Architect I / Design Staff I

KieranTimberlake KieranTimberlake Employer:
Philadelphia, PA, USLocation:
Tue, Jan 2 '24Posted on:

KieranTimberlake seeks Architects and Design Staff to join our team. Our design practice includes over 75 professionals with diverse backgrounds and is recognized worldwide.

Architects and Design Staff have a critical role and voice in the design and documentation of their respective projects. Architects and Design staff also contribute to the firm’s technical and design quality through participation in the Quality Management and Knowledge Communities Groups and participation in Digital Design, Research, and Communications initiatives.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Actively contribute to the planning, design, and documentation of projects of multiple scales and types
  • Assist in preparation of client and stakeholder presentation documents
  • Participate in the coordination of design consultants’ scope of work

The ideal candidate should be a creative, curious, and self-motivated individual who can work effectively toward deadlines. They will be a part of a dynamic, innovative, research-based design process and will collaborate with fellow team members to develop original and meaningful design solutions.
Qualifications include: 

  • A professional degree in architecture 
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience
  • Strong design and communication skills 
  • Comfort with multivariate design 
  • Curiosity and sense of inquiry that draws insight and helps synthesize ideas  
  • Capacity to navigate new and challenging design problems
  • An interest in research, data, and objective analysis 
  • Foundational technical background and understanding of building systems
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, Revit, and Rhino 

While not required, additional consideration will be given to individuals with: 

  • Experience with Grasshopper, Dynamo, and Enscape 
  • Experience with digital fabrication, mock-ups, and prototypes of materials and assemblies 

About KieranTimberlake
KieranTimberlake transforms the built environment through artistry, integrity, innovation, and performance. The firm’s culture of inquiry allows it to deliver exceptional social, ethical, and environmental outcomes to its clients. We are a signatory of the AIA 2030 Commitment and US Architects Declare.

Founded in 1984, KieranTimberlake brings together the experience and talents of diverse professionals in a practice that is recognized worldwide. With equal emphasis on research, ecology, history, and aesthetics, its interdisciplinary process inspires creativity and encourages sharing ideas, knowledge, and technique. The firm’s work includes programming, planning, and design of new buildings, adaptive reuse, and urban and campus planning, as well as developing performance analysis and prediction tools; building and environmental monitoring; and novel building technologies.  
KieranTimberlake is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


Submission Requirements 
Interested applicants are invited to submit their applications via our website here. Applications must include:

  • Cover letter indicating your interest in the position 
  • Current resume including references 
  • Portfolio or work sample (links to online portfolios are considered supplementary)

Due to the volume of interested applicants, we are not able to respond to telephone inquiries.    

Salary is commensurate with professional experience, demonstrated knowledge, and education level. A full benefits package including medical, prescription, dental, vision, and life will be offered.

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