CAREERS

Rogers Krajnak Architects, Inc. (RKA) serves a diverse client base and strives to provide the highest level of professional service, project leadership, and design solutions for our Clients’ worship, business, education, community, health care, and residential projects. The majority of our projects include adaptive re-use, renovations, expansion and restoration of older, sometimes significant, historic buildings. Our successful track-record at the local and regional level has resulted in RKA commissions across the nation. Our award winning 16 year old firm is located in a vibrant area in the heart of downtown Columbus. We transformed an early 1900’s automotive repair garage into our architectural studio.

Current Career Opportunities at RKA:

    Position: Project Manager

      Are you interested in playing a significant leadership role in projects that positively impact communities?
      Do you enjoy the challenge of managing complex renovation and restoration projects?
      Are you energized by organizing and leading a project team and working with passionate, mission-driven clients?
      Do you thrive in a process-based environment of collaboration while completing a wide variety of project types?

      • Full time position
      • Involvement in all phases of projects from Programming through Construction Administration
      • Design Team Leader to lead the coordination of in-house and consultant team
      • Prepare reports documenting the existing conditions of buildings and sites
      • Participate in the architectural design process and coordinate design with design team
      • Prepare project manuals and technical specifications
      • Client interface
      • Construction Administration
      • Assist with marketing initiatives and take part in interviews
      • Assist Principals with in-house firm management initiatives

      Required Education/Experience:

      • Degree in Architecture from an NAAB accredited university
      • Registered Architect in the state of Ohio and/or NCARB Certification
      • 15 years of full time, post-degree, architectural firm experience

      Required Skills:

      • Proficiency with AutoCAD, REVIT, SketchUp, Word, Excel, Adobe Creative Suite
      • Experience leading project teams on complex projects
      • Experience in developing the design of complex renovation projects from concept through construction
      • Experience with complex renovation, additions, and restoration projects
      • Experience in creating reports that document the existing conditions of buildings and sites
      • Excellent communication and leadership skills
      • Ability to perform building code and zoning code reviews independently
      • Experience creating and maintaining project schedules and total project cost estimates during all project phases
      • Superior knowledge of construction materials and building systems
      • Experience in creating project manuals and technical specifications
      • Construction Administration experience
      • Self-motivated to work both independently and collaboratively in a team setting


    Position: Intern Architect

      • Full time position
      • Involvement in all phases of projects from Programming through Construction Administration
      • Onsite documentation of existing conditions
      • Prepare drawings and reports
      • Assist Principals and PM with developing design options
      • Research materials and products in accordance with project and budget requirements
      • Prepare 2d and 3d drawings for all project phases

      Required Education/Experience:

      • Professional degree in Architecture from an NAAB accredited university
      • 3-5 years of full time, post-degree, architectural firm experience
      • Registration track

      Required Skills:

      • Proficiency with AutoCAD, REVIT, SketchUp, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite
      • Experience with a variety of project types
      • Experience with complex renovation, additions, and restoration projects
      • Experience in creating drawings and reports that document the existing conditions of buildings and sites
      • Excellent communication skills
      • Experience in creating project manuals and technical specifications
      • Self-motivated to work both independently and collaboratively in a team setting


    Position: Intern Architect/Interior Designer

      • Full time position
      • Involvement in all phases of projects from Programming through Construction Administration
      • Onsite documentation of existing conditions
      • Prepare drawings and reports
      • Assist Principals and PM with developing design options
      • Research materials and products in accordance with project and budget requirements
      • Prepare interior finish presentations for commercial and residential projects
      • Meet and collaborate with product sales reps.
      • Maintain interior finish sample and literature library
      • Prepare 2d and 3d drawings for all project phases
      • Assist PM with preparing project manuals and technical specifications
      • Client interface

      Required Education/Experience:

      • Bachelor or Masters degree in Architecture from an NAAB accredited university or Bachelor or Masters degree in Interior Design
      • 3-5 years of full time, post-degree, architectural firm experience

      Required Skills:

      • Proficiency with AutoCAD, REVIT, SketchUp, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite
      • Experience with a variety of project types
      • Experience with complex renovation, additions, and restoration projects
      • Experience in creating drawings and reports that document the existing conditions of buildings and sites
      • Excellent communication skills
      • Knowledge of interior finish materials
      • Experience in creating project manuals and technical specifications
      • Self-motivated to work both independently and collaboratively in a team setting

Interested Applicants should submit their cover letter, resume’, portfolio, and project experience via email to: Darryl G. Rogers, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, drogers@rogerskrajnak.com.

RKA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.