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Positions available in: Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati

We are designers, not decorators. That distinction means that we look at a project in the context of the entire space, or the whole, rather than as parts or components. RH designers understand the art and science of lifestyle, environment and taste to create a functional, beautiful and  personal space. We provide luxury design services for the reimagining of one room or an entire home, anywhere in the world. Our designers  embody the RH lifestyle and a sense of personal style, polished appearance, refined taste and a discerning eye for luxury.  Gallery Designers play an integral role in executing, leading and growing the design business within an RH Gallery. They are innovators with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for establishing and fostering relationships.

We believe RH is one of the most innovative and fastest growing luxury brands in the home furnishings marketplace. We believe our brand stands alone and is redefining this highly fragmented and growing market. Our ability to innovate, curate and integrate products, categories, services, hospitality and businesses with a completely authentic and distinctive point of view, is a powerful platform for long-term growth. We evolved our brand to become RH, positioning our Company to curate a lifestyle beyond the four walls of the home. Our unique product development, go-to-market and supply chain capabilities, together with our significant scale, enable us to offer a compelling combination of design, quality and value that we believe is unparalleled in the marketplace. 


·Live our Values:  People, Service, Quality and Innovation

·Provide a luxury experience for RH clientele through RH Design Atelier services

·Qualify and educate potential design clientele on services offered by the RH Design Atelier

·Master and execute the RH Design Atelier ethos for residential interior design

·Lead multiple, large-scale design projects, by appointment

·Oversee design projects produced by Associate Designers and Design Consultants

·Provide design expertise and direction to the Gallery Design Team

·Foster close partnerships with Gallery Leaders and the Gallery Design Team

·Produce brand appropriate design presentations; communicating design concepts, space planning and product selections

·Own all phases of the client experience including consultations, site visits and delivery

·Provide design education and mentorship to the Gallery and the Design Team

·Ensure fiscal goals are achieved

·Represent the RH lifestyle brand through communication, personal appearance and professionalism

·Provide brand advocacy and support in recruiting efforts

·Maintain a strong interest in the luxury and design industry

·Support the visual and quality standards within the Gallery


·3 -5 years of interior design or relevant experience preferred

·Art, Architecture or Interior Design and relevant experience preferred 

·Professional portfolio required

·Leadership experience required

·Hands-on interior installation experience required

·Experience within a design firm or high-end furniture and luxury retail preferred 

·People and relationship driven

·Strong leadership skills

·Strategic and mental agility

·Highly organized



·Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·Proficiency with Mac Operating System, IOS devices, Microsoft Office and Google Applications

·Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and other related space planning/rendering programs preferred

·Strong artistic skills, including hand rendering and sketching capabilities preferred 


·Ability to lift and mobilize small to medium items up to 25 lbs. while utilizing appropriate equipment and techniques

·Ability to maneuver effectively around gallery floor, stock room and office

·Position entails prolonged standing, twisting, stooping, kneeling, squatting, bending and climbing

·Licensed to drive preferred

·Ability to travel locally or out of state 

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Project Architect

Harper Architectural Studio is a growing full-service firm working on all types of commercial projects with an emphasis on religious worship spaces. Other project types include: multi family, office, assembly, restaurant, child care, and schools.

Position: Project Architect

·        Full time salaried position

·        Design, and Construction Document leadership and management

·        Strong communication skills

·        Ability to work within a team environment

·        Production focused

·        Work with Principals and staff on all aspects of practice

·        Site and existing condition surveys

·        Good organizational skills

Required Education/Experience:

·        Registered Architect in the state of Ohio, NCARB Certificate preferred

·        10 years of full time architectural firm experience.

Required Skills:

·        CADD, Vectorworks, Revit, or AutoCAD proficiency

·        Computer 3d modeling a plus

·        Hand drawing and sketching a plus

·        Strong design skills

·        Knowledge of Ohio building codes and national building codes

·        Project manual and written specifications experience, reading and writing

·        Experience in writing project manuals and technical specifications

·        Construction Administration, and on-site project representation

Compensation and Benefits:

·        Competitive salary

·        Employee Healthcare/Dental Insurance paid by firm.

·        Year-end bonus

·        Paid time-off (PTO, Holidays, sick time)

Applicants can email resume’ / portfolio to Scott Harper at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Retail Designer Position

BBCO, holding true to the company philosophy of efficient practices, continuously strives to find the most creative and responsive manner to design projects.


Our team is composed of individuals who share the belief of performing each task to the highest standard. We are detail oriented, thorough, and are constantly striving to advance our efficiency and innovation. Our fluid and communicative environment allows us to not only work well as a team, but also to be ready and responsive to the needs of our clients. We encourage active participation and personal development both within our office activities and the community at large.


For additional information about our work, please visit our


BBCO is actively seeking to fill a retail designer position in our firm.


Position requirements:

·         Up to 3 years of work experience in retail and/or branded environments

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Interior Design

·         Strong verbal and graphic skills

·         Ability to be nimble with project types

·         Enthusiastic, self-motivated and collaborative

·         Attention to detail and interest in construction documents

·         AutoCAD proficiency required, Revit preferred

·         Adobe Suite preferred


We offer our full time employees an extensive benefits package including paid vacation time, flexible work hours, medical, dental and vision plans and participation in the company 401(k) plan.


Please email resume, portfolio, and 3 professional references to Bhakti Bania at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Project Manager Architect

Purpose: To manage project teams in an effective and efficient manner in accordance with the Owner/Architect Agreement. To establish the firm’s strategy for a project in conjunction with the Business Group Vice President in meet design and financial goals and to meet the quality standards of the firm.

Reports to: Vice President of assigned Business Group, or President

Authority granted:

*      Recommends compensation, promotion, reassignment, and termination of staff to Vice President of assigned Business Group

*      Represents the firm to clients and exercises initiative to market and propose programs and projects.

*      Supervising team members regarding project performance related to position description and assigned tasks.

*         Assigns work /establishes project schedule.

*         Negotiating with the Client regarding contractual issues and additional services, subject to approval by the President.

Accountability: The Project Manager has general accountability to the Business Group Vice President for the firm's projects in the following ways:

Project Responsibilities:

*      Key representative of the firm to the client. Responsible for the maintenance of the relationship between the client and the firm.

*      As a member of the management of FMS by serving as a spokesperson for translating office policies and procedures into the everyday life of the firm. Act as a major force for developing teams that empower staff to achieve high performance standards and career fulfillment.

*      To be capable of managing multiple projects with a total of $500,000 to $15 million in gross fees on an on-going basis.

*      By assisting Business Group Vice President in setting, meeting and exceeding project goals including project hours, consultant fees, project timeline with milestones, and quality standards.

*    Preparation of “cartoon” sets and prototype drawings.

*      To take full responsibility for all business and contract-related aspects of the assigned project. To assume the role of leader of the project team and provide overall supervision of team members.

*      Responsibility for the profitability of the project.

*      By ensuring that all project files are maintained to the standards of the firm by all appropriate team members.

*      By implementing Office Standards and policies to ensure that the completeness and quality of the architectural documents meet or exceed standards of the firm. To effectively utilize product and detail standards.

*      To determine team organization and make task assignments to individual team members that ensure project success.

*      To recommend working terms and to negotiate with project consultants with review by Business Group Vice President.

*      To generate contracts with client and consultants and to update those contracts for additional services as required.

*      To review project invoices generated by the accounting department on a monthly basis and to ensure that invoices are accurate and sent out monthly.

*      To follow up with client’s delinquent in payment to determine cause and rectify situation.

*      To maintain effective client communications both during and after the project and to ensure that follow-up is fully responsive. To document any significant issues regarding project issues.

*      Implementing the project goals established by the Project Manager and Business Group Vice President.

*      By optimizing the use of CAD and other computer applications at all levels of the projects.

*      To assume a variety of non-project related roles as assigned by Executive Team or Business Group Vice President.

*         Analysis of building and zoning codes, responding to bid inquiries, preparation of addenda, bulletins and change orders, meeting with authorities regarding approvals and permits.

Client/Marketing Responsibilities:

*      By maintaining, renewing and enhancing relationships with clients with whom the Project Manager has worked in the past.

*      By actively participating in the marketing efforts of the firm including leading interviews and presentations.

*      By promoting additional services offered by the firm to existing clients.

*      To initiate follow-up on marketing opportunities, particularly related to past or existing clients.

*      To act in a leadership role in preparing marketing presentations and proposals.

*      Minimum expectation of 5% of workload.

Additional Responsibilities:

*      By meeting individual goals and milestones designed to reinforce Position Guide as agreed upon with Vice President of assigned Business Group.

*      To maintain professional growth by active investigation through research and development in a professional or business area related to the Business Group.

*      To participate actively in a professional organization.

*      To take a leadership role in an organization related to assigned Business Group.

*      To volunteer in community activity of choice is encouraged.

*      By maintaining a personal appearance and manner that reflects the professional nature of the business.

*         Renew and enhance relationships with clients with whom the Project Manager has worked in the past.

*      Assist in the evaluation of subordinate staff members.

Education: Professional Degree in Architecture, or higher, or equivalent combination of education and experience allowing professional registration.


*      Fifteen or more (15+) years experience on projects of increasing complexity and scope.

*      Experience in managing projects on an on-going basis with $500,000 or more in gross design fees.

*      Excellent communications and team building skills.

*      Demonstrated leadership skills in professional and community activities.

*      Clearly demonstrated ability to work well with others.

*      Ability to assume a wide variety of roles related to architectural projects.

*      Demonstrated excellence in project management, organizational and leadership skills and marketing expertise.

*      Familiarity with CAD and related computer applications, including project management, pertinent to the business of architecture.

*      Demonstrated advocacy of computer applications in the professional architectural firm.

*      Registered Architect or Licensed General Contractor.

*      Expertise in either Corporate, Educational or Retail projects sufficient to enhance the firm’s position in competition against other firms

*         Experience in personnel supervision.

*         Experience in dealing with governmental agencies, building codes and zoning ordinances.

*         Sufficient knowledge of engineering disciplines to coordinate work and initiate preliminary design.

*         Knowledge of construction processes sequences and procedures sufficient to coordinate with contractors.

*         Proficiency with FMS office standards and knowledge of professional ethics and “Standard of Care” applied to the practice of architecture.

Physical Requirements

*           Ability to operate a variety of standard office equipment such as a computer, telephone, photocopy machine, plotter, facsimile machine and calculator.

*           Ability to move around projects in various stages of development from excavation to completion and beyond.

*           Vision correctable to 20/20.

*           Work is performed in an office environment with travel by auto, van or aircraft as required.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to apply.

Director of Construction Administrative Services

Position Description:

Primary role is to implement best practices with all components of the phase of construction administration (CA) for all active projects under construction. Director will effect project workflows and project management throughout the organization. The primary responsibility is to manage and coordinate CA standards development, implementation, and enforcement on all projects in construction, all systems and procedures, and maintain all quality standards. Perform all essential functions and responsibilities to advance the organization.

• Responsible for developing and implementing CA workflow and communicates the status of projects within and outside the firm.
• Oversee CA systems and software firm-wide.
• Provide training, support and leadership.
• Support each project team by managing, creating and enforcing standards, and evaluating project advancement through construction.
• Develop a tracking system to demonstrate gained project efficiencies and the financial impact of good CA techniques.
• Maintain all project administrative tasks, Shop drawings, RFI’s, ASI’s, Contractor Applications for Payment, etc.
• Monitor job site standards and participate in on site meetings.
• Train staff in proper techniques and standards associated with CA.
• Work closely with project managers to maintain inclusive shared responsibilities in advancing projects through construction.
• Maintain all procedural requirements for building departments, applications and approvals.
• Develop Code Review standards for all projects.
• Develop estimating for costs standards for company use.
• Oversee document checklists, ownership reviews and quality standards.
• Meet weekly with ownership to provide status report on all active projects in construction.

• 10+ years of experience in Architectural related construction administration.
• Superior in-depth working knowledge of documents, good knowledge of AutoCAD-Revit, and a skilled user of digital technology tools.
• Must understand the practice of architecture, project delivery, and construction methods.
• Must possess the drive to pursue continued education on CA and related technologies.
• Passion for quality and service and skilled in the development of technologies and practices to increase user effectiveness.
• Must recognize the role in teaching others, must be highly approachable with commitment to helping others succeed.
• Good interpersonal skills and very comfortable and effective working with others in a team environment.
• Ability to use time productively, maximizes efficiency, and meet work goals.
• Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance.
• Strong written and verbal communications skills.
• Conference and seminar attendance may be required.
• Basic knowledge of construction cost estimating and ability to evaluate and provide cost models.

• Ability to develop relationships with construction industry officials, inspectors, contractors, subcontractors.

• Disciplined in maintaining standards and having a high regard for deadlines in a time driven role.

• Manage software products including but not limited to incorporating new version releases, maintaining legacy software and customizing software for specific firm needs.
• Manage the implementation of supporting software for CA.
• Evaluate new CA Techniques.
• Stay informed on best practices for CA.
• Meet weekly with each project manager and ownership to provide coordinated awareness and status.
• Responsible for CA standards development, implementation, and enforcement.
• Creation and maintenance of the software template files to assure standards.
• Automate routines in CA to support standards and productivity.
• Provide quality control for completeness and adherence to company standards of all drawings and CA related documents produced.
• Assist in developing and enforcing CA documentation and workflow process standards.
• Train and oversee the day-to-day activities of CA Specialists to ensure standards are maintained.
• Interface and collaborate with project teams for all outputs.
• Create written evaluations and budgets for expenditures.
• Chair the company’s CA awareness group.
• Evaluate the firms current workflow, strategies, budgets, projects, staffing, etc.
• Work with company leadership to create a plan for implementation (identify team members, what is the project, what are the goals and objectives, etc.)
• Execute the defined plan per project and for overall organization.
• Troubleshoot problems as a liaison with national vendors, contractor support staff and other support channels.
• Provide fundamental and intermediate training on CA best practices.
• Conduct continuing education on CA processes and its new technologies.
• Provide technical orientation to new hires regarding CA process.
• Test and evaluate new hires skills in CA.
• Maintain high level of competency of software through continued use and training by attending conferences, seminars, and workshops for CA; bringing back learning and disseminating the information to appropriate teams.
• Support project standards coordination with consultants and contractors.
• Assist on project workflow and detailing.
• Assist project teams in CA project setup.
• Help resolve construction related design issues.
• Manage and distribute coordinated digital documents to the project team.
• Coordinate needed onsite equipment upgrades with company leadership.
• Communicate with project teams to receive, coordinate and update all electronic information for CA.
• Link BIM to the project construction administration phase for submittals, construction models, shop drawings and schedules.
• Assist in creating marketing content for Web, literature, interviews, presentations at relevant client focused communications and business opportunities relating to CA.
• Demonstrate involvement with Industry Organizations and CA initiatives and development through the following: AlA Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Knowledge Community, AlA Integrated Practice Knowledge Community, Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), Columbus Builders Exchange.

Contact Chris Meyers, AIA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Office Manager (part-time) 

Andrews Architects, Inc., a full-service architectural firm with a specialization in Healthcare and Senior Living environments, has an immediate opening for a part-time Office Manager. Our team members are collaborative, innovative, professional, expert, and entrepreneurial. If you possess a commitment to excellence, are looking for part-time employment with flexible hours (20-25 hours per week), and meet the following qualifications, then Andrews Architects wants to speak with you.

Primary Duties and Essential Responsibilities include:
• Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable
• Maintain office operations i.e. coordinate payroll with payroll service
• Coordinate with employee benefits providers
• Coordinate supply and equipment purchases
• Other light duties, as assigned

• Minimum of five years book-keeping and office management experience
• Working knowledge of Deltek accounting software, Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
• Minimum of Bachelor’s degree
• Well organized and a self-starter
• Ability to work independently
• Professional written and verbal communication skills

Please send resume to:
Beth Klapp, AIA, ACHA
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• Please include the word, “Resume” in the email subject line.
• Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files are required. No word processing, desktop publishing or multimedia files.

Computer Drafter

Carney Ranker Architects is a small Central Ohio based firm of architects, interior designers, and supporting staff. Carney Ranker Architects has established a secure reputation as a leading architectural design and planning firm with a broad range of experience in commercial, educational, medical, and industrial work. We are located in central Ohio providing services state wide. Our casual atmosphere and project variety makes our office and ideal environment to hone your skills and gain meaningful experience in the Architecture realm.

The ideal candidate will have 5 years’ experience in a commercial architecture office. Educational and skill requirements include a minimum of a 2-year associates degree in Drafting and Design Technology. Need to be proficient in AutoCAD 2016 or higher. Experience with 3D modeling software (Sketchup, Photoshop, 3D Studio MAX) is not required, but beneficial. A proficient working knowledge of Revit a plus. A thirst for architecture, good critical thinking and communication skills and ability to work seamlessly in a team atmosphere is a must.

Job duties: Prepare detailed drawings of architectural designs and plans to explain design intent, bidding and construction. Initially, this will require the understanding of the company standards and procedures. Working within a team, under direct supervision, to learn and understand the collaboration of Construction Documents within our company. Construction Document preparation will include working with the Interior Designer and Project Manager to provide plans and details. The duties to compile a set of these drawings for a project include, but not limited to: 

  • Drafting with conformance to the company AutoCAD Layers & Standards.
  • Drafting floor plans, red lines, schematic designs, details & notes.
  • Detailed Field Measurement and Documentation.
  • Prepare and submit applications for plan review to local jurisdictions
  • Working to complete projects under established deadlines.
  • The ability to take the initiative to get a project completed.
  • Learning new design strategies and techniques.
  • Working in a team environment.

Position is full time. Pay is commensurate with experience and ability. Please send inquiries and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Senior Project Manager
The Building and Places Division of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Project Manager for immediate employment in the Columbus, Ohio office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in project management. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
• Significant client interface.
• Assume responsibility for financial outcomes.
• Capable of directing complex Architectural/Engineering projects.
• Ability to work with multiple project teams across multiple disciplines and offices.
• Lead in the preparation and monitoring of scope, schedule and budgets on both ground up and renovation projects.
• Learn and apply means of working, create proposals, monitor resources and work with senior staff to review technical solutions and with QA/QC staff throughout design and construction processes to meet the client’s needs.
• Project management planning, monitoring and implementation.
• Support business development staff on multiple tasks.

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in Architecture or Engineering plus 8+ years of Architecture/Engineering project management experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
• Achieve certification as an AECOM PM within 6 months of hire.
• Ability to balance internal administrative tasks, project responsibilities, and client commitments efficiently and simultaneously.
• Diversified knowledge of architectural / engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields.
• Working knowledge of project design and construction document production, standard construction techniques and principals.
• Must be organized and detail-oriented, and have good communications skills, both written and verbal.
• Experience coordinating work, civil, structural and MEP disciplines.
• Field experience with observing construction progress and capable of providing construction administration services.
• Ability to clearly communicate with clients and peers

Preferred Qualifications:
• Strong leadership skills
• Licensed as a registered Architect / Engineer
• Strong presentation skills
• Microsoft Suite proficient

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Apply to this position by using the link below or send your resume directly to Jill Spoljaric
at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Principal Architect
AECOM is seeking a high-caliber, dynamic senior architect to serve as Principal Architect, leading the 20 person Columbus, Ohio architecture studio. They will be part of AECOM’s Building + Places Leadership team in Columbus and the broader Central Region helping to win, design and lead teams of architects on projects across a diverse set of market sectors including Corporate, Education, Healthcare, Civic/Cultural and Mixed Use . The Columbus office of AECOM is the largest A/E practice in the Central region, with a fully integrated team spanning all the engineering disciplines with revenues of approximately $20M annually.

The Principal Architect’s main responsibilities will include:

• Design, technical, and management leadership for the Columbus architecture team
• Supervising, recruiting, and promoting staff
• Client relations and development
• Leading architecture-driven pursuits
• Collaborating with the other AECOM architecture practices around the Americas and sometimes globally.
• Be the face of AECOM Architecture to the Central Ohio market within the industry, such as with AIA, and to clients.
• Foster a design culture in the studio
• The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
• Cultivate and maintain client relationships
• Oversee and lead multiple projects through all phases of design, and actively lead the design process for each of these clients and opportunities
• Work with Project Managers to define scope from initial project information and oversee preparation of associated fee proposals, schedules, work plans and additional service requests as required
• Provide guidance and direction to ensure presentations and deliverables meet a high standard of graphic quality that exceed client expectations and advance the reputation of the firm
• Establish an encouraging and collaborative environment for all project teams
• Participate in the annual performance review of employees, further developing staff skills and growth through open dialogue
• Actively participate in building the positive perception of AECOM in the region
• Provide mentorship, coaching and motivating project teams and individuals
• Become actively involved in organizations at the leadership level
• Promote a fun and collaborative work culture

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree in Architecture and12+ years as a practicing architect responsible for the delivery of complex programmatic projects as well a as minimum of 4 years of leadership experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience/education
• Licensed Architect in Ohio, or ability to obtain within 6 months
• Must be detail oriented, thorough, well-organized and effectively manage time
• Team player with excellent listening skills and diplomacy
• Willingness to work with multiple colleagues on a variety of initiatives
• Ability to work in a high-paced environment with a sense of urgency
• Outstanding oral communication, written and presentation skills
• Strong organizational skills – ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Proactive and goal-oriented, with the ability to work independently and manage change effectively
Preferred Qualifications:
• 15+ years of relevant experience

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Apply to this position by using the link below or send your resume directly to Jill Spoljaric
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