People

Bringing together a diverse pool of talent around a single shared table, our company is built on open, ongoing conversation. Founded in 1992 by Trey Trahan, the firm is intimate in size but broad in its scope.  We engage in a collective questioning of how our process and work can contribute to the health of our ecologies, cities and economies. Each member of the Trahan team is an integral part of a collaborative process that enriches our company culture and improves the quality of our work.

Ethos: Collaboration

Careers

The quality of our work reflects the collective commitment of a diverse and engaged team. Build your career with us.

New Orleans
The full-time Project Designer position offers the opportunity to engage in challenging work within an award-winning, collaborative practice in search of design excellence. The Project Designer will be directly involved in a range of project types, exploring form and function, with a strong focus on materiality. We are searching for someone who is committed to the collective questioning of how our process and work can contribute to the health of our ecologies, cities, and economies with design solutions that are...
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We are looking for a professional, full-time Designer to join our diverse team. Candidates will have the opportunity to engage in challenging work within an award-winning, collaborative practice in search of design excellence. The designer will be directly involved in a range of project types, exploring form and function, with a strong focus on materiality. We are searching for someone who is committed to the collective questioning of how our process and work can contribute to the health of our ecologies, cities, and economies...
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We are looking for a Project Manager to join our established and growing design practice in New Orleans. This is a high-level leadership opportunity with an award-winning, collaborative practice that strives for design excellence. The Project Manager will lead a range of project types, in collaboration with our diverse design team. We are searching for a highly motivated individual who is committed to the collective questioning of how our process and work can contribute to the health of our ecologies, cities, and economies and to explore design...
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Trahan Architects is particularly interested in senior design and technical architects and managers who have experience with large-scale, programmatically complex projects, especially those related to cultural, educational, assembly, and mixed-use facilities in the range of $5 to $20 million or more. Senior Technical Coordinators work directly with the firm’s principals, project managers, design leaders, and team members. They are responsible for technical aspects of assigned projects, including exploration of design solutions. They are committed to reconciling the goals and priorities...
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The full-time Senior Designer position offers the opportunity to engage in challenging work within an award-winning, collaborative practice in search of design excellence. The Senior Designer will be directly involved in a range of project types, exploring form and function, with a strong focus on materiality. We are searching for someone who is committed to the collective questioning of how our process and work can contribute to the health of our ecologies, cities, and economies with design solutions that are...
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Trahan Architects is a global architecture firm rooted in New Orleans. The firm is ranked as the #1 design firm in the U.S. for 2019 by Architect Magazine, the official publication of the American Institute of Architects. Our practice is founded on the belief that the mindful design of everyday spaces can elevate human experience and promote peaceful co-existence. As architects, we have a responsibility to fulfill the aspirations of our clients, and to consider the potential impact of our...
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New York
We are looking for a professional, full-time Designer to join our diverse team. Candidates will have the opportunity to engage in challenging work within an award-winning, collaborative practice in search of design excellence. The designer will be directly involved in a range of project types, exploring form and function, with a strong focus on materiality. We are searching for someone who is committed to the collective questioning of how our process and work can contribute to the health of our...
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The full-time Design Architect position offers the opportunity to engage in challenging work within an award-winning, collaborative practice in search of design excellence. The Design Architect will be directly involved in a range of project types, exploring form and function, with a strong focus on materiality. We are searching for someone who is committed to the collective questioning of how our process and work can contribute to the health of our ecologies, cities, and economies with design solutions that are...
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About

Trahan Architects is a global architecture firm rooted in New Orleans. The firm is ranked as the #1 design firm in the U.S. for 2019 by Architect Magazine, the official publication of the American Institute of Architects. Our practice is founded on the belief that the mindful design of everyday spaces can elevate human experience and promote peaceful co-existence. As architects, we have a responsibility to fulfill the aspirations of our clients, and to consider the potential impact of our designs on our natural and social environments.

What We Are Offering:

  • “Summer Intern Architect” position with 0-1 years of experience to join our design staff in our New Orleans office.
  • Duration of (3 months) and/or co-op programs which allow for (6 months)

 

What We Are Looking For:

  • A candidate working towards the completion of a B.S., B.ARCH or M.ARCH architectural degree
  • Full-time summer intern with zero to three years of design and execution experience
  • Responsible for technical design aspects of an assigned project including investigation, evaluation, and recommendation of design solutions
  • Strong ability to develop and articulate design concepts in a collaborative environment
  • Experience in decision making on design problems and methods
  • Experience in executing tasks requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures
  • Proficiency in Revit, Rhino and Adobe Creative Suite is required. Experience with Autocad, Parametric Modeling [Grasshopper], VRay, Enscape or 3DS Max preferred.
  • Experience with traditional physical modeling and contemporary modeling tools such as 3D printers and laser cutters is preferred.
  • Good interpersonal communications capabilities as well as a highly motivated work ethic
  • Strong, positive references
  • In order to be considered for employment, all applicants must show proof of US citizenship or authorization to work in the United States

What’s In It For You:

  • Challenging work within an award-winning design-focused practice
  • Opportunities for exploration in form, function, and materiality
  • Collaboration with a team in search of design excellence
  • Creation of work that is simultaneously timeless and forward-looking
  • Developing a range of challenging project types nationally and internationally

 

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and academic portfolio through the www.trahanarchitects.com job posting in the people section. Portfolio should include examples of design work and indicate your role and responsibilities on each project. Applications not in this format will not be considered.  Please no drop-off submissions or phone calls.

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