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We place learning and collaboration at the heart of everything we do, and encourage a culture of inquiry in open studios that promotes team-based problem solving. Shepley Bulfinch offers competitive benefits and compensation, including health and dental insurance, a 401(k) and profit-sharing plan, and flexible work schedules, as well as a range of professional growth and development opportunities.

2018 Summer Design Fellowship

Are you an architecture student looking to challenge and expand your design mind this summer? Apply to join our team of change-makers, as Shepley Bulfinch’s 2018 Summer Design Fellow in our Boston studio. Let’s build something together. Learn more and apply today!

Current openings
Marketing Assistant
Boston, MA
Marketing

Shepley Bulfinch—a national architecture and design firm with a staff of 175 across offices in Boston, Houston, and Phoenix—is seeking a Marketing Assistant to join our Boston Bulfinches. We are looking for a smart, entrepreneurial self-starter who values relationships, thrives on collaboration, and is motivated by the opportunity to directly contribute to the firm’s success.

The Marketing Assistant will help develop and craft firm materials to win new work. Successful candidates will be highly detail oriented, driven, and inquisitive. Applicants should enjoy working across practice groups and under frequent deadlines, take a proactive approach to problem solving, and keenly identify opportunities to elevate the work of the Marketing department.

Characteristics:

  • Strong interest in design
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Intellectually stimulated
  • Inspired sensibility of what can be
  • Driven by ideas and creativity

Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with Marketing team to aid in the production of proposals, interview presentations, and award & survey submissions.
  • Assists in the development of marketing collateral.
  • Maintains project information, resumes, and other marketing assets.
  • Works closely with Marketing team to improve Marketing processes and procedures.
  • Works with multidisciplinary teams on special projects.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Marketing Manager.

 

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience, ideally in the A/E/C industry
  • Proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and PowerPoint a plus
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office—including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Familiarity with Deltek and OpenAsset a plus
  • Degree in Marketing, Communications, English, Journalism, Design, or Business is preferred

 

Skills & Attributes:

  • Strong verbal, written, and layout skills.
  • Ability to establish effective, collaborative working relationships.
  • Ability to identify road blocks and resolve problems.
  • Ability to set and maintain deadlines.
  • Highly creative, organized, and energetic.
  • Eagerness to help whenever a need surfaces, regardless of scope, in the interest of winning new work.

 

Marketing Manager
Boston, MA
Marketing

Shepley Bulfinch—a national architecture firm with a staff of 175 across offices in Boston, Houston, and Phoenix—has just unveiled a major brand refresh. We are seeking a Boston-based Marketing Manager to oversee the five-person team that will be integral to driving our new visual identity and messaging forward.

The Marketing Manager will be vital in identifying and implementing systems—both staff and systems processes — to enhance Marketing team performance across the firm. She/he will also mentor and train other Marketing staff, specifically focused on the development and management of proposals, qualification packages, presentations, award submissions, boilerplate marketing materials, and other services and assets that support the overall Marketing and Business Development efforts of the firm. 

The Marketing Manager will report to the Vice President of Brand Strategy and work closely with our Business Development Managers across the firm as well as our Communications Manager. 

Successful candidates will be process-oriented and inquisitive—quickly becoming a knowledge expert in the firm’s markets, portfolio, and people. Applicants should enjoy overseeing frequent deadlines within an integrated workflow, be solutions-oriented, and actively identify opportunities to elevate the work of the department.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with multidisciplinary Principals and Project Teams across offices, as well as members of the Marketing team, to oversee the production of high-quality proposals that promote the firm’s capabilities.
  • Mastermind continuous improvement of marketing processes and procedures—including identifying and implementing a new internal CMS with the Communications Manager to advance consistency and efficiency.
  • Attentively reviews and analyzes RFP/Qs and participates in pursuit planning and strategy.
  • Responsible for proposal content, award submissions, project profiles, and bios, ensuring that information is communicated clearly, reflects defined strategy, and aligns with the firm’s overall brand—including graphic and messaging guidelines.
  • Leads some proposal meetings—including mock-up sessions—and establishes timelines and assignments to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Employs quality assurance practices prior to team review and submission.

 

Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of experience in the AEC industry
  • Experience managing others
  • Prior successful experience implementing a CMS
  • Highly proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and PowerPoint a plus
  • Familiarity with Deltek and OpenAsset preferred
  • Understanding of concepts, practices, and procedures in the design profession
  • BS/BA in Marketing, Communications, English, Journalism, Design, or Business is preferred

 

Characteristics:

  • Strong interest in design
  • Strong writing ability
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Intellectually stimulated
  • Driven by ideas and creativity
  • Highly organized, proactive, and entrepreneurial
  • Ability to establish effective and collaborative working relationships—specifically, leadership and Marketing team
  • Ability to identify road blocks and resolve problems
  • Ability to set deadlines, motivate and hold others accountable
  • Ability to balance big picture with small details
  • High energy and dedication

 

Interior Designer
Phoenix, AZ

Interior Designer

We are seeking an intermediate level interior designer to join our practice who thrives in a highly creative and collaborative environment. Responsibilities include participation in all phases of a project including but not limited to conceptual design, space planning, architectural interior detailing – including millwork and RCPs, development of finish and furniture concepts, and writing furniture specifications. Knowledge of lighting is a plus. Additionally, this role includes the opportunity to lead and mentor internal team members, and communicate with clients.


 This position is ideal for someone:

  • Who has a highly structured and organized approach, with experience working on higher education or healthcare spaces.
  • Whose prior experience includes collaborating with a team and interfacing with clients at a high level.
  • Who is looking for a place to grow and take the next step in their career. 
  • Who is looking to bridge the gap between evidence based design research and interior design.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture, preferably from a CIDA accredited program
  • 5-10 years of experience
  • Ability to coordinate and lead related project drawings and documentation
  • Ability to work independently in Revit, Sketchup Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office is required.
  • Excellent oral, written and graphic communication skills
  • Experience working with FF&E packages, vendors and manufacturers

Preferred Qualifications: LEED Accreditation

Preferred Qualifications: NCIDQ

Visual Communications Designer
Boston, MA
Lens

Lens Strategy (www.lensstrategy.com) is a design consultancy that helps aspirational clients facing industry disruption discover creative, new ways to compete and thrive.  Our team designs and implements cohesive solutions at the intersection of strategy, operations, and environments.

We are an exciting consulting studio of Shepley Bulfinch, a national architecture and design practice consistently ranked in the top 100 design firms in the US by Architectural Record. Shepley Bulfinch offers competitive benefits and compensation, including health and dental insurance, a 401(k) and profit-sharing plan, and flexible work schedules, as well as a range of professional growth and development opportunities.

We are seeking a full-time Visual Communications Designer to join us at Lens Strategy. This position is ideal for someone interested in working within a start-up environment. This role is suited for a versatile and self-directed person who will have a hand in a variety of work, from creating original concepts for digital media to basic administrative tasks. This person is an important member of our team whose responsibilities include developing strategic visual content for marketing materials, conference presentations, blog and social media posts, as well as a handful of other tasks that are often different every day. 

This position has huge growth potential as we are passionate about mentoring, training, and expanding our expertise.  You will wear many hats and gain first-hand experience in the small team setting at Lens while benefiting from additional guidance and support from Shepley Bulfinch, our parent company.

 

This position is ideal for you if:

  • You are interested in growing in a start-up environment
  • You can plan and prioritize day-to-day activities in a fast-paced environment: Show flexibility and the aptitude to process a variety of detailed and time-sensitive information while managing multiple tasks
  • You thrive in a highly creative and collaborative environment
  • Change is something you embrace and you are excited about exploring new ground
  • You have proven business writing skills and are an articulate, accurate, and timely communicator
  • You are up for participating in a dynamic brainstorming session and can assimilate new information and accurately convey information over a variety of media

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Design or any other related creative field
  • Prior internship or work experience in a professional environment preferred
  • Fluency in Adobe Suite program preferred
  • Interest in digital marketing, branding, or web design is preferred

Shepley Bulfinch is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Design Technology Specialist
Boston, MA
IT

 

Shepley Bulfinch (www.shepleybulfinch.com) is a national architecture, planning, and design practice with studios in Boston, Phoenix and Houston, and a passion for high-impact design. We bring our ambition, expertise, and passion for design partnership to each project, synthesizing our clients' vision into a plan of action and physical form to create spaces that inspire and transform. Shepley Bulfinch is consistently ranked in the top 100 design firms in the US by Architectural Record.

 

Summary:

Put your enthusiasm for technology and design to work in joining our IT team!  We are seeking a recent graduate or current student pursuing a career in architecture or interior design who is interested in understanding, assessing, testing and supporting software used to produce our projects.  This role requires strong customer service and problem solving skills to address and solve helpdesk requests in a creative environment. Individuals who join the firm in this role must be interested in developing into architects or interior designers in the long term, they will be encouraged to transition to a project team after 1 or 2 years on the IT team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide outstanding customer service by addressing help desk requests in a timely and positive manner
  • Communicate clearly, appropriately, accurately and effectively across all levels of staff
  • Provide day-to-day hands-on support, instruction, and guidance on the use of design software including: Autodesk Revit, Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk 3D Studio Max, Sketch-Up, Rhinoceros, Maxwell, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and other related tools & utilities
  • Investigate new technologies including, digital fabrication, data visualization, energy modeling, virtual reality, process automation, etc.
  • Assist and lead/coordinate appropriate in-office training sessions as needed
  • Develop and maintain best practice strategies, standards, and documentation
  • Facilitate technological collaboration between project teams, consultants, and clients
  • Assist IT team in computer set up, troubleshooting and new hire orientation
  • Provide occasional support to project teams with 3D models, 3D Printing, rendering, project documentation and graphic support
  • Other tasks as needed and directed by CIO

 

Qualifications:

  • College degree in Architecture or Interior Design completed or in progress is required
  • Proficiency and comfort with computers/technology
  • Must be flexible with work schedule; may be requested to travel and work evenings or weekends on occasion
  • Interest in advanced visualization techniques and knowledge of architectural rendering workflow is a plus

 

Skills Required:

  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to provide support proactively with positive attitude and patience
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team, holding self and others accountable
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in person or through other media
  • Attention to detail
  • Stress tolerance

 

We offer competitive benefits and compensation, including health and dental insurance, a 401(k) and profit-sharing plan, and flexible work schedules, as well as a range of professional growth and development opportunities.

Shepley Bulfinch is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Entry-Level Architectural Designer
Phoenix, AZ
Architecture

Shepley Bulfinch is seeking an Entry Level Architectural Designer!


The Architectural Designer will assist with the internal production of architectural drawings. Responsibilities include partnering with the project architect to develop plans, elevations and RCPs. The Architectural Designer can expect to work with a more experienced architect to draft plans, usually working off redlines or getting direction in a meeting, and then coming up with options based on these overall concepts.

The successful candidate will have a strong and diverse design portfolio, will be interested in working on projects from concept design through construction administration, and in working in a fast-paced environment, often balancing priorities of multiple small projects. This person will be a self-starter who is able to work independently and with some direction.

Qualifications:

  • Architectural Intern / Designer experience
  • Ability to use Revit in a professional environment preferred
  • Proficiency with Adobe Create Suite, rendering programs, and MS Office
  • B.Arch or M.Arch, or equivalent degree, graduating Spring 2018

 

Shepley Bulfinch offers competitive benefits and compensation, including health and dental insurance, a 401(k) and profit-sharing plan, and flexible work schedules, as well as a range of professional growth and development opportunities. 


Shepley Bulfinch has led design innovation for close to 150 years. We are a national design firm, creating spaces that answer today's demands and fuel tomorrow's ambitions. We are agents of change who believe in the transformative power of design, with the ambition, insight, and passion to deliver it. Working as a collaborative project team, we apply our design expertise to meet the complex challenges of our clients, leading institutions in the advancement of education, medicine, research, and practice. Inspiration isn't constrained by disciplinary or geographic boundaries. We are a diverse community with a pluralism that makes room for diverse thinking. We work across our studios in Boston, Houston and Phoenix, inspiring and challenging one another in an environment and culture that are open and flexible.

Shepley Bulfinch is an equal opportunity employer.

Entry-Level Architectural Designer
Boston, MA
Architecture

Shepley Bulfinch is seeking an Entry Level Architectural Designer!


The Architectural Designer will assist with the internal production of architectural drawings. Responsibilities include partnering with the project architect to develop plans, elevations and RCPs. The Architectural Designer can expect to work with a more experienced architect to draft plans, usually working off redlines or getting direction in a meeting, and then coming up with options based on these overall concepts.

The successful candidate will have a strong and diverse design portfolio, will be interested in working on projects from concept design through construction administration, and in working in a fast-paced environment, often balancing priorities of multiple small projects. This person will be a self-starter who is able to work independently and with some direction.

Qualifications:

  • Architectural Intern / Designer experience
  • Ability to use Revit in a professional environment preferred
  • Proficiency with Adobe Create Suite, rendering programs, and MS Office
  • B.Arch or M.Arch, or equivalent degree, graduating Spring 2018

 

Shepley Bulfinch offers competitive benefits and compensation, including health and dental insurance, a 401(k) and profit-sharing plan, and flexible work schedules, as well as a range of professional growth and development opportunities. 


Shepley Bulfinch has led design innovation for close to 150 years. We are a national design firm, creating spaces that answer today's demands and fuel tomorrow's ambitions. We are agents of change who believe in the transformative power of design, with the ambition, insight, and passion to deliver it. Working as a collaborative project team, we apply our design expertise to meet the complex challenges of our clients, leading institutions in the advancement of education, medicine, research, and practice. Inspiration isn't constrained by disciplinary or geographic boundaries. We are a diverse community with a pluralism that makes room for diverse thinking. We work across our studios in Boston, Houston and Phoenix, inspiring and challenging one another in an environment and culture that are open and flexible.

Shepley Bulfinch is an equal opportunity employer.

Summer Intern
,
Architecture

Shepley Bulfinch is seeking a Summer Intern!

The Summer Intern may assist on a range of assignments including architectural documentation in Revit, renderings and other graphics for jobgetting efforts and client meetings, development of office standards or construction administration.

The successful candidate will have a strong and diverse design portfolio, be interested in working on projects from concept design through construction administration, and in working in a fast-paced environment, often balancing priorities of multiple small projects. This person will be a self-starter who is able to work independently and with some direction.

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program
  • Must be returning to school in Fall ‘18
  • Proficiency in Adobe CS (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Experience working in Revit is desired

You will gain practical experience working with teams, leverage the expertise of the people you meet, and learn how an architecture firm operates. In addition to daily project work, interns will participate in activities designed to help build relationships and develop communication skills.

Shepley Bulfinch has led design innovation for close to 150 years. We are a national design firm, creating spaces that answer today's demands and fuel tomorrow's ambitions. We are agents of change who believe in the transformative power of design, with the ambition, insight, and passion to deliver it. Working as a collaborative project team, we apply our design expertise to meet the complex challenges of our clients, leading institutions in the advancement of education, medicine, research, and practice. Inspiration isn't constrained by disciplinary or geographic boundaries. We are a diverse community with a pluralism that makes room for diverse thinking. We work across our studios in Boston, Houston and Phoenix, inspiring and challenging one another in an environment and culture that are open and flexible.

Shepley Bulfinch is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Architecture (Healthcare)
Phoenix, AZ

Shepley Bulfinch is seeking an architectural candidate with experience working on Healthcare projects.  Responsibilities include partnering with the project architect to develop plans, elevations and RCPs. This role can expect to work with a more experienced architect to draft plans, usually working off redlines or getting direction in a meeting, and then coming up with three options based on these overall concepts.

The successful candidate will have a strong and diverse design portfolio, will be interested in working on projects from concept design through construction administration, and in working in a fast-paced environment, often balancing priorities of multiple small projects. This person will be a self-starter who is able to work independently and with some direction.

Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years Architectural experience
  • Ability to use Revit in a professional environment preferred
  • Proficiency with Adobe Create Suite, rendering programs, and MS Office
  • B.Arch or M.Arch, or equivalent degree
  • Experience working on healthcare projects preferred

Because our employees are our greatest asset, we offer competitive benefits and compensation, including health and dental insurance, a 401(k) and profit-sharing plan, and flexible work schedules, as well as a range of professional growth and development opportunities. And then there's our ace softball team...

Shepley Bulfinch has led design innovation for close to 150 years. We are a national design firm, creating spaces that answer today's demands and fuel tomorrow's ambitions. We are agents of change who believe in the transformative power of design, with the ambition, insight, and passion to deliver it. Working as a collaborative project team, we apply our design expertise to meet the complex challenges of our clients, leading institutions in the advancement of education, medicine, research, and practice. Inspiration isn't constrained by disciplinary or geographic boundaries. We are a diverse community with a pluralism that makes room for diverse thinking. We work across our studios in Boston, Houston and Phoenix, inspiring and challenging one another in an environment and culture that are open and flexible.

Shepley Bulfinch is an equal opportunity employer 

Project Architect
Boston, MA
Architecture

We are seeking a well-rounded project architect to join our Boston office. Primary responsibilities include managing a team of 2-4 people, leading the internal production of architectural drawings, interfacing with clients, and mentoring the team. Strong technical knowledge, interior and exterior detailing skills, and the ability to manage workplans on fast-paced projects are required. Additional qualifications include: B.Arch., M.Arch. or equivalent degree; architectural registration; a minimum of 7 years working on all phases of projects; and advanced proficiency in Revit. Experience working with institutional clients preferred. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Newforma, and Outlook is highly desired.

Shepley Bulfinch has led design innovation for close to 150 years. We are a national design firm, creating spaces that answer today's demands and fuel tomorrow's ambitions. We are agents of change who believe in the transformative power of design, with the ambition, insight, and passion to deliver it. Working as a collaborative project team, we apply our design expertise to meet the complex challenges of our clients, leading institutions in the advancement of education, medicine, research, and practice. Inspiration isn't constrained by disciplinary or geographic boundaries. We are a diverse community with a pluralism that makes room for diverse thinking. We work across our studios in Boston, Houston and Phoenix, inspiring and challenging one another in an environment and culture that are open and flexible.

Shepley Bulfinch is an equal opportunity employer 

Interior Designer (5-10 Years Experience)
Boston, MA
Interiors

Interior designer (5-10 years experience)

We are seeking an interior designer to join our practice who thrives in a highly creative and collaborative environment. Responsibilities include participation in all phases of a project including but not limited to conceptual design, space planning, architectural interior detailing – including millwork and RCPs, development of finish and furniture concepts, and writing furniture specifications. Knowledge of lighting is a plus. Additionally, this role includes the opportunity to lead and mentor internal team members, and communicate with clients. 
 

This position is ideal for someone:

  • Who has a highly structured and organized approach, with experience working on education or healthcare spaces.
  • Whose prior experience includes collaborating with a team and interfacing with clients at a high level.
  • Who is looking for a place to grow and take the next step in their career. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, preferably from a CIDA accredited program
  • 5-10 years of experience
  • Ability to work independently in Revit and Sketchup required
General Inquiry
Boston, MA
Shepley Bulfinch

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Houston, TX

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General Inquiry
Phoenix, AZ

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