams and guide group efforts including providing appropriate level of feedback concerns group and individual progress
  • Proficiency in Bluebeam, Office 365 and Deltek Vision desired
  • Licensure or Certification preferred
  • 25% Travel is anticipated

Cuningham Group offers  a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package to include:  medical, dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, (matching and profit sharing)401(k) plan, medical and dependent care reimbursement plans, continuing education benefits and paid time off.

Please submit a portfolio, resume and cover letter to: hr@cuningham.com

Cuningham Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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Architectural Project Manager

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Project Architect

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Architectural Designer

Phoenix – Healthcare Cuningham Group is seeking an architectural designer in our Phoenix office.  Candidates should have 1 to 3 years of experience with a focus on projects for healthcare facilities including acute care and outpatient services. The ideal candidates are talented and motivated and ready to join our team and contribute to the success..