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OPN Architects, Inc. is an award-winning Midwest design firm with a diverse practice. We have offices in Cedar Rapids and Des Moines, Iowa and Madison, Wisconsin. Our current projects include a major performing arts building, public libraries, research and laboratory space, academic buildings, K-12 schools and planning projects for a wide range of clients. We have a robust internship program with student designers working in the studio over the course of the year.

We always encourage qualified candidates to fill out our online application.


OPN is currently hiring for the following positions:


Architect or Project Architect

OPN Architects is an award-winning architectural firm with multiple studios serving the greater Midwest. Our open studio environment nurtures design excellence and rewards professional growth. We are currently seeking a talented Architect or Project Architect to join our dynamic team in either our Iowa City or Cedar Rapids, IA office. The ideal candidate will have an architectural degree and 5+ years’ experience, preferably in the K-12 market.

Our open studio environment and collaborative approach to architecture requires that you work well with others and consistently build strong relationships with teammates and clients. The right person for our studio will be able to efficiently and effectively lead the project team from design through project completion in a predominately autonomous fashion. Strong communication, leadership, and documentation skills are critical for success in our highly energized office culture.

A professional degree, experience and a strong portfolio are required. We are looking for the right fit. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates should complete our online application.

OPN is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.