Architectural BIM/Production Staff - Kipnis Architecture + Planning


Kipnis Architecture + Planning / Evanston, IL US / Website


Kipnis Architecture + Planning, over it’s 28 years, has earned a local, regional and national reputation for design excellence that integrates sustainability, resilient design and wellness - ‘High Design/Low Carbon™’. We are early signatories to the AIA's 2030 Commitment, rigorously working towards having our projects be 'net zero' for their energy. Additionally, we have been intimately involved with the AIA’s 2030 Commitment at the national and local level from the program's inception.

Our work is approximately 85% custom residential and 15% commercial, including restaurant and airport facility work. We have offices in Evanston, IL and Boulder, CO.

We are dedicated to pursuing a diverse group of the most talented and passionate individuals to become a member of our team. Kipnis Architecture + Planning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


We are seeking a committed Architectural CAD/BIM Draftsman with a solid experience in well-detailed, single family residential and commercial architecture to assist on all phases of a project. Additionally, this person will help with our sustainability efforts, potentially including inputting projects into energy modeling programs, as well as detailed 3D imaging.

Specific requirements include;
Assist with initial and design development schemes.
Analyze projects for sustainable performance (will train in house).
Prepare permit drawing sets and construction documents.
Coordinate with consultants and contractors.


Professional Bachelors or Masters degree in Architecture.
1-5 years of U.S. experience.
A strong knowledge of sustainable design is required. LEED accreditation would be a plus.
Proficiency in BIM and 3D modeling is required (will provide focused in house training as required).
Experience with Vectorworks is a plus (will train in house).
Experience developing detailed construction documents for bid, permit and construction.
Excellent graphic and communication skills/ working with a team.
Solid people relationship skills.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Qualified candidates should submit the following: (1) Cover Letter (2) Resume with references and (3) Portfolio (<10 MB file size).  We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Compensation: Salary and benefits commensurate with level of education, experience and qualifications. Benefits offered include medical insurance and a profit sharing program.


Nathan Kipnis, FAIA
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