Careers

Make an Impact from Day One

At arcDESIGN, everyone—from partners to interns—has a voice. Working in cross-functional, multi-level teams, our architects and designers collaborate allowing for fresh perspectives  You’ll work directly with clients and learn from partners and associates while being empowered to contribute your ideas and solutions.

Open Studio Culture
We believe in big ideas and applying insight and expertise across projects. Our teams combine long-term client engagement with an open, collaborative culture. With office space designed to facilitate communication and interaction—while preserving space for critical focus and creativity—we value democratic input and problem-solving.

aDvisor Mentoring Program
Our established employee mentoring program, aDvisor, allows new hires to choose an experienced mentor to help guide you through both career pathways and goals as well as your arcDESIGN experience.

High-Impact Projects
Clients trust us with their most complex, high-profile work, and you’ll have the opportunity to contribute regardless of your level. We provide structure and guidance through partner and associate-led teams and mentoring, then give you the tools to make a real contribution. From high-tech laboratories to historic adaptations of cultural spaces, our firm works on the leading edge of architecture and design.

Work-Life Balance
You don’t need to choose between outstanding work and satisfying life. At arcDESIGN, we’re committed to putting people first, whether that’s going the extra mile for a client’s vision or making sure our employees have time for family and community engagement. Our people include some of the nation’s top talent, but they’re also parents, coaches, volunteers, marathoners, pet owners, teammates, and classic car enthusiasts, among other things. We work hard, but we play hard, too—together and in our communities.

Giving Back
Our philanthropic program, arcCARES, helps us use our talents to benefit the community. Work on projects that speak to your passions and interests—community centers, museums, facilities for disabled children, fair housing, cultural centers—we actively seek input from our staff on ways to apply our expertise toward good causes.

Work With Us
If you’re energetic and enthusiastic, eager to learn and inspired to drive the fields of architecture and design forward, you’ll fit right in at arcDESIGN. 

We’re Growing. View Our 2022 Open Positions. Now Accepting Resumes And Portfolios. All of Our 2022 Summer Intern Positions Have Been Filled.

arcDESIGN is an energetic architectural + interiors firm located in downtown Indianapolis that provides an open studio learning environment. We are currently looking to fill a Project Architect position. This person with 2-5 years of experience, will be responsible for assisting with design, construction document production, and construction administration. The candidate must be a self-starter and able to handle multiple projects and tasks. Prior experience and/or strong interest in Healthcare design or Higher Ed projects is beneficial.

Required Skills Include:

  • Education: Bachelor’s or Masters or Professional Degree in Architecture.
  • Experience: 2-5 years of experience working in a professional architectural setting.
  • Design Software: Revit experience is required. Working knowledge in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and other 3D software is beneficial.
  • Strong graphic design abilities.
  • Able to work both as part of a team and independently.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Project Leader and Interior Designer to understand the goals for the team and the project. Work within the framework established to support the delivery of Architecture and Interiors as required to achieve the client’s goals for the project.
  • Support the Team Leadership in their efforts to “engage architecture at its highest level.”
  • Engage in Quality Assurance/Quality Control.
  • Preparing and presenting client presentations.
  • Construction Documentation and Construction Administration.
  • Utilize critiques and mentoring to obtain design input.
  • Explore Materials to strengthen project design goals.

arcDESIGN Benefits Include:

We encourage every person at arcDESIGN to lead a healthy and balanced life. We offer a wide range of benefits for our employees and their immediate families. Our benefits include health insurance, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, learning and development programs, paid parking, 401k retirement plan with match, and a flexible PTO policy. Additionally, a Learning Stipend and a Wellness Stipend is available for full-time employees. Dental and vision coverage is available in group rates, paid for by the Employee. Our PTO policy provides employees with maximum flexibility by relying on employee accountability. We hire the best, and the best can manage their workloads, personal schedules, and time away from the office in a responsible and professional way.


Please submit online below or forward your resume and portfolio to careers@arcdesign.us. Applications without work samples will not be reviewed. Maximum email size limit is 15MB.

arcDESIGN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.

Insurance requirements mandate that criminal background checks must be obtained on all new arcDESIGN employees.

Project Architect

arcDESIGN is an energetic architectural + interiors firm located in downtown Indianapolis that provides an open studio learning environment. We are currently looking to fill a Project Architect position. This person with 2-5 years of experience, will be responsible for assisting with design, construction document production, and construction administration. The candidate must be a self-starter and able to handle multiple projects and tasks. Prior experience and/or strong interest in Healthcare design or Higher Ed projects is beneficial.

Required Skills Include:

  • Education:Bachelor’s or Master’s or Professional Degree in Interior Architecture or Interior Design
  • Experience: 0-5 years of experience working in a professional architectural or interior design setting.
  • Design Software: Revit experience is preferred. Working knowledge in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and other 3D software is beneficial.
  • Has expertise in creating innovative designs and has strong graphic design abilities to convey these ideas.
  • Able to work both as part of a team and independently.
  • Has the ability to draw or represent design thinking using various design tools, including Revit, Enscape, hand sketching or Sketch-up type tools
  • Can work closely with the Lead Interior Designer in managing the client on larger projects

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Project Leader to understand the goals for the team and the project. Work within the framework established to support the delivery of Architecture and Interiors as required to achieve the client’s goals for the project.
  • Support the Team Leadership in their efforts to “engage architecture and interior design at its highest level.”
  • Engage in Quality Assurance/Quality Control.
  • Preparing and presenting client presentations.
  • Construction Documentation and Construction Administration.
  • Utilize critiques and mentoring to obtain design input.
  • Explore Materials to strengthen project design goals.

arcDESIGN Benefits Include:

We encourage every person at arcDESIGN to lead a healthy and balanced life. We offer a wide range of benefits for our employees and their immediate families. Our benefits include health insurance, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, learning and development programs, paid parking, 401k retirement plan with match, and a flexible PTO policy. Additionally, a Learning Stipend and a Wellness Stipend is available for full-time employees. Dental and vision coverage is available in group rates, paid for by the Employee. Our PTO policy provides employees with maximum flexibility by relying on employee accountability. We hire the best, and the best can manage their workloads, personal schedules, and time away from the office in a responsible and professional way.


Please submit online below or forward your resume and portfolio to careers@arcdesign.us. Applications without work samples will not be reviewed. Maximum email size limit is 15MB.

arcDESIGN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.

Insurance requirements mandate that criminal background checks must be obtained on all new arcDESIGN employees.

Interior Designer

arcDESIGN is an energetic architectural + interiors firm located in downtown Indianapolis that provides an open studio learning environment. We are currently looking to fill an Architectural Graduate position. This person will be responsible for assisting with design, construction document production, and construction administration. The candidate must be a self-starter and able to handle multiple projects and tasks. Prior experience and/or strong interest in Healthcare design or Higher Ed projects is beneficial.

Required Skills Include:

  • Education: Bachelor’s or Masters or Professional Degree in Architecture.
  • Experience: 1-3 years of experience interning or working in a professional architectural setting.
  • Design Software: Revit experience is required. Working knowledge in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and other 3D software is beneficial.
  • Strong graphic design abilities.
  • Able to work both as part of a team and independently.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Project Leader, Project Architect, and Interior Designer to understand the goals for the team and the project. Work within the framework established to support the delivery of Architecture and Interiors as required to achieve the client’s goals for the project.
  • Support the Team Leadership in their efforts to “engage architecture at its highest level.”
  • Engage in Quality Assurance/Quality Control.

arcDESIGN Benefits Include:

We encourage every person at arcDESIGN to lead a healthy and balanced life. We offer a wide range of benefits for our employees and their immediate families. Our benefits include health insurance, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, learning and development programs, paid parking, 401k retirement plan with match, and a flexible PTO policy. Additionally, a Learning Stipend and a Wellness Stipend is available for full-time employees. Dental and vision coverage is available in group rates, paid for by the Employee. Our PTO policy provides employees with maximum flexibility by relying on employee accountability. We hire the best, and the best can manage their workloads, personal schedules, and time away from the office in a responsibly and professional way.


Please submit online below or forward your resume and portfolio to careers@arcdesign.us. Applications without work samples will not be reviewed. Maximum email size limit is 15MB.

arcDESIGN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.

Insurance requirements mandate that criminal background checks must be obtained on all new arcDESIGN employees.

Architectural Graduate


Thrive in arcDESIGN’s energetic, collaborative environment.

As part of our team, you’ll gain a wide range of experience in the field—from ideation to technology-driven design, marketing to client relations—and view first-hand the relationship between design and culture.

Our competitive internship programs equip architectural and interior design students with skills in every aspect of the business. Hands-on training and mentoring offer personalized educational experiences. Come be a part of the leading edge in architecture and design at arcDESIGN’s Intern Program. Our progressive, open studio environment exposes interns to advanced technology and forward-thinking projects, working closely with some of the best minds in the field.

arcDESIGN is an energetic architectural + interiors firm located in downtown Indianapolis that provides an open studio learning environment. We will be looking to fill Summer Intern positions. This person(s) will be responsible for assisting with design, construction document production, and construction administration. Candidate must be a self-starter and able to handle multiple projects and tasks.

Required Skills Include:

  • Design Software: Basic knowledge in Revit, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and other 3D software is beneficial.
  • Strong graphic design and/or photography abilities is a plus.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
  • Basic knowledge about sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Project Leader, Project Architect and Interior Designer to understand the goals for the team and the project.
  • Execute basic architectural and interior design assignments by receiving specific and detailed instruction.
  • Prepares and modifies architectural documents, elevations, sections and details as directed by others using Revit.
  • Develops design solutions following established standards and guidelines.
  • Prepares 2D and 3D presentation materials.

Opportunities Include:

  • Train on REVIT/BIM, and get hands-on experience.
  • Design with 3D printing.
  • Work on real projects, as a valued part of the team.
  • Tour job sites.
  • Attend client meetings.
  • Engage in mentorship program (aDvisor).
  • Earn NCIDQ, IDCEC, NCARB and school program credits.
  • Learn from experts at weekly AIA and IDCEC approved Lunch-and-Learns.

Required Experience:

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or master’s degree program for architecture, interior design or related program.
  • Previous internship with an architectural or interior design firm or related firm is a plus.


Please submit online below or forward your resume and portfolio to careers@arcdesign.us. Applications without work samples will not be reviewed. Maximum email size limit is 20MB. The deadline to submit for summer positions is March 14, 2022.

arcDESIGN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.

Insurance requirements mandate that criminal background checks must be obtained on all new arcDESIGN employees.

Architectural Intern


Thrive in arcDESIGN’s energetic, collaborative environment.

As part of our team, you’ll gain a wide range of experience in the field—from ideation to technology-driven design, marketing to client relations—and view first-hand the relationship between design and culture.

Our competitive internship programs equip architectural and interior design students with skills in every aspect of the business. Hands-on training and mentoring offer personalized educational experiences. Come be a part of the leading edge in architecture and design at arcDESIGN’s Intern Program. Our progressive, open studio environment exposes interns to advanced technology and forward-thinking projects, working closely with some of the best minds in the field.

arcDESIGN is an energetic architectural + interiors firm located in downtown Indianapolis that provides an open studio learning environment. We will be looking to fill Summer Intern positions. This person(s) will be responsible for assisting with design, construction document production, and construction administration. Candidate must be a self-starter and able to handle multiple projects and tasks.

Required Skills Include:

  • Design Software: Basic knowledge in Revit, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and other 3D software is beneficial.
  • Strong graphic design and/or photography abilities is a plus.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
  • Basic knowledge about sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Project Leader, Project Architect and Interior Designer to understand the goals for the team and the project.
  • Execute basic architectural and interior design assignments by receiving specific and detailed instruction.
  • Prepares and modifies architectural documents, elevations, sections and details as directed by others using Revit.
  • Develops design solutions following established standards and guidelines.
  • Prepares 2D and 3D presentation materials.

Opportunities Include:

  • Train on Revit/BIM, and get hands-on experience.
  • Work on real projects, as a valued part of the team.
  • Tour job sites.
  • Attend client meetings.
  • Engage in mentorship program (aDvisor).
  • Earn NCIDQ, IDCEC, NCARB and school program credits.
  • Learn from experts at weekly AIA and IDCEC approved Lunch-and-Learns.

Required Experience:

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or master’s degree program for architecture, interior design or related program.
  • Previous internship with an architectural or interior design firm or related firm is a plus.


Please submit online below or forward your resume and portfolio to careers@arcdesign.us. Applications without work samples will not be reviewed. Maximum email size limit is 20MB. The deadline to submit for summer positions is March 14, 2022.

arcDESIGN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Insurance requirements mandate that criminal background checks must be obtained on all new arcDESIGN employees.

Interior Design Intern

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