We’re looking for curious, creative, collaborative people to join our team. If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

We’re a team of creative, passionate and entrepreneurial people. We have invested, inspired leadership and highly engaged teams who bring their best to our clients, the communities we serve and each other. Members of our team are excited by what they do and motivated by their promising impact on the future.

If Zimmerman sounds like a career fit for you, please browse our open positions. And if your dream job isn’t available right now, don’t let that stop you from reaching out. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Benefits and Perks

We know that professional success is dependent on personal well-being. This understanding is why we invest in the benefits and tools you need to succeed in every area of your life.

Our goal is to meet our employees’ needs. That includes options like working remotely, bringing your dog to work, and flexible schedules so you leave early to coach little league or go to yoga class.

Your Health
  • Comprehensive and affordable health plan options – including one free plan option!
  • Dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability
  • Health savings account, flexible spending/dependent care account, employee assistance program, wellness program
  • Voluntary benefits such as critical illness, accident and supplemental life insurance
Your Career
  • Professional Development Fund with autonomy on your choice of training and educational experiences, with designated time to spend on your respective choices
  • Professional licensure and exam fees, professional associations and membership dues reimbursement
  • Project management training
  • Workshops and seminars
  • Mentorship program

Your Community

  • A vibrant workplace and supportive culture
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Engaging events and outreach / volunteer opportunities organized by our Social Committee and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO) to participate in philanthropic activities
  • Stimulating office environment located in the heart of the Menomonee River Valley

Your Life

  • A flexible, hybrid remote work policy designed to benefit employees and the firm
  • Paid time off, paid holidays, and a floating holiday
  • Annual bonuses
  • 401(k) retirement plan with pre-tax and Roth options, 401(k) match
  • Yearly savings and investment workshops
  • Spot bonuses
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Free parking

We are seeking an Architectural Technician to support Project Architects, Project Managers, and Designers with design, construction documents and technical specifications on projects.

What you’ll do:

  • Supports design, production and construction administration efforts as assigned.
  • Provide design support and advance schematic design into design development and detailed construction documents.
  • Utilize drafting/design software, ensuring accuracy and that standards and protocols are maintained.
  • Maintain clear communications with and support other team members; architects, designers, engineers, and interior designers.
  • May assist and participate in project pursuits, interviews and varied business development activities.
  • Must be comfortable working independently and also in a team-oriented environment, with multiple projects and varied deadlines.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture with 2-3 years experience in the design field.
  • Proficient in Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Photoshop and other design/rendering software.
  • Skilled working with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Basic understanding of applicable building codes, regulations and standards.
  • Well organized; able to balance multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Professional demeanor and good communication skills as attending client meetings, project coordination meetings and interviews with clients is expected.

We have an opportunity for a Construction Administrator to join our team. You will perform construction phase activities for design and construction projects. It is expected that your field experience will guide our design and engineering professionals in documenting the vision of a new building and, in turn, you will be a vital component working with construction professionals as we turn our clients’ dreams into reality.

What you’ll do:                       

  • Act as a liaison between our design professionals, contractors and our client representatives.
  • Provide experience to the teams developing construction contract documents.
  • Administration of the construction process for us and our clients.
  • Review project budgets.
  • Over-all project management at the construction phase.
  • Review / manage submittals.
  • Respond to RFI’s, and provide interpretation of construction documents on behalf of the firm.
  • Participate in the resolution of construction issues.
  • Required to work in office and at job site environments.
  • Perform closeout duties.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Engineering or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in construction project management.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Read, understand and work from construction drawings and specifications.
  • Strong time management and problem resolution skills.
  • Knowledge of building codes and appropriate industry standard practices.
  • Attention to detail, strong organization skills, and thorough written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work on multi-tasks and to operate under dead-line driven schedules.
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and be responsible for project delivery which may be multiple, large or complex in scope.

We have an opportunity for a Marketing Coordinator to join our team. This highly creative and detail-oriented individual develops compelling marketing materials that support firm strategic goals, increase awareness, build strong brand equity, and align us to win new work.

What you’ll do:                       

  • Work in partnership with market leaders, project delivery staff, business development and marketing in development of attractive, high-quality and effective proposals, presentations and marketing materials.
  • Drive the pursuit process to ensure that overall strategic messaging, technical scope, staff qualifications, and experience are accurate, compelling, well written and graphically pleasing.
  • Manage the pursuit schedule, acquiring supporting materials from internal staff and external consultants in a timely fashion.
  • Assist with firm social media and public relations.
  • Develop and maintain design templates for a variety of marketing materials including proposals, presentations, case studies, collateral materials, resumes, etc. in alignment with our brand standards.
  • Assist in the maintenance and updating of websites with new projects, articles, etc.
  • Manage and maintain data within firm databases.
  • Help drive process to ensure the most efficient procedures and protocols are in place.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Who you are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, graphic design or a related field.
  • 2+ years of professional marketing/communications experience.
  • Adeptness with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign and Photoshop, is required.
  • Strong writing and editing skills with the ability to create compelling, clear and concise content.
  • A proactive self-starter who is able to plan, prioritize and multitask; manage and adhere to multiple, concurrent deadlines in a fast-paced environment, and work cross-functionally to accomplish results.
  • Enthusiastic and collaborative team player with strong interpersonal skills.

We are seeking a Senior Architectural Designer who personifies a strong sense for the aesthetic qualities of a project and collaborates with the team to develop creative, functional, and aesthetically pleasing design solutions based on the client’s needs and desires.  Will have the opportunity to contribute to the growth of the design team, its growing portfolio of award-winning work, and our firm’s focus on design excellence!

What you’ll do:

  • Establish the design direction in response to the project requirements and client’s goals and objectives.
  • Will serve as design lead for a variety of projects overseeing the design process and ensuring the successful implementation of the design intent throughout all phases of project delivery.
  • Work with Project Manager to orchestrate the design process.
  • Participate in project pursuits, interviews and varied business development activities including RFQs and RFP submittals.
  • Lead and mentor design staff and contribute to various quality improvement processes.
  • Maintain an understanding of current design trends, products, construction systems and building codes.
  • Direct, supervise and mentor less experienced Designers.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred, and 10+ years of experience working on projects with various degrees of complexity.
  • Architectural license required.
  • Well-versed in a variety of building types including corporate, industrial, healthcare, multi-family, campus master planning.
  • Strong portfolio of design work, completed as senior design lead demonstrating creative and innovative solutions in architecture and interior design.
  • Possesses a holistic approach to design, working collaboratively with interior design team, consultants, and production teams.
  • Working knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD; Photoshop, InDesign, and PowerPoint.
  • Technically savvy user of SketchUp and Enscape or other design/rendering software as an integral component of the design process.
  • A strong aesthetic sense relating to form, shape, color and the ability to develop creative and pleasing design solutions.
  • Well organized, able to balance multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Possesses good communication and listening skills and has the ability to lead clients toward successful design solutions as skilled interpreter of their vision.

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