Architectural Associate / BIM Designer

Location: Chicago, IL

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Architectural Associate / BIM Designer

Pappageorge Haymes Partners is a leader and innovator in determining issues of urbanism and the regeneration of cities. Our expertise in site planning, urban in-fill, new, adaptive reuse and mixed-use housing projects has led to many exciting new opportunities.

PH is seeking a full time, design oriented, Architectural Associate for residential/multi-family, hospitality, Retail and  Master Planning projects.

Candidate will report to senior designers and interpret sketches; BIM preparation of plans, elevations and sections to create BIM models and renderings of large scale residential and mixed use buildings. Candidate will work as part of a collaborative team in a dynamic and fast paced environment and should be able to produce high quality images used for in-house studies, client presentations, and client marketing materials.

Candidate must be highly motivated, communicate clearly, and demonstrate creativity to provide architectural design input on various projects as they evolve.

It is preferred that the candidate possesses 1-3 years of experience but entry-level applicants will be considered.


  • Professional degree (Masters or BA) in Architecture from an accredited program. 
  • Advanced BIM and Sketch Up skills (minimum 1 year professional experience)

Job Requirements Preferred, but not required:

  • Experience working on large-scale residential, commercial, retail and/or mixed use project types
  • Experience working on a Mac platform
  • Proficiency and work experience using ArchiCad (BIM)
  • Experience using Maxwell (3D modeling program)


  • Employer Paid Health Insurance (choice of PPO or HSA plan)
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability. 
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Profit Sharing and 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Vacation and Personal Days
  • Tax Free Ventra Transit or Commuter Benefits Program
  • Corporate Divvy Bike Sharing Membership 
  • Fun Office Events (Softball Team, Pumpkin Carving Contest, Chili Cook-Off, Holiday and Summer Parties, Happy Hours, etc.)  
  • Our downtown location is convenient to public transit, the Loop, and plenty of great places to dine and recreate. 

If you elect to apply for the position, please submit your resume and samples of your BIM/SketchUp and/or Maxwell work

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