At DRAW, we get to pursue innovative ideas every day, and you’ll be able to do the same. Whether we are exploring new concepts, experimenting with new technology, or advancing as a professional, you’ll be encouraged to pursue the things that matter to you.


We pursue radical ideas and architectural excellence, and we love the challenge. With DRAW, you will work with a team dedicated to going beyond the required minimums in the effort to create compelling, innovative, and sophisticated design solutions.


At DRAW, you will have the chance to grow as a designer and an architect. Whether learning new architectural modeling programs or versing yourself on the latest industry standards, our mentorship program ensures that a member of our team will be rooting you on as you advance.

Interested in Working With DRAW?

Headquartered in the Historic West Bottoms near downtown Kansas City, DRAW architecture + urban design is committed to bettering our community through the built environment. By implementing our proven methods of Positive Impact Design, we elevate the urban and site context, going beyond great aesthetics to understand the cultural + social dynamics, applying our radically resourceful process to design with empathy + activism.

The Culture at DRAW fosters a dedication to craft and client support while fully embracing the principles of Positive Impact Design. We continually improve communication and enhance essential processes through team input and education while applying our fundamental values.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and portfolio of work to careers@drawarch.com. DRAW architecture + urban design provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran and any other characteristics protected by law.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, please email careers@drawarch.com.

DRAW is interviewing for a Project Manager with 6-10 years of experience. Has full responsibility for managing all aspects of multiple small to large projects.


  • Manage small to large-sized projects with limited oversight from Firm Leadership.
  • Responsible for the coordination of all project efforts, both administrative and technical, in order to assure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.
  • Coordination of consultant team and manages the project schedule.
  • Assists Principal in Charge as required and performs Project Architect / Designer duties as needed.
  • Actively manages project team assignments.
  • Responsible for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments as needed for each project.
  • Involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope, selection of items for investigation, and development of concepts and methods.
  • Responsible for specific technical design aspects of an assigned project, including investigation, evaluation, and recommendation of design solutions.
  • Independently make preliminary decisions on architectural design problems and methods.
  • Perform assignments related to design, marketing, and administrative tasks.
  • Manage less experienced design staff on your assigned projects.


  • Ability to communicate professionally and clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work efficiently and in an organized manner.
  • Ability to maintain a strong sense of focus and confidence under tight deadlines and varying workloads.
  • Excellent ability to multi-task, while being flexible and responding to evolving needs and schedules.
  • Proficiency in Revit, Sketchup, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign, and rendering software such as Enscape or Rhino.
  • Good understanding of building codes
  • Ability to work on a team in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Ability to receive and give feedback that is constructive and positive.


  • Professional License or certifications preferred.
  • Minimum equivalent of Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture.
  • Specialization in sustainability and LEED accreditation is a PLUS
  • Applications must include portfolio/work samples


By continually exploring solutions and their impacts, we challenge established thinking about budgetary and environmental resources. We unceasingly strive to provide positive impact.


Be moved by our world and let it influence and uplift our work and each other. Find artful resolutions to our client’s problems.


Connect and engage our community, colleagues, clients, and tools of our craft. Understand others to promote diversity, equity, and generosity.


Stay present and engage in timely communication within the project context, complexities, and individual client needs. Operate with a sense of urgency, careful consideration, and a positive attitude.


Let our dedication show. Seek expertise through precision, thought leadership, and professionalism. Be genuine in the pursuit of design excellence.