Senior Technical Architectural Designer

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) Employer:
Chicago, IL, USLocation:
Wed, Sep 25 '19Posted on:

SOM, one of the most influential design firms in the world, is seeking innovative, creative, independent, and critical thinkers who aspire to the highest standards of excellence. Join our collaborative design practice as a Senior Architectural Technical Designer for the opportunity to build a strong and thriving career.

Desired skills and expertise:

  • Strong technical design ability and advanced representation skills with rich experience in designing landmark projects
  • Enthusiastic commitment to the multidisciplinary design process and team-focused environment
  • Ability to mentor and guide staff through complex projects and professional growth opportunities
  • Minimum 8 years of post-graduate architectural technical design experience
  • Completion of an accredited Professional Bachelor's or Master's in Architecture 
  • Licensed professional preferred

SOM offers opportunities to work on transformational projects, competitive salaries, health insurance, wellness, retirement and financial and other work/life plans.


At SOM, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We believe an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community, while also enriching and challenging our own thinking about design. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Visit this page to learn more about SOM's employment policy and how to apply offline:

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Portfolios must be submitted for all design positions (Architecture, Interiors, Planning, etc). Applications without work samples will not be reviewed.  Portfolios should be one PDF attachment, 10-20 pages, maximum 5 MB. Submit portfolios as part of your application in the section where the application asks you for your Resume or CV.

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