Junior Designer

M1DTW Architects
Location: Detroit, MI, USA
Added on: 29 Jul 2023, Job offer expires on: 30 Nov 2023

M1DTW Architects is looking for a Junior Designer who is well-rounded and design-focused. M1DTW is a small firm looking for a candidate to join our team and work on projects through all phases of the design process from concept design through to construction/final implementation.

The ideal candidate for this position is a highly motivated, flexible, and cooperative problem solver with a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills as an opportunity to develop as an integral member of a project team. The position is expected to be in-person at the Detroit studio with flexibility for occasional work-from-home.


  • Pre-Professional degree in Architecture (B.S. or B.A.) from an accredited institution

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interest and passion for all scales of architectural design, from ground-up buildings to interiors, custom furniture & environmental graphics with a desire to continuously learn new skills.
  • In collaboration with the broader team, assist on multiple projects simultaneously from concept through completion.
  • Produce presentation drawings, diagrams, and renderings using Rhino, V-Ray, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Assist in the production of a full set of construction/working drawings in coordination with Designers and Senior Designers/Project Managers
  • Contribute to the fulfillment of all contractual requirements for professional services on smaller projects
  • Participate in client and consultant coordination on smaller projects
  • Exceptional design sense with strong graphic and technical skills
  • Motivated, independent, flexible, and cooperative problem solver with the ability to self-edit work and command a high level of accuracy
  • Work closely with the project team while also being able to take direction and initiative with minimal supervision
  • Assist in the research of materials, products, and building systems throughout the design and construction phases

M1DTW is an award-winning, design-driven multidisciplinary architecture studio that produces thoughtful environments for people to do their best work.

Based in Detroit, M1DTW’s clients range from emerging entrepreneurs to established cultural and educational institutions, with projects ranging from new construction and adaptive reuse to branding and environments. Since its founding in 2000, the studio has completed over one-hundred commissioned works and excels at delivering innovative projects to clients.

M1DTW offers employees a creative working environment, room for professional growth, and an excellent benefits package, including 401(k) and ARE reimbursement. Benefits include paid time off, and pay for 8 Federal Holidays and 1 ‘Flex’ Holiday. We also offer an alternate work schedule with six (6) additional Fridays off each summer to help with work/life balance. M1DTW Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates must be a U.S. citizen, hold a green card, or have U.S. work authorization.

Please email your resume, portfolio sample of academic & professional work, salary requirements, U.S. work status, and availability to: Please indicate “Interest: JUNIOR DESIGNER Position” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please. For more information about the studio, please visit our website:

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