January 17, 2023



Des Moines, Grand Island, Omaha, Sioux City, Spencer
Posted 1 year ago

There’s nothing better than a job you love. If you enjoy your work, it’s not work. It’s fun and excitement all rolled into one. That’s what we bring to the table. A deep love of architecture, that’s truly contagious.

As an Architect at CMBA, you will be immersed in a fun, collaborative culture with an amazing team of creative professionals. You will have the opportunity to plan, design and/or facilitate the execution of building designs according to the clients’ needs, desires and financial resources. Candidates must be outgoing, independent, detail-oriented and passionate about design – creativity is in our mission statement!

What You’ll Do

  • Identify, through consultation, client requirements, approximate budget, timetable and possible needs for future expansion
  • Determine client preferences regarding materials, styles, colors and other variables
  • Attempt to identify through collaboration, client priorities in terms of needs vs. desires
  • Assist client in defining their priorities and vision by preparing preliminary sketches of options
  • Prepare and present designs, specifications, estimated costs, and proposed construction schedule
  • Create detailed plans integrating engineering, electrical, and HVAC considerations; presents plans to clients for review and approval
  • Modify new or existing plans as required
  • Collaborate with clients to select and award construction contracts
  • Collaborate with general contractor and clients to facilitate the building process to meet client specifications
  • Other duties as assigned

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture required
  • Active State licensure required
  • 5 years of relevant experience required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions
  • Ability to translate client ideas into visual and/or tangible references such as drawings or models
  • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant code, regulations and quality standards
  • Excellent problem-solving, negotiation and consultation skills
  • Proficiency with computer-aided design (CAD) software such as Revit, BIM and other architectural programs
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Familiarity with design programs such as Adobe Creative Suite, Lumion and Nscapes
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Job Features

Job Category

Experienced Professionals

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